Carolyn Barek
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Name Carolyn Barek
Title Detective
Affiliation New York City Police Department
Division Major Case Squad
Status Alive
Actor Annabella Sciorra
First Appearance "Diamond Dogs"
Last Appearance "The Good"

Carolyn Barek was a detective on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, played by Annabella Sciorra. She was partnered with Detective Mike Logan and assigned to the Major Case Squad of the New York City Police Department.


Barek's father was in a carpenter's union. (CI: "Unchained")

A former criminal profiler from Brooklyn's Cobble Hill, Barek spent two years post-9/11 with the FBI. Barek previously worked without a partner, which accounts for her habit of talking to herself while examining a crime scene. (CI: Diamond Dogs)

In addition to English, she also speaks Polish, Spanish, Italian, Creole, Russian, Cantonese, and Yiddish.

In 2006, she was transferred to a different department for a reason not stated on the show. She was replaced by Megan Wheeler.

Icon CI.jpg Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Main Characters

Senior Detectives: Alexandra EamesMike LoganZack Nichols

Junior Detectives: Robert GorenCarolyn BarekMegan WheelerNola FalacciSerena Stevens

Commanding Officers: James DeakinsDanny RossZoe CallasJoseph Hannah

Others: A.D.A. Ron Carver • Dr. Paula Gyson

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