Maggie comes from a multigenerational law enforcement family in the Midwest. Special Agent Bell brings her unique skills to her job where she commits deeply to the people she works with as well as those she protects.

Bell was a police officer in Indiana who was recruited to the FBI after working a joint kidnapping case. At the beginning of the series, it's said that she's been working in NYC for three years. 

Maggie's husband, Jason, an investigative reporter, was killed while investigating a story. 

Maggie Bell Quotes

[Erin] is a magnet for drama and trouble.

Maggie [to OA]

Maggie: My sister's in town.
OA: So you're worried?

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FBI Quotes

Maggie: I never saw Emmett Grant, but I can't get him out of my head
OA: A lot of people made it out of that building because of you. That matters.

OA: I haven't seen grenades like these since West Point.
Maggie: These are U.S. Army?
OA: Not anymore. They got way more high tech stuff now.