The rookie loophole of Rookie Blue

From Eric Volmers of the Calgary Herald:

Alberta star of Rookie Blue, Travis Milne, enjoys evolution of characters on Canadian hit
“They say you are a rookie for about five years as a police officer,” says Milne, on the phone from his home in Los Angeles. “We basically do about eight or nine months in terms of lineage on the show. We’re really in about three and a half years by Season 4.” Read more.