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A renegade, rebel, malcontent, runaway, or betrayer was an individual who "turned their back on their oath of allegiance" to the organization to which they belong. (DS9: "To the Death") They were often declared as criminals, and often viewed as traitors. (TNG: "Heart of Glory"; DS9: "To the Death")

Following the capture of Kruge's Bird-of-Prey in 2286, the Klingon Ambassador demanded to the Federation Council the extradition of James T. Kirk, who was considered by the Klingon Empire to be a "renegade and terrorist." (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

The following year, he was still considered a renegade by Captain Klaa, who attempted to apprehend him during an unauthorized attack on the USS Enterprise-A. (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)

When Korris, Konmel, and K'Nera were discovered on the run by the USS Enterprise-D in 2364, they were considered to be renegades by the Klingon Empire; however, they regarded themselves as "traitors of Kling". (TNG: "Heart of Glory")

In 2369, the Duras sisters were listed as "renegades" according to the security check Odo ran. (DS9: "Past Prologue")

Following Commander William T. Riker's capture and assistance to the mercenary Arctus Baran and later return to the USS Enterprise-D in 2370, Data's interpretation of Starfleet regulations indicated that Riker was "technically [...] declared a renegade," and was additionally "facing twelve counts of court martial offenses." (TNG: "Gambit, Part II")

The Jem'Hadar who attacked Deep Space 9 in 2372, in order to gain supplies to operate the Iconian gateway they discovered, were referred to by Weyoun 4 as "renegades". In all, 162 were in the original garrison, with "at least" twelve killed during the initial rebellion. According to the renegades' fellow Jem'Hadar, Toman'torax, and Virak'kara, these rebels were traitors. (DS9: "To the Death")

That same year, the sudden behavior of Tom Paris as a malcontent and a gambler was part of a ruse to flush out a double agent aboard the USS Voyager, in order to provide a plausible explanation for his supposed desire to leave the ship. (VOY: "Investigations")

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