Re: Is everything copying TDK?
He was part of Joker's men in the truck. He was guaranteed to get caught. Getting handcuffs removed could have easily been achieved if he asked for it as a condition to tell them about Dent's location.
None of this was an impossibility. Same with Silva.
"Sometimes I remember it one way. Sometimes another. If I'm going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice!"
- The Joker