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Arthur Hailey's Detective

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Arthur Hailey's Detective
AH Detective Poster.jpg
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by David S. Cass Sr.
Release Date 2005
Studio Alpine Medien Productions
Hallmark Entertainment
Larry Levinson Productions
Main Cast
Character Actor
Sgt. Malcolm Ainslie Tom Berenger
Cynthia Ernst Annabeth Gish
Karen Ainslie Cybill Shepherd
Det. Jorge Rodriguez Rick Gomez
Det. Hank Brewmaster Frank Whaley
Elroy Doil Sean O'Bryan
James Calhoun David Atkinson

Arthur Hailey's Detective is a 2005 made for television detective thriller based on the novel by Arthur Hailey and starring Tom Berenger as Sgt. Malcolm Ainslie, a Miami PD detective and former Catholic priest seeking to apprehend a serial killer. The film was directed by David S. Cass Sr.

The following weapons were used in the film Arthur Hailey's Detective:



Taurus Model 617

Det. (later Lt.) Cynthia Ernst's (Annabeth Gish) personal sidearm is a Taurus Model 617 revolver. Due to its shadow grey finish it appears to be a Total Titanium version. In the original novel Cynthia carries a "9mm Glock automatic with a fifteen shot clip and hollow-point bullets" and a "tiny, chrome-plated Smith & Wesson five-shot pistol" as a backup weapon.

Taurus Model 617 - .357 Magnum
Cynthia Ernst draws her revolver during the encounter with an armed robber.
She fires. Note that the 7-shot cylinder is empty.
Cynthia Ernst holds Karen Ainslie at gunpoint in the climactic scene.

Smith & Wesson Model 66

Det. Martin Quinn (Casey Sander) carries a Smith & Wesson Model 66 revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 66 with 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
Det. Quinn draws his revolver.
Another view of the revolver.

Taurus Model 80

In one scene Wanda Fairly (Stephanie Cameron) uses a revolver that appears to be a Taurus Model 80 with 3" barrel.

Taurus Model 80 with 3 inch barrel - .38 Special
Wanda Fairly surrenders her revolver to Det. Brewmaster (Frank Whaley).
The triangle shape of the front sight matches Taurus Model 80.

Unidentified revolvers

In one scene Det. Ruby Bowe (J. Karen Thomas) carries a revolver in her bag. Only a small part can be seen.

Ruby Bowe partially draws the revolver from the bag.

During the arrest of James 'Little Jesus' Calhoun Det. Kralik (Michael Shamus Wiles) holds a snub nose revolver.

Det. Kralik (at the left) aims his revolver.


Beretta 92FS Inox

A Beretta 92FS Inox is a personal sidearm of Sgt. Malcolm Ainslie (Tom Berenger). In the original novel Ainslie carries a "9mm Glock automatic with a fifteen shot clip and hollow-point bullets".

Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm
Sgt. Ainslie aims his pistol during the encounter with an armed robber.
The grip is seen.
Ainslie holds his pistol in the climactic scene. Note a good trigger discipline.
Another view of the same scene.

Beretta 92FS

Most Miami PD detectives and officers carry Beretta 92FS pistols.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Det. Jorge Rodriguez (Rick Gomez) draws his pistol in the scene in night club.
Det. Hank Brewmaster (Frank Whaley) holds his Beretta.
A close view of Brewmaster's pistol.
A police officer holds a Beretta.
Lt. Leo Newbold (William Allen Young), the chief of Homicide Unit, carries a pistol in holster.

Glock 17

In one scene a robber (Dennis Fitzgerald) is armed with a Glock 17. Some Miami PD detectives and officers, including Det. Ruby Bowe (J. Karen Thomas), carry Glocks as their service sidearms.

1st Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
A robber holds a hostage.
Det. Ruby Bowe carries a Glock in holster.
A police officer carries a Glock in holster.

Assault Rifles


M16A2 rifles are seen in hands of Miami police officers during the funeral of Councilman Max Ernst.

Colt M16A2 Rifle - 5.56x45mm. Select Fire rifle (Safe/Semi/3 round Burst Only).
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Police officers fire a three-volley salute.

Other Weapons

Numerous rifles and/or shotguns are seen in the gun store.

A rack of long guns is seen behind Det. Kralik (Michael Shamus Wiles).
Numerous long guns are seen at the background.

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