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The Best Episodes of Cops

Every episode of Cops ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Cops!

Follow real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the United States armed with nothing but with cameras to capture their actions, performing their daily duty to serve and protect the public.

Genre:Reality

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Cops" is "650th Milestone Episode", rated 8.6/10 from 12 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "650th Milestone Episode" aired on 5/20/2006 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Mardi Gras 2003".

  • 650th Milestone Episode
    8.6/10 12 votes

    #1 - 650th Milestone Episode

    Season 18 Episode 29 - Aired 2006-05-20

    No description available

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  • Mardi Gras 2003
    8.2/10 9 votes

    #2 - Mardi Gras 2003

    Season 16 Episode 1 - Aired 2003-04-26

    No description available

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  • Naked Cops 1 Special Edition
    7.9/10 11 votes

    #3 - Naked Cops 1 Special Edition

    Season 14 Episode 34 - Aired 2002-04-27

    (Atlanta, GA - 3:37 AM Car Pursuit) Zone 3 - Officer Greg Dabny spots a car with no tail light and goes to pull him over and he runs. Turns out the black male driver with no pants on abducted a young black woman in a short silver dress off the street at gunpoint and forced her into his car to give him a blow job. Cops chase him and he flips the car over a fence and she falls out and has bloody knees. An officer chases a half-naked driver; a nude man breaks into a school; a nude runs through a residential neighborhood; officers order nude sunbathers to cover up; nudity at a Mardi Gras party. Cleveland, OH/Las Vegas, NV/Kansas City, KS/Jackson Co #1434. 4/27/02

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  • COPS - Coast to Coast 68
    7.9/10 11 votes

    #4 - COPS - Coast to Coast 68

    Season 17 Episode 4 - Aired 2004-09-11

    (Jacksonville, FL - 3:18 PM Narcotic Sting Briefing) Narcotics Unit – Sgt. Randy White talks about a buy/bust operation and they call up a dealer whom Detective Linda Morgan has his number from a previous deal. They meet in a park in a blue truck with an ATV in the back. They jump the two black dealers who know nothing about any drugs. One guy starts swallowing the drugs and they get him to spit it out. They call another guy in a red Lumina for crack. He notices the police and drives off, but they block him in after he rams them twice. 8:12 PM – Linda calls another guy and meets him at a liquor store parking lot. The black dealer runs and gets a huge lead across the road and they have to catch him by car. They take his picture and he won’t say a word after selling them $100 worth of crack for $80. Passaic County NJ (4:51 Traffic Stop) Sheriff’s Dept. Cpl. Anthony Damiano tells about the area he covers. He heads to a project to see what is going on. He pulls over a car for missing a stop sign. The white driver says excuse me to Anthony, gets out, has no ID, but has two bags of crack. He’s 29 and from Garfield and has been smoking it for two weeks and just got out of rehab. He been stressed out because of his girlfriend hounding him, his one year old kid, having a crappy job and a bad accident at work today. He is charged with only simple possession and says his girlfriend will kick him out. Jacksonville FL – Zone 4 – Officer Brett Futch says his kids don’t worry about him. He keeps a journal for his daughter who thinks the stories from his job are cool. (9:22 PM Domestic Violence Call) 15 year old Nicole beat up her mom. She wanted to go to a birthday party, but instead was sneaking out with her boyfriend Anthony. She was punching, kicking and biting as her mom tried to get the phone away from her. She called her mom a bitch, slut, tramp and a whore an has marks on her from the struggle. Officer Michelle Terry arrests the daughter, which causes her to cry and say she wasn’t the first one to attack. Nicole says she pushed her down on the bed and wouldn’t let her get up. Brett says her mom has the right to discipline her. Mom says Nicole needs help. AKA Damiano Buy/Bust

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  • Odd Arrests #2
    7.9/10 12 votes

    #5 - Odd Arrests #2

    Season 22 Episode 1 - Aired 2009-09-12

    The COPS Season 22 opener includes a Las Vegas Metro police officer and the Las Vegas fire department trying to deal with a suspect who resists arrest, and a suspicious driver refuses to pull over.

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  • Facebook Fury
    7.9/10 13 votes

    #6 - Facebook Fury

    Season 27 Episode 18 - Aired 2014-11-22

    A DUI suspect reminds an officer of one famous dude. A naked man shocks a stranger on her porch. A daughter’s tantrum shakes the whole apartment when mom takes away Facebook.

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  • From Sixty to Zero
    7.9/10 15 votes

    #7 - From Sixty to Zero

    Season 29 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-06-04

    A motorcyclist gambles with his life during a high-speed chase. One lawbreaker will say anything to avoid being caught. A recent parolee blames Mom when the cops question him about his past.

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  • British Invasion
    7.9/10 12 votes

    #8 - British Invasion

    Season 29 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-07-30

    A desperate trespasser attempts to give the cops the slip. A frightened man tries to get the attention of deputies and takes the wrong approach. Officers show that a little honesty can go a long way.

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  • One, Two, Tree
    7.9/10 13 votes

    #9 - One, Two, Tree

    Season 29 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-08-06

    A high-speed pursuit ends suddenly when a suspect takes a wrong turn; officers intervene in a lovers' quarrel; and a nervous man tries to hide his criminal act.

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  • Evidence...What evidence? #1
    7.8/10 9 votes

    #10 - Evidence...What evidence? #1

    Season 20 Episode 2 - Aired 2007-09-08

    Part two of the COPS 20th season premiere continues with stories from Pittsburg; Brevard Country, Florida; and Rialto, California. Stories include K-9 and other officers in the assist of the arrest of a known narcotics user seen with a gun; a woman with a suspended license is stopped and arrested for DUI; and the robbery of a restaurant leads to a trailer park and the arrest of suspects.

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  • Coast to Coast #130
    7.8/10 8 votes

    #11 - Coast to Coast #130

    Season 20 Episode 3 - Aired 2007-09-15

    COPS from Rialto, California; Brevard and Lee counties in Florida. Stories include a naive young man who buys drugs; a woman is arrested for domestic violence though it was she who called the police; and a minor is arrested for gun possession.

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  • Coast to Coast #137
    7.8/10 8 votes

    #12 - Coast to Coast #137

    Season 20 Episode 16 - Aired 2008-01-26

    Coast to Coast in California and Kansas.This weeks stories include a suspect who rams a police car during a chase in Rialto and is tased; officers in Kansas City respond to a violent argument between roommates; and a desperate man in Sacramento attempts to elude officers

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  • Coast to Coast #172
    7.8/10 9 votes

    #13 - Coast to Coast #172

    Season 22 Episode 34 - Aired 2010-07-17

    No description available

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  • That's My Grill
    7.8/10 12 votes

    #14 - That's My Grill

    Season 28 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-08-01

    A handcuffed teen tries to run when deputies turn him over to paramedics; a suspect does his best to keep his lips sealed during a traffic stop; a woman attempts to evict her nephew and his pregnant girlfriend.

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  • Two in the Bush
    7.8/10 13 votes

    #15 - Two in the Bush

    Season 28 Episode 21 - Aired 2015-12-19

    One offender tries to make the rules after deputies place her in cuffs. An unlicensed driver speeds away from a checkpoint with devastating results. Officers do their best to learn the truth from a couple of evasive suspects.

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  • Shaking Like a Paint Mixer
    7.8/10 11 votes

    #16 - Shaking Like a Paint Mixer

    Season 28 Episode 25 - Aired 2016-01-30

    A man jumps from a moving vehicle to escape the police; a car chase ends with a call to paramedics; an agitated man confuses threatening actions with heroism.

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  • Pants Down, Hit the Ground
    7.8/10 13 votes

    #17 - Pants Down, Hit the Ground

    Season 29 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-07-23

    A deputy responds to a neighborhood disturbance where the suspect quickly reveals himself; a man learns a tough lesson about wearing a seatbelt; and police find a sad man with a bizarre story during a traffic stop.

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  • Nine Lives
    7.8/10 6 votes

    #18 - Nine Lives

    Season 33 Episode 15 - Aired 2022-03-04

    A generous boyfriend prevents his girlfriend from going to jail, officers save a kitten and more.

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  • High Crimes Special Edition #2
    7.7/10 15 votes

    #19 - High Crimes Special Edition #2

    Season 19 Episode 27 - Aired 2007-05-19

    COPS and high crimes from Cincinnati, Brevard County and Palm Springs. This episode's stories include a car stop which results in arrests for outstanding warrants and resisting arrest; a suspicious vehicle investigation results in arrests for possession and obstruction; and a tip results in a possession charge at a motel.

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  • Street Patrol No. 1
    7.7/10 35 votes

    #20 - Street Patrol No. 1

    Season 23 Episode 13 - Aired 2011-01-29

    A suspect on a bike tries to flee while being questioned by officers; a woman with a warrant out for her arrest claims she was assaulted; a man claims a neighbor chased him with a knife.

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  • Pinky Promise
    7.7/10 11 votes

    #21 - Pinky Promise

    Season 28 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-08-22

    A sleeping motorist displays a foul mood when woken up; reports of a suspicious person lead officers to much more; and a young woman offers promises in an attempt to avoid a trip to jail.

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  • Coast to Coast 3
    7.6/10 8 votes

    #22 - Coast to Coast 3

    Season 14 Episode 12 - Aired 2001-09-15

    (Des Moines, IA - 8:18 PM Assistance Call) 3rd Watch - Officer Joe Morgan has been there eleven years and likes the city because it is small, but not too small, there is still lots to do. An off duty cop is in a foot pursuit. Pursuit; domestic disturbance; car chase. Chattanooga TN/Atlanta, GA #1412. 9/15/01

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  • Liar Liar Special Edition
    7.6/10 8 votes

    #23 - Liar Liar Special Edition

    Season 19 Episode 19 - Aired 2007-02-24

    COPS from Cincinnati, Brevard County and Palm Springs. This episode's stories concentrate on people not telling the truth and include a man who takes officers through a foot pursuit and has to be tazered; a woman who has never been arrested gets pulled over because her music is too loud, only to reveal a large amount of pot; and a disturbance calls leads to an arrest after a large amount of drugs are found.

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  • Coast to Coast #131
    7.6/10 8 votes

    #24 - Coast to Coast #131

    Season 20 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-09-22

    COPS from Brevard County, Florida; Lee County, Florida; and Rialto, California. This episodes stories include a Brevard Deputy whom gets in a foot chase after a car stop; a Lee County Sheriff's deputy stops a juvenile driving a golf cart down the road; and a Rialto PD officer assists convenience-store employees who have been assaulted after several men try to steal beer.

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  • Police Pullovers Special Edition #3
    7.6/10 8 votes

    #25 - Police Pullovers Special Edition #3

    Season 20 Episode 11 - Aired 2007-11-17

    COPS from Indio PD, Rialto PD and Las Vegas Metro. This week's episode includes the pursuit of a stolen vehicle which becomes a foot pursuit; a vehicle with no plates is pulled over only to reveal lots of drugs in the backseat; and a car stop for questionable driving is the scene for another accident that happens at the same place.

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