Detroit 1-8-7 is a police TV show about the Homicide Unit of Detroit. 187 is the section number of the californian Penal Code refering to murder. A “one-eight-seven” is a slang term for murder / homicide. Detroit 187 (created by Jason Richman) aired on ABC for seven months (2010-2011) and was cancelled after 18 episodes.
A Region 1 DVD release with closed-captions is available on Amazon.com here :
Detroit 1-8-7: The Complete First Season DVD (2010) , but there is no Region 2 PAL DVD for now.
According to a very recent poll (2012), crime is the first concern of Detroit residents. Somebody call RoboCop !!!
Here is a huge gallery of Detroit 1-8-7 promo photos (100 high-res pictures, 164 Mb), starring :
- Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) as Detective Louis Fitch
- Natalie Martinez as Detective Ariana Sanchez
- Jon Michael Hill as Detective Damon Washington
- James McDaniel as Sergeant Jesse Longford
- Aisha Hinds (The Shield, Boston Legal, Crossing Jordan, Medium, Invasion, Lost, Prison Break, Loomis in Dollhouse, Hawthorne etc.) as Lieutenant Maureen Mason
- D.J. Cotrona as Detective John Stone
- Shaun Majumder as Detective Vikram Mahajan
- Erin Cummings (Spartacus Vengeance, Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse, Bitchslap, Charmed) as Dr. Abbey Ward