A detective is an unnamed recurring character in the first season. He is played by guest star Ole Boisen. He is assisting Detective Chief Inspectors Sarah Lund and Jan Meyer with investigating the murder of Nanna Birk Larsen. He discovers some of Nanna's costume in the basement of the Fredericksholm College while searching the site on Tuesday 4 November. He is seen in the Police Department while Lund and Meyer are questioning Oliver Schandorff on Thursday 6 November.