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APB Preview: First Look at Fox’s New Police Drama

Inspired by true events, APB centers around the over-extended and under-funded Chicago Police Department. Sky-high crime, cover-ups and officer-involved shootings have led to the department spiraling out of control.

Billionaire engineer Gideon Reeves has suffered the loss of his best friend in a botched attempted robbery. With the killer still at large, Reeves demands justice. Putting up his own money, he decides to take over the troubled 13th District and reboot it as a private police force. Cutting-edge technology created by Reeves himself is brought in and he challenges the officers to think outside the box in how they deal with crime.

But not everyone in the district is happy with the changes. So Reeves starts buidling himself a team of allies, including Officer Theresa Murphy (a street-smart cop who is willing to embrace Reeves’ technology) and Ada Hamilton (Reeves’ gifted tech officer). But can this trio convince Reeves’ skeptics, including Sgt. Ned Conrad and Officers Nicholas Brant and Tasha Goss, to move crime fighting into the 21st century?

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The cast includes Justin Kirk as Gideon Reeves, Natalie Martinez as Theresa Murphy, Ernie Hudson as Sgt. Ned Conrad, Taylor Handley as Officer Nicholas Brandt, Caitlin Stasey as Ada Hamilton, Tamberla Perry as Officer Tasha Goss and Eric Winter as Scott Murphy. Len Wiseman (LUCIFER), Matt Nix (BURN NOTICE), Dennis Kim, Todd Hoffman and Robert Friedman serve as executive producers.

APB will air midseason on Mondays at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox (see Fox’s full fall and midseason schedule).