If you're less interested in seeing baddies tagged and bagged, and more interested in seeing how police departments run, then this list of cop dramas may be for you. Hey, it's just like any other office, but with more mustaches, guns, and pending internal investigations.
Harry Bosch is a throwback to the classic LA noir detectives--a troubled loner determined to secure justice for all victims. Bosch shares a show runner and several actors from the Wire, as well as a focus on the realities of police work and politics.
Two hunters, one cold, deliberate and highly efficient and the other, a strong, athletic man with a wife, two children and a counselling job... one of them is a serial killer and one is a cop. Seasons 1 and 2 are outstanding, but you might want to give the third season a pass.