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The Galactic Authority are the police seen in Season 1 and 2 of Dark Matter.


The Galactic Authority, also known simply as the GA, is the law-enforcement organization in charge of policing colonized space.

Ships they use include their Cruiser Class and their Destroyer Class.

Episode One revealed the Raza crew are on the GA's most wanted list due to their various past criminal activities.

In Episode Four, GNN reported that the GA were offering humanitarian aid to the refuges who were fleeing C-Sector, from the stand off between the Republic of Pyr and the Principality of Zairon. However, the GA declined direct military involvement in the dispute since it was between two independent territories.

Episode Six revealed the Procyon Insurrection, is a terrorist organization that vehemently opposes the Galactic Authority. The terrorists bombed Hyadum-12, which killed ten thousand innocent people, and escaped by stealing one of the GA's Destroyer ships. After this the GA swore the terrorists would be brought to justice.

In Episode Thirteen, The GA boarded the Raza and took over the ship, taking the crew with them. Six is walked out with the same man who let him go in Episode 8, Lieutenant Anders. He was a rebel soldier before, but now he is an officer in the GA.

In Episode Fourteen, The Raza crew found themselves prisoners of the GA in Hyperion-8, after Six sold them out. It was revealed that Six was actually Kal Varrik, an undercover cop for the GA.

In Episode Fifteen, The Raza crew broke out of Hyperion-8.

In Episode Eighteen, GA Chief Inspector Kierken discovered that The Android hacked the Galactic Authorities system on Balda-9 's police station. He realized the Raza crew were going after Jace Corso for revenge on Derrick Moss's murder. The GA investigation team tracks the Raza down to Corso's hideout. The conflict between the three parties ends with Corso's death and Kierken having to let the Raza go after The Marauder is used against their team.

In Episode Twenty, Kierken and his investigation team gets back on the Raza crew's trail when Perelandra Jones contacts the GA after being concerned with Tabor Calchek's sudden disappearance. The GA team examines Tabor's wrecked room and finds security camera footage which reveals Tabor being taken away by the Raza crew.

In Episode Twenty-Six, the Galactic Authority ran security on EOS-7 while the Council of Corporations held their deliberations. However, during the event, Emperor Ryo Tetsuda had the station overloaded which caused explosions.