Memories of Murder - When the police force in a provincial South Korean town is unable to solve a spate of strangulations, a detective is summoned from Seoul. Initially he mocks the methods of his country counterparts, only to become as frustrated as them over the lack of tangible evidence.
Quincy, M.E. ran from 1976 to 1983. Quincy (Jack Klugman) and Sam (Robert Ito) are working as Coroners. Inspecting dead people they often see facts that don't match the theories of the police how or if really they were murdered.
A Touch of Frost is a television detective series based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. It stars David Jason as Detective Inspector William Edward "Jack" Frost, known almost universally as Jack, an experienced and dedicated detective who frequently clashes with his superiors. (extract from Wikipedia)
"It was my safe place," Colton sighed, surveying the view of the minuscule people and things from up above on top of the roof. "My refuge..." He finished, blinking back the memories of long ago, ages past that he would rather not remember.