How’s that for luck? You stole a cop’s identity.


Colin: You know back in Sweethome a good street cop would know every crook on his beat. We called it beat integrity.
Bradford: Well, much easier in a town with nine criminals.

Bradford: He’s gonna love me. Colin was a sheriff for 30 years.
Lucy: Yeah, in a town with two stoplights.
Bradford: LA or Mayberry, a cop’s a cop.
Lucy: No, he’s from Sweethome, not Mayberry.
Bradford: No, I know. Mayberry, like the TV show.
Lucy: What TV show?

If we can’t obey every rule then how can we expect that from citizens?


Okay, you have a singular way of making me feel a thousand years old.


I love this job more than I imagined I could. The day I stop giving it my all is the day I walk away.


With all due respect, I have been buried alive by a serial killer. This rabbit hole does not scare me.


There are casualties in every war. You just really don’t want the next one to be you.


Nolan: So why come for me?
Jengus: Because you’re the weak link. Bradford served two tours in-country, Harper’s taken on cartels, and Chen’s survived a serial killer. You build houses, and you always push on the weak link so I’m pushing on you.

Right now I’m your friend, John and that’s a good thing because you don’t want me as your enemy. Now invite me in.


Harper: This is way bigger than we thought. We should take the night like Grey said and see how we are feeling in the morning.
Bradford: Harper’s right. Conducting an off the books operation is high risk on a good day and this ain’t a good day.

Grey: I got a call from the Chief. Your search warrant rang an alarm way up the food chain.
Nolan: So we’re just supposed to walk away from a murder investigation?
Grey: No, but you can’t follow it down this path.

The Rookie Quotes

I love Rookie Day. It’s Christmas and the Purge in one.

Officer Bradford

Stacy: Happy Divorce Day!
John: That’s not a thing.
Stacy: It should be. When mine went through I took the boys to Disneyland.
John: I’m not really feeling the Matterhorn.
Stacy: Try and look at this as an opportunity.
John: Right now I’m just trying to remember to wear pants.