"They'll bring you in. She'll make you talk." Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) is a police detective who transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases.
Last Episode07x21 The Last Word Aired: Aug. 13, 2012
In the series finale, we bid a final farewell to Brenda Leigh Johnson. Stay tuned to the next show, Major Crimes, which will pick up from the …
- Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson
- Asst. Police Chief Will Pope
- Sgt. David Gabriel
- Det. Lt. Provenza
- Agent Fritz Howard
Series Fun Facts
- The coroner Dr. Crippen was most likely named so as an inside joke, since Dr. Crippen was a wife murderer who was found guilty and hanged in the early twentieth century.
- Former Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti is a Consulting Producer on The Closer, and Los Angeles Police Department detective Mike Berchem is the show's Technical Advisor.
- In December 2010, Kyra Sedgwick announced that the show would end after season 7. TNT made a statement confirming it, implying that it was mostly Sedgwick's decision with her power as a…
[show]In December 2010, Kyra Sedgwick announced that the show would end after season 7. TNT made a statement confirming it, implying that it was mostly Sedgwick's decision with her power as a producer. A few weeks later, it was announced that the show would have a spin-off once season 7 was over, revealing the idea that most of the cast and crew were willing to produce more stories for the characters.