COP SHOPhit the Australian television screens in 1977 following on from the successful series HOMICIDE, DIVISION 4 and MATLOCK POLICE. In the same Crawford tradition of popular home-grown police drama, COP SHOP became an instant favourite thanks to its unique blend of characters, suspense, excitement and continuing human drama, bringing 6 years and over 580 hours of entertainment to Australian homes.
In Volume 5, Detective’s investigations range from abduction to arson, prostitution to payroll robbery. Johnson unwittingly finds himself in a siege situation with a psychopathic killer while Danni risks her life going undercover. Benjamin and Claire finally ‘tie the knot’, Valerie goes job hunting and Const. Amanda King (Lynda Stoner) joins the Riverside uniform branch.