Joe Raijin became one of the first Asian police officers for the N.Y.P.D. Bureaucratic red tape has asphyxiated everything in his personality that didn’t have the life-support of cynicism. His single-minded obsession to bust Post over twenty four years has been exacerbated by Pope’s rise into a fixture of the city and its invincible kingpin. Joe’s a chain smoker who lives on coffee, donuts and hot dogs. He’s scheduled to “retire” in three weeks.