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The Best TV Crime Dramas of the 2010s

Updated November 20, 2019 2.9k votes 322 voters 4.8k views55 items

List RulesVote up your favorite crime drama series that aired in the 2010s

These are the best 2010s crime drama TV shows, ranked by user votes. These 2010s crime drama series range from law enforcement agents trying to catch the bad guys, to lawyers working the system, to school teachers turned drug kingpins. Like much of the TV of the decade, there's something for everyone, whether you're into the serialized prestige of Ozark or the cheesy procedural nature of The Blacklist. So, what are the best 2010s crime shows? Vote up your favorites!

What shows will you find on this best 2010s crime drama TV shows list? In the 2000s, Idris Elba played drug lord Stringer Bell on The Wire, but the 2010s found him switching sides and playing the tenacious detective John Luther on Luther. Both shows blurred the lines between good and bad, as well as, cop and criminal. Further bluring the lines of what it means to be a good person this past decade was Homeland, Dexter, and Fargo - each show with a completely different tone and yet all of them completely enthralling. And then there are the shows that were deadly dark and shockingly funny - Barry and Killing Eve cheif among them.

Which 2010s crime series is the best? Help us decide by voting your favorites to the top of this list.

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