- Police chief quiz
As Lodi begins the search for a new police chief, test your
knowledge about real and fictional police chiefs with this
1. Put these Lodi police chiefs in order, starting with the most
A. Marcus Yates
B. Larry Hansen
C. Fred R. Hunt
D. Jerry Adams
2. Who was the Los Angeles police chief who also served as NYPD
A. Frank Drebin
B. Johnny Hopkins
C. Bill Bratton
D. Harry Callahan
E. None of the above
3. Last year, Police Chief Warren Evans was forced out of what
major city, partially for his reported involvement with a reality
4. Match these local chiefs with the city they serve:
A. Janet Thiessen
B. Robert Lehner
C. Blair Ulring
D. Rick Braziel
1. Elk Grove
5. Who was the acting police chief of Tombstone, Ariz., during
the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral?
A. Wyatt Earp
B. Virgil Earp
C. Doc Holliday
D. Morgan Earp
6. Which of these is NOT a famous fictional police chief?
A. Bill Gillespie
B. Mike Dorsett
C. Don Cragen
D. Clancy Wiggum
7. Who currently plays a police chief on TV?
A. Kyra Sedgwick
B. Tom Selleck
C. J.K. Simmons
D. Mark Harmon
E. None of the above
8. Which actor has NOT played a police chief?
A. Carroll O’Connor
B. Craig T. Nelson
C. John Larch
D. Forest Whitaker
1. D — Adams, B — Hansen, A — Yates, C — Hunt.
2. C — Bratton. Frank Drebin was Leslie Nielsen’s character in
the “Naked Gun” movies. Harry Callahan was better known as “Dirty
3. A — Detroit.
4. (A)Thiessen-(4)Tracy, (B)Lehner-(1)Elk Grove,
5. B — Virgil Earp
6. C — Cragen. Cragen is a captain in “Law & Order: Special
Victims Unit,” not a chief. Gillespie (”In the Heat of the Night”)
and Wiggum (”The Simpsons”) are TV chiefs, Dorsett (”The
Untouchables”) was film.
7. E — None. On “The Closer,” Sedgwick plays a deputy chief and
J.K. Simmons is an assistant chief. Selleck is a commissioner in TV
series “Blue Bloods.” Harmon is a Naval investigator on “NCIS.”
8. D — Whitaker. Whitaker has played a captain twice on film
(“Street Kings” and “Phone Booth”), and a lieutenant on TV (“The
Shield”), but never a chief. O’Connor played Gillespie on TV’s “In
the Heat of the Night,” Nelson was a chief in “The District” and
“Turner & Hooch,” and Larch was “Dirty Harry” Callahan’s
Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 6:01 am, Fri Jan 28, 2011.
For the second time in three years, Lodi has begun a search for
a new police chief. City Manager Rad Bartlam announced Friday that
the recruitment process for a new top cop in the department has
started, and the city is getting some outside help. Headhunting
firm Bob Murray & Associates will handle the recruitment
process, taking all applications and contacting prospective chiefs
from now until March 18.
“We want to find the best chief for the city of Lodi,” City
spokesman Jeff Hood said. “Whether that’s someone in-house or
outside, we won’t know until we go through the candidate pool.”
Thursday, January 27, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:01 am.