According to the Battle Creek Police Department, Kal Penn spent the day with officers in Battle Creek. He was given a tour of the police department and observed several officers during their work day.
Mr. Penn made the trip to become familiar with the BCPD and to gain an understanding of police techniques and duties related to the position in Battle Creek.
According to IMDB.com, Penn will be playing the role of Detective Fontanelle in the new TV show which also stars Dean Winters. Penn has also been in other TV shows such as House M.D. and How I Met Your Mother. He also stared in movies such as Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle and National Lampoon’s Van Wilder.
Penn and other cast members are slated to be back later in the year in preparation of the new series.