Due to a shortage of police officers *whistles in innocence*, the newly elected mayor of Los Santos has announced a policy requiring the police department to accept all willing recruits, effectively abolishing fitness requirements, educational levels, and medical standards.
I use the term “willing” loosely. As you know you’ve been getting into a lot of trouble since you first arrived in Los Santos. It’s taken over a year and a few thousand good police officers, but they finally took you down. Captain Mahoney, once a do badder himself, has given you two options, jail time or joining the Police Academy.
You of course choose the Police Academy. You’ll fit right in, I mean you respawn constantly and the cops of L.S. are as expendable and douchey as they get.
In the next 14 weeks/minutes you will be trained at the Police Academy located at the University of San Andreas, Los Santos (ULSA) Courses will include PE, shooting and advanced driving in decommissioned police cars (Staniers)
Move it, move it, move it!! Get your shapely behind to the starting grid cadet! I don’t care if you’re in line to register!, you’re starting NOW! 1 lap around the campus! GO GO GO!
You’re an L.S. resident so this should be a no brainer, just like you. Race your car to the obstacle course and finish it as fast as you can. The last one to finish has to get coffee and doughnuts.
Taco Terry’s Vaquero Feeder, a local taco company, and commandant Tackleberry have organized a promotional paintball event at the academy. Last (wo)man standing wins a whopping $100,000 and a personal parking space conveniently located just 15 miles away from campus. As always you’re late for class and you never even took the time to read the memo. When you finally arrive, unaware of the situation, there’s just 15 people left and half the school got destroyed. There’s paintball guns laying around everywhere and in the distance you hear someone shout: “GROOOOOOOOOODY!”. The good cop you are, you move in to investigate and come across some place called “Fort Grody” and even more paintball guns. Suddenly paintballs are flying over your head, nearly hitting you. Hiding from this trigger happy moron you see a leaflet on the ground. Paintball day? You finally know what going on and you realize what to do. Win the game and donate the money to the school so they can repair this nuthouse.
It’s the last day of school and it’s time to put your new skills to the test. How you’ve made it this far is a mystery to me, but you did it. In order to graduate you have to take a Stanier around town through tight corners and alleyways. Last one to finish gets assigned desk duty, so don’t expect your classmates to play nice.
You’ve (more or less) successfully completed your training and you’ve been assigned to the two shittiest precincts in town. It’s your job to clean the mean streets and turn the precinct around… or not.
In this city full of gangsters, starlets and other degenerates, it’s hard not to succumb to the almighty dollar. It won’t be long before one precinct goes corrupt (Vespucci) while the other maintains it’s good ethics (Mission Row). Which method will prevail in the end… is up to you.
The best way to earn the trust of the people is to pull them over for driving 1mph too fast/slow, beating them half to death for actually talking back to you and impounding their car. The captain has assigned partners and you’ve just received orders to go on traffic duty. The area is notorious for it’s drug runners and their over the top Scarface-like montages, so be careful opening those car doors, the precinct doesn’t have a handgun budget you know.
Those two drug runners you busted on traffic duty turned out to be quite useful… after you took them out into the alley and knocked their brains out that is. It’s probably best to keep that one out of the books. It turns out they work for the Cortez Cartel, a Vice City based operation run by (Colonel) Juan Cortez. You’d better take them down before the Vice Squad does, otherwise this whole thing will become nothing but a synthesizer-laden cop drama with lots of fast cars and bikinis. Make your way to their HQ and book Cortez.
Those two drug runners you busted on traffic duty might turn out to be quite useful. We’ve bugged their car and let them go because of a ‘lack of evidence’. For the greater good we’re just going to pretend we didn’t find the mountain of blow and cheap machine guns in the trunk of their Coquette. It’s not long until we overhear them talking about a deal they’re going to make with a Korean crime syndicate in Los Santos’ industrial area. Get over there and book them.
Mission Row dispatch has just received a report about stolen police-issue carbine rifles. With the recent involvement of the Cortez Cartel in Los Santos, it is likely that they are involved somehow. Word on the street is, several cops were seen talking with members of the cartel. Could this have been an inside job? Are there cops working with the cartel?
A Mission Row patrol has followed on of the cartel members back to their hideout, a large mansion on North Sheldon Avenue. A quick peek over the fence reveals a lot of police issue carbine rifles being unloaded and Cortez talking to a few cops!
Every cop in the precinct has been dispatched. It’s time to take down Cortez and those corrupt cops. Be careful though, they’re not too friendly. Officer Bine tried her asking for a cup of sugar approach and didn’t live to drink the tea. Gather all the evidence before the Cartel takes back the evidence you already managed to sneak out.
You’ve overheard a police dispatch on the chatter. They’re going to take down the Cortez and what’s even worse, they’re coming after you as well. Protect all incriminating evidence on the residence and take whatever evidence they no doubt already have on you, out of their cars.
Cortez has been arrested and is now facing 287 life sentences and five hours of community service in a local retirement home. Despite his age, Cortez detests old people. He will no doubt attempt to escape soon.
Cortez’ right hand man, who goes by the name of “Tommie” has contacted you. You’re meeting him in a dark poorly lit garage wearing fedoras, sunglasses and trench coats. You “pricks” have been offered five million dollars to get him out of his community service. You’ll have to break him out tonight though. His community service is tomorrow!
A Vespucci cop has given himself in and has offered to tell you everything if you’ll have the DA drop the charges on him. At this point all that matters is getting the rest of the cartel and those corrupt cops.
Apparently the Vespucci precinct is in with the cartel and they’re about to break out Cortez! Take the chopper to Bolingbroke Prison and safeguard the keys.
The Mission Row cops we’re too late. Cortez and the Vespucci cops have just left Bolingbroke. Chase them back to wherever they’re going and settle this once and for all!
This is it. The final showdown. Colonel Cortez is currently holed up at the Vespucci Precinct after fleeing from the prison under their protection. The Mission Row team has to make their way over to the Vespucci Precinct, eliminate those who are a threat, and capture Cortez back.