Filmed on location with the men and women of law enforcement! Currently filming Season 26!<br /><br />COPS is an American documentary television series that follows police officers, constables, and sheriff's deputies during patrols and other police activities. It is one of the longest-running television programs in the United States and the second longest-running show on Fox. Created by John Langley and Malcolm Barbour, it premiered on Saturday March 11, 1989, and has aired 700 episodes as of November 10, 2007. On September 30, 2007, COPS began its 20th season with a highlight episode called "20 Years Caught on Tape."