Erica Cerra, who plays Jo, the town’s intense deputy sheriff, on the series, was naturally taken aback by the news.“I read a few tweets made by Salli [Richardson-Whitfield] and Colin [Ferguson] about ‘hearing the news’ so, I did what any woman would do. ’” Cerra tells about how she heard about the cancelation.That’s one of things that I get so many compliments on by a lot of the fans.They love seeing a strong woman on television, they respect my character, I inspire them. I think it’s great that women out there, they can be tough and now there’s a more sensitive side to Jo and they know they can be sensitive, as well. At the beginning, Jo doesn’t hide her dislike of Carter. Sciatica can be difficult, otherwise I have been very fortunate," she explained."Ultrasounds are probably my favorite - being able to see my little one.Initially she feels that he shouldn’t be there, and she’s unhappy that she’s been passed over [for the sheriff position].
Yeah, I think it’s important and I love playing the strong woman.This surprised everyone, most of all Deputy Jo Lupo, who ended up falling in love with Zane.