INT. DEAN’S OFFICE - DAY
The Dean sits in his office. Detective Shipton enters. The Dean holds out his hand, shakes hers. DEAN RUTHERFORDDetective Shipton. DETECTIVE SHIPTONDean Rutherford. She brushes by him -- he PUTS SOMETHING IN HIS POCKET (he’s a magician you know what to expect) -- they sit.DEAN RUTHERFORDI don’t know how much help I can be, Detective. LAPD usually liasons with campus security.DETECTIVE SHIPTONYou know exactly why I’m not going to campus security.DEAN RUTHERFORDI’m better looking?DETECTIVE SHIPTONYou pulled strings to get two suspects out of custody and I’m left with all the knots. I need your cooperation.DEAN RUTHERFORDNot being able to untie knots got me kicked out of the Boy Scouts. You may want to find someone else.DETECTIVE SHIPTONSince when did you intervene on the behalf of individual students involved in a police investigation? Where are Benji and Anita?DEAN RUTHERFORDDetective, these students are my responsibility. Not yours. DETECTIVE SHIPTONThey are not outside the law, Rutherford.DEAN RUTHERFORDNo, but I can guarantee you that you’re after the wrong people.