When ABC first announced that they had a new show about Detroit's Homicide Division, I have to admit that I cringed a little. Detroit already has a shaky reputation nationally, and a show focusing on murders in the city didn't sound like the best way to change that perception.
Living in Southeast Michigan, the last thing I wanted to see was Detroit turning into a punching bag for all its critics again. With that in mind, I had an opportunity to see the first two episodes of DETROIT 1-8-7 before they aired. My verdict? I think everything is going to be all right.
What's Detroit 1-8-7 about?
It's a police procedural that follows the detectives of Detroit's Homicide Division as they solve crimes in the tough streets of the Motor City. Throughout each episode we get to see the hardships they face both professionally and in their personal lives. The squad pulls through it together like a family, with some arguments and friction, but together.
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