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Jimmy McNulty

Jimmy McNulty

Jimmy McNulty is a fictional character on the HBO drama The Wire, played by English actor Dominic West. McNulty is a detective in the Baltimore Police Department, and he is of Irish heritage. While he has proven himself to be a talented and determined detective, he is disliked by many of his superiors, and occasionally his colleagues, because of his over-estimated and outwardly arrogant sense of self-worth and ability, his disdain for authority, and his unwavering disrespect for—and insubordination of—the chain of command. When off the job, he has frequent problems involving alimony, alcoholism, child support, and relationships. McNulty is nonetheless a clever, resourceful police offic ... more on Wikipedia

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