"Ah, you stick your tongue down her throat but you don't know her name?"
—Krutchen to T.J. about Prue.[src]

Inspector Krutchen was an inspector working for the San Francisco Police Department.


After astral Prue was harassed by some guy outside of a bar, she beat him up and disappeared when her true self woke up. However, the guy she fought was later found stabbed to death. As the fight was caught on camera, Prue soon became the only suspect and the police set out to arrest her. When astral Prue appeared at the bar the following day, she was arrested by inspector Krutchen, though she disappeared again.

Later that day, Prue was arrested again after the police stormed the manor and she was taken to the police station. However, Cole, Leo and Darryl found the real killer and Cole intimidated him into confessing. With the real killer in custody, Prue was released just in time for Piper and Leo's wedding.


Inspector Krutchen appeared in a total of 1 episode over the course of the series.