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|Brit Cops/Cop Squad|
Brit Cops: War on Crime title card
|Narrated by||Richard Bacon (Series 1-3)
Simon Allix (Series 4)
Daniel Abineri (Series 5)
Robert Glenister (Series 6 Template:Cop Squad)
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Producer(s)||Steadfast Television (series 1–6)
October Films (Series 6–)
|Running time||50-60 mins including adverts|
|Production company(s)||October Films (Series 6-)
DCD Media (Series 7-)
|Original network||Bravo (former)
Channel One (former)
Sky Livingit (current)
|Original release||18 August 2008 – present|
|Related shows||Cop Squad
Brit Cops is a British reality television series following police officers in the UK. It was first broadcast on Bravo. Since the closing of Bravo on 1 January 2011, older episodes were shown on Channel One (which was originally known as Virgin1) until the channel closed down on 1 February 2011 and Series 5 is continuing on Sky Livingit. For the sixth series the show changed its name to Cop Squad. Each series focuses on different UK police forces.
The show was produced by Steadfast Television until they went into administration in 2010, Series 6 was produced by October Films.
Brit Cops: Frontline Crime
Series 1: 12 episodes - First shown 18 August 2008. It followed the Q-Cars of the London Metropolitan Police Service, the high speed reactive units cleaning up the capital. In the South West, the Tactical Aid Group are the tough guys of Devon and Cornwall Police (whi were later followed by Raw Cut TV's series 7 of Road Wars). Traffic and Armed Response units are also followed in South-West Wales from Dyfed-Powys Police.
Brit Cops: Zero Tolerance
Brit Cops: Rapid Response
Brit Cops: Law and Disorder
Series 4: 10 episodes - First shown August 2010. It follows City of London Police as they tackle the rising crime rate within London's Square Mile. This is the first set that has the new format. For unknown reasons, this series was narrated by Simon Allix rather than Richard Bacon.
Brit Cops: War on Crime
Series 6: 10 episodes - First shown in 2011.
After the closure of Bravo and the move to Sky Livingit for the fifth series, the show changed its name to Cop Squad and moved to Sky One for the sixth series. This series focuses on the Cambridgeshire Police. Cop Squad was narrated by Robert Glenister the older brother of Philip Glenister who played Gene Hunt in BBC One's Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes.
- Police Interceptors - series broadcast on Channel 5 with a similar format
- Traffic Cops - similar series following Road Policing Units in the UK, broadcast on Channel 5, Previously BBC One and Repeats broadcast on Really & Dave
- Sky Cops - series first broadcast on BBC featuring the Metropolitan Police Air Support Unit
- Road Wars - series with a similar format broadcast on Sky1, Sky2 and Pick TV
- Street Wars - programme broadcast on Sky which is more about Police Officers "on the beat"