Is there copaganda?

Celebratory portrayals of unlawful acts by law enforcement.
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Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
20
No
8
7
tinylittlebug
The main cop is a black woman that fits every bad stereotype
Movie • 2016 Report
Yes
18
No
5
4
ProfessorProcyon
Police are portrayed as the heroic characters in the movie, and it's sort of a central theme throughout.
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
18
No
6
4
mad_melody
In the early seasons there is a lot of copaganda, even if it's not necessarily outright. Notably, in S1Ep19, a cop uses on her cop friend a sound cannon like those used by cops against BLM protestors in the US, and this is treated as a harmless joke that she finds cool and fun. While there are lots of messages increasingly throughout the show on how to improve the police force, such as standing up against racial profiling in S4Ep16, it's still hard to deny that this show favourably depicts cops performing negative actions. It's even a common thing for cops in the 99 (particularly Jake) to break the rules, such as spying on and/or arresting 'suspects' before any proof or evidence is gathered, simply because the cops 'have a hunch,' and they almost always turn out to successfully solve and resolve crimes for having done this. However, it is worth saying that Season 8 has completely turned the show around to take a serious look at issues in the police force, such as addressing in S8Ep1 the now commom idea that there are no actual 'good cops' by nature of them just being in the police force (aka ACAB), and having an ongoing plot about the 99 combating an old white guy who helps cops avoid retribution for literally everything. The release of Season 8 was even delayed because the show scrapped the first few episodes in order to reflect on its messages in wake of the BLM movement that surged in 2020. Ultimately, this show is copaganda for how it routinely plays off amoral and illegal actions of the police force as jokes or being the right thing to have done in the end, but one can't deny that it's further ahead than other cop shows in regards to reflecting on issues in the police force and now actively working to improve it in the show. Still, this show isn't perfect, and it's 100% understandable that someone may wish to avoid any and all instances of copaganda.
TV Show • 2015 Report
Yes
10
No
4
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
9
No
1
TV Show • 2021 Report
Yes
8
No
4
2
cielgee
The one sheriff in town is a hero in the story, but he also shares the horrible racial abuse from other cops he endured as a Muslim man, which led him to moving to the island.
Movie • 2012 Report
Yes
6
No
2
Movie • 2014 Report
Yes
5
No
2
TV Show Report
Yes
5
No
1
Video Game • 2019 Report
Yes
4
No
0
1
celine
One of the characters is an ex-cop and refers to himself as "Mr. Policeman" or "your friendly policeman". While he idolized a cop, the game itself displays the police, and especially one officer, as corrupt in later chapters. The two cops that were displayed in a good light both resigned due to the issues.
Movie • 2009 Report
Yes
4
No
2
1
Idiotslayer
Police brutality played for laughs
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
4
No
1
Movie • 1987 Report
Yes
3
No
1
0
wesleythomasm
The protagonist is a cybernetically-enhanced police officer (hence the moniker 'RoboCop'), and he's a bit too brutal to be truly looked up to. He performs several acts (vandalizing a real estate video display, shooting off a guy's Little Buddy, beating a robber half to death, shiving a guy in the neck, shooting a corrupt executive) that would get him thrown off an IRL police force and into a jail cell of his own. He's only ever given coffee and donuts for his behaviour, and we're expected to cheer when he does these things because "He da hero and they bad guys" (except for the video display, which was because he was mad his family moved away after his "death.")
1
cha0ticneutralsystem
A child pony dreams of being a sherif. Two ponies become officers and enforce the law. One of the ponies becomes the villain and creates a dictatorship, the scenes mimick h*Tyler and other dictatorships
Yes
3
No
1
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
3
No
0
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
2
No
1
Book • 2021 Report
Yes
2
No
1
TV Show • 1989 Report
Yes
2
No
0
1
theficus
You could argue the entire show is a military service paean.
TV Show • 2006 Report
Yes
2
No
1
0
Jake18
The whole show seems to have an air of a "law above all" kind of message. It really depends on how you interpret it.
Yes
2
No
0
0
Panzercrappitastica
There is a cop who’s a good guy, but the setting is so radically different it’s hard to say whether it constitutes copaganda.
TV Show • 2018 Report
Yes
2
No
0
1
ShoSheepy
Two of the main characters are cops, and they are very pro-cop. There are many scenes that depict "suspects" without the presence of a lawyer which lends itself to copaganda. There is a "Blue Lives Matter" flag hanging in the police department.
Yes
2
No
0
0
icallitjustice
Since this season focuses on the wreck that is American politics (specifically through Trump’s era) this is inevitable.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
2
No
0
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
2
No
0
0
season 6
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
2
No
0
0
Budge
Mild, shown as friendly force/friend of family helping in storm rescue.
Movie Report
Yes
2
No
0
TV Show • 2021 Report
Yes
2
No
0
Movie • 2020 Report
Yes
2
No
0
Yes
2
No
0