Barney Miller. Many police officers maintain that the most realistic police show in the history of television was the sitcom "Barney Miller," far more so than that father of reality TV, "Cops." NYTimes
Barney Miller (January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982, ABC) — (left to right): Max Gail (Det. Stanley "Wojo" Wojciehowicz), Hal Linden (Captain Barney Miller), Ron Glass (Sgt. Ron Harris), Abe Vigoda (Sgt. Philip Fish), Gregory Sierra (Sgt. Miguel Amangua), & Jack Soo (Sgt. Nick Yemanao)
Ron Glass -- (7/10/1945-11/25/2016).American Film & Television Actor. He portrayed Detective Ron Harris on TV Series "Barney Miller", Ronald Felcher on "Mr. Rhodes". Movies -- "Lakeview Terrace" as Harold Perreau, "Death at a Funeral" as Duncan. He died of Respiratory Failure, age 71.