High Concept: Justice for All, especially my Mother
Beckett is a detective with the Twelfth Precinct Homicide Squad of the New York City Police Department, where she works with fellow detectives Javier Esposito and Kevin Ryan and medical examiner Lanie Parish under Captain Roy Montgomery.
When she was a girl, she wanted to be a dancer, until the murder of her mother. Since then, Beckett has been driven to become a cop, with a strong sense of Justice, and a desire for the truth. She continues to follow any lead into her mother’s murder, while bringing closure to those affected by the cases she investigates.