Maximum Force Police
With their cities full of criminals, woefully underfunded jails,
skyrocketing crime, and mass-murders happening in increasing numbers, it's a
wonder that the Cops survive at all. In the old days of the 20th, the
Police would occasionally get shot at, but these days they're lucky if a
slug is the only thing they take. Often the last line of defense between
the roving cyber-gangs and the helpless popultion of the inner city, the
Cops are the overworked and underpaid guardians of hope.
Nevertheless, many Cops have gone bad: taking bribes, running protection rackets, outright murder. The few that resist are often hated both within the walls of the Precinct as well as on the Street. Even so, the people know a good cop when they see one--thay take care of those that they feel they can trust. Often overlooked by the media and kicked by the local goverment, it takes a rare breed to wear the badge.
BASIC CAREER SKILLS
[The Perp is handcuffed to a car that's about to explode.]
"These cuffs are made of tensiled steel. It would take you ten minutes
to hack through them. [Hands Perp a hacksaw.] If you're quick, and if you're lucky,
you can hack through your ankle in five."
"Drop it, punk. I don't wanna hear your life story, and I don't care what society did to you. I just wanna see that gun hit the floor. Now. Before I give you an extra nostril... "
"I know what you're thinking. Did he fire six shots or only five? Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya punk?"
Pilot and Detective original Character Roles by Jon Schow, used with permission.
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