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26th Jul '16 5:22:09 AM dmcreif
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** Near the end of season 1, two soldiers of the Barksdale organization end up shooting an undercover officer during a hit on a police snitch. The officer survives, but the entire Baltimore police department cracks down hard on the criminals, whose leaders acknowledge the utter stupidity of their men's improvised actions. The one who actually pulled the trigger (acting impulsively without checking with his boss) gets [[YouHaveFailedMe disposed of quickly]], and every crook who hears about them shooting the cop reacts with WhatAnIdiot because of the massive, city wide crackdown it provokes.
** In season 3, the undercover officer Dozerman is trying to buy drugs when the dealers he's talking to simply rob and shoot him instead. Dozerman survives, but once again it triggers a massive police reaction with plenty of PoliceBrutality being used.
** The first part of painting the infamous Stanfield Organization as [[DarkerAndEdgier more dangerous]] than any previous criminal empire is the fact that they're perfectly willing to use violence against the police. In one episode, Carver and Herc go to tell Marlo Stanfield to show up at a parley that their commander, Major Colvin, is doing with various drug gangs. Stanfield refuses and Herc gets up in Marlo's face over this disrespect, but Carver notices that the various other members of the gang are all starting to reach for weapons, obviously with the intent of killing both Herc and Carver if they don't back off. Carver gets Herc to back off, but the fact that the Stanfield gang has absolutely no compunction about killing cops proves to be an early hint about just how ruthless and bloodthirsty the group will turn out to be.

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** Near the end of season 1, two soldiers of the Barksdale organization end up shooting an the undercover officer Kima Greggs during a hit on Orlando, who had become a police snitch. The officer Kima survives, but the entire Baltimore police department cracks crack down hard on the criminals, Barksdale, whose leaders acknowledge the utter stupidity of their men's improvised actions. The one who actually pulled the trigger shot Kima (acting impulsively without checking with his boss) gets [[YouHaveFailedMe disposed of quickly]], and every crook who hears about them shooting the cop Kima reacts with WhatAnIdiot because of the massive, city wide crackdown it provokes.
** In season 3, the undercover officer Kenneth Dozerman is trying to buy drugs when the dealers he's talking to simply rob and shoot him instead. Dozerman survives, but once again it triggers a massive police reaction with plenty of PoliceBrutality being used.
**Roland Pryzbylewski quits the force in season 3, when, responding to a distress call, he fails to properly identify himself as an officer and ends up fatally shooting a plain clothes officer in a case of night-time mistaken identity. He is brought up on administrative charges and suspended because the officer was African American, and the shooting is seen as being potentially racially motivated. Prez vehemently denies being a racist but due to the press and Baltimore's majority African American population, the story leaks out and prompts a hearing from both the courts and the Vanguard (Baltimore's African American police officer union). Prez is horrified at having killed another officer and quits the force despite Daniels, Caroline Massey and Lester Freamon (all of whom are African-American) agreeing to testify that they do not believe Prez to be a racist.
** The first part of painting the infamous Stanfield Organization as [[DarkerAndEdgier more dangerous]] than any previous criminal empire is the fact that they're perfectly willing to use violence against the police. In one episode, Herc and Carver and Herc go are sent to tell Marlo Stanfield to show up at a parley that their commander, Major Colvin, Colvin is doing with various drug gangs. Stanfield refuses and gangs in the Western District. When Marlo refuses, Herc gets up in Marlo's his face over this disrespect, but disrespect....and then Carver notices that the various other members of the Marlo's gang are all starting to reach for weapons, obviously with the intent of killing both Herc and Carver if they don't back off. Carver gets Herc to back off, but the fact that the Stanfield gang has absolutely no compunction about killing cops proves to be an early hint about just how ruthless and bloodthirsty the group will turn out to be.
25th Jul '16 8:16:25 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* In ''Anime/HiSpeedJecy'', Cross has no qualms about attacking a patrol ship with lethal force and sending it into a field of the WMD phantom space.
23rd Jun '16 6:12:23 AM MrLavisherMoot
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* Referenced with the "Cop Killa" bonus (worth 5000 points) in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'', which one can get by destroying twenty police cars.

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* Referenced with the "Cop Killa" bonus (worth 5000 points) in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'', ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto2'', which one can get by destroying twenty police cars.
23rd Jun '16 6:12:23 AM MrLavisherMoot
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18th Jun '16 3:11:41 PM dmcreif
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** Near the end of season 1, two soldiers of the Barksdale organization end up shooting an undercover officer during a hit on a police snitch. The officer survives, but the entire Baltimore police department cracks down hard on the criminals, whose leaders acknowledge the utter stupidity of their men's improvised actions. The one who actually pulled the trigger, (acting impulsively without checking with his boss) gets the YouHaveFailedMe treatment, and every crook who hears about them shooting the cop reacts with WhatAnIdiot because of the massive, city wide crackdown it provokes.

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** Near the end of season 1, two soldiers of the Barksdale organization end up shooting an undercover officer during a hit on a police snitch. The officer survives, but the entire Baltimore police department cracks down hard on the criminals, whose leaders acknowledge the utter stupidity of their men's improvised actions. The one who actually pulled the trigger, trigger (acting impulsively without checking with his boss) gets the YouHaveFailedMe treatment, [[YouHaveFailedMe disposed of quickly]], and every crook who hears about them shooting the cop reacts with WhatAnIdiot because of the massive, city wide crackdown it provokes.



** The first part of painting the infamous Stanfield Organization as [[DarkerAndEdgier more dangerous]] than any previous criminal empire is the fact that they're perfectly willing to use violence against the police. Carver and Herc go to tell Marlo Stanfield to show up at a parley that their commander, Major Colvin, is doing with various drug gangs. Stanfield refuses and Herc gets up in Marlo's face over this disrespect, but Carver notices that the various other members of the gang are all starting to reach for weapons, obviously with the intent of killing both cops if the officers don't back off. Carver gets Herc to back off, but the fact that the Stanfield gang has absolutely no compunction about killing cops proves to be an early hint about just how ruthless and bloodthirsty the group will turn out to be.

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** The first part of painting the infamous Stanfield Organization as [[DarkerAndEdgier more dangerous]] than any previous criminal empire is the fact that they're perfectly willing to use violence against the police. In one episode, Carver and Herc go to tell Marlo Stanfield to show up at a parley that their commander, Major Colvin, is doing with various drug gangs. Stanfield refuses and Herc gets up in Marlo's face over this disrespect, but Carver notices that the various other members of the gang are all starting to reach for weapons, obviously with the intent of killing both cops Herc and Carver if the officers they don't back off. Carver gets Herc to back off, but the fact that the Stanfield gang has absolutely no compunction about killing cops proves to be an early hint about just how ruthless and bloodthirsty the group will turn out to be.



** Wilson Fisk has numerous NYPD cops on his payroll who are so corrupt they're willing to actively kill fellow officers who aren't on the take. And as Det. Christian Blake [[SickbedSlaying learned the hard way]], Fisk also has no qualms about having the corrupt cops on his payroll killed when they become liabilities.

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** Wilson Fisk has numerous NYPD cops on his payroll who are so corrupt they're willing to actively kill fellow officers who aren't on the take. And as Det. Christian Blake [[SickbedSlaying learned learns the hard way]], Fisk also has no qualms about having the corrupt cops on his payroll killed when they become liabilities.


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* ''Series/{{Monk}}'':
**"Mr. Monk and the Secret Santa" sees an SFPD homicide detective get poisoned at a Christmas party. It appears to have been a case of bad luck as the detective drank poisoned port that had been delivered to the station earlier that day and seemingly was meant to kill Captain Stottlemeyer. After the investigation clears the original suspect (a man whose brother Stottlemeyer had killed in a bank robbery, and who'd fired at Stottlemeyer in a parking lot a few months prior to the party), Monk finds that the detective murdered was the intended target, and he was killed by his jealous ex-girlfriend, a fellow police officer who couldn't stand that he wanted to get back together with his wife.
**"Mr. Monk and the Badge" sees the shooting death of a police officer named Russell [=DiMarco=]. As Monk finds out, he'd stumbled upon the identity of a notorious serial killer while on patrol. Knowing that he was ineligible for the reward money as a city employee, [=DiMarco=] had a friend from his high school softball team make a false tip that led to the killer's arrest, with the promise that they'd split the reward money. Only, said friend double-crossed [=DiMarco=], and thus shot him and kept the reward money for himself.
18th Jun '16 12:21:50 PM dmcreif
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** The two part season 5 finale concerned the death of recently-promoted Assistant Chief Donald Kent of the NYPD Gang Division, gunned down along with his wife Maggie in a drive-by shooting by members of the Warrior Kings gang. The hit itself was carried out on orders of an incarcerated gang member.
13th Jun '16 4:01:34 PM StarSword
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* ''Series/MajorCrimes'' has the Reverend Daniel Price, known as "Reverend Cop Killer" to the LAPD. As a [[GangBanger member of the Bloods]] he murdered an off-duty police officer during an armed robbery, but the case was dismissed with prejudice due to one of the investigating officers perjuring himself on the stand. In the present he claims to be a changed man and has become a pastor and community leader, [[spoiler:which turns out to be true in season four's five-part episode "Hindsight"]].
10th Jun '16 7:01:10 AM dmcreif
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** Used a little oddly in "Above and Beyond". A detective from Danny's precinct is killed, and in typical fashion Frank firmly promises the widow to bring the killer to justice. They catch the killer at roughly the twenty-minute mark, however, and then the plot turns into a bit of a lurid look at the double life this detective was leading. [[spoiler:Turned out the undercover detective's cover was blown when his wife drunk-dialed a number on the detective's contacts list, thinking it belonged to [[YourCheatingHeart the other woman]], when in fact it was a member of the drug cartel her husband was investigating.]]

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** Used a little oddly in "Above and Beyond". A Steve Tomlin, a detective from Danny's precinct precinct, is killed, and in typical fashion Frank firmly promises the widow to bring the killer to justice. They catch the killer at roughly the twenty-minute mark, however, and then the plot turns into a bit of a lurid look at the double life this detective was leading.leading (due to the discovery that someone had emptied Tomlin's locker after his death without authorization). [[spoiler:Turned out the undercover detective's cover was blown when his wife drunk-dialed a number on the detective's contacts list, thinking it belonged to [[YourCheatingHeart the other woman]], when in fact it was a member of the drug cartel her husband was investigating.]]



** The first part of painting the infamous Stanfield Organization as DarkerAndEdgier than any previous criminal empire is the fact that they're perfectly willing to use violence against the police. Carver and Herc go to tell Marlo Stanfield to show up at a parley that their commander, Major Colvin, is doing with various drug gangs. Stanfield refuses and Herc gets up in Marlo's face over this disrespect, but Carver notices that the various other members of the gang are all starting to reach for weapons, obviously with the intent of killing both cops if the officers don't back off. Carver gets Herc to back off, but the fact that the Stanfield gang has absolutely no compunction about killing cops proves to be an early hint about just how ruthless and bloodthirsty the group will turn out to be.

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** The first part of painting the infamous Stanfield Organization as DarkerAndEdgier [[DarkerAndEdgier more dangerous]] than any previous criminal empire is the fact that they're perfectly willing to use violence against the police. Carver and Herc go to tell Marlo Stanfield to show up at a parley that their commander, Major Colvin, is doing with various drug gangs. Stanfield refuses and Herc gets up in Marlo's face over this disrespect, but Carver notices that the various other members of the gang are all starting to reach for weapons, obviously with the intent of killing both cops if the officers don't back off. Carver gets Herc to back off, but the fact that the Stanfield gang has absolutely no compunction about killing cops proves to be an early hint about just how ruthless and bloodthirsty the group will turn out to be.


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**Kilgrave comes very close to being one in the scene where he takes an entire precinct hostage and commands the officers to all point weapons at each other or themselves.
30th May '16 5:13:59 PM dmcreif
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** Joe Reagan, brother to Danny, Erin, and Jamie, was a patrolman who was killed in the line of duty before the series began. Jamie's unofficial investigation into his death forms season 1's MythArc [[spoiler:and leads to the unmasking of a DirtyCop organization in the NYPD]].

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** Joe Reagan, brother to Danny, Erin, and Jamie, was a patrolman who was killed in the line of duty before the series began. Jamie's unofficial investigation into his death forms season 1's MythArc [[spoiler:and and leads to the unmasking of the Blue Templar, a DirtyCop organization fraternity of dirty cops in the NYPD]].NYPD.



While searching for the killer, Jamie finds and arrests an accomplice (whose father is a retired NYPD officer), who he takes to a spot on the water, then explains 50 years earlier the man's father took a cop killer to that exact spot, shot him twice in the head and dumped the body in the river. It was ruled an accidental drowning. Jamie then explains the man's father would likely disown him if he killed a cop and was executed in such a fashion. This breaks the man into giving the real killer.

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While searching for the killer, Jamie Danny finds and arrests an accomplice (whose father is a retired NYPD officer), who he takes to a spot on the water, then explains 50 years earlier the man's father took a cop killer to that exact spot, shot him twice in the head and dumped the body in the river. It was ruled an accidental drowning. Jamie death. Danny then explains the man's father would likely disown him if he killed a cop and was executed in such a fashion. This breaks the man into giving the real killer.
30th May '16 5:11:18 PM dmcreif
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* ''Film/LAConfidential'': An ex-cop is killed at a diner massacre. When the suspects are brought to a holding cell, things eventually fall apart and the cops beat the hell out of them.

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* ''Film/LAConfidential'': An ex-cop is killed at a diner massacre. When the suspects are brought to a holding cell, things eventually fall apart and Naturally, the cops beat go all-out on the hell out of them.manhunt.



* In ''Film/TheGodfather'' Michael Corleone has to hide out in Sicily for years to escape retribution for killing a corrupt police captain who was in the pocket of another family.

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* In ''Film/TheGodfather'' ''Film/TheGodfather'', Michael Corleone has to hide out in Sicily for years to escape retribution for killing a corrupt police captain who was in the pocket of another family.



** The T-800 in ''Film/TheTerminator'' massacres an entire police station in an attempt to get to Sarah Connor. Radio reports later reveal that quite predictably a nationwide manhunt was started for the mysterious gunman. The cops are still looking for the shooter more than ten years later in ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'' to get justice for the officers who were killed on that night.
** ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'' starts with the execution of Marcus Wright. We find out quickly that he killed a cop. [[AllThereInTheManual Supplemental materials]] enlighten that it was the final result of a drug-fueled PlethoraOfMistakes that also took Marcus' brother (the police killed him, Marcus fired back). Even AfterTheEnd and being reborn by UnwillingRoboticisation, Wright feels he's so past the MoralEventHorizon [[DeathSeeker he deserves whatever he gets]].

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** The T-800 in ''Film/TheTerminator'' massacres an entire police station in an attempt to get to Sarah Connor. Radio reports later reveal that quite predictably a nationwide manhunt was started for the mysterious gunman. The cops LAPD are still looking for the shooter more than ten years later in ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'' to get justice for the officers who were killed on that night.
** ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'' starts with the execution of Marcus Wright. We find out quickly that he killed a cop. [[AllThereInTheManual cop.
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Supplemental materials]] enlighten that it was the final result of a drug-fueled PlethoraOfMistakes that also took Marcus' brother (the police killed him, Marcus fired back). Even AfterTheEnd and being reborn by UnwillingRoboticisation, Wright feels he's so past the MoralEventHorizon [[DeathSeeker he deserves whatever he gets]].gets]].
** In ''Film/TerminatorGenisys'':
***The T-1000 that pursues Kyle Reese and Sarah Connor in 1984 impales a cop while going after Reese, then tries to go after Officer O'Brien, who is only saved when Sarah arrives and intervenes.
***The T-3000 in 2017 does off several cops in its pursuit of Sarah and Reese.



* ''Film/{{SWAT}}'': Alex Montel never actually pulls the trigger on a cop, but two L.A. County sheriff's deputies, an LAPD helicopter crew, and one SWAT officer die as a result of his actions and the team considers him no better than the people who ''did'' pull the triggers. And neither does he, apparently:

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* ''Film/{{SWAT}}'': Alex Montel never actually pulls the trigger on a cop, but two L.A. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, an LAPD helicopter crew, and one SWAT officer die as a result of his actions and the team considers him no better than the people who ''did'' pull the triggers. And neither does he, apparently:
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