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Police Dog on Children's Cartoon Draws Fire on Twitter

Social media users targeted Chase, saying “Euthanize the police dog,” “Defund the paw patrol," and "All dogs go to heaven, except the class traitors in the Paw Patrol.”

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Long-Running Reality TV Show "Cops" Canceled

"Cops" debuted on the then-new Fox network in 1989. It remained on Fox until 2013 when it moved to Spike TV, which became the Paramount Network.

New A&E Competition Show Features Several Police K-9s, Handlers

A new competition show on the A&E television network features several police K-9s and their handlers showing off their combined skills in agility demonstrations and other activities.

Baltimore FOP Send Letter to Producer Over Officers' Portrayal in Saturday Night Live Sketch

“As you are most likely aware, the Baltimore Police department is currently a very beleaguered agency in the throes of massive amounts of criticism and disrespect,” Lt. Gene Ryan, the president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, wrote in a letter to SNL’s Lorne Michaels on Wednesday.

Officer Who Inspired Films 'Dirty Harry,' 'Bullitt,' and 'Zodiac' Has Died

San Francisco Police Detective Dave Toschi was a brash, larger-than-life personality, and he received his most famous assignment in 1969 when, alongside partner Bill Armstrong, he was tasked with handling the Zodiac serial-killer case. That, in turn, led to national prominence and attracted the attention of Hollywood.

Video: PJ Media Names 15 Greatest American Cop Shows

As Amazon Prime streaming service brings back Bosch for another season, how does today’s best cop show (based on the best series of mystery novels of its generation) rank with other American police procedurals in television history?

Creator of HBO Police Show "The Wire" Denounces Baltimore Rioting

"The Wire," which depicted the Baltimore drug scene through the eyes of drug dealers and police, ran for five seasons on HBO, ending in 2008. Simon, a former Baltimore Sun reporter, was critical of those who resorted to violence Monday.

5 Laughable Examples of How Hollywood Messes Up When Portraying Police

You know the scene: It’s a tense situation. A cop enters a room searching for a perp. He then makes a show of “racking” a service weapon, or putting a round in the chamber. The thing is, no cop would do that during this point in a call.

25 of Television's Most Unforgettable Police Characters

TV’s police characters have left an impression on the public and how America views the police profession. Fox News lists 25 of the most unforgettable ones.

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A Hollywood Lesson in Heroes

And so I sat down and waited for highlights of hero-celebrating fare, looking forward to clips of "End of Shift," "Ladder 49," and "Backdraft." I figured I'd maybe catch a glimpse of a pre-"Cheers" Ted Danson in the role of ill-fated LAPD Officer Ian Campbell in "The Onion Field."