Al Travis is a the chief of the Chicago police departmant's east precinct in The Negotiator. He was played by John Spencer.
After Danny Roman frees a little girl being held hostage by her own father, Travis is shown celebrating his 60th birthday with his wife, his family, friends and coworkers. He later tells Roman to hand in his badge for supposedly murdering fellow officer Nate Roenick and for embezzling money from their disability fund, which Roenick had been investigating. By the end of the film when commander Grant Frost is revealed to be the true culprit, he gives Roman his badge back.