Detective series about the police

List of the best detective series about the police according to viewers: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed, Law & Order, True Detective, Life on Mars, Homicide: Life on the Street, Luther, The Bridge, The Dead Lake, The Day the Earth Shook.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersPolice

The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter and character-driven drama. The network later added spin-offs CSI: Miami and CSI: NY, which have both been cancelled after ten and nine seasons respectively.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration05:59
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSSR
StylePopular

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Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice

Follows a crime (usually a murder), usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners, Losers
PlotTime travel
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Fancy, Twisted plot, Dark, To cry

A detective chief inspector from 2006 is investigating a serial killer when he is knocked over by a speeding car. Waking up, he finds himself mysteriously transported back in time to 1973. Initially struggling to come to terms with his situation, he has to come to terms with the old-fashioned technology and attitude of the day, while figuring out how he came to be trapped in the past.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:47
CharactersPolice

An American police procedural chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action

A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration00:57
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Dark, Fascinating

When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
CharactersInvestigators
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleAction

Experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy is sent to Northern Russia to investigate the murder of the local Oligarch's daughter.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIsrael
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation

An earthquake in the north uncovers a large hole in a nature reserve. Inside the hole, three human skeletons are found. The plot thickens when DNA tests reveal that the DNA belongs to three living people...

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration04:46
StyleAction

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Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Journalists, Veterans
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleSpectacular, Action, By books, Dark

Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to remain loyal to his personal code: “Everybody counts or nobody counts.”

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Action, Fascinating

An absurdist, retro-futuristic 80s cop extravaganza. The series follows undercover detective Dazzle Novak, a handsome idiot who commits more crimes than most criminals. His tyrannical chief, Pizzaz Miller, won't get off his back, and hotshot rookie Rad Cunningham is dying to see him fail. With the world against him, Dazzle is thrust into a living nightmare: having to do actual police work.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Hackers, Lesbians, Psychologists
PlotInvestigation, FBI
PlacePrison
StyleAtmospheric

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, short, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersInvestigators
PlotInvestigation, Death, Martial Arts, Divorce

From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

In the gritty world of the NYPD, no one's tougher than Detective Robert Ironside. He and his trusted, handpicked team of specialists will do whatever it takes to solve New York's most difficult and notorious crimes - even if it means breaking the rules. As a detective, his instincts are second to none, and those around him have to stay on their toes if they want to keep up...because when his spine was shattered by a bullet two years ago, Ironside swore he'd never let a damn wheelchair slow him down.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersNurses, Janitors
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Investigation, Missing people, Justice
PlacePrison, France
StyleFascinating

Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Fish Police is a comic book series by cartoonist Steve Moncuse. The plot centers on law and crime in a fictional underwater metropolis with the protagonist, Inspector Gill, trying to solve various, often Mafia-related, crimes while avoiding being seduced by the buxom Angel Jones. The comic featured several marine species as its characters, while the plots and dialogue were reminiscent of film noir.Original Fish Police stories were published from 1985 to 1991, and featured the early work of Sam Kieth as inker.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeenagers, Serial killers, Maniacs, Psychologists, Journalists
PlotInvestigation
Time19th century
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action

New York, 1896. Police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt brings together criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, newspaper illustrator John Moore and secretary Sara Howard to investigate several murders of male prostitutes.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Based on real events, Fascinating

An exploration of the case of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s, committing 50 sexual assaults and 10 murders, and true crime author Michelle McNamara's obsessive quest to find justice on behalf of his victims.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:42
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Mystery, Life after death, Mystery
StyleAction, Fascinating

Cassie Bedford has visions... whether she likes it or not. Sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help. When her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his new partner, former FBI agent Damien Asante, need assistance, Cassie reluctantly uses her abilities and helps solve some of the city’s most challenging cases.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation

Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant Steve McGarrett, the head of a special state police task force which was based on an actual unit that existed under martial law in the 1940s. The theme music composed by Morton Stevens became especially popular. Many episodes would end with McGarrett instructing his subordinate to "Book 'em, Danno!", sometimes specifying a charge such as "murder one".

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice

Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side.Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a different band of brothers – a powerful Latino gang called Los Angelicos. When Ryan's best friend and police partner is senselessly killed by a notorious gang member, Ryan teams up with longtime Task Force member Cassius Green who has been at the forefront of the city's war on organized crime. In this war between law enforcement and gangs, the series explores how only people who really know the streets can win the battle on the streets.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersPolice
PlotTime travel, Investigation

After a car crash, police detective Sam Tyler mysteriously finds himself transported back to 1973 and still working as a detective.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersCriminals, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleShort, Action, By books, Based on real events, Women in the lead roles

A teenager is charged with lying about her rape allegation, but two determined investigative female detectives discover a far more sinister truth.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersGeniuses
PlotSuperpowers, Mystery, Lost memory
PlaceUSA

John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers
PlotDeception
PlaceUSA

Sidelined after an accident, hotshot Los Angeles lawyer Mickey Haller restarts his career — and his trademark Lincoln — when he takes on a murder case.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Kings, Robots, Cats
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Travel, Adventures, Mystery
PlaceTrains
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Passengers on board the mysterious Infinity Train must explore a series of endless cars that each contain unique worlds and puzzles to solve in order to unravel the mysteries of the train - and within themselves - to open the doorway home.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Mystery, Mystery, Divorce
StyleAtmospheric

A police chief takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center of it all.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryHungary, USA
PlotInvestigation

Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak investigates crimes in New York City.





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