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July 1, 2020
Did “Live PD” Let Police Censor Footage?
Police asked the show to edit out officers using violence or bad language. The company says it had other reasons for not airing the footage.
January 22, 2018
How “Cops” became the most polarizing reality TV show in America.
May 21, 2017
Jeff Sessions Could Learn Something From Fox’s New Cop Show
A former senior DOJ official says ‘Shots Fired’ gets right what the AG gets wrong.
January 22, 2017
The Return of ‘To Catch a Predator’
Talking to Chris Hansen as he revives his trademark stings.
May 5, 2016
How ‘The Good Wife’ Got the Law Right
‘Don’t take the easy way out, don’t take shortcuts.’