Besides the obvious, I am a big fan of Law & Order Special Victims Unit for many reasons:
1) Richard Belzer and I are both published in Suspense Magazine
2) Christopher Meloni looks just like my old boss
3) Ice T wrote songs about “gangster” life and now he plays a cop
4) Dann Florek is the only one who actually looks like a cop
5) The name Mariska is really fun to say
I recently ran across a great article from The Daily Beast that profiles the real detectives of the NYPD SVU. Writer Christopher Dickey’s article is called To Catch a Creep and can be found here:
Take a read and post a comment to let me know what you think!