Tch-Tch-Tch, some people never learn.
— Officer Slugfish, "Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful"
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Officer Slugfish (which is the name given to him in "Patrick's Coupon"), is an orange police fish. He appears in most episodes involving the Bikini Bottom Police Department, beginning with "Hall Monitor." He usually appears with Officer Nancy O'Malley or Incidental 118.


Officer Slugfish is a dark orange fish with peach lips and a peach-colored dorsal fin. He wears a police uniform which consists of a white and blue suit with a blue police hat and a big gold badge on the front of the suit. In the episode "Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful," his bottom is wider than usual. He has a gray mustache in "Call the Cops," "The Krusty Slammer," and "Dirty Bubble Returns." 


He, along with Officer Johnson, appears nearly every time police appear. He, along with his fellow officers often arrest people for incredibly minor reasons.

He first appears in "Hall Monitor" with Rob Johnson to inform Patrick of the "maniac" and showing him a poster of SpongeBob which makes him scream every time before they drive off. At the end of the episode, he and the rest of the police fish arrest Mrs. Puff due to the trouble SpongeBob caused throughout the town since he is technically her responsibility.

In "Life of Crime," he and Rob put SpongeBob and Patrick in jail for "stealing" a balloon, only to release both of them seconds later since it was National Free Balloon Day.

In"No Free Rides," he watches Mrs. Puff and SpongeBob fight and scream when their car crashed into their police car.

In "Squid on Strike," he gives Squidward a ticket for littering and tells him to think the next time he litters.

In "Nasty Patty," he and Nancy appear at the Krusty Krab to investigate the scene of the health inspector. Nancy orders a soda and wants extra ice in it, but Mr. Krabs protests opening the freezer because he and SpongeBob had hidden the health inspector's body in there. It is at that moment revealed that the inspector had not died and the police laugh it off with the group as neither SpongeBob nor Mr. Krabs gets in trouble.

In "Doing Time," he and Officer Nancy O'Malley arrest Mrs. Puff for gross negligence.

In "Party Pooper Pants," he and Nancy arrive on scene at SpongeBob's house to witness him wielding an ax at his front door to break in since he was a lockout. They plan on arresting him at first until he reveals this to be his residence and that he is trying to get back in since he was throwing a house party. Upon hearing this, Slugfish and Nancy ask why they were not invited, and put SpongeBob in jail for the rest of the night due to his ignorance of the police.

In "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V," he is as a customer at the Krusty Krab.

In "SpongeBob Meets the Strangler," he is seen putting handcuffs on the Tattletale Strangler.

In "The Lost Mattress," when Mr. Krabs is put in a "Cash Coma" Squidward insists that it was SpongeBob's fault but the cop defends SpongeBob by telling Squidward this was his fault and not SpongeBob's fault. The cop tells Squidward that if Mr. Krabs does not survive he will go to jail.

In "Krabs vs. Plankton," he is seen in the courthouse.

In "Good Neighbors," he is seen outside after Squidward Tentacles' house destroys the town.

In "All That Glitters," SpongeBob shows him and Officer Johnson his broken spatula after he tried to flip a Monster Krabby Patty.

In "Driven to Tears," he is shown to be in a police chase with Patrick after he is thought to have littered.

In "Slide Whistle Stooges," after he and Officer Johnson see an angry mob chase down Squidward, he calls for back up.

In "Patty Caper," he arrests Mr. Krabs for stealing the secret ingredient, and at the end of the episode, he holds down Mr. Krabs in order to make him watch SpongeBob giving away his Krabby Patties for free.

In "Ditchin'," he and Officer Johnson arrests Dale and later arrests Mrs. Puff for ditching jury duty.

In "Professor Squidward," he arrests Squidward for impersonating Squilliam Fancyson.

In "Truth or Square," he is seen chasing a robber during near First Nautical Bank but stops when hear Oh, Krusty Krab skip to the Krusty Krab.

In "Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful," he gives Squidward many false tickets for "littering," which he did not even do. He eventually gives Squilliam and SpongeBob tickets at the end as well for the same offense.

In "SpongeBob's Last Stand," he and Officer Johnson arrest SpongeBob and Patrick because the former did not have a license on his sitar (actually resisting the highway project). The police then throw them out in the middle of nowhere.

In "Sponge-Cano!," after Incidental 107 jerks on the mayor, he and other officer come to get him away from the mayor.

In "Drive Thru," he gives Mr. Krabs a parking ticket for turning the whole into a parking lot with his drive thru and warns Mr. Krabs to watch out for the mayor.

In "Oral Report," he and Incidental 118 chase SpongeBob after runs a red light SpongeBob then crashes through various buildings. The police question if he knows about "boating safety" and SpongeBob goes through a long explanation of "boating safety." The police start crying and say it is beautiful. Mrs. Puff says that SpongeBob will have to go to jail and she will not have to teach him anymore. The police explain how she was the one who taught him and they take her to jail, much to her dismay.

In "Sweet and Sour Squid," he and other officer confront Plankton about a "bad music" crime and is arrested for being the only one to hold the clarinet, freeing Squidward from being brainwashed.

In "Fiasco!," he arrests Plankton for stealing a painting and Squidward for lying to the officers, along with everyone else until they figure out the whole situation.

In "The Good Krabby Name," he vowes to bring the person who did the graffiti to justice but after a Krabby Patty at the Krusty Krab.

In "Whirly Brains," Officer Johnson is touched by Patrick while trying to find his Whirly Brain.

In "Burst Your Bubble," Officer Johnson notices SpongeBob's bubble boat and says that every vehicle requires a license, but SpongeBob replies that no license is required for driving a bubble and the policeman then agrees. When he sees Mrs. Puff driving her boatmoblie, he has it towed and sends her to Bubble Boating School which is a temporary school run by SpongeBob. After everyone gets into a major accident and almost gets killed, the policeman tells everyone in town that bubble boats are now outlawed and normal boats have been re-legalized.

In "The Getaway," he and other officers engaged in a police chase with SpongeBob and Stickyfins Whiting.

In "Patrick's Coupon," he is seen eating a pie.

In "Cave Dwelling Sponge," he arrests SpongeBob for vandalism.

In "No Pictures Please," he makes a cameo in the angry mob.

In "Pat the Horse," he pulls Mr. Krabs over for impersonating a police officer.

In "Call the Cops," he thanks SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs for catching Helen the Felon and tells her to drop the act. He tells Mr. Krabs and SpongeBob to take Helen to the interrogation room.

In "The Krusty Slammer," he is shown with a mustache holding the door for prisoners entering the Krusty Krab which had merged into a prison.

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  • In "Sharks vs. Pods," his fins are green instead of orange.
    • Also in that episode, he has an Irish accent, which is a common police officer stereotype.


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