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In this reality series, cameras ride along with law enforcement officers as they go about their daily (actually, usually nightly) duties patrolling the streets of American cities. The action is sometimes exciting, often mundane, and always colorful. The series debuted on Fox in 1989 and continues to air.

Cops is a series that is currently running and has 33 seasons (830 episodes). The series first aired on March 6, 1989.

Where do I stream Cops online? Cops is available for streaming on Spike TV, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Cops on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV, Tubi TV, Pluto TV online.

Saturday 8:00 PM et/pt on Spike TV
33 Seasons, 830 Episodes
March 6, 1989
Action & Adventure Reality
Cast: Ruben Barela, Andrew Fincher, Alex Cox, Heather Ashley Chase
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Cops Full Episode Guide

  • A motorcyclist tries to escape on foot, a couple's synthetic marijuana use catches up with them, and an officer tries to get the real story behind a domestic disturbance.

  • A man in hiding is sniffed out quickly by the K-9 unit, a couple gets caught lying when an officer recognizes them, and a woman's dogs save her a trip to jail.

  • Police go off-roading to follow a stolen car, a man has odd excuses for having suspicious items, and an officer settles a dispute between a wife and her jealous husband.

  • Passengers come tumbling out one-by-one during a car chase. Officers point out a dubious item stuck to a suspect’s pants. The occupants of a stolen vehicle claim they fell victim to a mysterious woman.

  • A fleeing driver forges his own path in order to get away from police. Officers tell the employee of a car dealership to invest in more security cameras. Emotions run high as a deputy breaks up an explosive domestic situation.

  • A suspect bails out of his friend's car when deputies catch him making a shady move; a nervous driver preemptively denies ownership of all his clothes; and a man's decision to fire off some rounds puts his neighborhood on edge.

  • After a nighttime car chase ends in a front yard, police look for clues to find the truth. A fed-up woman tries to talk sense into a man who won’t face reality. An officer has a heart-to-heart with a veteran down on his luck.

  • A man on a motorcycle evades an officer , a woman in a suspicious vehicle accrues multiple charges , and a traffic stop reveals two men under the influence.

  • A burglary results in an act of solidarity, a foot pursuit ends when the K-9 unit shows up, and person with a substance user disorder leaves a strong impression on an officer.

  • Officers suspect meth use by a man sleeping in a bus station, a pedestrian's multiple bags of drugs suggest trafficking, and a drunk driver claims she was set up.

  • A defiant woman makes a bad decision while her boyfriend stands on the sidelines. A fake tag and a confusing story don’t pass officers’ sniff test. Police intervene when they pass by a father and son quarreling in public.

  • Officers uncover a shoplifter's haul, but he insists he had charitable intentions; a supposed baseball fan is found with numerous illicit items in his car; and a traffic stop for dark tint leads to a slew of problems for the driver.

  • The possibility of a hefty prison sentence scares a suspect into running from an officer. Deputies talk some sense into two parents who need help. Police try to contain an irate woman who attacked her ex-boyfriend with a hammer.

  • A family calls the police when they realize an intruder is in their house. A mother asks her son to seek help after deputies find some unsavory items in his car. Tensions reach a breaking point for a young man and his stepdad.

  • A man in a mask reacts in fear when he learns he has a warrant, a woman drives erratically on her way to the nail salon, and a woman's boyfriend burns her with wax.

  • A trespassing suspect asks a lot of questions instead of answering them. Deputies uncover a heap of contraband during a traffic stop. Exes do their best to tolerate each other for a few more hours until one leaves for rehab.

  • A driver escapes a traffic stop and pretends to be a laundromat customer. Party plans are cancelled when a polite young man gets pulled over. Deputies respond to a distressed woman whose ex-boyfriend locked her out of the house.

  • A woman's birthday goes south and investigators are suspicious of a suspect; An old lady rescues a teen who was pulled over.

  • An apologetic motorcyclist is lucky to be alive after crashing out on a dark road. On a traffic stop, deputies turn to two passengers for answers. A young driver admits his situation doesn't look good when police pull him over.

  • Vehicles peel out of a parking lot when officers arrive to break up a street race; a goofy driver tries to crack jokes to lessen the seriousness of his mistake, and a wanted woman cares more about her oral hygiene than her warrant.

  • An unlucky family gets a rude awakening when a drunk driver crashes out in their driveway; a suspended license doesn't stop a man from driving his dad home; and a car full of teens gets pulled over on their way to a movie.

  • Nerves get the better of one woman when she tries to elude a deputy on a bike. Deputies come to a decision after two animated exes tell their sides of the story. A man's choice in seasonings raises a red flag for police.

  • A convenience store confrontation turns into a parking lot skirmish; an uncoordinated car passenger attracts deputies' attention; and a suspicious man swears he peeked into a closed store because he wanted to read their menu.

  • A burglary exhausts himself after jumping many fences. Officers engage in a standoff with a felon.

  • A mother gets a warrant; a frequent traffic offender gets pulled over; authorities respond to a report about a blood fight.

  • A protective mother tries to hide her daughter from both deputies and consequences. Police search for the key to a mysterious glove compartment. A rideshare driver gets pulled over when her passenger raises deputies’ suspicions.

  • A man in cuffs tries to bet deputies that he can outrun them next time. A teenager can't deny the evidence that places him at the scene of a robbery. Sparks go flying when a trucker takes his whole family on a high-speed chase.

  • Deputies react quickly and nab a suspect with a penchant for identity theft; two women learn the value of keeping track of what's in their bags; and police help a high schooler understand that his parents just want the best for him.

  • A young man turns on his crew after their night of joyriding gets cut short. An unlucky pizza delivery driver flags down police after getting robbed. Deputies identify a distinctive scent when they pull over a suspicious car.

  • Everyone is on edge after a deranged man harasses his sister and her coworkers. A driver plays innocent during a traffic stop, but his passengers call his bluff. A man with a checkered past vows to do better by his young son.

  • A shop owner gets a big surprise when a runaway offender hides in her store. Deputies pull over a moving van and find more than furniture in the back. Police confront a woman about trespassing for the third time in a week.

  • A traffic stop leads to an altercation with an armed passenger, a man is accused of assault while searching for marijuana, and a woman on probation has mismatched plates.

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'Cops' Cancelled by Paramount Network

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