The Detective Rage Mysteries follow the exploits of Janette Ward Rage from her time as a cowgirl in Idaho, to a patrolman in Seattle, then her career as a Homicide Detective.
Her boss Inspector Strong, functions as a Chief. He seldom visits a crime scene. He fishes with the FBI Regional Director, Ted McClearly.
Her senior lead is Detective Harry Smith. He famous for his Sears Sucker suits.
Patrolman Samuel Ray Jones is slightly junior to Rage in the police department. Their paths seem to cross and when it does gun fire follows. Jones is a former Nave Seal and one of the few people that shoots as well as she does.
Many cases cross multiple lines; FBI, Home Land Security, CIA, NSA, other jurisdictions.
There is Colonel Hill in the shadows. A Marine full Colonel that seems to command or has access to what ever force is needed or intel, as he would call it.
Of course, Coroner George is around to help clean up the mess that seems to follow Rage and Jones.
Finally, there is an organization operating in the grey area world-wide where all the money is. The organization is in Seattle It is run by a single woman with three younger female assistants