Kerry Washington Developing Female LAPD Cops Drama for ABC

Kerry Washington ABC Pilot

Scandal star Kerry Washington is now also on Patrol for ABC, developing a new drama about LAPD cops.

Per our sister site Variety, the series will follow four female LAPD officers who, five years after attending the police academy together, go to work for a man named Charlie are forced to reconnect by a secret from their past.

Patrol marks the second project (following HBO’s Confirmation) to come from Washington’s Simpson Street production company.

Chitra Sampath (Secrets and Lies) will pen the pilot and serve as a co-EP, while Washington will executive-produce alongside her producing partner Sharla Sumpter Bridgett, plus Michael London and Janice Williams.

Washington’s Scandal is due to premiere Season 6 in January 2017.