Characters: Chief Smith.
Setting: After Like Like Love.
Summary: Warren Smith had never had any ambitions to become commander of a precinct, but he’d wound up in charge anyway.
Written Using: The tw100 prompt ‘Command’.
Disclaimer: I don’t own FAKE, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Sanami Matoh.
A/N: Triple drabble.
Just like all the officers under him, Chief smith had started his NYPD career in uniform as a beat cop, partnered with a more experienced officer and patrolling their assigned area in a squad car.
Back then he’d had no ambitions to one day take command of a precinct, stuck behind a desk dealing with paperwork and politics day in and day out. He’d joined the force to uphold law and order, so that decent people like his parents and the woman he intended to marry could walk the streets of New York in safety and sleep securely in their beds at night. If he’d had any ambition at all, it had been to maybe someday be promoted to detective, and he’d achieved that, but then somehow he’d kept on rising through the ranks…
Looking back, he’d been so sure he could make New York a safer place, but now he wondered if he’d made any difference at all. If anything, there seemed to be more crime, and more cops, on the streets than ever, and not everyone on the force was as honest and upstanding as they should be. Too many dirty cops making the job more difficult for the ones who took their oath to protect and serve seriously.
Now IAD were stalking the halls of his precinct, questioning his people, and accusing one of the most dedicated officers he’d ever had working under him of being corrupt, all because Ryo happened to be the registered owner of a fancy boat. Well, let them investigate all they wanted because they were just going to wind up with egg on their faces; Ryo could hardly be accused of wrongdoing simply for having a very wealthy and generous foster son. Maybe this would teach IAD to do their research first.