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25th Apr '16 8:00:09 AM DeisTheAlcano
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->'''Fraser:''' [slams jail cell door on fugitive] That's the last time ''he'll'' fish over the limit.
-->-- ''Series/DueSouth''

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->'''Fraser:''' [slams ->''[slams jail cell door on fugitive] That's "That's the last time ''he'll'' fish over the limit.
limit."''
-->-- '''Fraser''', ''Series/DueSouth''
24th Apr '16 1:42:05 AM eroock
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-->--''Series/DueSouth''

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-->--''Series/DueSouth''
-->-- ''Series/DueSouth''
24th Mar '16 3:51:14 AM Morgenthaler
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Very often, he's a {{Determinator}} who is LawfulGood-- with a strong accent on ''lawful''. Generally a fair cop, though if the protagonist is operating outside the law, he'll pursue him as relentlessly as anyone else. You very much do not want to do something to make him follow you.

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Very often, he's a {{Determinator}} who is LawfulGood-- with a strong accent on ''lawful''. Generally a fair cop, though if the protagonist is operating outside the law, he'll pursue him as relentlessly as anyone else. You very much do not want to do something to make him follow you.
you. This type is more common in the CopShow than the PoliceProcedural, as the former presents an idealized and actionized version of police work, while the latter more often depicts flawed heroes because of its focus on the system as a whole.
23rd Mar '16 5:19:51 PM DrRomoray
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* ''Series/BabylonFive'': Security Chief Michael Garibaldi, formerly of Mars. His past isn't that important, and he prefers not to talk about it, anyway. The Mars colony is considered to be the most dangerous place in the Earth Alliance--doubtless his instincts as a cop where honed on Mars before he was reassigned to [=B5=]. (He swore never to return to that planet after getting shot at a few times.)

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* ''Series/BabylonFive'': Security Chief Michael Garibaldi, formerly of Mars. His past isn't that important, and he prefers not to talk about it, anyway. The Mars colony is considered to be the most dangerous place in the Earth Alliance--doubtless his instincts as a cop where detective were honed on Mars before he was reassigned to [=B5=]. (He swore never to return to that planet after getting shot at a few times.)
23rd Mar '16 5:18:57 PM DrRomoray
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* Kojak of...''{{Series/Kojak}}'' is an idealized cop: feared in the underworld, and zealous in weeding out corruption. The only reason he hasn't been promoted to Chief is because of insubordination (and a desk jockey isn't as exciting to watch). In the TV movies, he is rewarded with his own Major Case squad.
-->"What's the point? Where would you go? If the subway ran to Outer Mongolia I'd still come after you."



%%* ''Series/BabylonFive'': Officer Garibaldi.

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%%* * ''Series/BabylonFive'': Officer Garibaldi.Security Chief Michael Garibaldi, formerly of Mars. His past isn't that important, and he prefers not to talk about it, anyway. The Mars colony is considered to be the most dangerous place in the Earth Alliance--doubtless his instincts as a cop where honed on Mars before he was reassigned to [=B5=]. (He swore never to return to that planet after getting shot at a few times.)
21st Mar '16 7:02:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''[[Comicbook/GreenLantern "No man escapes the Manhunters!"]]''

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* ''[[Comicbook/GreenLantern ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'': "No man escapes the Manhunters!"]]''Manhunters!"''
21st Mar '16 7:02:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* Gordon & O'Hara from ''Franchise/{{Batman}}''.

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* %%* Gordon & O'Hara from ''Franchise/{{Batman}}''.



* Inspector Ishida in ''ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo''.
* ''ComicStrip/DickTracy.''

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* %%* Inspector Ishida in ''ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo''.
* %%* ''ComicStrip/DickTracy.''



* Inspector Clouseau from ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' believes he is this.
* Samuel Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones) in ''Film/TheFugitive'' and ''Film/USMarshals''.
* Jack Valentine in ''Film/LordOfWar''.

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* %%* Inspector Clouseau from ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' believes he is this.
* %%* Samuel Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones) in ''Film/TheFugitive'' and ''Film/USMarshals''.
* %%* Jack Valentine in ''Film/LordOfWar''.



* Leroy Jethro Gibbs in ''Series/{{NCIS}}''. Ditto Fornell.
* Don Eppes in ''Series/{{Numb3rs}}''.
* Cordell Walker (ChuckNorris) in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''.

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* %%* Leroy Jethro Gibbs in ''Series/{{NCIS}}''. Ditto Fornell.
* %%* Don Eppes in ''Series/{{Numb3rs}}''.
* %%* Cordell Walker (ChuckNorris) in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''.



* ''Series/BabylonFive'': Officer Garibaldi.
* Josh Randall from ''Series/WantedDeadOrAlive''.

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* %%* ''Series/BabylonFive'': Officer Garibaldi.
* %%* Josh Randall from ''Series/WantedDeadOrAlive''.



* Sheriff Carter in ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' is a more mild version of this.
* Horatio of ''Series/CSIMiami'' is a suspected AffectionateParody of this trope.
* Olivia Benson of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' is a female version.
* Joe Friday in ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}''.
* Columbo in ''Series/{{Columbo}}''.
* Peter Burke in ''Series/WhiteCollar''

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* %%* Sheriff Carter in ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' is a more mild version of this.
* %%* Horatio of ''Series/CSIMiami'' is a suspected AffectionateParody of this trope.
* %%* Olivia Benson of ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' is a female version.
* %%* Joe Friday in ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}''.
* %%* Columbo in ''Series/{{Columbo}}''.
* %%* Peter Burke in ''Series/WhiteCollar''



* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': Sam Vimes, Carrot as his right-hand man.

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* %%* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': Sam Vimes, Carrot as his right-hand man.



* Lt. Eve Dallas in J.D. Robb's ''Literature/InDeath'' series.

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* %%* Lt. Eve Dallas in J.D. Robb's ''Literature/InDeath'' series.



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* ''Webcomic/AModestDestiny'' parodies the [[http://www.squidi.net/comic/amd/view.php?series=amd&ep=1&id=8 fugitive speech]].
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''Webcomic/AModestDestiny'' parodies the [[http://www.squidi.net/comic/amd/view.php?series=amd&ep=1&id=8 fugitive speech]].
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* WesternAnimation/DudleyDoRight. He is a Mountie, after all (see below).
* Klondike Kat always gets his mouse!

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* %%* WesternAnimation/DudleyDoRight. He is a Mountie, after all (see below).
* %%* Klondike Kat always gets his mouse!
21st Mar '16 6:57:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Dredd is a satire of this archetype. He's a stellar cop who always gets his man by resorting to violence and brutality, but he's still a ByTheBookCop because he lives in a dystopian PoliceState where such behavior is institutionalized.

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* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Dredd is a satire of this archetype. He's a stellar and incorruptible cop who always gets his man by resorting to violence and brutality, but he's still a ByTheBookCop because he lives in a dystopian PoliceState where such behavior is institutionalized.
21st Mar '16 6:55:30 AM Morgenthaler
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Not to be confused with SuperCop, which is a cop with superpowers (though the tropes can obviously overlap).
21st Mar '16 6:53:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Dredd is a satire of this archetype. He's a stellar cop who always gets his man by resorting to violence and brutality, but he's still a ByTheBookCop because he lives in a dystopian PoliceState where such behavior is institutionalized.
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