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Jocelyn Carter

Played by: Taraji P. Henson

Detective Jocelyn "Joss" Carter was an NYPD homicide police detective who, after crossing paths with John Reese, tried to track him down. However, after being saved by Reese, she gradually decided to become an invaluable asset to Reese and his employer, Harold Finch. She was a single mother of one son, Taylor, to whom she was very close.