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The Omni Consumer Products (OCP) is an evil megacorporation from the RoboCop series. This corporatocratic company produces products for every consumer need, ranging from daily necessities to even military weapons, acting in every line of industry and society. OCP has divisions for even markets deemed as unprofitable, such as hospitals and prisons. OCP not only manufactures products, but also offers services such as private security.

History

Robocop

OCP, throughout its depictions in the RoboCop films, has sought to fully privatize a dystopian Detroit, Michigan, into "Delta City", a manufactured municipality governed by a corporatocracy, with fully privatized services — such as police — and with residents exercising their representative citizenship through the purchase of shares of OCP stock. They also serve as part of the military–industrial complex; according to OCP executive Richard "Dick" Jones, "We practically are the military." Jones observes in RoboCop that OCP has "gambled in markets traditionally regarded as non-profit: hospitals, prisons, space exploration. I say good business is where you find it.".

OCP corporate headquarters

The corporate headquarters of the OCP in Detriot, Michigan.

Their corporate headquarters is located in Detroit, Michigan. OCP controls the privatized police forces in Detroit, where they successfully created the Robocop, to help control the large crime spree in the city. However, what OCP really wants is to overthrow the current government in Detroit, which they consider to be corrupt, and assume total control over the city. After this, they plan to demolish the entire city so as to construct Delta City in it's place, their ideal city with fully privatized services; in fact, OCP would control every single aspect of the city.

After Robocop failed to arrest Dick Jones due to his Directive 4, he escapes ED-209 into the OCP parking complex. But he was confronted by Lt. Hedgecock who has betrayed Detroit Police, taken control of the SWAT to follow Dick Jones' orders to destroy him. Before they open fire Robocop's comrades Kaplan, Jerry, Ramirez, Manson and Starkweather protest and tried to stop him, but Lt. Hedgecock tells them that they have orders to destroy him causing them to walk off in disgust. Lt. Hedgecock ignores them and orders his team to open fire at Robocop who then escapes into Parking level 3. Anne Lewis Robocop's partner arrives having alerted by Kaplan and the others to Lt. Hedgecock's treachery, helps him board on her police car. Lt. Hedgecock sees her having defied her orders to destroy her partner, orders his team to open fire at her causing Lewis to realizes that Lt. Hedgecock is a traitor and immediately flees the scene.

After Clarence Boddicker's death Robocop returns to the OCP to confront Dick Jones again, destroying the ED-209 guarding the building with a Cobra assualt cannon. Robocop shows the Old man Dick Jones' treachery and Bob Morton's death prompting Dick Jones to take the Old Man hostage. But the Old Man fires Dick Jones allowing Robocop to kill him. Dick Jones then fells out of the window to his death and his orders on the Detroit Police to destroy him is put to an end. The Old man thanks Robocop and asks what his name to which Robocop replies "Murphy.".

Robocop 2

After Robocop's success (and as well as making millions of dollars), OCP loans out several products and prototypes to try to make the city's residents default on their debts, making them all more powerful. With the city under their loan foreclosure, OCP would take over the government, demolish the old city, and replace it with Delta City.

OCP uses their influence to ignite more street crime, as well as deploying a dangerous drug named "Nuke". They cut out police pensions and decease salaries, causing a police strike. Due to Robocop's directives, which make him unable to fight back against the company, the Old Man announces the development of a second Robocop, intended to replace all police officers (it is unknown what OCP would do to the original police officers; either arrest or kill them). However, OCP's power over the police department falters as all the police officers who were resurrected to create Robocop 2 commit suicide. The Old Man hires Dr. Juliette Faxx, a therapeutical psychologist, who states that Robocop's duty and moral code to his Irish Catholicism is why he is able to adapt to his Robocop personality. After convincing the Old Man to let her handle the project, she decides to resurrect a criminal who intends to be immortal, despite Don Johnson's (an OCP board member) objections.

Eventually, Faxx engineers Cain, a drug lord who created Nuke, to become the new Robocop. However, due to his violent propensity, this eventually leads to disaster. As Delta City is about to be built, the Old Man releases Nuke, and Robocop 2 goes on a crime spree, and attacks several crowd members. However, he is stopped by Robocop, and the OCP board puts all the blame of Faxx in response.

Robocop 3

After Robocop 2's destruction, OCP is falling destitute and almost a step away from filing bankrupt. Their revenue has dropped, their shareholders have sold their stocks, and the company's leaders are struggling to build Delta City. It is also revealed that both Faxx and the Old Man have been imprisoned.

The company creates the Urban Rehabilitators (who they call "Rehabs"), and hire Paul McDaggett to lead their forces, subsequently regaining their power. However, they have only been formed to relocate the citizens of Cadillac Heights. However, violent crime grows, and the police force is overpowered by Rehabs. Eventually, OCP is acquired by the Kanemitsu Corporation, a technology zaibatsu, and places a new president in charge. The new CEO approves of the Old Man's dream of building Delta City. OCP, with the assistance of Kanemitsu's own CEO, Kanemitsu, manufactures the Otomo androids to assist with the Rehabs.

The police officers (including Robocop) eventually defect from their jobs and join the Cadillac Heights Resistance. One of the resistance members, Nikko, infiltrates the OCP's headquarters, and broadcasts a video revealing OCP's crimes against the citizens of Detroit, as well as revealing that OCP's officers are responsible for removing and murdering the residents of Cadillac Heights. This event causes OCP's current shareholders to dump their stock, as well as putting the company in financial debt.

Eventually, after McDaggett's failed attempts at silencing the resistance, Detroit is rebuilt, and Kanemitsu fires the OCP CEO, while having OCP's operations shut down. Subsequently, the struggling OCP goes bankrupt, finally ending their reign of terror for good.

Appearances in other media

TV appearance

By the time of RoboCop: Prime Directives, OCP is shown being manipulated by a brash young executive who, through murder and reallocation of resources, ascends to power to automate Delta City under a new artificial intelligence. This is manipulated by a cyberterrorist, who seeks the destruction of the human race through a virus that can be introduced to computers and human beings alike. This was an alternate reality OCP from Robocop 1987 movie. A few years after Robobcop 1 and had nothing down with the other sequels.

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Trivia

  • The name and abbreviation of this evil corporation comes from the real-life a company that creates "real-world" versions of certain products created in movies and they contributed $25,000 towards the construction of a RoboCop statue in Detroit.
  • It is revealed that the "Old Man" is the founder of the evil OCP corporation.
  • For the 2013 remake of RoboCop, the corporation is called "OmniCorp", with the slogan "We've Got the Future Under Control.".
    • It was also the parent company for OmniCorp.
           RoboCop Villains

Movies
RoboCop (1987): Richard Jones | OCP (First CEO & ED-209) | Clarence Boddicker | Emil Antonowsky | Lieutenant Hedgecock
RoboCop 2: Cain/RoboCop 2 | Nuke Cult (Angie & Hob) | Juliette Faxx
RoboCop 3: Paul McDaggett | Urban Rehabilitators (Ōtomo) | Second CEO
RoboCop (2014): Raymond Sellars | OmniCorp (Rick Mattox, Tom Pope & Liz Kline) | Antoine Vallon | Karen Dean

Television
Dr. McNamara | The Scrambler | Bone Machine