The Portland Police Bureau’s Elite Special Crimes Unit is led by Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom, an alcoholic and smoker who is in failing health, but takes on cases in special circumstances.
Queer Plotline Timeline
In the original pilot (made for CBS), Gravely is a lesbian who just split with her girlfriend. This is not mentioned in the finalized series, however she’s bisexual in the source material.
There is 1 queer character listed for this show; none are dead.