James Deakins
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Name James Deakins
Title Captain
Affiliation New York City Police Department
Division Major Case Squad
Status Retired
Actor Jamey Sheridan
First Appearance One
Last Appearance The Good

James Deakins, played by Jamey Sheridan, was the captain of the Major Case Squad on Law & Order: Criminal Intent until season 5. His top detectives included partners Robert Goren and Alexandra Eames, as well as partners Mike Logan and Carolyn Barek.

In 2005 Deakins suffered from Bell's palsy, and was forced to wear an eyepatch. (CI: No Exit)

He resigned from the NYPD in 2006 rather than fight false charges of corruption against him. The charges were planted by jailed former friend Frank Adair, and others inside the Department.

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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