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 Detective Louis Fitch (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Sergeant Jesse Longford (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Lieutenant Maureen Mason (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Detective Damon Washington (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Detective Vikram Mahajan (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Detective Ariana Sanchez (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Dr. Abbey Ward (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Detective John Stone (16 episodes, 2010-2011)

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21 September 2010 (USA)  »

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187 Детройт  »

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Detroit's real ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV is shown several times through the series, in the form of newscasts, press conferences, and news vans at crime scenes. All of the other TV stations shown are fake. See more »

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187 is the California Penal Code for homicide. In Michigan, the various forms of homicide start with 750. See more »

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23 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm thoroughly impressed with Detroit 1-8-7. This show is much more down to earth than any other cop show out there. The attention it brings to a true American ghetto like Detroit is astounding. It sounds ridiculous, but I truly believe that shows like this one that encourage people to take back their city can really make a difference. I've even heard that this show is really boosting Detroit's economy.

Coming from the Rust Belt myself (Milwaukee native), I love seeing a setting I can actually relate to, instead of flashy cities like New York, L. A., or Miami all the time. Plus, the Fitch character is freaking fantastic.

ABC better not cancel this show. It's awesome. I think it'll catch on for sure if they give it enough time.


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