Kevin Bernard
Bernard Bogeyman
Name Kevin Bernard
Title Detective
Affiliation NYPD
Division Homicide Unit
Internal Affairs Bureau (former)
Precinct 27th Precinct
Family Unnamed son (with Rosemary Franklin)
Status Alive
Actor Anthony Anderson
First Appearance "Burn Card"
Last Appearance "Rubber Room"
Kevin Bernard is the latest Junior Detective on Law and Order and is currently partnered with Detective Cyrus Lupo.


Bernard grew up in Compton, California. During his years at the Police Academy, Bernard fathered a son. The boy and his mother, along with her fiancé, live in California. Bernard has not revealed his true relationship to his son, who believes his mother's fiancé is his father.

While serving as an Internal Affairs Detective, Bernard met Lupo while investigating a shooting involving Ed Green, Lupo's then partner. Although Green was cleared, he left the precinct and Bernard joined Lupo as Junior Partner.

Officer-involved shootings



Icon L&O Law & Order - Main Characters

Senior Detectives: Max GreeveyPhil CerretaLennie BriscoeJoe FontanaEd GreenCyrus Lupo

Junior Detectives: Mike LoganRey CurtisEd GreenNick FalcoNina CassadyCyrus LupoKevin Bernard

Commanding Officers: Captain Donald Cragen • Lieutenant Anita Van Buren


Executive Assistant District Attorneys: Benjamin StoneJack McCoyMichael Cutter

Assistant District Attorneys: Paul RobinetteClaire KincaidJamie RossAbbie CarmichaelSerena SoutherlynAlexandra BorgiaConnie Rubirosa

District Attorneys: Adam SchiffNora LewinArthur BranchJack McCoy


Elizabeth OlivetAlfred Wentworth