My All-Time Favourite Crime Series!

Or why I'm widely accepted as one of those dreadfully sad,lonely souls who dislike rubbish à la Law & Order and CSI.

A list not too elaborately assorted... :)
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1.
Wire in the Blood (2002 TV Series)
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England. (69 mins.)
 
2.
The Killing (2011 TV Series)
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car. (45 mins.)
“ The original Danish series called "Forbrydelsen" is marvellous too! ” - NuritFe08
 
3.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
4.
Without a Trace (2002 TV Series)
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The cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations. (60 mins.)
 
5.
Whitechapel (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London. (180 mins.)
 
6.
Luther (2010 TV Series)
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions. (60 mins.)
 
7.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
8.
Southland (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The lives of Police Officers working for the Los Angeles Police Department. (42 mins.)
 
9.
Cold Case (2003 TV Series)
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved. (44 mins.)
 
10.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
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A Swedish cop in a small town near the Baltic coast. (90 mins.)
 
11.
Wallander (2008 TV Series)
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop. (90 mins.)
 
12.
Cracker (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases. (100 mins.)
 
13.
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009 TV Movie)
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A rookie Yorkshire journalist sets out to solve the case of a child murderer. (102 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
14.
A Touch of Frost (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
 
15.
Midsomer Murders (1997 TV Series)
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County. (90 mins.)
 
16.
Inspector Morse (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.)
 
17.
Inspector George Gently (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases. (89 mins.)
 
18.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The cases of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again. (42 mins.)
 
19.
Waking the Dead (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology. (100 mins.)
 
20.
Life on Mars (2006 TV Series)
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers. (60 mins.)
 
21.
Between the Lines (1992 TV Series)
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"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers... (50 mins.)
 
22.
The Bill (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis. (50 mins.)
 
23.
Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Amateur detective Miss Jane Marple investigates the murder of a young woman whose body is found in the library at Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Arthur Bantry. (156 mins.)
“ Well,I could be mistaken,yet in my remembrance this was part of some mini-series (?) ” - NuritFe08
 
24.
Silk (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk. (60 mins.)
 
25.
Inspector Lewis (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them. (90 mins.)
 
26.
Heartbeat (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield. (50 mins.)
 
27.
Murder, She Wrote (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters. (93 mins.)
 
28.
Murdoch Mysteries (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders. (48 mins.)
 
29.
Prime Suspect (1991 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades. (207 mins.)
 
30.
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore. (60 mins.)
 
31.
NYPD Blue (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases. (45 mins.)
 
32.
Castle (2009 TV Series)
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes. (43 mins.)
 
33.
Blue Bloods (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Revolves around a family of New York cops. (43 mins.)
 
34.
Bored to Death (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels. (28 mins.)
 
35.
Donna Leon (2000 TV Series)
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In each story, Venetian detective commissioner Guido Brunetti investigates and solves one or more crimes... (90 mins.)
 
36.
Crimewatch UK (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Looking at the range of criminal activity that plagues the United Kingdom, giving vital information on unsolved cases. (50 mins.)
 
37.
The Bridge (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer. (60 mins.)
 
38.
The Eagle (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Ørnen, an Icelandic inspector in the Danish police force, is named chief constable of a new task force to help solve international crime... (90 mins.)
 
39.
Unit 1 (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A mobile task force is dispatched across Denmark to help local police solve tough cases. (75 mins.)
 
40.
Lie to Me (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies. (43 mins.)
 
41.
The Shield (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking... (47 mins.)
 
42.
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.)
“ ^.^ ” - NuritFe08
 
43.
Brotherhood (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke). (60 mins.)
 
44.
Foyle's War (2002 TV Series)
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As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war. (90 mins.)
 
45.
24 (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster. (44 mins.)
 
46.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
 
47.
MI-5 (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization. (60 mins.)
 
48.
Real Crime (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Each episode examines a notorious crime and includes interviews with relatives of the victims. (60 mins.)
 
49.
Scott & Bailey (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives. (45 mins.)
 
50.
The Black Donnellys (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Four young Irish brothers are caught up in New York's underworld of organized crime. (60 mins.)
 
51.
Ripper Street (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper. (59 mins.)
 
52.
Criminal Justice (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband. (300 mins.)
 
53.
Inside Men (2012 Mini-Series)
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The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist. (60 mins.)
 
54.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. (55 mins.)
 
55.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad. (53 mins.)
 
56.
Grimm (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces. (45 mins.)
 
57.
Oz (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
Director: Gregory Dark
 
58.
Magic City (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Centers on Miami mobsters and other characters from Miami Beach in the late 1950s. (50 mins.)
 
59.
NCIS (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. (60 mins.)