- Gruff, maybe idealistic at one time, now rather jaded and cynical.
- Personally doesn't think the Prohibition Laws are Constitutional but will enforce the law.
- His people like him.
- He won't turn his back on outright murder, but is definitely a "pick your battles" kind of guy.
- Can apply himself to a variety of different situations when it is based on facts and statistics.
- Does things by the book.
- Sometimes blames himself when things go wrong, especially when it is work-related because he is ultimately responsible.
(Depending on the situation)
- Honest and direct
- Calm and practical
1877 - 1895
Born in Bronx, New York City (parents - Harold and Martha Morris) and grows up there. Shortly after he turns 18 he joins the New York Police Department.
1895 - mid-1909
Works as police officer in New York City and attains the rank of lieutenant. In early 1909, he marries Rachel Thompson, who he met a year early at a local drugstore.
Mid-1909 - 1919
Joins the Bureau of Investigation's New York office as a special agent. Over the next ten years, he gradually rises up the ranks but this takes a toll on his marriage. His wife Rachel, and his two children (twins Richard and Emma born in 1910) leave him in early 1918. The divorce is finalised in 1919.
1919 - Present
Shortly after his divorce comes through, he accepts the position of Bureau Chief in Miami as a way to make a new start. He keeps in touch with his children through letters as they now live in Kansas City with Rachel and her new husband.
Having lived and worked in Miami for almost five years, he has gotten to know a lot about the underbelly of the city. His job as Bureau Chief also involves a lot of diplomatic work with local politicians and businessmen. Even though he is not comfortable with this aspect of his job, he still does it to the best of his ability.