Follows real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the US armed with nothing but with cameras to capture their actions.
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Follows real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the US armed with nothing but with cameras to capture their actions. Written by Bryan Hoch <bhoch@icu.com>

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11 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Cops Reloaded  »

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The jurisdictions in which COPS was originally produced were in markets where FOX owned their own affiliates known in the Television business as O&O stations meaning owned and operated by the networks. See more »

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Announcer: COPS is filmed on location with the men and women of law enforcement. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty, *in* a court of law!
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An underrated tribute to America's finest
7 March 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

At its best, `Cops' either shows officers in action, or officers working and living with members of their communities. On a weekly basis, "Cops" illustrates the courage, integrity, and resilience these officers must possess. To date, there has been no other television show willing to show Americans what happens behind the scenes, and to offer honest portraits of those brave men and women who protect us on a daily basis.

When `Cops' started in 1989, it was pure sensationalism, and still charges of prurience are leveled at this show. It has matured over the years to have an almost uplifting theme of good vs. evil. Television would be poorer if it were removed from the airwaves.


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