my fav cop drama progs of all time

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1.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes. (60 mins.)
“ when my computer broke down a couple of years ago ,i really started to watch this.i have been taken in from the word go, a real gem of a series from the US and a true legend for me in terms of the whole concept,and dick wolf is a genius.the story how they are written the characters and the acting is first class and i love every minute. ” - paul3425
 
2.
Cagney & Lacey (1981 TV Series)
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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives. (60 mins.)
“ a great cop show about two women in the nypd one who lives on her own and over comes odds to be a great police seargent and the other a working mum who brings up 3 kids or so is married ans still has time to be a great cop. a great series on the whole and i miss it. ” - paul3425
 
3.
Starsky and Hutch (1975 TV Series)
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear. (60 mins.)
“ loved this when i was young and still holds out today,great tv viewing. ” - paul3425
 
4.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001 TV Series)
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view. (60 mins.)
“ again another one of dick wolfs gems ,really very clever writting and acting. ” - paul3425
 
5.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes. (100 mins.)
“ if you are into armchair sleuthing then go no futher than this great program ” - paul3425
 
6.
Inspector Morse (1987 TV Series)
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case. (100 mins.)
“ great endevour himself ,british tv misses this great detective and john thaw was a true tv legend. ” - paul3425
 
7.
The Bill (1984 TV Series)
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis. (50 mins.)
“ a great british cop show from the 80s and 90s and always proved great throughout. ” - paul3425
 
8.
Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. (48 mins.)
“ ok not a cop but still a great gumshoe none the less , i loved this when i was a kid and would buy it on dvd now. ” - paul3425
 
9.
Miami Vice (1984 TV Series)
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami. (48 mins.)
“ great show as well in great settings and was always hooked. ” - paul3425
 
10.
Perry Mason (1983 TV Movie)
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“ great lawyer ,great sleuthing and loved it when it was on ” - paul3425
 
11.
A Touch of Frost (1992 TV Series)
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet. (105 mins.)
“ always liked this guy ,always stuck to his hunches to the end ” - paul3425
 
12.
Taggart (1983 TV Series)
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.
“ a great scottish tv detective and really enjoyed this. ” - paul3425
 
13.
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996 TV Series)
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities. (120 mins.)
“ another one of cops great partnerships ,always watched this. ” - paul3425
 
14.
Law & Order (1990 TV Series)
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court. (45 mins.)
“ brilliant show ,cops are great and also the lawyers in it, ” - paul3425
 
15.
Without a Trace (2002 TV Series)
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The cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations. (60 mins.)
“ watched this for a couple of years now and like this as well ,very good indeed. ” - paul3425
 
16.
NYPD Blue (1993 TV Series)
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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases. (45 mins.)
 
17.
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993 TV Series)
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore. (60 mins.)
 
18.
T.J. Hooker (1982 TV Series)
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano. (60 mins.)
 
19.
CHiPs (1977 TV Series)
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers. (60 mins.)
 
20.
NCIS (2003 TV Series)
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. (60 mins.)
 
21.
CSI: NY (2004 TV Series)
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CSI Head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City. (43 mins.)