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Jenny redirects here. For the movie character from Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, see Jenny (movie).

Officer Jenny
ジュンサー Junsar
Officer Jenny BW.png
Art of Officer Jenny from the Best Wishes series
Gender Female
Eye color Yellow
Hair color Dark blue*, Embla Green*
Hometown Unknown
Region Kanto, Orange Archipelago, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, Unova
Relatives Other Officer Jennys, Marble
Trainer class None
Generation I
Games Yellow
Anime debut Pokémon Emergency!
English voice actor Lee Quick (EP002-AG065)
Jamie Davyous Owens (AG119-AG142)
Emily Williams (AG188-DP166)
Emily Jenness (BW006-Present)
Japanese voice actor Chinami Nishimura (EP002-DP166)
Chiaki Takahashi (BW006-present)

Officer Jenny (Japanese: ジュンサー Junsar, usually referred to as ジュンサーさん Junsar-san) is the name by which the police officers who use Pokémon in their duties are referred to.

In the anime

Artwork of Jenny by Ken Sugimori
Officer Jenny before being digitally recolored in EP267
Officer Jenny in the Best Wishes series

Officer Jenny is not a single entity. Rather, there are many Jennys working as police officers across the various regions of the Pokémon world.

Generally, Officer Jennys are brave and determined, but can be ineffective in their police duties. They fight against the likes of Team Rocket, Team Magma, Team Aqua and Team Galactic - among other miscellaneous criminals. Although there are many exceptions, Officer Jenny will generally have Growlithe to use as a police dog.

Although Jennys appear to be identical, there is some minor divergence among them, as evidenced by Brock. Brock is able to recognize different Jennys on numerous occasions; he appears to be the only character who can tell the Officer Jennys apart. The town/region where a certain Jenny comes from can be discerned by the symbol on their hats, which differs depending on location. There seem to be two Viridian Jennys, as during the Indigo League, two Jennys with the same hat symbol (previously stated to belong to the Viridian City Jenny) were seen side-by-side. The Jennys of the Orange Archipelago are outfitted with uniforms of a distinctly lighter blue color. The Unova region is home to Officer Jennys that look distinctly different than those of other regions. The Unova Officer Jennys all have a tan-colored uniform, unlike the other Jennys that wore blue. Additionally, the Jennys of Unova don a much shorter hairstyle.

When the series was digitally recolored in Here's Lookin' at You, Elekid, starting with Love, Pokémon Style Jenny's hair became more of a greenish blue to match her Sugimori artwork. Before this, her hair appeared to be more blue in color.

There is a very distinct parallel between the families of Officer Jenny, Nurse Joy, and Don George. This may indicate some sort of relation or deeper connection. However, the only thing known about the three families is that they are apparently on good terms.

Ash's Squirtle was loaned to an Officer Jenny who fights fires. It is the leader of a group of four other Squirtle known as the "Squirtle Squad", who serve as the local firefighting team.

A young Officer Jenny named Marble appeared in Luxray Vision!. She was in charge of looking for "The Bandit Beauties Three."

An Officer Jenny from Kanto appeared in Stealing the Conversation! with a Chatot as her partner. Apparently, she had come all the way to Sinnoh to capture Jessie, James, and Meowth.

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The following are Officer Jenny's usual Pokémon in the anime, in Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh and Unova.

Officer Jenny's Growlithe
Main article: Officer Jenny's Growlithe

Growlithe is the most common species to be used by the Jenny family. The first one appeared in The Case of the K-9 Caper!.

Debut The Case of the K-9 Caper!
Voice actors
Japanese Mitsuru Ogata
English Madeleine Blaustein
Tom Wayland
Officer Jenny's Arcanine
Arcanine was used by the Officer Jenny that helped Ash and his friends track down Pokémon Hunter J.

Two more Arcanine were seen in Luxray Vision! under the ownership of an Officer Jenny.

Arcanine's only known move is Flamethrower.

Debut Mutiny in the Bounty
Officer Jenny's Swanna
When a strange fog started to surround the Skyarrow Bridge, the Officer Jenny of the area attempted to use her Swanna to clear it. However, this didn't work and both Jenny and Swanna quickly left to deal with an emergency.

Several Swanna were owned by another Officer Jenny in Crisis at Ferroseed Research! and were used to help control the moss growth happening around the Ferroseed Research Institute by using Ice-type moves.

Swanna's known moves are Defog, Ice Beam, and Blizzard*.

Debut The Lost World of Gothitelle!
Officer Jenny's Herdier
The Officer Jenny in Unova are commonly seen using Herdier, due to the fact that Growlithe aren't found in Unova. Officer Jenny's Herdier first appeared in Castelia City, where they tried to help curb the tide of invading Venipede.

One later appeared in Ash Versus the Champion!.

Herdier's only known move is Shadow Ball.

Debut A Venipede Stampede!


During the course of the anime, various individual Officer Jennys have had the following Pokémon:

Squirtle Squad
Squirtle Squad
Main article: Squirtle Squad

The Squirtle Squad was a gang of abandoned trouble-making Squirtle until they were adopted by Officer Jenny, who uses them to fight fires. Their leader is Ash's Squirtle.

Debut Here Comes the Squirtle Squad
Voice actors
Japanese Shin'ichirō Miki
Ikue Ohtani
English Eric Stuart
Officer Jenny's Gastly
This Gastly was used by the Jenny on Mandarin Island North. It was able to use its ghost moves to find Butch, Cassidy and their Drowzee, who had brainwashed all of the other Pokémon on the island, being immune to the brainwash itself. It has an unusually high Special Defense, as it was later used to protect Ash from the combined attacks of the controlled Pokémon. Gastly is kept outside its Poké Ball.

Gastly's only known move is Psywave.

Debut Pikachu Re-Volts
Officer Jenny's Spinarak
A Spinarak is used by the Jenny in Catallia City as a living testament to the Spinarak that had stopped The Black Arachnid.

Spinarak's known moves are String Shot and Spider Web.

Debut Spinarak Attack
Officer Jenny's Wobbuffet
The Officer Jenny in Wobbuffet Village uses a Wobbuffet to help her protect the order in the village.

None of Wobbuffet's moves are known.

Debut Wobbu-Palooza!
Officer Jenny's Jumpluff
This Jumpluff is used by a Jenny somewhere on route from Mahogany Town to Blackthorn City. It can sprinkle its spores in order to find footprints.

None of Jumpluff's moves are known.

Debut An EGG-sighting Adventure!
Officer Jenny's Pidgeot
Officer Jenny uses a Pidgeot in a port town between Kanto and Hoenn. It is used to search for criminals from the air.

None of Pidgeot's moves are known.

Debut Hoenn Alone!
Officer Jenny's Parasect
The Officer Jenny in a town near Petalburg City used this Parasect, in addition to her Tangela and Meganium, to try to stop the mass army of Gulpin that were rioting around the town.

Parasect's only known move is Stun Spore.

Debut Gulpin it Down
Officer Jenny's Tangela
The Officer Jenny in a town near Petalburg City used a Tangela, in addition to her Parasect and Meganium, to try to stop the mass army of Gulpin that were rioting around the town.

Tangela's only known move is Vine Whip.

Debut Gulpin it Down
Officer Jenny's Meganium
The Officer Jenny in a town near Petalburg City used her Meganium, in addition to her Parasect and Tangela, to try to stop the mass army of Gulpin that were rioting around the town.

Meganium's only known move is Razor Leaf.

Debut Gulpin it Down
Officer Jenny's Stunky
This Stunky is used by the Officer Jenny in Eterna City. She uses its poison attacks to stop criminals and suspects.

None of Stunky's moves are known, and its Ability is Stench.

Debut A Secret Sphere of Influence!
Buddy the Chatot is used by the Officer Jenny in a town near Snowpoint City. It had been the officer's partner since a stake out in which Buddy caught a criminal.

Buddy's known moves are Peck, FeatherDance and Steel Wing.

Debut Stealing the Conversation!
Officer Jenny's Duosion
Officer Jenny used Duosion to help locate a so-called "Dream Thief".

Duosion's known moves are Psywave, Psyshock, Flash Cannon and Protect.

Debut Beheeyem, Duosion, and the Dream Thief!
Voice actors
Japanese Megumi Hayashibara
English Erica Schroeder
Officer Jenny's Ferrothorn
An Officer Jenny in Undella Town used Ferrothorn in her duties of law enforcement.

Ferrothorn's only known move is Flash Cannon.

Debut Iris and the Rogue Dragonite!


Officer Jenny's Blastoise
One of the Officer Jennys guarding the Ever Grande Conference mentioned that she owned a Blastoise, which she attempted to use to stop Team Rocket who had stolen the flame of Moltres. However, Nurse Joy stopped her since Blastoise could accidentally put out the fire.

None of Blastoise's moves are known.

Debut Like a Meowth to a Flame

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 西村ちなみ Chinami Nishimura (EP002-DP166)
たかはし智秋 Chiaki Takahashi (BW006-present)
English Lee Quick (EP002-AG065, M01-M07)
Jamie Davyous Owens (AG119-AG142, Pokémon Chronicles)
Kayzie Rogers (MoMP)
Maya Rosewood (AG155)
Emily Williams (AG188-DP166)
Emily Jenness (BW006-present)
Arabic فدوى سليمان Fadwa Suleiman
Catalan Sílvia Cabrera
Czech Kateřina Lojdová (EP002-EP195)
Jana Páleníčková (DP002-present)
Danish Ann Hjort
Simone Drechsler
Dutch Edna Kalb
Filipino Candice Arellano
French Canada Camille Cyr-Desmarais
Europe Guylaine Gibert
German Stefanie von Lerchenfeld
Beate Pfeiffer
Nina Kapust
Hebrew נטע רווה Netta Ravé
Hungarian Árkosi Kati
Italian Marcella Silvestri
Monica Bonetto
Korean 이선주 Lee Seon-Ju (original series, all movies)
김서영 Kim Seo-Yeong (Advanced Generation series)
Norwegian Siv Klynderud
Polish Małgorzata Maślanka-Krajewska (seasons 1-4, all dubbed movies)
Katarzyna Łukaszyńska (seasons 5-6)
Katarzyna Pysiak (season 10 and 12)
Katarzyna Łaska (DP060)
Joanna Domańska (DP063-DP104)
Portuguese Brazil Raquel Marinho (seasons 1-7, BW006-present)
Gilmara Sanches (seasons 8-13)
Portugal Teresa Madruga (EP002-EP034)
Sandra de Castro (EP045-EP129)
Dora Cruz (EP133-EP195)
Carla (EP216-AG065)
Isabel Ribas (AG119-AG155)
Unknown voice actress (AG189-AG190)
Rita Fernandes (DP002-DP045)
Zélia Santos (DP059-present)
Spanish Latin America Ana María Grey (EP002-EP012)
Mayra Arellano (EP016-AG018, DP158-present)
Erika Edwards (AG065, TLoT, SS008)
Cristina Hernández (AG119-DP104)
Betzabe Jara (DP112-DP157)
Spain Valle Acebrón (EP002-EP236)
Isacha Mengíbar (EP267-DP166)
Beatriz Berciano (BW006-present)
Turkish Mehpare Özlük

In the games

In Pokémon Yellow, Officer Jenny will give out a Squirtle in Vermilion City. Officer Jenny also replaces the generic male officer in Cerulean City.

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

Officer Jenny in the manga

An Officer Jenny makes a brief cameo in The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga. She appears in a helicopter chasing after Team Rocket in the chapter Pikachu's Excellent Adventure. Generic police officers appear in the manga as well.

It is stated that Brock is the only character that can tell the Officer Jennys apart.


  • No Officer Jenny has been seen with a Generation III Pokémon in her party.
  • The Officer Jenny of LaRousse City is seen wearing a different uniform to all her counterparts, it being a far more elaborate version than the others (although it does retain the standard coloring and basic design scheme).
  • Officer Jenny, Nurse Joy and Don George all have Japanese names that begin with the kana ジ, while their English names all start with the same sound, . They also all happen to be part of a large, extended family.
  • Similar to Nurse Joy, Jenny is a last name, Marble being one example.
  • Every Officer Jenny, before Best Wishes, could be told apart by the symbol on their hat.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ジュンサー Junsar From 巡査 junsa (police)
English Officer Jenny Likely chosen for its similarity to the Japanese name.
French Agent Jenny Direct translation of English name.
German Officer Rocky
Spanish Agente Mara
Korean 여경 Yeogyeong Can translate as "female police" 女警.
Chinese (Mandarin) 君莎 Jūnshā Transliteration of her Japanese name.
Chinese (Cantonese) 君莎 Gwānsā Transliteration of her Japanese name.
Romanian Polițista Jenny Translates as Policewoman Jenny.

Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplupIrisAxewCilanSerenaClemontBonnieDedenne
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulZoeyNandoKennyConwayBarryUrsulaTobiasTripBiancaBurgundyStephanGeorgiaCameronVirgilMietteTiernoShaunaTrevorSawyer
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerShellyArchieTabithaMaxieHunter JSaturnMarsJupiterCyrusCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarret
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor RowanProfessor CarolinaProfessor JuniperCedric JuniperDr. FennelProfessor Sycamore
Relatives Delia KetchumFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsDaisyVioletLilyJames's parentsNormanCarolineNanny and Pop-PopJohannaChiliCressGraceMeyer
Supporting Officer JennyNurse JoyTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyLizaSakuraLanceStevenMr. SukizoRaoul ContestaVivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianMarianRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerLyraKhouryDon GeorgeAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetMontgomeryJervisNAnthea and ConcordiaPorterAlexaClembotAlainMairinLysandreAriaDianthaGurkinnMonsieur PierreGym LeadersElite FourFrontier BrainsMany temporary characters

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