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JP Hooper

Now a stalwart member of the Saint Marie police team, JP has more than proven himself as an intelligent and able officer over the years.

Working with his partner Dwayne opened his eyes to a less conventional style of policing, but nevertheless JP has carved out his own path and his thirst for learning on the job remains unquenchable.

Although he’s missing having Dwayne around, he has his hands full with his new partner Ruby Patterson. JP admires Ruby’s enthusiasm, but soon realises that teaching her the ropes is going to require a lot of patience…

About Tobi Bakare

After finishing his training at The Identity School of Acting, Tobi has been a regular of both stage and screen, most recently playing Marv in the film Kingsman: The Secret Service.

His theatre credits include Ain’t No Law Against Fish ‘n Chips (Royal Court Theatre), Reflection (Royal Court Theatre), Utopia (Soho Theatre), Greenland (National Theatre) and Crawling In The Dark (Almeida Theatre).

For television he has played recurring characters in The Tunnel (Sky Atlantic) and The Smoke (Sky) as well as appearing in Silent Witness, The Shadow Line and Holby City for the BBC and Phone Shop and Meet The Bandaiis for C4.

He joined the cast of Death In Paradise for series 4 in January 2015.