Rudolph first appears as a rookie cop in the S.I. department of the Chicago Police Department. At first, he doesn't believe in the supernatural and keeps asking if the loup-garou is a prank for the rookie. He later transfers to Internal Affairs[Footnote 1] and makes several appearances throughout the series, most of the time trying to expose Harry Dresden as a fraud or get Karrin Murphy fired.
In the seriesEdit
In Fool Moon,
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In Changes, Rudolph points FBI Agent Barry Tilly at Harry Dresden, after Dresden's office building explodes, suspecting him to be behind the explosion. Dresden suspects that Rudolph is someone's puppet. Dresden and Molly Carpenter stake out his house—which is notably nicer than a police detective's salary should have been able to afford—to catch his "handler/cleaner", which turns out to be Esmeralda and Esteban Batiste. They had hired Rudolph and brought an Ik'k'uox to kill him. Later, at FBI Headquarters, Rudolph harasses Murphy and Dresden, threatening to take Murphy's badge and weapon. Just then, the Eebs attack with a vampire troop and the Ik'k'uox. Rudolph freaks out and becomes unresponsive. Agent Tilly is put in charge of him while Dresden and Susan Rodriguez organize the escape from the vampires.