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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Jumping the Gun Season 30, Episode 3008 Aug 6, 2017 Subscription

Surrounded by officers, a driver's sneaky passenger makes a bold move. Tempers flare between roommates after a woman feeds eggs to her dog. A deputy acts swiftly when he spots a dangerous object in the backseat of a vehicle.

Jumping the Gun Season 30, Episode 7 Aug 5, 2017 Paid

Surrounded by officers, a driver's sneaky passenger makes a bold move. Tempers flare between roommates after a woman feeds eggs to her dog. A deputy acts swiftly when he spots a dangerous object in the backseat of a vehicle.

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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Thu Aug 17 3:30pm
Coast to Coast(Season 24, Episode 10) WGNA

In Hillsborough County, Fla., police arrest a store patron who pulled a knife on a security guard; and sheriffs respond to a "shots fired" call. Also: Officers in Lafayette, La., stop a reckless driver who has drugs and a baby in his car.

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Thu Aug 17 4:00pm
Domestic Disputes(Season 24, Episode 6) WGNA

In Lafayette, La., a woman claims a man threatened her with a gun, and twin sisters accuse their sibling's boyfriend of choking her; in Hillsborough County, Fla., an officer responds to a hit-and-run accident involving a driver who appeared intoxicated.

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Thu Aug 17 4:30pm
Liar Liar #5(Season 24, Episode 7) WGNA

A DWI disturbance in Missouri involves claims of assault; drugs are found on a jaywalking offender in Georgia; police respond to a reckless-driving call in Florida and discover the driver stole the car while the owner was changing the car battery.

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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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