"Jack" (Jacob) Jackson Thompson, PhD., MD. or Boss (he barely uses his middle, only if he is being very serious; Greg used to call him "JJ") is the main detective of the International Police. He started just shortly after his son was murdered and a day before his birthday. He also went through med school while working as an IP officer and finally becoming an MD.
He was born to Fabien and Florette Thompson on September 14, 1961 in Veilstone City.
He shown to be slightly eccentric, hasty but understanding and generous. He is very sensitive but he tends to hold it in when he's at work because everyone thinks he's a tough man (like Émile).
Pokémon he has
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He named his Growlithe somewhat after his mother. He has had her since he was a kid and has been his best friend ever since.
Diseases he suffers from
He seems to suffer acid reflux .
Main: Weapons used in Stanford
He carries a Glock 21 (like most IP officers), Taser, tranquilliser gun and a SIG SG 550 (a type of rifle).
His son, Jacob whom is deceased. He also has a wife, Gigi (whom divorced him after his son was murdered and because they were growing apart from each other) and his parents and his brother, Henry. He also has a cousin named Greg.
Relationships with others
He was attracted to Cecilia briefly before she fell in love with Émile. He was forced to divorce his wife because of his son being murdered. He hasn't been married since; however, he has been interested in Cassidy in the past. He seems to be interested in Mitternacht, but is afraid to say anything to her .
He treats Greg, Cecilia, Cassidy, Rico, Émile, Tory, Rachel and Beau as his best friends. He seems to love Émile (as a best friend, possibly) .
As an IP officer
He is a First Grade Detective along with Cecilia, Émile, Mitternacht, Rico and Stan.
Even though he isn't fast at withdrawing his gun or about ballistics, he has excellent knowledge about how far and fast bullets travel. He is also good at projectile trajectory of bullets (basically, wherever they were fired from he can find the bullet).
He mainly studies ballistics and particulates but sometimes helps Tory, Beau and Rachel.
As a doctor
Even though he rarely works in a hospital, he got his medical degree even though he was working under Cecilia.
Comparisons to other characters/people
He is somewhat based on Nick Stokes (played by George Eads) of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He can also be compared to Nick Vera (played by Jeremy Ratchford) of Cold Case.