Superior training, one supposes. Or, it pays to stand on the side of the angels.
Then we expect real-life cops to wrap up a case in forty-two minutes (not counting commercial breaks), and we are ticked when the case drags on for months. Young woman in our area disappeared and has been missing for sixty-two days. A true tragedy, and not to be taken lightly. But if the TV cops had been on the case, she would have been found 61 days ago. Oh, Poppy, Mariska, where are you when we really need you?