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The lives of Police Officers working for the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Top Rated TV #219 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 Officer John Cooper (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Detective Sammy Bryant / ... (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Detective Lydia Adams (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Officer Ben Sherman (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Officer Dewey Dudek (27 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Officer Chickie Brown (19 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Sergeant Terry Hill (19 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Detective Daniel Salinger (18 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Detective Ruben Robinson (18 episodes, 2012-2013)
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The lives of Police Officers working for the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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9 April 2009 (USA)  »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The Crown Victoria's used in the series are not the Police Interceptor version. They are base Crown Victoria's made to look like an LAPD cruiser. Crown Victoria Police Interceptor's have a 140 MPH speedometer and no wood-grain dash trim. The ones used in the series have wood-grain dash trim and the retail 120 MPH speedometer, among other things. The "Ballistic Panel" label on the door panels is also not like the factory Ford labels. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series, real Los Angeles thoroughfares or sections are named (e.g. Rodeo, Florence, Vermont), while scenery is nowhere near the real life locations. Even fictitious addresses aren't within the range seen on the real street (e.g. 1024 Rodeo Rd. can't exist on a street that only goes as far east as the 2000 West block). See more »


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Canção do Mar (Song of the Sea)
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Written by Frederico de Brito & Ferrer Trindade
Performed by Dulce Pontes
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This show is my favorite show ever
14 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am going to school to be a police officer in WI. The pilot was so REALISTIC. Awesome. This show is probably going to let a lot of people know that being a police officer, Detective, or any job within the police is really just a job, an awesome one, like the FTO said "this is a front row show the greatest show on the earth..

I am a big 24 nut and I actually prefer watching southland.. cuts out all the bullshit.

I would have to say.. Really good acting especially on the FTO's behalf.. he did a great job at letting everyone watching what it is like to be a rookie police officer, and how hard it is to complete the training guidelines and pretty much be a prick to your trainee.

Keep it up... That pilot was amazing.

2009 Best Series...


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