Edward J. Thompson
Name Edward J. Thompson
Rank Chief Chief of Police (The Closer, Seasons 1-6)
Affiliation Los Angeles Police Department
Division Office of the Chief of Police
Gender Male
Played by Gil Garcetti
First appearance "The Big Bang"
Final appearance "Executive Order"

Edward J. Thompson is the Chief of Police of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) until his retirement in Season 6 of The Closer.

Character Information Edit

He first appears on TV announcing the advancements in the department and later during his retirement speech, leaving his position as Chief open. Many people send in applications until it is between Deputy Chief's Brenda Leigh Johnson and Tommy Delk. The Mayor decides to appoint Tommy as the new Chief of Police and has him and Edward by his side when he makes the announcement.

Notes Edit

  • Thompson is portrayed by Gil Garcetti, consulting producer on The Closer and Major Crimes. He is a former Los Angeles County District Attorney and the father of Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles.

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