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24 hours in Police Custody

24 hours in Police Custody24 hours in Police Custody

Original, exciting, funny and shocking

Filmed using a combination of fixed rig and handheld cameras and with unique access to both detectives and suspects, this is the reality of policing on the front line.

From the cell block to the police chief, this series shows a modern police station as never seen before. Combining the drama of cops and robbers in the real world with the humanity and humour of 24 Hours in A&E, we watch the police fighting against the clock to catch out criminals and make the streets safe.

24 Hours in Police Custody is police work as you have never seen it before.

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Series 3, Episode 13

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A man has been attacked and left unconscious on the floor of a crowded pub for over 30 minutes. Detectives face a wall of silence as they search for evidence.

Series 1, Episode 13

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In this episode of the observational series shot inside Luton Police Station, two PCs are determined to get to the bottom of two contrasting cases of domestic abuse and harassment.

Series 3, Episode 14

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A care worker denies stealing a gold bracelet. A young man denies being involved in a stabbing. Another suspect is questioned about an assault.

Series 3, Episode 14

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A care worker denies stealing a gold bracelet. A young man denies being involved in a stabbing. Another suspect is questioned about an assault.

Series 1, Episode 14

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DS Emma James and DC Cathie Layton pull a 22-hour shift to find the evidence against a young man accused of robbery and assault, who denies everything and paints himself as the victim…

Series 4, Episode 1

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Police officers from across Bedfordshire have to come to terms with the fact that one of their own, a colleague and someone some regard as a friend, is a corrupt cop.

Series 4, Episode 1

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Police officers from across Bedfordshire have to come to terms with the fact that one of their own, a colleague and someone some regard as a friend, is a corrupt cop.

Series 1, Episode 15

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Bedfordshire Police must decide whether to charge two men arrested as part of a nationwide operation against people possessing and distributing indecent images of children.

Series 4, Episode 2

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It is 4:30 am Saturday and Bedfordshire Police are called to Dunstable Town Centre where a man has driven a car into a group of revellers outside a kebab shop, before fleeing on foot…

Series 4, Episode 2

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It is 4:30 am Saturday and Bedfordshire Police are called to Dunstable Town Centre where a man has driven a car into a group of revellers outside a kebab shop, before fleeing on foot…

Series 1, Episode 16

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DS Simon Hancock and Cathie Layton have 24 hours to interview two men who they suspect are behind a string of knife-point robberies. And neither man knows what the other's saying..

Series 4, Episode 3

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A man lies dead in a park in Peterborough. Who is the victim and how did he find himself dumped overnight in open ground? Detectives are called in to investigate.

Series 4, Episode 3

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A man lies dead in a park in Peterborough. Who is the victim and how did he find himself dumped overnight in open ground? Detectives are called in to investigate.

Series 1, Episode 17

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The police release a young man who's been accused of a vicious assault when he gives his mother as an alibi. But when she fails to support his story they have to try to find him again…

Series 4, Episode 4

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Police are searching for a couple who they believe have preyed on a young vulnerable woman by taking over her flat in order to use it as a base for a drug fuelled crime spree.

Series 4, Episode 4

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Police are searching for a couple who they believe have preyed on a young vulnerable woman by taking over her flat in order to use it as a base for a drug fuelled crime spree.

Series 1, Episode 18

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A care worker denies stealing a gold bracelet. A young man denies being involved in a stabbing. Another suspect is questioned about an assault.

Series 4, Episode 5

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A woman has reported to police that she is living in fear because she believes a man she once regarded as a friend has begun to stalk her. The police are only too aware that they've…

Series 4, Episode 5

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A woman has reported to police that she is living in fear because she believes a man she once regarded as a friend has begun to stalk her. The police are only too aware that they've…

Series 3, Episode 1

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A truck is stopped carrying migrants that have been trafficked to the UK. The driver is under arrest and the 15 migrants are taken to 3 different stations because of capacity.

Series 4, Episode 6

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A woman's body has been found abandoned in overgrown grassland. Detectives begin their investigation by conducting house to house enquiries to try and establish her final movements…

Series 4, Episode 6

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A woman's body has been found abandoned in overgrown grassland. Detectives begin their investigation by conducting house to house enquiries to try and establish her final movements…

Series 3, Episode 2

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Vigilante paedophile hunters are posing online as underage girls, but will this help police catch potential offenders or help them escape justice?

Series 4, Episode 7

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Officers have spent months watching a group they believe are planning to deliver huge quantities of drugs onto the streets of Luton. Finally they decide to strike by making a series…

Series 4, Episode 7

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Officers have spent months watching a group they believe are planning to deliver huge quantities of drugs onto the streets of Luton. Finally they decide to strike by making a series…

Series 3, Episode 3

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Policing tensions between extremist groups in one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse towns in the UK is a daily challenge for Bedfordshire police.

Series 4, Episode 8

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Detectives investigate when a man dies from a stab wound to his heart. They suspect a friend of the victim may be able to tell them what happened, but will he co-operate with their…

Series 4, Episode 8

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Detectives investigate when a man dies from a stab wound to his heart. They suspect a friend of the victim may be able to tell them what happened, but will he co-operate with their…

Series 3, Episode 4

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Two lives change in a heartbeat after a single punch fells a man outside a nightclub. The blow kills the victim and the police arrest the attacker.

Series 4, Episode 9

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Police are called to a block of flats in Luton. As the officers advance down a corridor, a bloody hand print is discovered on the wall. They suspect a man has fled the scene.