Playing With / Noble Bigot with a Badge

Basic Trope: A cop who is rough but is a good cop.
  • Straight: Detective Bob does a Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique on a suspect, but is really a good cop.
  • Exaggerated: Detective Bob violates several Human Rights before breakfast, commits Crimes Against Humanity to catch a perp and uses Cold-Blooded Torture to make coffee. But other than that, he's a great guy!
  • Downplayed: Detective Bob might not like a group of people, but he'll investigate any crimes committed against because it's what's just.
  • Justified: Bob cares about the welfare of society and understands that sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.
  • Inverted: Detective Bob is super polite but is Affably Evil.
  • Subverted: Detective Bob is rude at first, but is later put through Sensitivity Training.
  • Double Subverted: The training fails.
  • Parodied: Detective Bob hates criminals, but won't arrest someone just because they're a criminal. He isn't vey good at his job.
  • Zig Zagged: Detective Bob's rudeness varies depending on his mood at the time.
  • Averted: Detective Bob is polite.
  • Enforced: 'We can't have an authority figure be a complete racist!'
  • Lampshaded: "You're a real jerk to suspects." "I know. That's why I'm the Good Cop."
  • Invoked: Bob is hired so that he can get over his prejudices.
  • Exploited: A criminal gets off Scott-free by accusing Bob of being biased against his case.
  • Defied: "Enough of being the rude one. I need to shape up my attitude."
  • Discussed: 'Some cops don't let prejudice get in the way of their work. But what good is a prejudice if you don't use it?'
  • Conversed: 'So he's a racist who doesn't act racist? Weird'

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