Fictional Characters TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)

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List of television characters who work as a Police officer on their TV show, listed alphabetically with photos of the characters when available. Throughout the history of television there have been many fictional characters who are Police officers. Does your favorite show have someone who works as a Police officer?" The answer is most likely yes, as they seem to be very common in sitcoms, cartoons and dramas.

Vic Mackey and Carl Winslow are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the question, "Who are fictional Police officers on TV?"

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Adam Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Adam Rhodes Adam Rhodes is a fictional character from the Australian Network Ten soap opera Neighbours, played by Benjamin Hart. The character debuted on-screen during the episode airing on 14 June 2007, ...more

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Alex Drake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Alex Drake DI Alexandra "Alex" Drake is a fictional character in BBC One's science fiction/police procedural drama, Ashes to Ashes. The character is portrayed by Keeley Hawes and as a child by

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Alexandra Eames is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Alexandra "Alex" Eames is a fictional character within the Law & Order universe portrayed by Kathryn Erbe. Eames first appears on Law & Order: Criminal Intent as a detective ...more

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Ana Lucia Cortez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Ana Lucia Cortez is a fictional character on the ABC television series Lost, played by Michelle Rodriguez. Ana Lucia made her first appearance as a guest star in the first season finale, and ...more

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Angelo Rosetta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Angelo Rosetta Angelo Rosetta is a fictional character from the Australian Channel Seven soap opera Home and Away, played by Luke Jacobz. He debuted on-screen during the episode airing on 8 July 2008. He has ...more

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Arun Ghir is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Arun Ghir

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Barney Fife is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Bernard "Barney" Milton Fife is a fictional character in the American television program The Andy Griffith Show, portrayed by comic actor Don Knotts. Barney Fife is a deputy sheriff in ...more

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Barney Rubble is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Barney Rubble is a fictional character from the 2010 film The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!

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Brody Lovett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Brody Lovett Brody Lovett is a fictional character on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live portrayed by Mark Lawson from April 24, 2008 to January 13, 2012.

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Buck Frobisher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Buck Frobisher Sergeant Duncan "Buck" Frobisher is a fictional character in the television series Due South. Portrayed by Leslie Nielsen, he appears in the episodes "Manhunt", "All The ...more

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Calvin Valentine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Calvin Valentine is a fictional character from the long-running Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, played by Ricky Whittle. He arrived in July 2006 as a police officer with his mother and younger ...more

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Carl Winslow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)

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Chief Miles O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Chief Miles O'Hara Chief Miles O'Hara is a fictional character from the TV series Batman.

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Claudette Wyms is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Captain Claudette Wyms is a fictional Los Angeles Police Department captain in the television drama series The Shield. Claudette is played by CCH Pounder.

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Curtis Lemansky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Curtis Lemansky Curtis Lemansky, more commonly known as "Lem" or "Lemonhead", is a fictional police detective on the FX original drama The Shield, played by actor Kenny Johnson.

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Danielle Sofer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Danielle Sofer Sergeant Danielle "Danny" Sofer is a fictional Los Angeles Police Department sergeant in the television drama series The Shield. Sofer is played by Catherine Dent. Danny started the ...more

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Darren Wilden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Darren is described as a handsome black-haired and green eyed man. He was the bad boy of Rosewood Day School. Ironically when he graduated he became a cop who was investigating the death of ...more

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Dave Quinnan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)

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David Aceveda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
David Aceveda David Segovia Aceveda, played by Benito Martinez, is a character on FX's television crime drama The Shield. Originally, he was the captain of "the Barn", a fictional LAPD precinct in ...more

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DC Jim Carver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)

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DCI Roy Slater is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
DCI Roy Slater Roy Slater is a recurring character in the British sitcom Only Fools and Horses. He is played by Jim Broadbent and, in the prequel Rock and Chips, by Calum MacNab.

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Donna Windsor-Dingle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Donna Windsor is a fictional character from the British ITV soap opera Emmerdale. She was originally played by Sophie Jeffery until 1997. Actress Verity Rushworth took over the role in 1998. She ...more

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Eddie Royle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Edward "Eddie" Royle is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Michael Melia from 1990 until 1991.

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Eddie Winslow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)

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Faith Yokas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Faith Yokas

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Fred Flintstone is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Frederick "Fred" Flintstone, also known as Fred W. Flintstone or Frederick J. Flintstone, is the protagonist of the animated sitcom The Flintstones, which aired during prime-time on ...more

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Garner Ellerbee is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Garner Ellerbee

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DCI Grace Barraclough is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
DCI Grace Barraclough Detective Chief Inspector Grace Barraclough is a fictional character in the ITV1 soap opera Emmerdale, portrayed by Glynis Barber.

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Gwen Cooper is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Gwen Cooper is a fictional character portrayed by Welsh actress Eve Myles in the BBC science-fiction television programme Torchwood, a spin-off of the long-running series Doctor Who. The lead ...more

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Hercule Poirot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Hercule Poirot is the effete, efficient Belgian detective created by mystery writer Dame Agatha Christie. With his signature moustache carfully trimmed and waxed, Poirot uses his "little ...more

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Dutch Wagenbach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Dutch Wagenbach Detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach is a fictional character on FX's hit drama The Shield. He is played by actor Jay Karnes. Dutch is the only character besides Vic Mackey who appears ...more

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Jack Branning is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
'Jack Branning is a [fictional character]] from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Scott Maslen. He made his first appearance on 29 October 2007. He is the youngest child of Jim and Reenie ...more

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Jack Holden is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Jack Holden Jack Anthony Holden is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Home and Away, played by Paul O'Brien. He made his first on-screen appearance on 5 August 2005. Jack was a police ...more

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Jack van Houten is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Jack van Houten Jack van Houten is a fictional character from the Dutch soap series Goede tijden, slechte tijden.

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Jacob Banks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Jacob Banks

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John Henry Cates is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
John Henry Cates was a businessman and political figure in British Columbia. He represented North Vancouver in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1945 to 1952 as a Liberal. He was ...more

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James Doakes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
James Doakes was a character on the Showtime series, Dexter and the series of novels by Jeff Lindsay. In the TV series, he was portrayed by Erik King.

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Janice Licalsi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Janice Licalsi Janice Licalsi formerly Gennaro was a fictional character portrayed by Amy Brenneman on the television series NYPD Blue. She appeared in 18 episodes during the first two seasons of the show. The ...more

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Joe Swanson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)

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John Munch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
John Munch is a fictional character played by actor Richard Belzer. Munch first appeared on the American crime drama television series Homicide: Life on the Street on NBC. A regular through the ...more

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Jon Kavanaugh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Jon Kavanaugh Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh is a fictional Internal Affairs Lieutenant in the Los Angeles Police Department on the FX television show The Shield. He was portrayed by method actor Forest Whitaker.

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Joss Carter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Detective Joss Carter is a fictional character in the the TV series "Person of Interest". A NYPD detective and a single mother with a teenaged son, Taylor. Carter is a former U.S. Army ...more

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Julien Lowe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Julien Lowe Detective Julien Lowe is a fictional character in the television drama series The Shield. Lowe is played by Michael Jace. He is portrayed as a Los Angeles Police Department officer and a new ...more

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Kevin Hiatt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Kevin Hiatt Detective Kevin Hiatt, played by Australian actor Alex O'Loughlin, is a fictional character on the FX drama The Shield.

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Leland Stottlemeyer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Captain Leland Francis Stottlemeyer is a fictional police officer played by Ted Levine on the American crime drama Monk. He is Captain of the San Francisco Police Department's Homicide Detail, ...more

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Leon Taylor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Leon Taylor

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Lt. Frank Drebin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Frank Drebin is a fictional character in the Police Squad! series and the Naked Gun movies played by Leslie Nielsen. In December 2013, it was announced that Ed Helms would star as the character ...more

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Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald is a fictional character on the NBC/DirecTV soap opera Passions, portrayed from 1999 to 2008 by original cast member Galen Gering. Debuting in the series' premiere episode, ...more

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Lyle Roussel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Lyle Roussel

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Maggie Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Characters Working as Police Officer(s)
Maggie Sawyer is a fictional character that appears in stories published by DC Comics, and has been a supporting character in both Superman and Batman comic books.