Parents' Guide to

Campus PD

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Cops keep a lid on college students; lots of drinking.

TV E! , G4 Reality TV 2009
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

no good

Campus PD cops look for people to BUST end of story.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Unfortunately, Campus PD's appeal -- such that it is -- comes from seeing college students take their partying too far rather than from watching the officers do their job. It isn't as violent as police docs like COPS or Street Patrol, but it does feature young people being arrested for a variety of criminal activities, ranging from drunk driving to drug possession.

Some people may like this voyeuristic glimpse at college life, but overall the show sends confusing messages about what life in college is all about. The endless scenes of young adults partying, getting drunk, and arguing with police officers may also make viewers wonder whether these students actually have any time left for studying.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: December 9, 2009
  • Networks: E! , G4
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 24, 2022

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