Shouting at cops is like shouting at her kids, says Edie Falco, who plays police chief in new drama Tommy

Edie Falco plays Abigail “Tommy” Thomas, who has just been appointed the first female police chief of Los Angeles, in new drama Tommy. PHOTO: CBS BROADCASTING
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LOS ANGELES - Edie Falco won three Emmys playing a gangster's wife in The Sopranos (1999 to 2007), then took home a fourth as a drug-addled nurse in the medical drama Nurse Jackie (2009 to 2015).

But her new Amazon Prime Video show Tommy gives the respected dramatic actress a bit of a career bump: She plays Abigail "Tommy" Thomas, who has just been appointed the first female police chief of Los Angeles, and must now prove herself on the job.

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