Sgt. James Doakes is a brilliant Special Forces operative in Haiti with an experience of fifteen to twenty years, backing him to be a dependable Homicide detective. He ended up becoming the prime suspect known as the Bay Harbor Butcher, and was later on revealed having an abusive father. He doesn’t like Dexter despite his aura of innocent-seeming, cheerful young person, because Dexter gets into his nerves. The seemingly passion of blood analysis and splats of Dexter unnerves him, especially when Dexter is most of the time had correct analysis on the serial killer’s cases. He couldn’t get to understand why Dexter is always at the right time and place of the murder.
Lauren Velez was born on November 2, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York. She is the twin sister of Loraine Velez who is also an actress. Lauren landed her first TV role as Nina Moreno in the television series New York Undercover. This was followed by other projects like I Like It Like That where she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award and The Desi Award for Best Lead Actress. Moreover, she became part of the suspense drama series Dexter as Maria LaGuerta.
Angel is a fellow homicide detective who shares Dexter’s meticulous nature and works closely with him on forensics cases.
Harry is a street-wise police detective who spotted young Dexter’s passion for human vivisection and helped his son channel his homicidal impulses in a more constructive pursuit: the deliverance of vigilante justice. Morgan taught him to blend into the “normal” world by day and use his “talents and interests” in a constructive way at night by eliminating heinous perpetrators who think they’re above the law or who may have slipped through the cracks of justice.