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Real-life officers are followed by a camera crew, cinéma-vérité style, in a gritty up-close look at police work and the consequences of crime. The result: one of Fox's longest-running series (it premiered in March 1989). It also spawned a number of poli (more…)

Premiered: March 11, 1989

Rating: TV-PG

User Rating:3.14 out of 5 (307 ratings)

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Reality Check: In the Wake of a Cops Death, a Producer Reflects

The death of Cops crew member Bryce Dion, who was accidentally shot by a police officer during a robbery in Omaha, Neb., stunned the tight-knit reality TV community. Wicked Tuna and Dirty Jobs producer Craig Piligian, who is unaffiliated with Cops, s… Read more

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Hit and Run Season 27, Episode 32 May 2, 2015 $1.99

A man can bail on child support payments, but can't escape the police. One woman's retaliation almost gets her girlfriend run over. A sluggish suspect denies the pile of marijuana in his car is his.

Getting Funcky Season 27, Episode 31 Apr 25, 2015 $2.99

Unhappy about getting stopped for drinking while biking, a man takes off on foot. A woman in her PJs doesn't know how she wound up in a stolen vehicle. Officers discover a couple smoking Meth in front of a young child.

The One Dollar Shoe Season 27, Episode 30 Apr 18, 2015 $2.99

A well-known local nuisance gets caught bothering people once again. Officers get a kick out of a usual suspect with money in his shoe. Cops try to make sense of a man who's barely coherent and barely dressed.

Crash Landing Season 27, Episode 29 Apr 11, 2015 $2.99

Hiding in an attic doesn't work out so well for a man who comes crashing through a ceiling. Cops stop a man with a broken car and a broken heart. Neighbors call the police when non-stop cussin' interrupts their night.

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Chases and Takedowns(Season 20, Episode 19) SPIKE

Portland, Ore., officers tackle a suspect to make a drug-related arrest; Spokane officers pursue a prowler on foot; a Leon County, Fla., K-9 unit busts a suspected car thief.

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Coast to Coast(Season 15, Episode 20) SPIKE

Calls include a stolen cell phone; shoplifting; a domestic disturbance; and marijuana use.

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Coast to Coast(Season 16, Episode 27) SPIKE

A pursuit of a speeding motorbike leads a police cruiser into jeopardy; undercover agents arrest drug sellers.

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  • Premiered: March 11, 1989
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:3.14 out of 5 (307 ratings)
  • Your Rating:
  • Premise: Real-life officers are followed by a camera crew, cinéma-vérité style, in a gritty up-close look at police work and the consequences of crime. The result: one of Fox's longest-running series (it premiered in March 1989). It also spawned a number of police-… (more)

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