Alana De La Garza is returning to the CBS fold. The former Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders star has been tapped as one of the three leads in CBS drama pilot Chiefs from David Hudgins and Carol Mendelsohn.
…Chiefs explores the professional and personal lives of three driven, successful, but very different women who are each Chiefs of Police of their own precincts in L.A. County, one of them played by De La Garza. They band together to create a task force to catch a dangerous serial killer.
De La Garza will play the Beverly Hills Chief of Police. She knows her job is all about politics and image – and she handles it with confidence. A law school grad who went straight to detective work, and then made Captain before being promoted to Chief. She’s close friends with fellow police chiefs Kendra and Vicky…
Deadline also reports:
Aunjanue Ellis (Quantico) has been tapped as one of the three leads alongside Alana De La Garza in CBS drama pilot Chiefs, from David Hudgins and Carol Mendelsohn.
Ellis will play Kendra, the Los Angeles Chief of Police. An LAPD lifer and divorced mother of two, Kendra is a highly respected and experienced chief. She’s a people person who’s always on the lookout for her fellow cops. Her style of policing is to connect with people and create community.
The announce about the casting of the third Police Chief named Vicky has not yet been announced.
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