John Cooper is a veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department. She's been on the job for two decades and is responsible for rookie office Ben Sherman.

As Sherman's training officer, Cooper must teach this newbie the ways of the world.

John Cooper Quotes

You're a cop because you don't know how not to be one. If you feel that way, you're a cop. If you don't, you're not. You decide.

John Cooper

This is a front row seat to the greatest show on earth.

John Cooper

Southland Quotes

You're a cop because you don't know how not to be one. If you feel that way, you're a cop. If you don't, you're not. You decide.

John Cooper

It seems like it changes nothing... but every once and awhile, you get to take a bad guy off the streets for good. And that, my friend, is God's work.

John Cooper