Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, formerly Atlanta police officer and CIA-trained interrogator, is given the opportunity to run her own division of elite officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Her unusual procedure for obtaining confessions, blatant disregard for politics, and country accent make her a marked woman. However, with all the bluster and bravado, she still maintains her title, The Closer. Written by
Willie Nelson Crane Jr
Get ready for an arresting new season.
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had doubts about taking the role, because it meant being away from her family for a few months. Knowing it was a great opportunity, her husband Kevin Bacon
agreed not to work much, and stay home with their children (as Sedgwick had done many times). See more
Sgt. David Gabriel
You brought your cat to a crime scene?
Brenda Leigh Johnson
It's not my cat, it just lives with me and eats at my house.
Spin-off Major Crimes