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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

TV Guide Rating:(365 ratings)

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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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Gun in the Front, Rifle in the Back Season 29, Episode 2921 Nov 19, 2016 Subscription

Deputies pull a man from a devastating car wreck. The cops question a robbery suspect who claims to be the real victim. Officers encounter a young man who says that he suffers from a disorder that causes him to run away.

Gun in the Front, Rifle in the Back Season 29, Episode 21 Nov 19, 2016 $2.99

Deputies pull a man from a devastating car wreck. The cops question a robbery suspect who claims to be the real victim. Officers encounter a young man who says that he suffers from a disorder that causes him to run away.

Manic Monday Season 29, Episode 20 Nov 12, 2016 $1.99

An escaped felon looks to Grandma for a safe haven. It's a blast from the past when deputies pull out a security device from the '80s. Officers call animal control after worried neighbors refuse to give a dog back to its owners.

Between a Bush and a Hard Place Season 29, Episode 19 Nov 5, 2016 $2.99

A high-speed car chase switches gears when the driver flees on foot. Tempers flare between neighbors after a couple of kids get physical. A polite but nervous driver quickly becomes irate after the police search his passenger.

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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…)

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Spokane officers pursue a stolen truck both on and off the road. Also: Rialto, Cal., and Palm Beach County, Fla., officers chase fleeing suspects.

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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…)

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  • Premiered: March 11, 1989
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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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