Triple Nine (Chinese: 九九九行动) is an English language dystopian fiction television police procedural telecast on what was then the Television Corporation of Singapore's Channel 5 (today's MediaCorp TV Channel 5) from 1995 to 1999. As the station's earliest attempt in an action-based drama series, the series revolved around the lives of a group of police officers, namely Inspector Mike Chin (James Lye), Inspector Elaine Tay (Wong Li Lin), and Sergeant Alan Leong (Lim Yu Beng) from the Special Investigation Section of the CID.
The cast changed in subsequent seasons, notably with the inclusion of Inspector Sean Han (Robin Leong), Inspector Herbert de Souza (Mark Richmond), and Sergeant Yeo Lay Kim (Chong Chia Suan) from the third season, and Sergeant Sarah Chan (Annabelle Francis) from the 4th season. All 4 seasons are available on Netflix from November 2020, as well as meWatch. The series is rated "NC16" on Netflix Singapore.
|James Lye||Inspector Mike Chin||1, 2, 4||Resigned from the police force at the end of season 2 because of "Jack"'s case, and became a P.E. teacher. He was approached by ASP Pang towards the end of season 3 when Inspector Elaine was killed, and decided to rejoin the CID in the last episode of season 3.|
|Wong Li Lin||Inspector Elaine Tay||1, 2||Was working under ASP Pang in the Vice department of CID. Inspector Mike's love interest, killed by "Jack" in season 3 episode 24.|
|Lim Yu Beng||Sergeant Alan Leong Heng Man||1, 2, 3, 4||Hardworking and efficient CID officer. He was a single father with a young daughter, Cindy. Sgt Alan remarried Chong Swee Chin in season 2 episode 21 with Cindy, Insp Mike and Insp Elaine in attendance. At the beginning of season 4, Sgt Alan went overseas for a 3-month course, and was expecting to be promoted to Staff Sergeant upon his return. Unfortunately, his promotion was hindered by Insp Herbert's adverse report on his performance.|
|Annabelle Francis||Sergeant Sarah Chan||4||Jovial lady officer who transferred from ASP Kho's team (working on a Filipino maid's case) to CID in season 4 episode 1. Fell in love with Inspector Martin in season 4. Was able to run and swim very well. Sgt Kim's schoolmate.|
|Robin Leong||Inspector Sean Han||3, 4||Was from Seattle (hence the slang), where he was a "hot shot" in the Seattle police department before transferring over to CID. Rude and arrogant just like Hebert de Souza, egoistic and competitive. Was described by Sgt Sarah as "a player". Looks down on others, never agrees with anyone who is lower than him and thinks too highly of himself. Enjoys doing things without thinking other people feelings. Didn’t like Inspector Mike very much, always against him since end of season 3 and in season 4 and was worried that Inspector Mike will outshine him. Started off in the wrong foot with Sergeant Kim and always pisses her off throughout season 3 and 4 whenever they partner each other.|
|Loke Loo Pin||ASP Pang Sook Ching||1, 2, 3, 4||OC of Special Crimes, CID. Reporting officer of Mike, Elaine, Alan, Sarah and Sean. Stays alone at a HDB flat and appears single. Promoted to DSP in season 4|
|Mark Richmond||Inspector Herbert de Souza||3, 4||Rude and rash officer transferred from CNB. A brusque, scornful, anti-establishment loner and loose cannon. Enjoys agitating Sgt Alan Leong in season 3 and 4. Was abandoned by his mother when he was 7 years old (which explains his anger). Was dating psychiatrist Dr Ooi Su-Lyn. Unable to "lie" and wrote an adverse report for Sgt Alan even though he knew that the report would hinder his impending promotion.|
|Chong Chia Suan||Sergeant Yeo Lay Kim||3, 4||Was once a member of the girl gang 13 Roses. Transferred from Commercial Crimes to CID in season 3 episode 1. Was a strong competitor with Sergeant Sarah when they were both in school. Was attracted to Inspector Mike, although the love was not reciprocated. Was stabbed by assailant on her way home after she shot her 18 years old victim.|
|James Nord-Lim||Dr Charles Soo||1, 2, 3, 4||Pathologist with a warped sense of humour working for the police. His wife was murdered.|
|Gary Lee Wei||Inspector Martin Lim||4||CNB officer who was attached to CID for a drug-related case in season 4 episode 6. It was revealed in the middle of season 4 that he was actually part of a heroin syndicate. He grew disillusioned after receiving a warning letter for letting off a 13-year old opium peddler, and decided to turn his back on the police. Insp Martin and Sgt Sarah were dating. Eventually Martin was killed by Sarah near the end of season 4.|
|Beatrice Chia||Dr Ooi Su-Lyn||3, 4||Inspector Herbert's girl friend, and a psychiatrist who tried to mend the estranged relationship between Herbert and his mother.|
|Janet Chua||Julie Wee||2||Young woman with AIDS. Her father is a doctor who arrested at the end of episode.|
|Eileen Tan||Rose (Mei)||2||She wore scarf after Candy splashed acid potion at her.|
|Adrain Toh||Ah Huat||2||He abused Rose and chase her out from brothel. He was shot and arrested by Inspector Elaine at the end of episode.|
|Maggie Ong||Candy||2||She splash Rose with acid potion and subsequently killed.|
|Cindy Yeong||Cindy||1, 2||18-year old daughter of Sergeant Alan Leong studying at Nanyang Junior College. Gets into trouble with the principal and father for her dressing style. Her mother died when she was young and had a new step-mother after Sgt Alan remarried in season 2.|
|Ang Wee Boon||Bomber||2||He bomb hoaxed the studio and subsequently arrested by Inspector Mike.|
|Sivaganesh||DSP Chandran||2, 3||Snobbish, rude and arrogant who thinks too highly of himself. His brand-new Mercedes Benz was stolen in season 4 episode 3. Was extremely pissed off when questioned by Insp Herbert. Chandran is also ASP Pang's grumpy superior, and often storms into her office to complain about Herbert in season 4.|
|G. P. Revi||ASP Ganesh||1, 2||Was Insp Mike and Sgt Alan's reporting officer in season 1. Was fatally shot by a robber in the first episode of season 2 when he intervened in the robbery of a jewellery shop when off duty.|
|Nazeem Ansari||DSP Rajen||3||Briefed ASP Pang about the maid's case in season 4 episode 1.|
|Kavita Sidha||Dr Jacintha Matthews||3||The "new" pathologist who appeared in season 3. Insp Sean dated her for a short while.|
|Ghazali Safrain||Cpl Halim||1, 2||Insp Elaine's partner in season 1 and 2.|
|Tan Kheng Hua||Chong Swee Chin||2||Sgt Alan's second wife whom he married in season 2 episode 21.|
Originally aired in 1995
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Originally aired in 1999.
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