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Cops season 5 episodes list:
Philadelphia officers subdue a man who was shooting at them; Offs. Luis Colon and Christine Couter witness an accident while looking for a car thief; a car vandal is caught.
In Philadelphia, Sgt. James Boyle responds to the shooting of a detective; Off. Kyle Smith assists two women; drugs are found in a stolen car during a routine stop by Offs. Antonia Santiago and Walter Rice. Sgt James Boone responds to an assault call, looking for suspects Steak Man and his brother Fred.
Philadelphia officers Jim Ryan and Walter Davis track a stolen car; Sgt. James Boone investigates two shootings at convenience stores; Off. William Brophy nabs a suspected purse snatcher.
Officers arrest suspects in a drug sweep; reunite a mother with her children after arresting the father for kidnapping; and respond to a burglary in progress.
(11:01 PM Shooting Call) Sheriff's Dept - Deputy Bruce Larson goes to a shooting at a local bar behind a Subway restaurant (5:47 PM Domestic Disturbance Call) Suspected gang member shoots man; pregnant woman fears drunken boyfriend
In Seattle, the police investigate a shooting; Dep. Bruce Larson arrests a man suspected of abusing his mother. Also: a quarreling couple is arrested in a parking lot.
(11:07 PM Suspicious Person Call) Sheriff's Dept - Deputy Bruce Larson talks about how he thought a lot about being a cop and how great it is. It is all he ever wanted, loves being there and helping. He used to be a journalist which had a lot of success and excitement, but always knew one day he'd have to be a cop. Arrest of a suspected thief; witness to a battery theft.
Philadelphia officers find a gun after stopping a speeder; arrest a stabbing suspect and interview witnesses; serve a warrant on suspected drug traffickers.
Philadelphia officer James Boone answers burglary-in-progress calls; Off. Joe Longmore arrests robbery suspects; Offs. John Harkins and Jim Diamond nab a suspected purse snatcher.
COPS camera crews follow detectives of the Los Angeles and Washington State sheriff's departments as they probe homicides. Investigations include a Jane Doe's death and a robbery-murder in which a suspect is captured.
In Washington state, deputy John Jiminez serves a warrant on an armed-robbery suspect; Dep. Shawn McDonald arrests a man for harassing a woman; and officer Fred Doughty responds to a woman's scream.
Seattle officer Tad Davis is called to the scene of an attempted suicide; Tacoma deputies respond to a holdup. Also: a man barricades himself in his home.
(6:36 PM Shooting Call) Officer Matt Weber grew up in a little farm town in central IL. They didn't even have a stop light. He's been there 6 years and nothing could prepare him for working on the streets. The call is that the guy is supposed to have a rifle. He gets out and there is a bunch of black guys who say the man ran away while there are two guys shot on the ground. He drives off with another unit to where they said the guy went. They pull the guy out off his house. Officer Steve Benjamin mirandizes him. He says he stashed the gun at Walker street. The 2 guys jumped him with pistols and he shot them. He's been shot before and lifts his shirt to show a bullet wound and a huge amount of cut and stitch marks. He lost a kidney and doesn't want to get shot anymore. They were selling dope in front of his mother's house and he was tired of it so he shot them. He stops before they get back to the crime scene where things are heating up and they don't want to bring the guy. They find two rifles in the bushes including a large Marlin 30-30. They have lots of heated arguments in the area that used to be fist fights, now they grab guns and aren't afraid. (9:45 PM Suspicious Activity Call) West Sector - Officer Don Hanlon goes by a cleaners and the door is open and there are no lights inside, it's probably a robbery. Sgt. Tim Ellis joins him and they go up to the door. Don throws his lit flashlight inside and nothing happens. It is very crowded and hard to search. They get to the front and find nothing, but the front door is locked. Out back a witness says he saw 2 guys hiding behind a dumpster. They go to talk to them and they run. Eventually they catch two white guys who claim they were just watching the thieves. Don asks them why they ran, they say because they didn't know what they would do to them. The witness says he saw them loading stuff into a white car by the 7-11. One kid says he was driving his friend home and they saw the police and wanted to see what was going on. It doesn't explain why they ran. The owner arrives and says it has been broken into many times before. It turns out the kids story was true, but they were stupid and will get resisting arrest. (11:34 PM Assault Call) Officer Bob Abbott doesn't do it for the money, he likes doing it. You have to like doing it to work graveyard. Some people dread going to work and he doesn't understand it, he loves his job. A man was beating on his girlfriend when cops arrived. He goes to back them up. The guy ran off into a field and a helicopter is looking for him. He can hear noises and a barking dog. Officer Brian Levy arrives and searches by car. The guy is spotted and they run off with directions from the helicopter. They run through a yard, jump a fence and find him hiding there. He has a couple of knives on him. He's a young, skinny black guy in a red shirt and they have to flip him over the fence to get him out. The helicopter heard barking dogs. Officer D.L. Flores went back there with Levy to check the area on foot and found him. Officer Bryan Newell was also there.
An officer responding to a call of a suicidal man recognizes the suspect; a detective is injured during a drug sweep.
Phoenix officers catch a carjacking suspect; answer a shots-fired call; find a gun threat between siblings at a family-disturbance call.
In California, police sergeant Joe Waltman examines a car involved in a crime and talks to a victim; Senior Deputy John Russ briefs a narcotics team on issuing a warrant; Dep. Hank Valencia answers a robbery call.
In California, a narcotics team conducts sting operations; Cpl. Joe Waltman discovers a drive-by-shooting victim; an unlicensed driver is caught with a pistol after a traffic stop.