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Captain Jay Allen (1948–1990) was the captain of the Central City Police Department. He is the son of Henry and Nora Allen, the older brother of Barry Allen, the husband of Eve Allen, and the father of Shawn Allen.


Jay was born in 1948 to Henry and Nora Allen. He had a younger brother, Barry.

In adulthood, Jay joined the Central City Police Department. He was the partner of Nicholas Pike, until Pike became corrupt and Jay turned him in. Jay eventually rose to become captain of the CCPD.

At one point in his life, Jay met and married Eve. The couple had a son, Shawn.


In 1990, Jay was killed by Pike, who wanted to get revenge on him.[1]


The Flash

Behind the scenes

  • He is named after Jay Garrick, the first person to take on the mantle of The Flash.