Captain Richard Jenko was the original Jump Street captain and was portrayed by Frederic Forrest.

Events of 21 Jump StreetEdit

Richard Jenko, being the original captain in 21 Jump Street, appeared in the first 6 episodes as a rather lax captain. Episode 7 begins with his funeral. He was killed by a drunk driver.


  • Richard Jenko inspired the name of Greg Jenko in the 2012 film. Whether or not they are related has not been confirmed though.
  • It is implied that he was unorganized in the episode Christmas in Saigon, when Hanson states that he never filed anything in his life.