The Best Crime Shows from 2002

Below is our top ten list of the best Crime Shows which first started broadcasting in 2002.

10. CSI: Miami

CSI%3A%20MiamiFirst Aired: 23 September, 2002

CSI: Miami is a TV series starring David Caruso, Emily Procter, and Adam Rodriguez. The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department’s Crime Scene Investigations unit.

9. Without a Trace

Without%20a%20TraceFirst Aired: 26 September, 2002

Without a Trace is a TV series starring Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, and Enrique Murciano. The cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations.

8. Monk

MonkFirst Aired: 12 July, 2002

Monk is a TV series starring Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, and Ted Levine. The series follows Adrian Monk, a brilliant former San Francisco detective, who now consults the police as a private consultant who battles with an…

7. Spooks

SpooksFirst Aired: 13 May, 2002

Spooks is a TV series starring Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, and Nicola Walker. The missions of MI-5, the UK’s domestic intelligence organization.

6. Brigada

BrigadaFirst Aired: 23 September, 2002

Brigada is a TV mini-series starring Sergey Bezrukov, Dmitriy Dyuzhev, and Pavel Maykov. Brigada is a group of four friends, who grew up together and formed a most powerful gang in Moscow. Initially they made business together, but…

5. Wire in the Blood

Wire%20in%20the%20BloodFirst Aired: 20 August, 2002

Wire in the Blood is a TV series starring Robson Green, Mark Letheren, and Emma Handy. A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England.

4. The Shield

The%20ShieldFirst Aired: 12 March, 2002

The Shield is a TV series starring Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, and Walton Goggins. Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.

3. Foyle’s War

Foyle%27s%20WarFirst Aired: 27 October, 2002

Foyle’s War is a TV series starring Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, and Anthony Howell. As WWII rages, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front; investigating crime on the south coast of England. Later series, see the…

2. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex

K%C3%B4kaku%20kid%C3%B4tai%3A%20Stand%20Alone%20ComplexFirst Aired: 01 October, 2002

Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex is a TV series starring Shirô Saitô, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, and William Frederick Knight. The futuristic adventures of a female cyborg counter intelligence agent and her support team.

1. The Wire

The%20WireFirst Aired: 02 June, 2002

The Wire is a TV series starring Dominic West, Lance Reddick, and Sonja Sohn. The Baltimore drug scene, as seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.