French TV series about the police

List of the best French TV series about the police according to viewers: Candice Renoir, Lupin, The Mantis, Bordertown, The Crimson Rivers, Criminal: France, Trapped, Criminal: UK, Balthazar, The Last Panthers.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersSingle mothers
StyleFascinating

Candice Renoir had put her career on standby for 10 years. When she returns from Singapore to resume service in a port town in the south of France, she feels a bit “rusty”. Despite the obvious defiance of her unit and a cynical superior who doesn’t make her job any easier, she is determined to turn her so-called weaknesses into strengths, solving the most complex cases with her common sense, her acute observation and her practical nature seasoned by a busy daily routine.Only Candice can catch a killer because she knows the chemical composition of a window-cleaning product or determine the hour of a murder from the cooking-time of kebabs… Candice is only naive on the outside, and nobody can resist her!

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: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration00:29
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Criminals, Strong women
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have only one interlocutor, Damien Carrot, her son, who became a cop because of the crimes of his mother, and who refuses all contact with her since her arrest.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryFinland, France
CharactersTeenagers
PlotBorder
PlaceRussia, Small towns
StyleAction, Dark, Fascinating

The series tells the story of DI Kari Sorjonen of the Serious Crime Unit in Lappeenranta, his family, and his investigations into a variety of harrowing homicides around the border area.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Sects
StyleFascinating

Old-school police detective Pierre Niemans and his former student Camille Delaunay tackle complex, brutal murder cases.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryFrance
PlotInvestigation

Secrets emerge and entire cases unravel inside a police interview room in Paris, where suspects and investigators face off in an intricate dance.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIceland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, United Kingdom
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric

Icelandic crime drama featuring Chief of Police Andri.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecrime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain
Duration01:00
CharactersPartners
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Within the walls of an interrogation room and with time running out, London investigators go after three suspects, each accused of a grievous crime.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryFrance
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
StyleFascinating

Facing a series of complex murder cases, new police commander Hélène Bach must learn to work with the brilliant yet exasperating Raphaël, who can make the dead speak like no-one else.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:31
CharactersGangsters, The thieves
PlotRobbery
StyleAction, Fascinating

The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Naomi is the British loss adjustor charged with recovering the stolen diamonds whatever the cost. Also in pursuit is French-Algerian policeman Khalil.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFinland, Germany
Duration01:29
CharactersTeenagers, Widows, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Missing people
StyleWorth watching, Action, Fascinating

When Sofia Karppi, a detective in her 30's who is trying to get over her husband's death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceHospitals
StyleAction, Twisted plot

A doctor searching frantically for her missing baby daughter finds herself tangled in a web of ruthless criminals, suspicious cops and dark secrets.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, China, West Germany, Japan, France, Italy
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Aliens
PlotTime travel, Martial Arts

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American animated television series, mainly set in New York City. It first aired on February 8, 2003 and ended on February 28, 2009. The series marked the revival of the franchise as a Saturday morning cartoon on Fox's Fox Box programming block The TMNT 2003 TV series was produced by 4Kids Entertainment, and Mirage Studios, which each owned half of the rights to the show, and animated by Dong Woo Animation. Reruns ran on Cartoon Network's Miguzi block in 2004. The series migrated to The CW4Kids in its final season after 4Kids's contract with Fox ended. Nickelodeon now owns the rights to this and any future Turtles series.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, history
CountryFrance, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration06:00
CharactersInvestigators

Les Misérables is a 2000 French television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. The miniseries was broadcast in four parts. A three hour English version was also released.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:43
CharactersPolice
StyleTo cry

Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he burned out on the job. The series follows Andy and her four colleagues -- Dov Epstein, Gail Peck, Traci Nash and Chris Diaz -- as they experience the trials, triumphs and tribulations of police work, as well as its effect on their personal lives.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWriters, Partners
PlotInvestigation

After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:52
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Rich
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Love triangle, Money, Power
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.

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: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
PlotLove, betrayal, Death
PlaceUSA

Corrupt ex-cop turned hitman Nick Sax's life is changed forever by a relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse named Happy.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration10:30
CharactersGangsters
StylePopular

Liquidation is a highly popular Russian television series, which parallels the famous The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed with notable ethical shift. In the "Meeting Place", chief of criminal investigations Gleb Zheglov had a modus operandi "Thief must go to prison, no matter how I put him there". In Liquidation, chief of criminal investigations David Gotsman's motto has changed to "Thief must go to prison, but lawfully so". The stars of the film include famous Russian actors such as Vladimir Mashkov and Konstantin Lavronenko. Sergei Makovetsky had to replace Andrey Krasko, who died of heart attack during the filming.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:23
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotInvestigation

A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.

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

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Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersPolice, Partners
StyleSpectacular, Action

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.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Heroes, Special agents
PlotInvestigation
StyleFor men, Atmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Since premiering in 2009, Southland has redefined the police drama with its raw, authentic look at the lives and work of Los Angeles detectives and beat cops. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper (Cudlitz), a seasoned cop who will have to prove himself again after recovering from surgery; Officer Ben Sherman (McKenzie), who still has much to learn after recently completing his training rotation; Detective Lydia Adams (King), whose unending caseload hits closer to home; and Sammy Bryant (Hatosy), a former detective who decided to go back to being a uniform cop after the traumatic death of his partner.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersPolice

Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009. It is a mockumentary-style parody of law enforcement documentary shows, specifically COPS, with comic actors playing the police officers. Most of the material is improvised, using a broad outline, and with minimal scripted material. The series spawned a film, Reno 911!: Miami, featuring the same cast. Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant and Kerri Kenney-Silver both starred in and are billed as creators of the series.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:01
CharactersDetectives
PlotDeath, Abduction
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil refinery – the wave of drugs, prostitution and organised crime that follows them threatens to sweep away everything in its wake.

Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For men, Fascinating

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

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.





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