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GCPD (Gotham City Police Department)

 
GCPD
Gotham City Police Department

Name: GCPD

Alter Ego: Gotham City Police Department

Other Names: G.C.P.D.

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #27 (May 1939): "The Case of the Chemical Syndicate"

Creators: Bill Finger, Bob Kane (as Rob't Kane)

Number of Appearances: 1,307

Type of Organization/Group: police department

Location: Gotham City, USA

Number of group members listed below: 65

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
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[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Christopher Abrams Christopher Abrams villain
  GCPD DC 1
Michael Akins Michael Akins supporting character
  GCPD
[Gotham Chief of Police, then Commissioner (post-Gordon)]
DC 69
Al supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Officer Raymond Albertie supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Vincent Del Arrazio supporting character
  GCPD
[keeps secret that he is related to Inzerillo mob family]
DC 21
Joshua Azeveda supporting character
  GCPD DC 9
Azrael (Michael Lane) hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic; Sacred Order of Saint Dumas: Order of Purity; Cult of La Saligia
GCPD; Angels of Death...  DC 54
Jack Barnstone Jack Barnstone supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
GCPD WB Warner Brothers 1
Joely Bartlett supporting character
  GCPD DC 15
Bishop supporting character
  GCPD
[partner of cop whose murder Harley Quinn was framed for]
DC 7
Blake supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Sam Bradley Jr. Sam Bradley Jr. supporting character
  GCPD
[Sam Bradley's son; father of Catwoman's daughter]
DC 28
Brent supporting character
  GCPD
[rookie cop killed by Film Freak's Buster Keaton homage]
DC 1
Sgt. Briggs supporting character
  GCPD DC 3
Brooks supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  GCPD DC 1
Carl supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Romy Chandler supporting character
  GCPD
[in romance with police partner, Marcus Driver]
DC 20
Eric Cohen supporting character
CBR Scale: M Jewish
GCPD DC 15
David Cornwell supporting character
  GCPD DC 5
Nelson Crowe supporting character
  GCPD DC 18
Marcus Driver Marcus Driver supporting character
  GCPD DC 23
Manny Esperanza supporting character
  GCPD
[honest I.A. inspector; investigated Harvey Bullock, Montoya]
DC 8
Sarah Essen Sarah Essen supporting character
  GCPD
[married Commissioner Jim Gordon]
DC 126
Arnold Flass supporting character villain
  GCPD
[corrupt]
DC 7
GCPD GCPD (Gotham City Police Department) supporting character group
  [1st app: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #27 (May 1939)] DC 1,307
Commissioner Gordon Commissioner Gordon supporting character
CBR Scale: U Protestant
The Mystery Analysts of Gotham City; GCPD DC 2,797
Hardback Hardback (Mackenzie Bock) supporting character
  GCPD
[became chief of police after Jim Gordon retired]
DC 33
Trey Hartley supporting character
  GCPD
[comes from a privileged background]
DC 3
Hawkins supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Hendricks supporting character
  GCPD
[supports Major Crimes Unit in administrative capacity]
DC 13
Lt. Jerry Hennelly supporting character
  GCPD
[GCPD lieutenant; heads quick response team]
DC 4
Jack supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Joe supporting character
 indeterminate  GCPD DC 1
Joe supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Johnson supporting character
 indeterminate  GCPD
[apparently last-minute replacement for Harvey Bullock]
DC 1
Josie Mac Josie Mac (Detective Josephine MacDonald) supporting character
  GCPD
[has psychic powers, which she keeps secret]
DC 31
Keenan supporting character
  GCPD; black
[rookie cop killed by Film Freak's Buster Keaton homage]
DC 1
Detective Kelly Detective Kelly villain
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
GCPD
[crooked cop]
WB Warner Brothers 1
Stan Kitch Stan Kitch supporting character
  GCPD
[good Gotham cop who became lawyer]
DC 66
Jim Lenahan Jim Lenahan supporting character
  GCPD DC 20
Marty supporting character
  GCPD
[introduced and died in same issue]
DC 1
Detective McGonigle supporting character
 indeterminate  GCPD DC 2
Detective McGuigan supporting character
  GCPD
[attacked Batman while possessed by vampires]
DC 3
Detective McNally Detective McNally supporting character
CBR Scale: M skeptical
GCPD
[skeptical of all things strange and unexplainable]
WB Warner Brothers 5
Mendez Mendez supporting character
 indeterminate  GCPD DC 1
Detective Claude Morton Detective Claude Morton villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant
GCPD
[serial killer of meta-humans]
WB Warner Brothers 1
murdered police officer supporting character
  GCPD
[Harley Quinn was framed for his murder]
DC 2
Sgt. Murdock supporting character
  GCPD DC 3
Mr. Okada villain
  GCPD; Asian DC 2
Nate Patton supporting character
  GCPD DC 11
William Pettit supporting character
  GCPD DC 36
Lt. Detective Mike Powell supporting character
 indeterminate  GCPD
[father of policewoman Patricia Powell]
DC 2
Patricia Powell supporting character
CBR Scale: M obsessed with becoming a police officer; obsessed with Bruce Wayne
GCPD DC 2
Sergeant Frank Pratt supporting character
  GCPD
[corrupt cop working when Batman began career]
DC 2
Ron Probson supporting character
  GCPD DC 8
Dag Procjnow supporting character
  GCPD DC 19
Officer Randall Officer Randall supporting character
 indeterminate  GCPD DC 2
Jesse Reese Jesse Reese supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
GCPD; black WB Warner Brothers 14
Ryan supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Sal supporting character
  GCPD DC 1
Shotgun Smith Shotgun Smith (Steve Smith) supporting character
  GCPD DC 36
Stacy Stacy supporting character
  GCPD DC 39
Detective Grace Tanner Detective Grace Tanner supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
GCPD WB Warner Brothers 1
unnamed coroner unnamed coroner supporting character
 indeterminate  GCPD WB Warner Brothers 1
Detective Carl Worth Detective Carl Worth supporting character
  GCPD DC 15

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Detective Comics (vol. 1) #27 (May 1939): "The Case of the Chemical Syndicate"


Suggested links for further research about this character:
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gotham_City_Police_Department
  - http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Gotham_City_Police_Department
  - http://www.comicvine.com/gotham-city-police-department/4060-42090/