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18th Sep '17 6:13:11 PM StarSword
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* Deputy Samuel Gerard of the U.S. Marshalls and his team are this in ''Film/TheFugitive.'' Their job is to recapture Richard Kimble, a man convicted of capital murder who has escaped from a prison transport bus, and they do it well. Whether the prisoner is innocent or guilty is not up to them to determine. [[spoiler:In the end, Sam realizes Richard's innocence and convinces him to surrender for his own protection, so he can get a new trial.]]

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* Deputy Samuel Gerard of the U.S. Marshalls Marshals and his team are this in ''Film/TheFugitive.'' ''Film/TheFugitive''. Their job is to recapture Richard Kimble, a man convicted of capital murder who has escaped from a prison transport bus, and they do it well. Whether the prisoner is innocent or guilty is not up to them to determine. [[spoiler:In the end, Sam realizes Richard's innocence and convinces him to surrender for his own protection, so he can get a new trial.]]
* FBIAgent Peter Sadusky in the ''Film/NationalTreasure'' series is put on the trail of the heroes after they steal the Declaration of Independence from the National Archives. He's a genuinely good guy, but has his duty to enforce the law and isn't willing to let Ben walk. [[[spoiler:In the end, Ben trades the Declaration and the location of the real BigBad Ian Howe for immunity.
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29th Aug '17 10:22:14 PM Qrow
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* ''Film/NowYouSeeMe'': FBI Agent Dylan Rhodes and Interpol Agent Alma Dray, who are charged with capturing the notorious "Four Horsemen" immediately after their first heist at the Las Vegas show. [[spoiler: Subverted when it turns out that Dylan is actually the Fifth Horseman who had been directing them, making him a MoleInCharge, and Alma agrees to keep his secret.]]
7th Aug '17 8:20:43 PM MadAnthony94
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** Catwoman also had GCPD Detective Carlos Alvarez in her solo title
10th Jul '17 4:42:25 PM NightShade96
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* Chloe O'Brien becomes this in the final season of ''TwentyFour'' [[spoiler: when Jack undergoes a FaceHeelTurn in his quest to [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge slaughter]] the mastermind of the attacks on New York whose actions lead to the death of Renee Walker. Chloe wants to expose them, as opposed to Jack who just wants to kill them regardless of who gets hurt in the process.]]

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* Chloe O'Brien becomes this in the final season of ''TwentyFour'' ''Series/TwentyFour'' [[spoiler: when Jack undergoes a FaceHeelTurn in his quest to [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge slaughter]] the mastermind of the attacks on New York whose actions lead to the death of Renee Walker. Chloe wants to expose them, as opposed to Jack who just wants to kill them regardless of who gets hurt in the process.]]
9th Jun '17 11:55:42 AM infernape612
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** Makoto Nijima, StudentCouncilPresident of the protagonists' school, also plays this role, as the principal([[spoiler:who happens to be a member of the conspiracy]]) orders her to find out who the Thieves are after he suspects that they're at the school, resulting in Makoto discovering their identities and asking them to help her take down a {{Yakuza}} boss responsible for blackmailing students to prove that they are just. [[spoiler:Unlike Goro, she permanently joins the party and does not betray the group at any point, even though her sister's on the investigation]].

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** Makoto Nijima, StudentCouncilPresident of the protagonists' school, also plays this role, as the principal([[spoiler:who principal ([[spoiler:who happens to be a member of the conspiracy]]) orders her to find out who the Thieves are after he suspects that they're at the school, resulting in Makoto discovering their identities and asking them to help her take down a {{Yakuza}} boss responsible for blackmailing students to prove that they are just. [[spoiler:Unlike Goro, she permanently joins the party and does not betray the group at any point, even though her sister's on the investigation]].investigation]].
** Sae Nijima, a prosecutor at the SIU, also fits; she opposes the Phantom Thieves and wants to arrest them, but treats Joker fairly during the interrogation in the frame story. [[spoiler:Like her sister before her, [[TheCommissionerGordon she eventually drops the "Antagonist" part]], although she never joins the party.]]
20th May '17 3:31:12 PM ObsequiousEscargot
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* The various Army commanders (of which there were five or six) who pursued the ''Series/TheATeam'' flip-flopped between this and InspectorJavert depending on the script & characterizations. [[ColonelBadass Colonel Decker]] managed to embody both tropes, being a WellIntentionedExtremist.

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* The various Army commanders (of which there were five or six) who pursued the ''Series/TheATeam'' flip-flopped between this and InspectorJavert depending on the script & characterizations. [[ColonelBadass Colonel Decker]] managed to embody both tropes, being a WellIntentionedExtremist.
24th Mar '17 7:07:19 AM erforce
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%%* Pat Garret in both ''Film/YoungGuns'' films

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%%* Pat Garret in both ''Film/YoungGuns'' filmsand ''Film/YoungGunsII''
16th Mar '17 9:16:07 PM bekaz13
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** FBI Agent Rossabi deserves special mention. After several [[JurisdictionFriction frustrating run-ins]] with Annie, their final encounter leaves him in tears when he winds up being coerced into tampering with his own murder investigation.

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** FBI Agent Rossabi deserves special mention. After several [[JurisdictionFriction frustrating but generally friendly run-ins]] with Annie, their final encounter leaves him in tears when he winds up being coerced into tampering with his own murder investigation.
16th Mar '17 9:10:25 PM bekaz13
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**FBI Agent Rossabi deserves special mention. After several [[JurisdictionFriction frustrating run-ins]] with Annie, their final encounter leaves him in tears when he winds up being coerced into tampering with his own murder investigation.
8th Mar '17 12:17:38 PM nombretomado
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%%* Bob Copper from ''MegaManStarForce'', who is an {{Expy}} of Zenigata.

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%%* Bob Copper from ''MegaManStarForce'', ''VideoGame/MegaManStarForce'', who is an {{Expy}} of Zenigata.
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