Alvin Jordan: A study at Harvard determined a person's longevity by the first thing they read in the paper. Detective Harlan Regis: I'm an obituary man. Alvin Jordan: Start with the comics, you'll live longer. Detective Steve Stengel: This looks...um...handled. Nina Chance: You expect me to violate everything I was ever taught? I have duties. Detective Harlan Regis: Yeah, and your duties can send an innocent man to jail for the rest of his life. You wanna live with that. Nina Chance: Yeah, and I think you better leave. Detective Harlan Regis: This is Carla's tape from her answering machine Nina Chance: Yeah. Detective Harlan Regis: Well, how'd you get it? Nina Chance: I stole it. Detective Harlan Regis: I think the president's gonna become an international suspect. President Neil: Jesus, Alvin. You really had her killed, didn't you? She was 25. She was a child! Alvin Jordan: She was a casualty of war! Alvin Jordan: I think President Teddy Roosevelt said it best: "If I must choose between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness." Agent Nick Spikings: You were born to become a chalk outline.