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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2019 12:04 p.m. PST

Good grief, there are a ton of these, real and imagined. Here's some off the top of my head (watching the original Death Wish for the first time yesterday triggered all this):

Frank Ochoa – Death Wish
Frank Drebin – Police Squad/Naked Gun
Serpico
Rizzo

How many can you think of?

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian19 Mar 2019 12:15 p.m. PST

Frank Wrinkleburd/Goo Cop

nevinsrip19 Mar 2019 12:16 p.m. PST

Detective Furter of the 60 precinct, Coney Island.

Sigwald19 Mar 2019 12:24 p.m. PST

Frank Black -Consultant/Ex-FBI agent(from the show Millennium)

Frank Black -lead singer of the Pixies

GurKhan19 Mar 2019 12:40 p.m. PST

Captain Frank Furillo of Hill Street.

That dates me.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2019 12:56 p.m. PST

Loved Hill Street Blues. Renko was my favorite character.

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2019 12:56 p.m. PST

Frank Reagan, "Blue Bloods" US tv show.

Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2019 1:22 p.m. PST

There is only one! Frank Castle USMC

Personal logo Choctaw Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2019 1:38 p.m. PST

GurKhan and 79thPA,

Hill Street Blues is probably what led me into law enforcement in 1987. I'm still in so I guess it was a pretty good show. lol

Yep, Renko was my favorite character too.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2019 1:40 p.m. PST

Frank Cannon

although he was a private dick

Winston Smith19 Mar 2019 1:48 p.m. PST

Francis Muldoon, Car 54 Where Are You?

TNE230019 Mar 2019 1:59 p.m. PST

Frank Cannon was an ex-cop

Gnu200019 Mar 2019 2:32 p.m. PST

Frank Murphy, pilot of Blue Thunder.

Zephyr119 Mar 2019 2:42 p.m. PST

Lt. Columbo (Yes, his first name is Frank. You could see it on his police ID one of the few times he flashed it.)

Oberlindes Sol LIC19 Mar 2019 2:46 p.m. PST

I've been watching the Swedish police drama Johan Falk lately, so I'll mention informant Frank Wagner, even though he's not actually a cop.

Musketballs19 Mar 2019 3:27 p.m. PST

Frank Burnside

willthepiper19 Mar 2019 4:11 p.m. PST

Jonathan Banks (Mike from Breaking Bad) played an FBI agent called Frank McPike on "Wiseguy".

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2019 2:04 a.m. PST

Didn't know that Zephyr1! So my vote goes for Columbo too.

Volleyfire20 Mar 2019 2:47 a.m. PST

Frank Cannon, if only for his immense on-screen presence.;-)

Dadster Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2019 7:26 a.m. PST

I'll second Francis Muldoon. Car 54 wheeeeeeere are you?

Fred Gwynne pre Herman Munster….those were the days!

Aethelflaeda was framed20 Mar 2019 3:24 p.m. PST

Frasier's dad was Frank.

Coelacanth20 Mar 2019 7:20 p.m. PST

Frank Horrigan (Clint Eastwood) from In the Line of Fire (dir. Wolfgang Petersen, 1993)

Ron

Razor7821 Mar 2019 5:06 a.m. PST

Frank Drummond…police squad

Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP25 Mar 2019 8:22 a.m. PST

Surely, it would be Frank Drebin.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP27 Mar 2019 11:57 a.m. PST

Another vote for Frank Furillo!

They don't make shows like Hill Street Blues any more, more's the pity…

Hey! …let's be careful out there!

Personal logo 7th Va Cavalry Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2019 8:24 a.m. PST

Roll Call, 7:10 A.M.

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