COP SHOP hit 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 Austra lian homes.
In Volume 13, Detective Tom Shannon joins the team as they hunt for a serial rapist who is terrorizing the city. A vicious thug seeking revenge creates conflict within the police ranks. The drama continues for Amanda as Terry is arrested for drug trafficking. Baker’s new romance places tension with his friendship with Sam. Fanelli announces his appointment as head of Riverside CI, he is met with mixed reactions.