all passion, no street smarts

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Jeff Jacobs

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Gibbs and Lawrence describes Commander Galloway:

Lawrence: She's a hell of an investigator…
Gibbs: In Internal Affairs, sure. She can crawl up a lawyer's ass with the best of them. When it comes to trial work…
West: I know, I know, all passion, no street smarts. Bring her back in.

What does "all passion, no street smarts" mean?

Source: A Few Good Men 1992
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