Cedric Daniels

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Cedric Daniels is a fictional character on the HBO drama The Wire, played by Lance Reddick.wikipedia
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Lance Reddick

Cedric Daniels is a fictional character on the HBO drama The Wire, played by Lance Reddick.
He is best known for playing Cedric Daniels in The Wire and Phillip Broyles in Fringe.

The Wire

The Wire (TV series)The Wire.
Cedric Daniels is a fictional character on the HBO drama The Wire, played by Lance Reddick.
Lance Reddick received the role of Cedric Daniels after auditioning for the roles of Bunk and heroin addict, Bubbles.

Law enforcement characters of The Wire

PhelanRupert BondBond
When Jimmy McNulty prompts Judge Daniel Phelan to start asking questions about the Barksdale Organization, Daniels is unable to give Foerster much information on Avon Barksdale, who has managed to operate under the radar until then.

Herc

Thomas "Herc" HaukDetective Thomas "Herc" HaukSergeant Hauk
Daniels is the lieutenant of the Baltimore Police Department's Narcotics Unit, and the shift commander for Detectives Kima Greggs, Ellis Carver, and Thomas "Herc" Hauk.
All three join the Barksdale detail headed by their shift lieutenant, Cedric Daniels.

Police of The Wire

CherylDennis MelloEd Norris
His commanding officer is Major Raymond Foerster.
The Major Crimes Unit was established by Cedric Daniels in season three as part of a prior agreement with Commissioner Ervin Burrell.

Kima Greggs

GreggsDetective GreggsShakima Greggs
Daniels is the lieutenant of the Baltimore Police Department's Narcotics Unit, and the shift commander for Detectives Kima Greggs, Ellis Carver, and Thomas "Herc" Hauk.
Shakima "Kima" Greggs is a narcotics detective working alongside Herc and Carver, under the command of Cedric Daniels in Major Foerster's narcotics division.

Ellis Carver

CarverDetective Ellis CarverSergeant Carver
Daniels is the lieutenant of the Baltimore Police Department's Narcotics Unit, and the shift commander for Detectives Kima Greggs, Ellis Carver, and Thomas "Herc" Hauk.
Cedric Daniels, his shift lieutenant from narcotics, is assigned to command the detail.

Jimmy McNulty

McNultyJames "Jimmy" McNultyMcNulty, Jimmy
When Jimmy McNulty prompts Judge Daniel Phelan to start asking questions about the Barksdale Organization, Daniels is unable to give Foerster much information on Avon Barksdale, who has managed to operate under the radar until then.
Because of McNulty's efforts, the Barksdale detail is officially formed, initially comprising Narcotics Lieutenant Cedric Daniels and his three detectives: Kima Greggs, Ellis Carver, and Thomas "Herc" Hauk.

Clay Davis

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There, he meets State Senator Clay Davis' driver Damian "Day-Day" Price, later discovered to be a bag man involved with the Barksdales.
When Lt. Cedric Daniels' detail discovers $20,000 belonging to Baltimore drug lord Avon Barksdale in the car of Davis's driver, they try to expand the wiretap-based investigation to include Davis.

Ervin Burrell

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Daniels meets with Deputy Commissioner Ervin Burrell, who tells him the case should be made with buy busts in a fast, straightforward investigation.
Burrell hastily assembles a task force to placate Phelan, under the command of Lieutenant Cedric Daniels.

Politicians of The Wire

Nerese CampbellMarlaTheresa D'Agostino
Daniels discusses the new assignment with his wife Marla and promises to run the investigation per the wishes of the higher-ups.
Burrell had threatened Campbell to leak an FBI file about Cedric Daniels, Carcetti's candidate for new Commissioner, if the mayor fired him.

Lester Freamon

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However, in contrast, Lester Freamon proves to be quietly capable and a huge asset to Daniels' detail.
Freamon, along with other detectives viewed as useless by the BPD higher-ups, is transferred to initial Barksdale detail under Lieutenant Cedric Daniels.

Barksdale Organization

BarksdaleDe'Londa BriceBird
When Jimmy McNulty prompts Judge Daniel Phelan to start asking questions about the Barksdale Organization, Daniels is unable to give Foerster much information on Avon Barksdale, who has managed to operate under the radar until then.
His vulgar attitude towards his interrogators prompts Daniels to tear up the Polaroid image, and then, along with Kima and Landsman, deliver a three-man beatdown.

Leander Sydnor

SydnorDetective Leander SydnorDetective Sydnor
Daniels is able to convince Prez's commanding officer, Lieutenant Walter Cantrell, to balance taking Prez out of his hands by assigning him the promising Leander Sydnor.
Sydnor is assigned to the Barksdale detail from the Auto Theft Department after Cedric Daniels requests Sydnor's commanding officer, Lt. Cantrell, give him his best detective to balance out having to take "his worst" – the erratic Roland Pryzbylewski.

Avon Barksdale

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When Jimmy McNulty prompts Judge Daniel Phelan to start asking questions about the Barksdale Organization, Daniels is unable to give Foerster much information on Avon Barksdale, who has managed to operate under the radar until then.
Avon is arrested by Jimmy McNulty and Cedric Daniels on charges of possession with intent to distribute, but as this was the only arrest he had ever incurred, he is sentenced to a total of seven years with possibility of parole.

Roland Pryzbylewski

PrezRoland "Prez" PryzbylewskiDetective Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski
Another problematic assignee to the detail is Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski, a trigger happy detective who had once shot up his own patrol car.
Prez is sent to Lieutenant Daniels' Barksdale detail because Deputy Commissioner Burrell allows the unit commanders to dump their most incompetent officers on Daniels.

Stan Valchek

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Daniels defends Prez to his superiors and gains the respect of his father-in-law, Major Stan Valchek.
Valchek makes his first appearance in a meeting with Deputy Commissioner Burrell and Lieutenant Cedric Daniels, trying to smooth over Prez's drunken maiming of a fourteen-year-old.

William Rawls

RawlsBill RawlsDeputy Commissioner Rawls
For example, when Major William Rawls wants to issue a murder warrant for D'Angelo Barksdale based on flimsy evidence, Daniels resorts to bypassing the chain of command and persuading Burrell to delay the warrants.
At the request for manpower and instruction of Deputy Commissioner Ervin Burrell, Rawls sends McNulty and Michael Santangelo to Lt. Cedric Daniels' Barksdale detail as they are the two "humps" he no longer wants.

Rhonda Pearlman

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Cedric starts a relationship with State's Attorney Rhonda Pearlman, but is skeptical about making it public while Marla runs for Baltimore City Council; he claims that it will look bad for Marla's political career to have him leave her for a white woman.
Pearlman has been the legal system liaison for all of Lieutenant Cedric Daniels' investigations on the show.

Beadie Russell

BeadieBeatrice "Beadie" Russell
Daniels's detail works closely with Bunk Moreland, who is investigating the discovery of fourteen Jane Does at the Port of Baltimore, and Officer Beadie Russell, detailed to Bunk's investigation from the Port Authority.
Russell moves into Lieutenant Daniels' detail after he agrees to investigate the bodies, where she soon fends off an awkward advance from Herc.

Stringer Bell

StringerBellRussell "Stringer" Bell
Daniels is left unsatisfied because Avon is convicted for minor offenses, and Avon's right-hand man, Stringer Bell, escapes uncharged.
The resulting lack of murders forces Lieutenant Cedric Daniels' Major Crimes Unit to turn its attention elsewhere, namely to a more reckless Jamaican dealer named Kintell "Prince K" Williamson.

Clarence Royce

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When Colvin is forced to retire from the BPD due to his "Hamsterdam" experiment, Daniels is promoted to Colvin's old post as major for the Western District, as Mayor Clarence Royce throws support behind Marla.
When Watkins helps Marla Daniels take the seat of Royce loyalist Eunetta Perkins on the City Council, Royce holds up her husband's promotion and supports Perkins.

Jay Landsman (The Wire)

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Daniels' detail is not informed of Ziggy's arrest until after he gives a signed confession to Sergeant Jay Landsman, giving the Greek time to clear out his warehouse.
When his detectives started working with Cedric Daniels on the Sobotka detail, Landsman saw the potential to offload the responsibility of the case but Daniels initially refused.

Proposition Joe

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The detail returns to investigating the Barksdales and their association with Proposition Joe, an East Baltimore drug kingpin with links to the Greek.
His nephew "Drac" is targeted as a potential inroad for an investigation by Lieutenant Cedric Daniels' Major Crimes Unit, due to Drac's propensity to talk business over the phone.

The Target (The Wire)

The Targetthe pilot episodebefore his demotion
Narcotics Lieutenant Cedric Daniels is charged by Burrell with organizing a detail to investigate the Barksdales.