Cops (1989– )

TV Series  -   -  Action | Crime | Reality-TV
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 2,994 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 10 critic

This action-packed police show follows real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the United States armed with nothing but with a television camera to ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 12 Feb 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 08 Aug 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 07 Sep 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 18 May 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Cops" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Cops (1989– )

Cops (1989– ) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cops.

Next Episode

Perfume Takedown (S27, Ep4)

A patrolman stops a fleeing thief who ran right into him, armed-robbery victims recount the crime while watching surveillance footage, officers work to return tearful children to their ...


Episodes

Season:

27 | 26 | 25 | 24 | 23 | 22 | 21 | 20 | 19 | 18 | See more »

Year:

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | See more »
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Whale Wars (TV Series 2008)
Documentary | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

This stunning and dangerous limited series spotlights both the controversial Japanese whaling trade and the tactics that the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and its staff and volunteers ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Aultman, Peter Hammarstedt, Benjamin Potts
Little People, Big World (TV Series 2006)
Documentary | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the most in-depth television documentation of the lives of Little People, the series follows the Roloffs - an extraordinary family composed of both little and average-sized people. Over ... See full summary »

Stars: Zachary Roloff, Matthew Roloff, Amy Roloff
Miami Ink (2005–2008)
Documentary | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

5 tattoo artists move to South Beach to open up a tattoo shop.

Stars: Katherine von Drachenberg, Darren Brass, Yojiro Harada
Deadliest Catch (TV Series 2005)
Documentary | Adventure | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadly profession in the world.

Stars: Mike Rowe, Sig Hansen, Edgar Hansen
Storm Chasers (TV Series 2007)
Documentary | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Sean C. Casey, Joel Taylor, Reed Timmer
The First 48 (TV Series 2004)
Crime | Mystery | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The series follows detectives during the hours immediately following a homicide.

Stars: Dion Graham, Caroline Mason, Tony Mullins
Forensic Files (TV Series 2000)
Crime | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.

Stars: Peter Thomas, Skip Palenik, Dave Weidler
Ice Road Truckers (TV Series 2007)
Documentary | Adventure | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

During the harsh winter of Canada's Northwest Territory, remote villages and work camps are cut off from the world. To keep them supplied, a tenacious group of long-haul truckers drive ... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh Rowland, Alex Debogorski, Thom Beers
Animal Cops: Detroit (2002–2006)
Documentary | Crime | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The second in a series of such shows on Animal Planet, Animal Cops: Detroit follows the animal cruelty investigations teams of the Michigan Humane Society. Their purpose it to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Michele Santopietro, Kevin Jones, Mike Dowe Jr.
Alaska State Troopers (TV Series 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Cameras ride along with Troopers as they keep the streets safe and hunters honest while at the same time taking advantage of the breathtaking landscape that Alaska State Troopers are lucky enough to call "their office."

Stars: Marc Graue, Daron Cooper, Howie Peterson
Trauma: Life in the E.R. (TV Series 1997)
Documentary | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Chip Demarest, Andy Michaels, Brian Plaisier
Animal Cops: Houston (TV Series 2003)
Crime | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Animal Cops - Houston is the third Animal Planet series to follow the work of animal cruelty investigators. This particular series follows the animal cruelty investigators of the Houston ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Leigh, Michele Santopietro, Janella Clay
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself (3 episodes, 2006-2013)
Joe Guay ...
 Himself - Police Officer / ... (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Edit

Storyline

This action-packed police show follows real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the United States armed with nothing but with a television camera to capture their actions as they perform their daily duty "to serve and protect" the public. Written by Bryan Hoch <bhoch@icu.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

11 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cops Reloaded  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Was bought during the 1988 writers strike when Fox was starting to run low on new content. See more »

Quotes

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!
See more »


Soundtracks

Bad Boys
Written by Ian Lewis
Performed by Inner Circle
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
The War on Drugs is A Sham: 4/10
1 August 2013 | by (Deep in the Catacombs of the Tall Man's Lair) – See all my reviews

Yes, in my estimate, the majority of people arrested on this program deserve to be arrested: Drunk drivers, robbers/ thieves, domestic abusers, wreck less drivers, child abusers.... But what bothers me is that way too many non violent suspects are arrested for minor possessions of marijuana, cocaine, crack.... These people don't need to be locked up with violent offenders. The problem is that many of the officers on this program display behavior that's reprehensible, ignorant, and nasty. These bastard cops are ruining poor people's lives even more than they are already ruined; and many times over non-violent offenses. I shouldn't even watch this program, because I mostly just get upset at the ridiculousness and nastiness displayed by these so called great citizen cops. The problem IS, these cops are making decent people into criminals. The problem IS the War on Drugs is a terrible sham that's morphed into one of the biggest money making businesses in the country. Do you know how many GOP law enforcement flakes would be out of work if marijuana would be legalized? Tens of thousands. Do you think they want that? Clearly most creeps in law enforcement are more concerned with their fat cat pensions than truly helping people and society.


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Cpl. Anthony Damiano TwiztidRoman
Is Spike renewing it for a 27th season?? kamakzie
Canceled by Fox,but moving to FX. sg488
Cops are kids who got picked on in school! JetsMets84
Why do they never ask 'Why is there a camera' LarryKingGeoff
Mexican guy getting arrested and yelling for his fat girlfriend Lorina?! LucasGee
Discuss Cops (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page