James Doakes is a fictional character in the Showtime television series Dexter and the novels by Jeff Lindsay upon which it is based. In the television series he is portrayed by Erik King. Doakes is a police detective with the rank of Sergeant serving as lead case investigator to Miami Police Department's Homicide Department. Doakes has a violent temper, which drives him to divorce his wife; he confesses that if he had stayed with her, he would have killed her.
The fictional character, Sergeant James Doakes, has appeared in the following films and TV series: