Lt. Tanya Rice just moved to Memphis from the city. She has five kids and her ex-husband tried to take all of her money. In addition to her five children, Lt. Tanya Rice is also a mother type figure to the men of the police squad.

Lt. Tanya Rice Quotes

I just wanted to make sure that the good cop showed up for work today.

Lt. Rice [to Whitehead]

Third grade teachers in dog collars? That's something kinky...

Lt. Rice

Memphis Beat Quotes

See, there's that attitude again. You don't belong in my department. If that means getting you promoted to do that, that's what I'm gonna do.

Lt. Rice [To Det. White]

Splitting Dwight and I up is about as stupid as a three-legged mule in a horse race.

Det. White