Law-Enforcement Hotties Round 3 Ends With Criminal Minds vs. NCIS, L&O vs. Cold Case

Round 3 of our Ultimate Law-Enforcement Crushes Tournament comes to an end with a showdown between two CBS dreamboats, and a battle starring a couple of gone-but-hardly-forgotten procedural protagonists.

The choices in front of you may cause you to curl up in the emotional fetal position, but it’s your duty as a TV-loving citizen to vote in the polls below, then alert your friends and neighbors to do the same! As part of our single-elimination competition, only eight law-enforcing hunks will advance to the quarterfinals.

NCIS Hunk vs. White Collar Hero, Lost Cop vs SVU Stud in Law-Enforcement Crush Showdown

Every afternoon over the next few weeks, we’ll launch another set of face-offs that will test the strength of your respective character crushes. So make sure the right choice is made by heading down to our polls to vote for your favorites (Round 3 voting will be open for 48 hours), and hit the comments to justify your picks.

Eventually, our battle will boil down to a finale that pits the ultimate old-school crime-fighter against the ultimate modern-day hero. (Their female counterparts will have their later this month.)

Oh, and if you’re interested in the match-ups we’ve got planned for the coming weeks, CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE ENTIRE 64-PLAYER BRACKET (then click again for a zoomed-in view), and sign up to follow me on Twitter @MichaelSlezakTV.

On your mark, get set, vote!




Comments (55)

  • Hotchner and Gibbs together… it’s not fair.

    Comment by Gabrielle – November 12, 2011 03:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • This is the most difficult decision I’ve ever had to make.

      Comment by Ashley – November 12, 2011 03:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • hotch is the coolest cat

        Comment by lorna – November 12, 2011 05:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Ugh, I know, Gibbs vs. Hotch is the hardest match-up of them all :(
      Both are so perfect, but I give Hotch a slight edge. Thing is though, don’t know if Hotch fans are fervent enough to beat Castle’s (Booth vs. Castle was intense); I suspect Gibbs would have a better chance of taking Castle down.
      Decisions, decisions…

      Comment by Alicia – November 12, 2011 03:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Well Gibbs/Hotch has to take DiNozzo first to be able to stand to Castle/McGrarett

        Comment by Nan – November 14, 2011 11:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I know – Damn you MIchael Slezak!

      Comment by Rowan – November 12, 2011 04:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree, it really isn’t.

      Comment by Cathy – November 12, 2011 08:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Youre right Gabby, it is a hard choice, but Hotch is so stff and reserved, that I had to vote for Gibb.

      Comment by LadyCap – November 13, 2011 07:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I had to laugh!! Yes – Hotch is stiff, but Gibbs is rude and mean and I can’t stand him!

        Comment by G-Mom – November 14, 2011 11:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • UGH I knew Hotch would go down in this one but I voted for him anyway. I just really hope Castle beats Gibbs because that is what it will all come down to.

    Comment by Susie – November 12, 2011 03:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This one wasn’t hard for me, so there was no fetal position. However, the last round and some earlier ones made me cry one single tear…

    Comment by Winnie – November 12, 2011 04:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NO!!! How am I supposed to chose between Gibbs and Hotch?

    Comment by Renee – November 12, 2011 04:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • SCOTTY!!!!! I really hope he keeps this lead…and Gibbs vs. Hotchner is a good matchup! Go Gibbs!

    Comment by Rachel – November 12, 2011 04:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hotch! Hotch! Hotch!

    Comment by Atis – November 12, 2011 04:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Gibbs you silver fox! This comp is so going to come down to Gibbs vs Castle.

    Comment by Olive – November 12, 2011 04:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Whoa.. now THAT is going to be a tough one!

      Comment by Jerri – November 12, 2011 11:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • HOTCH!

    Comment by Sally – November 12, 2011 05:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Aw man how is Hotch not winning? I LOVE HIM. He’s amazing. I love Mark Harmon he is gorgeous but… Hotch is more gorgeous. <3

    Comment by Sara – November 12, 2011 05:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Hotch doesn’t smile. Even when he’s being comforting; Gibbs at least smiles. And those eyes?! Vaavaavoom!

      Comment by Jerri – November 12, 2011 11:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Hotch does too smile! Especially in this new season.

        Comment by Makayla – November 13, 2011 12:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • He does so! And he actually has quite a few humorous lines!

        Comment by Sara – November 13, 2011 09:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • There is no one but Hotch, hands down!

    Comment by Tracey Lane – November 12, 2011 06:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Easy one for me – Gibbs.
    Might get harder once this field is narrowed down because it could be Gibbs v DiNozzo and I think I’d have to put the 2 names into a hat and draw out which one to vote for.

    Comment by NoChance – November 12, 2011 06:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • why didn’t I think of the hat?!? thanks!

      Comment by iella – November 13, 2011 09:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hotch!

    Comment by Pat – November 12, 2011 06:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • If Gibbs wins, its gonna be Gibbs & DiNozzo!

    Comment by kjmorse – November 12, 2011 06:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • How is Gibbs beating Hotch? Gibbs is cool but sexy, hell no! Its all about Hotch baby – hot and bad ass <3

    Comment by Mary – November 12, 2011 07:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hot hot Hotch, no question! I love him!

    Comment by Katie – November 12, 2011 07:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • No contest, just HAS to be Hotch(although Gibbs is pretty cool). Hotch is just WAY TOO HOT!

    Comment by Sara – November 12, 2011 08:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Um, you didn’t pair those up correctly. Gibbs and Hotchner take all!

    Comment by Pam – November 12, 2011 09:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Easy choice: ‘Hotch’ over Gibbs. I like NCIS but Gibbs is so caveman sometimes and cold as an iceberg. I got Hotch anytime, he seen cold, but you can see he care. Gibbs is a great character but must of the time seen dead inside.

    Comment by Alrisha – November 12, 2011 10:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Are you ever gonna update the bracket??

    Comment by Ruthie – November 13, 2011 06:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Allthough I really like Gibbs: It is and always be Hotch. The coolest, smartest, best lookingguy around

    Comment by Tineke – November 13, 2011 06:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Gibbs vs. Hotch?! No contest, Gibbs rules!!

    Comment by Chuy – November 13, 2011 06:53 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hotch vs. Gibbs? I knew this tournament would produce some hard decisions, and this is one of them. In the end I had to cast my vote for Hotch (I love Gibbs, but more in a father-light than a crush-light).

    Comment by Ashley – November 13, 2011 10:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Mark Harmon is old ewwwwwww

    Comment by Alana – November 13, 2011 12:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I have adored Mark Harmon for 2 decades. That being said….Thomas Gibson all the way! C’mon Hotch fans, where are you? Stop asking Thomas for retweets and birthday wishes, and get your butts on here and vote!

    Comment by Tiffany – November 13, 2011 03:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love Gibbs. He is # 1. He is sooo handsome.

    Comment by Cathy – November 13, 2011 04:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Gotta be honest. I don’t get the massive appeal of the NCIS guys…

    Comment by Brendan – November 13, 2011 05:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Me neither!!!!

      Comment by G-Mom – November 14, 2011 11:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • GIBBS GIBBS GIBBS He is incredible!!! The icy stare, always calm, loyal to a fault. Unless you dig into his personal life too much. GIBBS IS THE MAN!

    Comment by Loreli – November 13, 2011 05:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • *gasp* How could HOTCH be LOSING! His lethal glare should mow down any competition!

    Comment by Neeterz – November 13, 2011 09:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hotch!!

    Comment by Tzeefje – November 13, 2011 10:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Gibbs is just so hot…

    Comment by Liam – November 14, 2011 12:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • why is Gibbs on this????? i mean really this for atractive males, not just because you like a show, come on!

    Comment by Melissa – November 14, 2011 10:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Well, I like NCIS, but let’s face it, I’d really like to end in bed with Gibbs in my fantasies. Does that answer your question? LOL

      Comment by Mel – November 14, 2011 12:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • For those of us who like older men, Gibbs (Mark Harmon) is hot and sexy. Gibbs all the way!!!

      Comment by Stacey – November 14, 2011 01:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sorry Hotch, I really like you, but I’m a Gibbs girl through and through! My vote always goes to that silver-haired fox!

    Comment by Barb – November 14, 2011 11:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NCIS fans’ nightmare next round: Gibss vs DiNozzo

    Comment by Anon R – November 14, 2011 01:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • DiNozzo has a beautiful face but I’ve no crush on him. And… I’ll just follow what Weatherly always said: “sitting on top of Mount Sexy, there is Mark Harmon”. Couldn’t agree more.

      Comment by Oilandsun – November 14, 2011 02:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This was definitely no contest. I mean Mark Harmon is infinitely the better one of the two. I mean his personality and his eyes are what sells him. The problem is Michael Weatherly against Mark Harmon. I mean that is just an evil decision!!!!!

    Comment by badprobiemcgee – November 14, 2011 02:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • No fair pitching my two fave shows against each other – but in terms of dreaminess, Gibbs’ eyes totally do it for me! ;)

    Comment by RvE – November 14, 2011 03:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love Criminal Minds above all those shows. Hotch is very handsome no two ways about it but Spencer Reid knocks them all out of the running xxxxxxx

    Comment by rnrwidow – November 14, 2011 04:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • HOTCH! It’s not just his looks; it’s the Hotch persona as well.

    Comment by Kelly Reid – November 15, 2011 04:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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