Police QuestPolice Quest

In Pursuit of the Death Angel

Game Details:  Mystery, 1987

Links:  Moby Games, Steam, Adventure Gamers

Walkthrough Updated:  10/28/2001

Suggested Listening:  Help Me Out (Ash 25)

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is the first in a series of realistic police dramas by Sierra On-Line. In this game, you take the role of Sonny Bonds, a patrol officer for the Lytton Police Department. An investigation leads you to the Death Angel, a notorious criminal with ties to the underworld. There has been a subsequent re-release of this game, Police Quest 1 Remake. The series continues with Police Quest 2: The Vengeance.

Getting Started

Walk through the bottom door on the right into the locker room. Stand in front of the bottom locker on the right and open it. Take the gun, ammo and briefcase, then open the case and grab the notebook, pen and ticket book. Now close the case and close the locker. Exit the locker room, then head through the other door on the right into the briefing room. Read the paper, flipping through the pages. Stop reading, then wait for the briefing to start - walk to your position (front row, second from right). After the briefing, walk to your pigeon hole and look in it to find a note.

Leave the briefing room and grab the keys from the wall on the left. Also take an extender from the table. Head left twice out of the station. Go to your car at the bottom left. Walk right around the car once (safety inspection), then open the door and get in. Look in the car and take the nightstick, then close the door and drive.


Car Crash

Just drive around aimlessly until you are told to head to a crash. Use your map to find the correct location. Get ouf of your car and look at the driver. Help him, then radio dispatch. Go and talk to the crowd, asking the young man if he got the license number. Radio dispatch again, then wait for Dooley to arrive. Get in your car and start driving again.

Meet at Carol's

You will get a call reminding you to meet at Carol's, so head there. Go inside and sit down, then talk to Steve. Wait for a while and you will receive a phone call. Stand up, then walk over and answer the phone. Go back and sit down, talking to Steve again. Leave after the conversation.

Red Light

Drive around until you see a red car go through a red light. Go to Code-2 (press F8) and tail the car until it pulls over. Get out of your car and walk behind the sports car, then read the license and radio dispatch. Now go and look at the girl, then say hello. Tell her she ran a red light, then reply no to her question. Write a ticket, then give her back her license. Get her to sign the ticket, then give it to her. Return to your car and start patrolling the streets.

Wino Willy's

You will get a call to go to Carol's. Drive there and go inside. Ask Carol about the complaint, then leave and head right into Wino Willy's. Walk to the guy in black at the bar and ask him to move the motorcycles. When you are attacked, use your nightstick (press F10). Talk to the girl and ask her about drugs to get some info. Go back and tell Carol that things are okay, then go outside and get in your car again.

Drunk Driver

Drive around and you will see a car swerving all over the road. Chase it on Code-3 and it will eventually stop. Get out of your car and read the license plate, then radio dispatch. Talk to the man and look at him, then get him to show his license. Ask him to get out of the car, then give the field sobriety test. Arrest the man, and he will walk to the patrol car. Cuff him, answering no to his question. Open the back door and he will get in - close the door after him. Now get in the car and radio for a tow truck before driving to the jail.

Get out and open the car door for the drunk, then close it again. Now walk up the stairs and open the locker. Put your gun inside and lock it, then press the button and walk inside the jail. Book the man for drunk driving, then remove his cuffs and lead him to his cell. Laura will come in and talk to you, and you will also be told to head back to the station. Go outside and get your gun from the locker, then drive back to the station.

Off Duty

Replace the nightstick before leaving your car and going inside. Write a memo and put it in the basket, then continue right to the main hall. Enter Dooley's office through the door to the left and look at the chicken, then talk to Dooley. Back in the main hall, wait until you are invited to a party at the Blue Room, then enter the locker room.

Open your locker and change clothes - type this twice and ignore the suggestion of a shower. Get the corvette keys and close your locker. Head out to the hall and return the patrol car keys and the radio extender. Walk outside and get into your car. Look in the car and take the wallet, then drive to the Blue Room. Go inside and sit down with Jack. Wait until you are reminded of your extra shift, then go back outside and drive back to the station.

Go to the locker room. Open your locker and change clothes. Get all, then open the briefcase and get all again. Close the case, then close the locker and go to the briefing room. After the briefing, look in your pigeonhole and read the note. Go to the hall and get the keys and radio extender, then go outside. Perform the safety inspection again, then start patrolling.

Stolen Car

Drive around until you see a light blue stolen vehicle. Chase it on Code-3 until it finally pulls over. Radio for backup, then wait until help arrives. Open the door and get out, then load your weapon and draw it. Tell the guy to get out, then to put his hands up. Now tell him to lie down. Walk up to the guy, then put your gun away and handcuff him. Tell him to stand up, the search him and read him his rights. Tell him to get in the patrol car, then open the back door, wait for him to get in, and close the door.

Jack will approach you - have a look at the gun and read the serial number. Give the weapon back, then go to the other car. Look at the door jamb, then open the glove compartment and read the book and the licenses. Close the compartment and the door. Open the trunk and look at the dope, then close the trunk and get in your car. Drive to jail again.

Store your gun as before, and press the button to go inside. Book the man for drugs, then remove his handcuffs and follow him to his cell. Go outside, grab your gun, and head back to the station.

Narcotics Division

Head straight into Dooley's office, and after he leaves read the memo. Now head to the locker room and get changed. Get your gun and ammo, then head to the hall and return the patrol keys. Go left and through the left door to meet Morgan. After you talk to him, leave his office and enter the door on the right. Talk to Laura and follow her around, then she will leave.

No Bail Warrant

Grab the clipboard and read it to find the FBI most wanted list. Take the list, then return the clipboard. Take the keys from the left wall, then open the drawer of the file cabinet. Read the Hoffman file, then take it.

Go outside and perform a safety check on the unmarked car. Get into it and drive to the court house. Go inside and approach the counter on the right. Say you need to see the judge, then ask for a no bail warrant. Say that this is an emergency, and you will be told to enter the court room. Open the door and go through. Say the warrant is for Marvin Hoffman, and when asked for evidence, give the Hoffman file, then the list. Finally, mention the tattoo to get the warrant. Now drive across the road to the jail. Store your weapon and go inside. Give the warrant to the jailer. Now return to the station.


Laura will join you in the unmarked car and tell you to head to Lytton City Park. Drive there and enter the park. Hide behind the bushes and draw and load your weapon, then radio Laura to tell her you are in position. Wait for the two dealers to start fighting, then radio Laura again. Say Halt Police, then approach the guy who remains. Put your gun away and cuff the man. Read him his rights, then search him, looking at the ID card and the dope. Question Simms twice, then get him to follow you back to the car. Question Colby twice, then open the door and close it after the guy gets in. Get in the car and use your radio, then drive to jail.

Store your gun and go inside, booking the men for drugs. Remove their cuffs, then get your weapon and drive back to the station. Laura will suggest you go to the Blue Room, so do as she says. Head inside and sit down with Jack. Talk to him and then wait for him to leave. Talk to Keith when he arrives, then wait for him to leave. Go outside and return to the station.

Office Work

Go into Morgan's office and talk to him, then leave the office and head right. Walk up to the window and ask for the black book. Flip through it again, then return it. Ask to see the weapon, then read the tag before returning it. Head into the room on the left and approach the computer. Turn it on and type SW9764912 - you will get a phone number. Type exit to turn off the computer, then walk to your desk and use the phone. Dial 1-312-555-3382 and ask for information on Taselli. Leave your office and go back in to find Laura, who will tell you to go to the jail, and to see Morgan. Head into Morgan's office, and after your conversation head to the jail.


Enter the jail (leave your gun outside) and talk to Marie - ask her to help with the hotel operation. Leave (grab your gun) and head to Cotton Cove. Get out of your car and go and remove the blanket from the body. Remove the shirt, then cover the body again. Radio dispatch to ID the body, then go back to the police station and visit Morgan. You will be given your costume, bleach and stick.

Now head into your office. Dial 0 on the telephone, then dial 411 and say Cobb. Dial 555-2622, then 411 again and say Williams. Now dial 555-4522, and identify yourself as Sonny Bonds. Answer Hoffman to the question. Head out of the office and go to the locker room, leaving your radio extender on the table on the way there.

Open your locker and change clothes (only type it once this time), then close the locker. Walk up to the right shower and turn the shower on. Look at the bleach and use it, then wet your hair and rinse it. Turn the shower off and go back to your locker. Open it and change clothes again, then close the locker and return to see Morgan again. After your chat, walk around and look at his phone, then head outside and drive to the hotel.

Hotel Delphoria

Enter the hotel. Ring the bell and ask to rent a room, then pay for it. Now head through the passage to the left. Order a beer from the bartender, and you will sit down with Marie. Pay the bartender, and when he returns with your change Marie will leave. The bartender will start talking, then Marie will return. Stand up and walk to the bar. Give the bartender some money, then return to the lobby. Enter the elevator and press two. Once you are upstairs, head right to room 204 and unlock the door. Answer yes twice to Marie, then use the phone. Dial 555-6674 and identify yourself as Whitey. Now dial 411 and ask for "cab" or "taxi". Dial 555-9222 and say Hotel Delphoria. Marie will now leave.

Go back down to the bar and give the bartender two hundred dollars. Follow him through to the back room and allow yourself to get frisked, so you can enter the game room. Sit down at the empty seat, and play poker until you have won, and are invited to a game later on. Return to your room and wait for 3 men to arrive. Ask the guy on the left for a transmitter.

Return to the bar and tell the bartender that Frank sent you. You will make your way back to the big game. Sit down and win a few hands, then answer yes to both questions. Follow Frank until you are outside his room. He will go inside - use the pen now, then enter the room to complete the game.