Mail Online. However, inthe Los Angeles Times ' Pulitzer Prize -winning, long-time, television critic Howard Rosenberg  chastised ride-along reality TV shows like Cops, which he particularly namedas "uniting" police and media in ride-alongs where each party is "an extension of the other. A suspect driving a stolen car bails when pulled over. The Futon Critic. Officers discover meth inside a pickup truck during a traffic stop.
Rosenberg further describes such a commercial police-media partnership as exceptionally prone to media corruption — yielding misleading, one-sided perspectives.
'COPS' hits 800th episode! Series creator shares the weirdest moments
Everything was the same except for the police officers arresting him! On August 21,Cops celebrated its 1,th episode with a live special on Spike called Cops: A frightened lawbreaker can't explain her activity. Retrieved June 15, Washington was placed on parole and had served time in Missouri after pleading guilty and being convicted in and sentenced to seven years in a Missouri prison as an accessory to second-degree robbery for robbing a Raymore jewelry store. A police helicopter helps track down a suspect riding a stolen motorcycle. Trailers and Videos.