IMDb Polls

Poll: America's Finest Police Force

Many American police/crime TV series take place within the setting of existing law enforcement communities in the USA.

Which of the following real life police departments has the most entertaining (fictional) counterpart on TV?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

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    NYPD Blue (1993)

    New York (NY) Police Department - NYPD
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    Miami Vice (1984)

    Miami-Dade (FL) Police Department - MDPD
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    The Streets of San Francisco (1972)

    San Francisco (CA) Police Department - SFPD
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    Columbo (1971)

    Los Angeles (CA) Police Department - LAPD
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    The Wire (2002)

    Baltimore (MD) Police Department - BPD
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    Breaking Bad (2008)

    Albuquerque (NM) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
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    CHiPs (1977)

    California (CA) Highway Patrol - CHP
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    Memphis Beat (2010)

    Memphis (TN) Police Department - MPD
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    Chicago P.D. (2014)

    Chicago (IL) Police Department - CPD
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    In the Heat of the Night (1988)

    Sparta (MS) Police Department
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    The F.B.I. (1965)

    Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI
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    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)

    Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department - LVMPD
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    Hawaii Five-O (1968)

    Honolulu (HI) Police Department - HPD
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    Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)

    Texas Ranger Division - TxDPS
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    The District (2000)

    Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia - MPDC
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    Cold Case (2003)

    Philadelphia (PA) Police Department - PPD or Philly PD
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    True Detective (2014)

    Ventura County (CA) Sheriff's Office (season 2 only)
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    Battle Creek (2015)

    Battle Creek (MI) Police Department
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    iZombie (2015)

    Seattle (WA) Police Department - SPD
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    Grimm (2011)

    Portland (OR) Police Bureau - PPB
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    Deadwood (2004)

    Deadwood (SD) Sheriff Department
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    The Bridge (2013)

    El Paso (TX) Police Department - EPPD
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    Supernatural (2005)

    Sioux Falls (SD) Police Department