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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Follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution 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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The NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's 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.)