NBC's one-hour pilot Backyards and Bullets has just signed Lou Diamond Phillips in a reoccurring role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Phillips will be playing a police chief.

The series revolves around a neighborhood watch group gone awry. The pilot is being produced by Sony Pictures TV, and also stars Billy Burke, Richard Ruccolo, Matthew St. Patrick and Kristin Lehman. Charles McDougall is directing the pilot.

The show does not have a set airdate at this time.