Parents' Guide to

Police Women of Memphis

By Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Women cops show the down and dirty side of Memphis.

TV TLC Reality TV 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 13+

Music very distracting

I love the show and hate the music that is always playing and is so loud you cannot understand what anyone on the show is saying. Get rid of the unnecessary music or at least turn the volume of the music way down.
age 14+


Okay, so let's just begin by stating the officers in use are the "good-looking" female officers, which is BS and the first clear sign of money hungry producers, being/showing fake material, and not having the integrity of having REAL, AUTHENTIC material. Also, after watching several episodes, there's definitely a strong feeling and suspicion of scenes and events being overly dramatized, even to points of what, at times, even appears like people being set-up by objects, paraphernalia, etc., Just to make the show more interesting and have more material. This show does not seem 100% authentic (obviously some of it has to be), and serves as a possible reminder as to just how far producers and the law enforcement in combination may go for popularity and reviews. TV and law-enforcment is a dangerous mix. The only cop-themed show that seems legit these days is the show COPS. This show is a scary bust.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

What makes this version of women cops more engaging than others is the women themselves. Officer Joy Jefferson is, literally, a joy to watch. She's tough when she has to be, but she prefers connecting with the people in the area she patrols. Alas, there's not enough of Joy to make up for the fact that not much else about this show is particularly unique.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: May 27, 2010
  • Network: TLC
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 25, 2022

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