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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About as close to a reality show as you can get
11 September 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

The recent wave of reality shows on television, or in more precise terms "wave of crap", still can not compare to the only true series of the genre, Cops. Survivor started off well, but it began showng signs of utter ridiculousness until its obscene state now. Everything else is just a plain hack of it. By the way, I'm confused by the point being brought up by the naysayers of this show. What the heck were you expecting, actors with scripts?


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