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Dexter has enlisted ER's April Lee Hernandez for a recurring role, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Southland's Shawn Hatosy books role on Dexter

The 30-year-old actress, best known for her role on ER as Nurse Inez, joins the show as a new addition at the Miami Police Department for Season 5. As first reported by TVGuide.com, the Showtime drama has been casting for the role of a smart, tough police officer driven by her hard upbringing.

Hernandez joins previously announced guest stars Julia Stiles and Shawn Hatosy. Dexter returns next fall.