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The Shield 

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Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.

Creator:

Shawn Ryan
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464 ( 30)

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7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   … See all »
Top Rated TV #111 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 13 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Chiklis ...  Vic Mackey 89 episodes, 2002-2008
Catherine Dent ...  Danni Sofer 89 episodes, 2002-2008
Walton Goggins ...  Shane Vendrell 89 episodes, 2002-2008
Michael Jace ...  Julien Lowe 89 episodes, 2002-2008
Jay Karnes ...  Holland Wagenbach 89 episodes, 2002-2008
Benito Martinez ...  David Aceveda 89 episodes, 2002-2008
CCH Pounder ...  Claudette Wyms 89 episodes, 2002-2008
Cathy Cahlin Ryan ...  Corrine Mackey 83 episodes, 2002-2008
David Rees Snell ...  Ronnie Gardocki 83 episodes, 2002-2008
Kenny Johnson ...  Curtis Lemansky 66 episodes, 2002-2006
David Marciano ...  Steve Billings 42 episodes, 2005-2008
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The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact. Written by <jgp3553@yahoo.com>

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Does the end, justify the means ? (Season 1) See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The cast had to undergo police weapons and tactics training for the series. See more »

Quotes

Taylor: Are you gonna hold this third strike over me for the rest of my life?
Vic Mackey: I could lie to you. But I have far too much respect for you as a person. Yes I am!
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Referenced in Match Game: Shooting Blanks (2020) See more »

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Among the best cop shows ever created!
28 July 2020 | by RobScott-13See all my reviews

The Shield is absolutely deserving of its hype and still holds up as much today as it did when it was on over 12 years ago! There are sooo many good police shows out there to choose from but The Shield is among the best to ever do it. It will keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the entire series!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rampart See more »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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