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Games involving law enforcement sorted by release date

Law enforcement video games are somewhat the equivalent of detective fiction TV series, no wonder that a Miami Vice and Hill Street Blues each have their video game. If a game involves the police, SWAT or some kind of futuristic law enforcement (think about Blade Runner), it's listed here.

Most popular law enforcement games

Virtua Cop 2
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Blade Runner
adventureWindows XP/98/95, Linux, Mac
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The Witness

DOS19834/5 Infocom
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Crime and Punishment

DOS19844.1/5 Mindscape
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Police Quest 1: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

DOS19874.3/5 Sierra On-Line
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is a classic adventure game designed by Jim Walls, developed and released by Sierra On-Line in 1987 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II. Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is the first chapter in the Police Quest series.
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L.A. Crackdown

DOS19884/5 Nexa Corporation
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Police Quest 2: The Vengeance

DOS1988protected4/5 Sierra On-Line
Police Quest 2: The Vengeance is a graphical point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1988 as the second installment in the Police Quest series, which was created by former police officer Jim Walls.In Police Quest 2, Sonny Bonds is now a sergeant with the Lytton Police Department, and the gam...
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The Colony

DOS19883.2/5
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APB

DOS19894/5 Atari
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Chicago 90

DOS19893.8/5 Microids
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Die Hard

DOS19893.4/5 Activision
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Hostage: Rescue Mission

DOS19893.3/5 Infogrames
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Miami Vice

DOS19893.4/5 Capstone
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Omnicron Conspiracy

DOS19894.1/5 First Star Software
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Robocop

DOS19894/5 Data East
Robocop is an abandoned beat 'em up / run and gun shooter game developed and released by Data East in 1989 for a number of platforms, including DOS. Robocop is a conversion from an arcade game released by Data East in 1988 and it was based on the movie of the same name, Robocop, by Paul Verhoeven. Your goal is to get to the final boss by shoot...
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Scapeghost

DOS19893.7/5 Level 9 Computing
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The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 Ocean Software
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Beverly Hills Cop

DOS19903.2/5 Tynesoft Computer Software
The Beverly Hills Cop video game by Tynesoft is an action-adventure game based on the popular film franchise starring Eddie Murphy. It was released in 1990 for various home computer platforms, including the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, and Amstrad CPC.In the game, players take on the role of Axel Foley, the wise-cracking detective played by Murphy in...
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Dick Tracy

DOS19903.3/5 Titus Interactive
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Narco Police

DOS19903.5/5 Iron Byte
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Cisco Heat

DOS19914.3/5 Jaleco
Cisco Heat is an abandoned racing game set in North America developed by Jaleco and released by Image Works in 1991 for DOS and other platforms. Cisco Heat was converted from the original arcade version. The difference between other similar racing games of the time is that the player drives a police car.
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Hill Street Blues

DOS19914/5 Krisalis
Hill Street Blues is an old DOS "driving" game developed by Krisalis in 1991. The gameplay it's similar to a Grand Theft Auto clone (we're talking about GTA 1 or 2) in which you are the police and you have to apprehend criminals. Hill Street Blues is a rare example of game based on a TV series.
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Moonshine Racers

DOS19914.2/5 Peakstar Software
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Police Quest 3: The Kindred

DOS1991protected4/5 Sierra On-Line
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Predator 2

DOS19913.7/5 Arc Developments
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Die Hard 2: Die Harder

DOS19923.6/5 Tiertex Design Studios
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Robocop 3

DOS19923.9/5 Digital Image Design
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Blue Force

DOS19934.1/5 Tsunami Media
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Police Quest: Open Season

DOSWindows 3.x1993protected4.2/5 Sierra On-Line
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Sam and Max Hit the Road

DOSWindows XP/98/95LinuxMac1993protecteddemo3.8/5 LucasArts
Sam & Max Hit the Road is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 and is based on the characters Sam and Max created by comic artist Steve Purcell. The game follows the titular characters, Sam, a detective canine, and Max, a hyperkinetic rabbity thing, as they embark on a bizarre and humoro...
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Raptor: Call of the Shadows

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1994protecteddemo4.1/5 Cygnus Studios
Raptor: Call of the Shadows is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by Cygnus Studios and published by Apogee Software. The game was first released in 1994 for MS-DOS and later ported to other platforms. In Raptor, players control a fighter jet through various levels filled with enemy aircraft, ground targets, power-ups and boss...
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Blade Runner

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1997protected4.2/5 Westwood Studios
Blade Runner is one of those point & click adventure games that somewhat manages to fully capture the spirit of a cult movie without copying the original plot. Fans of the Blade Runner movie will enjoy this game, even without Harrison Ford. Blade Runner was developed by Westwood Studios and released in 1997 by Virgin.