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The series is also notable as it managed to spawn several spinoffs (7 of which aired over in the course of just a year) resulting in a total of ''10 spinoffs'' by the beginning of 2020, quickly becoming a CashCowFranchise for [=A&E=]. However, the show and its spinoffs (save Series/LiveRescue) [[ScrewedByTheNetwork were canceled in June 2020 after the George Floyd protests, as well as allegations that the producers were withholding footage of police allegedly tasering a suspect to death]].

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The series is also notable as it managed to spawn several spinoffs (7 of which aired over in the course of just a year) resulting in a total of ''10 spinoffs'' by the beginning of 2020, quickly becoming a CashCowFranchise for [=A&E=]. However, the show and its spinoffs (save Series/LiveRescue) ''Series/LiveRescue'') [[ScrewedByTheNetwork were canceled in June 2020 after the George Floyd protests, as well as allegations that the producers were withholding footage of police allegedly tasering a suspect to death]].

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* RoomDisservice: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YLjuwYiFcY In one clip]], the cops pose as housekeeping staff to convince a subject who is holed up in a motel room to open the door. They even go as far as to borrow the motel's cleaning cart to sell the ruse.


The series is also notable as it managed to spawn several spinoffs (7 of which aired over in the course of just a year) resulting in a total of ''10 spinoffs'' by the beginning of 2020, quickly becoming a CashCowFranchise for [=A&E=]. However, the show and its spinoffs were canceled in June 2020 after the George Floyd protests, as well as allegations that the producers were withholding footage of police allegedly tasering a suspect to death.

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The series is also notable as it managed to spawn several spinoffs (7 of which aired over in the course of just a year) resulting in a total of ''10 spinoffs'' by the beginning of 2020, quickly becoming a CashCowFranchise for [=A&E=]. However, the show and its spinoffs (save Series/LiveRescue) [[ScrewedByTheNetwork were canceled in June 2020 after the George Floyd protests, as well as allegations that the producers were withholding footage of police allegedly tasering a suspect to death.
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'''Live PD''' is an Creator/AAndE series involving the live, televised exploits of police officers in the course of their nighttime patrols and even getting to show select encounters with the public. The series is hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis provided by Tom Morris Jr. and Sgt. Sean "Sticks" Larkin.

The series is also notable as it managed to spawn several spinoffs (7 of which aired over in the course of just a year) resulting in a total of ''10 spinoffs'' by the beginning of 2020, quickly becoming a CashCowFranchise for [=A&E=].

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'''Live PD''' is was an Creator/AAndE series involving the live, televised exploits of police officers in the course of their nighttime patrols and even getting to show select encounters with the public. The series is was hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis provided by Tom Morris Jr. and Sgt. Sean "Sticks" Larkin.

The series is also notable as it managed to spawn several spinoffs (7 of which aired over in the course of just a year) resulting in a total of ''10 spinoffs'' by the beginning of 2020, quickly becoming a CashCowFranchise for [=A&E=].
[=A&E=]. However, the show and its spinoffs were canceled in June 2020 after the George Floyd protests, as well as allegations that the producers were withholding footage of police allegedly tasering a suspect to death.



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* WoundedGazelleGambit: One person tells their girlfriend over the phone that they've been shot, prompting a call to police. After stopping the vehicle he is riding in and extracting him at gunpoint, it's discovered that it was a ruse to convince his girlfriend to come over to see him.

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* ThisIsMySide: In one clip, officers attend the residence of a divorced couple who share a house with a line separating their respective halves of the house. According to the officers, one of them calls the police any time the other violates the "my side of the house" rule.


* PoliceAreUseless: ''Heavily averted''.




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\n* UnconventionalVehicleChase: Happens in the clip where a suspect flees in a small school bus.

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* {{Pixelation}}: Used extensively on reairings to protect the identities of suspects and other individuals.
** Occasionally Played for Laughs, an example of which is seen in the “Obama is not a Month” clip, where the arriving Paramedics are also censored, but you can still clearly see their agape expressions as the suspect repeatedly reaffirms that the month (and year) are indeed, “Obama”.


** ''Live Rescue'': Features a similar format to the main show but runs with fire fighters, EMS, and rescue squads rather than police.

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** ''Live Rescue'': ''Series/LiveRescue'': Features a similar format to the main show but runs with fire fighters, EMS, and rescue squads rather than police.police.
*** ''Live Rescue: Rewind'': Similar format to ''Live PD Rewind'', consisting of ''Live Rescue'' episodes that are condensed down to an hour.
*** ''Live Rescue: Emergency Response'': Emergency first responders from across the United States respond to a wide variety of situations from car accidents to structure fires, medical emergencies and more.



** ''Alaska PD'': which focuses exclusively on police in the state of Alaska.

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** ''Alaska PD'': which focuses Focuses exclusively on police in the state of Alaska.

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* CarMeetsHouse: Happens in one episode, but fortunately there are no injuries.


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* PopTheTires: Many vehicular pursuits are ended with the use of spike strips.


* CashCowFranchise: Within a year the series had created no less than ''seven'' spinoffs and A&E also frequently runs day-long marathons of the show.


** Alaska PD: which focuses exclusively on police in the state of Alaska.

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** Alaska PD: ''Alaska PD'': which focuses exclusively on police in the state of Alaska.

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** Alaska PD: which focuses exclusively on police in the state of Alaska.


** ''Top Dog'': K9 officers in training compete in a contest with their trainers to become "Top Dog"

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** ''Top ''America's Top Dog'': K9 officers in training compete in a contest with their trainers to become "Top Dog"



* SpiritualSuccessor: The main show to ''Series/{{COPS}}'', ''Live Rescue'' to ''Series/Rescue911'', ''Live PD: Wanted'' to ''Series/AmericasMostWanted'', and ''Top Dog'' to the failed pilot ''Think Like a Cat''.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: The main show to ''Series/{{COPS}}'', ''Live Rescue'' to ''Series/Rescue911'', ''Live PD: Wanted'' to ''Series/AmericasMostWanted'', and ''Top ''America's Top Dog'' to the failed pilot ''Think Like a Cat''.

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