Law enforcement dramas in film and on TV are so prevalent for a simple reason: police work is fraught with all the classical elements of high drama -- conflict, danger, tested loyalties, moral ambiguities and paradoxes. Any given day on the job could be your last, and the absolute life-or-death reliance on your coworkers (in the case of the patrol officer, your partner) results in bonds being forged that are stronger than those of more mundane and safer professions.... More >>>