On the 23rd season premiere, COPS celebrates a monumental 800th episode milestone with all the action indicative to the long-running series, including a chase, drug busts and more. An officer from the Boynton Beach Police Department in Florida chases a man fleeing his car by foot only to find what the suspect failed to hide.
1. Rio Grande City, Texas - Supervisor Albert Diaz - Narcotics Operation
2. Nogales, Arizona - Officer George Dominguez - Train Inspection
3. Miami, Florida - Officer Stephen Vargas - Customs Check Point
Officers of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police break up a fist-fight over a financial discrepancy that leads to a juvenile heading to a detention center. Meanwhile, the Portland Police Bureau in Oregon arrests suspects in a stolen vehicle, and sheriffs in Florida make a drug bust in a strip-mall parking lot.
Officers from the Amarillo Police Department in Texas respond to a domestic-violence call and end up being faced with a challenging detainment. Later, officers with the Portland Police Bureau in Oregon attempt to track down a suspect in a hit-and-run and find a bystander taking the blame.
1. Amarillo, Texas - Officer J.T Hodges - Shots Fired Call
2. Portland, Oregon - Officer Steve Wuthrich - Officer Assistance Call
3. Amarillo, Texas - Officer Steven Kennedy - Family Fight
A member of the United States Marshals Service, Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, briefs the local police on a kidnapping case involving a 4-year-old boy and two Hispanic men in suspect who demanded 0,000 ransom for the child.
During a routine traffic stop, officers from the Nye County Sheriff's Office in Pahrump, NV, pull over a vehicle for a missing headlight and end up busting the suspect for possession after the discovery of a marijuana plant and other illegal substances.
1. NYE County, Nevada - Deputy Greg Curtin - Suspicious Vehicle
2. Amarillo, Texas - Officer Caleb Sanderson - Possible Drug Activity
3. Hillsborough County, Florida - Corporal Scott Sitton - Shooting Call
1. Pierce County, Washington - Deputy Robert Carpenter - Suicidal Person
2. Hillsborough County, Florida - Deputy James Jackson - Drug Sting Operation
3. Amarillo, Texas - Corporal Brazz Vanover - Hit and Run Call
When an officer from the Amarillo Police Department in Texas approaches a woman on the street about her suspicious late-night behavior, the interaction turns into a chase on foot. Meanwhile, in Hillsborough County, Florida, officers on the late-night patrol team up to respond to a call regarding a hand-to-hand transaction at a local motel
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department in Washington responds to a call about a belligerent tow-truck operator. Members of the Amarillo Police Department in Texas respond to a call with location information about a subject with a probation violation warrant, who is subsequently arrested for narcotics possession.
1. Sacramento County, California - Deputy Scott Puffer - Vehicle Pursuit
2. Amarillo, Texas - Officer J.T. Hodges - Disturbance Call
3. Palm Beach County, Florida - Deputy Tyrell Patt - Domestic Disturbance Call
1. Sacramento County, California - Deputy Corey Newman - Suspicious Person
2. Amarillo, Texas - FTO Troy Roberson - Assault Call
3. Pierce County, Washington - Deputy Eric Honeycutt - Flagged Down
1. Sacramento County, California - Deputy Orrlando Mayes - Suspicious Person
2. Pierce County, Washington - Deputy Brian Heimann - Assault Call
3. Hillsborough County, Florida - Deputy Joshua Loy - Suspicious Vehicle
1. Pierce County, Washington - Deputy Tony Messineo - Suicidal Threats
2. Cook County, Illinois- Investigator Edward Barksdale - Officer Assistance
3. Hillsborough County, Florida - Deputy Dan Jones - Traffic Stop
1. Sacramento County, California - K-9 Deputy Shaun Hampton - Traffic Stop
2. Pierce County, Washington - Deputy Marty Zurfluh - Domestic Violence Call
3. Cook County, Illinois - Officer Robert Almeida - Juvenile Disturbance Call