fictional characters The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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List Rules Most memorable policeman characters in comedy shows

List of the best police TV characters. These sitcom sheriffs, TV deputies, and television police officers have been around since the beginning of the TV box itself. From cartoon cops to black-and-white era television superstars, this page contains the greatest list of cops in sitcoms that you'll find in the whole wide world (wide web). The funny cop names on this list span all eras of TV history, including classic TV cops and cops cartoon characters.

Plus, with new shows like Mike and Molly and Brooklyn Nine-Nine with Andy Samberg, the best cops on TV sitcoms are yet to come. Who can forget Louis CK's recurring bumbling cop character drooling over Amy Poehler's character on Parks and Rec? The funniest cops on television might have begun on Car 54, Where Are You? but they're not ending anytime soon (at least according to NBC's upcoming lineup). The greatest sitcom cops range from classic appearances - like in Seinfeld's library - to unforgettable famous policeman characters - like the entire cast of Comedy Central's Reno 911! In fact, so many of these police sitcoms end with an exclamation point that they'd better be engrained in our collective memories.

Funny shows about cops don't have to take place in the police station itself (remember Carl Winslow from Family Matters?) but, as we see with the classic TV sitcom Sledge Hammer! and Police Squad! - well, it ain't a bad idea. Enjoy the rankings of these high-ranking law enforcement officials with the funniest cops on television and be sure to upvote your favorite TV policemen.

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Barney Fife is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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David Rossi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Sheriff Andy Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Gil Grissom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Detective Jane Rizzoli is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Lt. Frank Drebin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Kate Beckett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Adrian Monk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Carl Winslow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Detective Jake Peralta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Robert Barone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Maxwell Smart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Captain Ray Holt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Shawn Spencer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Bull Shannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Bull Shannon

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Joe Swanson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Officer Mike Biggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Officer Mike Biggs

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Barney Miller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Phil Fish is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Chief Wiggum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Detective Rosa Diaz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Detective Amy Santiago is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Frank Poncherello is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Frank Poncherello

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Winston Bishop is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Lieutenant Jim Dangle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Teresa Lisbon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Detective Charles Boyle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Officer Barbrady is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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James Crocket is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
James Crocket

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Agent 99 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Deputy Raineesha Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Leland Stottlemeyer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Lt. Randall Disher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Lt. Randall Disher

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Inspector Raymond Fowler is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Inspector Raymond Fowler

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Jonathan Baker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Url is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Url

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Deputy Travis Junior is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Carl Kanisky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Carl Kanisky

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Dave Sanderson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Brisco County Jr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Brisco County Jr.

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Trudy Wiegel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Trudy Wiegel

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Clementine Johnson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Clementine Johnson

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Sherrif Lobo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Sherrif Lobo

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Dale Cooper is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Officer Francis Muldoon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Sgt. Hildy Jones is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Sgt. Hildy Jones

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Carl McMillan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Carl McMillan

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Officer Kirk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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Sledge Hammer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms
Sledge Hammer