Dresden Files in Birmingham UK
DI Dennis Marks
Jaded Detective Drunk, Head of the Special Cases Bureau
DI Marks was a police hero a few years ago but a marital breakup led to alcoholism and despair.
Only the fact that the Chief Constable owes him a lot, has kept him in a job. He rarely comes into work and is rarely sober when he is in. Being the titular head of the SCB protects his pension.