Chipacles is a minor recurring character of the Disney animated series, Hercules. He is a city-state trooper for the Athens P.D.
Since he is an officer of the law, Chipacles takes it very seriously and holds his job and duty in high regard. He does not tolerate those who break it and openly shows animosity to those he considers criminals. He sticks to following clues and evidence to uncover the truth behind an investigation. However, he can sometimes jump to conflusions such as when he believed that Phil was responsible for the attempted assassination of Athens leader, Pericles and refuses to look any further into the investigation, showing his stubborness.
Although Phil was proven innocent, he still continued to show open hostility toward both Phil and Hercules. However, after properly getting to know them and after witnessing the young hero's bravery, he isn't afraid to admit when he is wrong. Chipacles apologises for his prior behavior, admitting he misjudged both Phil and Hercules and acknowledges the good work they did. Chipacles also shows respect to his superiors, especially his teacher, Mentor and showed a more emotional side when he was taken and was determinded to save him and get justice after Hecate stole his toughness.
Role in the series
In "Hercules and the Assassin", Chipacles is protecting Pericles, the leader of Athens, when threats being made against him and is determined to find the person behind the attacks. However, he later arrests Phil when his spear is used in a assassination attempt, unaware he is being framed for the crime. Chipacles refuses to listen to Hercules when he tries to explain the misunderstanding and sets out to prove Phil's innocence alongside Tempest. Phil is later proven innocent when the real culprit is revealed to be Minister Clion.
In "Hercules and the Disappearing Heroes", during a retirement party for his beloved teacher, Mentor, he is devastated when he is kidnapped by Hecate. He later works together with Hercules and Phil to stop her and rescue the other kidnapped heroes, but he continues to show animosity toward Phil and Hercules from their previous encounter and still sees them as a criminal and punk respectively. Eventually by the end of the episode, however, after everyone is rescued, he admits he misjudged them and becomes friends with Phil and Hercules.