Detective Hugo is a character in the 1997 film 'Gattaca'. Detective Hugo was Detective Anton's subordinate, investigating the murder of the Mission Director. Detective Hugo is a rigoruous, 'old fashioned' detective.
Detective Hugo is an invalid because of his age. This is unconfirmed but is said because Hugo comes from a time where 'faith births' were the norm. In evidence, Vincent said something similar at the start of the film.