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Remember your first day at your new job? Now imagine it as a police officer. ROOKIES, a new unscripted series from A&E, puts viewers in the squad car as each new graduate heads out on patrol for the first time.
Shot on location in Louisiana's Jefferson Parish and Tampa, Florida, ROOKIES reveals an aspect of police work you don't usually see - real officers, fresh out of the police academy, learning the ropes during a 12-week street patrol. Each week viewers will go along for the ride as field training officers coach the rookies on what it takes to survive the situations they'll encounter on tough city streets. These veteran cops will impart experience and skills that can make the difference between life and death.
Some of the rookies will have what it takes - and others will be asking themselves if they can take the heat in one of the most challenging jobs in America.
BONUS FEATURES: Additional Footage (2 Featurettes "Jefferson Parish" and "Tampa")
This was a great show that they need to bring back on air. It is much better than cops any dayPublished on August 17, 2013 by roenigk
this is a fantastic look into the world of being a new police officer. I wish they would make more. Read morePublished on November 30, 2010 by M. B. likes baking
If you like COPS, this is right up your alley. Exactly as it says it is. A look at police work from the eyes of rookies. Read morePublished on September 29, 2009 by Tom