Jerry Wooters: Sarge, the whole town is under water, and you're grabbing a bucket when you should be grabbing a bathing suit.
Jerry Wooters: Playing hot potato with a grenade isn't much of a strategy.
Mickey Cohen: Ah, the children of the night, what music they make.
John O'Mara: I'm going after Mickey Cohen, and I need a gun-hand.
Max Kennard: Well, do you know it, I just happen to have one.
Max Kennard: Christmas Ramirez is all right if you're a burlesque dancer, but I keep on telling him, it's no kind of name for a lawman.
Sgt. Jerry Wooters: Don't go.
Grace Faraday: Don't let me.
Officer Coleman Harris: I always knew I'd die in Burbank.
Grace Faraday: Where have you been all my miserable life?
Sgt. Jerry Wooers: Drinking.
Grace Faraday: That's no profession.
Chosen answer: No, this is explained when O'Mara recruits Kennard. Kennard says that nobody would work with Ramirez because of his Latino heritage, so Kennard took him under his wing. And while he did that, he also taught Ramirez to shoot just as good he can, because before that, Ramirez was a lousy shot.