Brad Halloran

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People died because of me! Innocent people died because of me! I did it!Brad confesses his sins to Jigsaw.

Detective Brad Halloran is a fictional character from the Saw franchise and serves as the main antagonist of Jigsaw.

He is portrayed by Callum Keith Rennie.


Early Life

Brad Halloran was a homicide detective working for the Metropolitan Police Department. during his early years as a detective under corruption let many criminals free from jail including Edgar Munsen, a drug addict who later murdered Logan Nelson's wife, which resulted in Logan hating Halloran deeply. (Jigsaw)


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Halloran instruct to shoot the remote.
After being called by Edgar on top of a roof, Halloran instructs everyone to shoot the remote and not go for a fatal shot. Edgar presses the remote, and someone shoots Edgar in the chest. After Edgar is taken to the hospital, a body appears on the bridge in the park. (Jigsaw)


Halloran's sliced head.

After being abducted and put into the laser room with Logan, Halloran started yelling at John's voice telling them to confess or die. Halloran offers to go first but then pushes Logan's button. Logan confesses to mislabeling John's x-rays, but appears to be killed by the laser collar. Halloran then goes and confesses to letting criminals go free, and admitting that innocent people died because of him. He then notices that there were no marks on the ceiling on the other side of the room, revealing that Logan's lasers were less powerful, and Logan rises up and reveals to Halloran that he was the one running the game. Confused Halloran demanded an explanation. Logan revealed the long desiccated corpses of Anna and Ryan saying that he participated in the same game they had a decade ago. also mentioning that Eleanor will provide his alibi. Logan declares how so many innocent people ended up on his table because of Halloran and that he will now speak for the lives ruined by such individuals. He then activates Halloran's lasers and slices his head into pieces before sealing his tomb with the words "I speak for the dead". (Jigsaw)


Brad Halloran was nothing less of a greedy and shameless man whose first priority was always his own benefit. He would free known criminals to use them as informants, frame innocent people to further his career, and even take bribes. He had no guilt about the innocent people who died because of his actions, lying to himself into thinking that he was trying to balance out the corruption that already plagued society. His self-preservation also made him very cowardly. This was made evident when he pushed Logan's button first in their game after volunteering to go first, hoping that he would go free if Logan died first. Even more, he even tried to bargain for his life.


  • Halloran's pistol is a Glock 17.
  • Although Logan is revealed to be the Jigsaw killer, Halloran still serves as the main antagonist due to his actions having impacted and eventually leading to Logan to replicate Jigsaw's first game. Overall it was Halloran's actions that had the most impact as they caused the events of the film.
  • Although Halloran's first name is never said in the movie, it can be vaguely seen in his name tag in a few scenes.

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