The detectives currently on TV in 2016-2017 range from hilarious to tragic to downright frightening. Some of the best actors and actresses currently on television series play detectives, and this list compiles the best current TV detectives and police officers, so that you can vote up those you would most want on the case. This not only includes police procedural shows but also network sitcoms like FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which stars Andy Samberg as Detective Jake Peralta. Samberg even took home a Golden Globe for his portrayal of the police detective.
These men and women are some of the best snoops and law enforcers in the television world, catching fictional bad guys left and right. If only they were real! Let the world know which TV police officers and detectives you think are the best at what they do by casting your votes below!
But Jake Peralta is not the only TV detective currently on a show. Policemen on TV include Detective Quentin Lance from Arrow and Detective Jim Halloran from Showtime's Ray Donovan. Tune in for your chance to meet Detectives Megan Hanley and Lorraine Brock, from NCIS and Scream, respectively, and it’s easy to see why they have jobs in the field.
- 1Criminal Minds
- 2Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
- 4Criminal Minds
- 5Criminal Minds
- 6Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
- 8Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Detective Danny WilliamsHawaii Five-0
- 11Criminal Minds
- 13The Mentalist
- 14Brooklyn Nine-Nine
- 16Blue Bloods
Detective Amy SantiagoBrooklyn Nine-Nine
Officer Andy Mcnally
- 20Rizzoli & Isles
Detective Charles BoyleBrooklyn Nine-Nine
Detective James GordonGotham
- 23Hawaii Five-0
Detective William LaMontagne Jr.Criminal Minds