10 Reasons Why Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson is a Feminist Character

Here are the ten reasons why Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson from The Closer is a feminist character:

  1. Southerner Deputy Chief Johnson used to be the head of the Major Crimes Division of the LAPD. Johnson has also worked in two other police departments: Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia and the Atlanta Police Department. She was a Captain in the APD.
  2. Brenda has been an interrogator for the CIA in Washington D.C. before joining the MPDC.
  3. After being cleared of ethics violations for false charges of sleeping with a APD police officer, Brenda Leigh Johnson turned down a job at Homeland to head up the elite LAPD Major Crimes Division.
  4. Brenda Leigh Johnson now works as the Chief of the Los Angeles County District Attorney.
  5. Johnson loves sweets (cookies and candy), which she hides in her desk drawers and eats when a case reallys stresses her out. Brenda works too much so she spends a lot of her time in her office.
  6. Brenda says the catch phrase ” Thank you; thank you very much” in a slightly ironic phrase at times. Though Johnson can be appear very controlling or rude at times because she micromanages cases is great at finding important clues.
  7. The Deputy Chief Johnson is considered a “closer” especially since she is great at forcing out confessions that ends murder cases. Then Brenda arrests the criminals on the highest charge possible.
  8. Brenda Johnson and her husband FBI Agent Fitz Howard helped straighten out their rebel niece Charlie Johnson.
  9. The Deputy Chief had to leave the LAPD because she attacked serial killer and defense attorney Phillip Stroh while trying to arrest him.
  10. Brenda is an army brat with a now retired U.S. Air Force Officer father named Clay Johnson who traveled all over the South with.

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