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For its Earth Two equivalent, see Central City Police Department (Earth Two).

The Central City Police Department (CCPD) is the police department of Central City.

History

At some point, Barry Allen became a CSI on CCPD.

After Zoom had viciously and easily beat Barry, he dragged him here to show the station their fallen hero. They all fired at him, but he caught all the bullets with one hand, told them "nice try" and sped off.[1]

Like on his Earth, Zoom's first move was to instill fear and dread in law enforcement. When Zoom appeared, the officers pulled guns on him and Captain Singh told him not to move, but he fearlessly replied, "or what", and reminded them what happened before when they tried to shoot at him. He told them to obey him or whoever didn't would meet their end. He held Caitlin captive for a little while[2], but eventually let her go[3] but warned her he'd show her no mercy if she left him.[4]

Architecture

Central City Police Department main hall

Central City Police Department‎ main hall.

The Central City Police Department is a symmetrical building, divided into five major sections and a lobby overlooking the front street. The outside walls of the building are cream, while the walls inside are white.

Barry's lab

Barry's lab

Barry, at his lab in a thunderstorm.

Before creating Flashpoint and then reversing it, Barry worked here alone[5], where he went over meta and non-meta criminal cases he assisted the police with at the scene. Though after reversing Flashpoint, Julian was given a position, he and Barry have shared this lab for over a year.[6] Due to Julian's expertise in metas, Barry wanted to tag along with him on the scene to get to the bottom of a case, but Julian didn't say yes until Barry gave up the whole lab to Julian, but after seeing that he misjudged the Flash, he thought maybe he could be wrong about Barry too and said he could stay.[6] After getting attacked by Barry's friend, Caitlin, Julian said he wouldn't report her but only if Barry resigned, to which Barry agreed[7], but during Christmas Julian said he could come back.[8] Since coming back from the Speed Force and Julian returned to London, Barry now has the lab all to himself again. However, after being suspended due to his involvement with the DeVoe case he loses the lab, apparently until Captain Singh was allowed to end Barry's suspension after Iris West did an exposé on Clifford DeVoe on her blog.[9]

Known members

Current members

Former members

Appearances

Arrow

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5

Season 6

Season 7


The Flash

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5


Vixen

Season 1

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Season 2

Season 3

Stretched Scene

Supergirl

Season 3

Season 4

Comics

The Flash: Season Zero


The Chronicles of Cisco

Trivia

  • The building used for the CCPD is the Vancouver City Hall, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Behind the scenes

Greco-Roman relief

  • The relief has been confirmed by Tyler Harron, head production designer of The Flash, as being an allusion to the Justice League. The seven deities denote one of the seven members of the Justice League. Hermes is synonymous with the Flash, Zeus with Superman, Hera with Wonder Woman, Hades with Batman, Hephaestus with either Green Lantern or Cyborg, Apollo with Green Arrow. Meanwhile, the words "Truth, Liberty and Justice" reference the heroes Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman, in that order.[11]

References

  1. "Enter Zoom"
  2. "Rupture"
  3. "Invincible"
  4. "The Runaway Dinosaur"
  5. "Pilot"
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Monster"
  7. "Killer Frost"
  8. "The Present"
  9. "We Are The Flash"
  10. "Blocked"
  11. On-Set Scoop: 'The Flash' Has a Justice League Easter Egg Hiding in Plain Sight! - Entertainment Tonight