Cops

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-reality imitators. Initially filmed only in Broward County, Fla., the series went on to show off (more…)

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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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Pants on Fire Season 30, Episode 3006 Subscription

With officers hot on his trail, a wanted suspect's world comes crashing down. A tearful woman calls deputies to help apprehend her hostile husband. During a traffic stop, one passenger tries to outrun the police and his past.

Do Not Pass Go Season 30, Episode 3005 Subscription

A chatty motorist becomes agitated when officers start asking questions. Police are shocked when a fleeing driver calls his wife in the middle of a pursuit. Deputies catch a man lying and give him a test to prove his innocence.

Pants on Fire Season 30, Episode 6 Jul 29, 2017 $1.99

With officers hot on his trail, a wanted suspect's world comes crashing down. A tearful woman calls deputies to help apprehend her hostile husband. During a traffic stop, one passenger tries to outrun the police and his past.

Do Not Pass Go Season 30, Episode 5 Jul 22, 2017 $1.99

A chatty motorist becomes agitated when officers start asking questions. Police are shocked when a fleeing driver calls his wife in the middle of a pursuit. Deputies catch a man lying and give him a test to prove his innocence.

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Domestic Disputes Trailer
01:21 — Law Enforcement deals with a variety of domestic disturbances on Cops!
Evading Arrest Trailer
01:28 — Police in Savannah find a recently released convict in possession of marijuana officers in Sacramento County, Cal., assist in the pursuit of a domesti (more…)
Liar Liar Number 5 Trailer
01:18 — Law Enforcement deals with the myriad lies and prevarications of perps on the street.
Cops Season 20
Entering its unprecedented 20th season, the groundbreaking series COPS – which was instrumental in launching the reality genre with its video vérité s (more…)

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Fort Worth Chases Special Edition(Season 12, Episode 8) SPIKE

Three separate vehicle pursuits in Fort Worth include a suspected stolen car with marijuana found inside; a pick-up driven through signals, stop signs and yards; a suspect who tosses a syringe filled with heroin.

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Cops SPIKE

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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Cops SPIKE

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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Cops Crew Member Dies After Being Shot During Filming

Cops crew member Bryce Dion has died after being shot during the filming of a robbery standoff at a…

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Calling all units: Cops is staking out a new home. After a landmark 25 seasons on Fox, the bad boys,…

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Lifetime has decided not to pick up another season of America's Most Wanted, TV Guide Magazine has l…

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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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