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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 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 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 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.

Series 4, Episode 10

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An unnamed girl has been rushed unconscious to hospital, with injuries that suggest she's been tied up and then assaulted. Police are concerned she is a victim of sexual assault.

Series 4, Episode 11

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Police are digging the back garden of a house in Luton searching for the body of a woman who disappeared in 2003. They believe a fingertip search might reveal vital clues in a suspected…

Series 4, Episode 12

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Police receive a call from a young man claiming there are body parts buried in the garden of a house in Luton. Detectives suspect they may be being drawn into a long running and brutal…

Series 4, Episode 13

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A man travelling with a young woman from Bulgaria is stopped at Luton Airport. Officers believe he and another man who has come to meet him may be smuggling the woman into the country…

Series 4, Episode 14

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A man has been lured to what he believes is a meeting with 13 year old girl, in fact he has been caught in a sting operation by so called "paedophile hunters".

Series 4, Episode 15

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Police hunt for two rapists and race to catch a recent offender before he strikes again. And can new high-tech forensic techniques help them bring to justice a rapist who has evaded…

Series 4, Episode 16

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A veteran detective from the Bedfordshire Police Internet Child Abuse Investigation Team uncovers an area of criminal behaviour that goes beyond anything she has come up against before…

Series 4, Episode 17

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Police rush to the scene of a brutal stabbing in broad daylight. Cameras follow officers through every twist and turn of the investigation, revealing the hidden stories behind the…

Series 4, Episode 18

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Detectives race to capture a suspected drug trafficker before he can escape on a flight to Spain. Cameras follow police through every twist and turn of the investigation.

Series 4, Episode 18

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Detectives race to capture a suspected drug trafficker before he can escape on a flight to Spain. Cameras follow police through every twist and turn of the investigation.

Series 4, Episode 19

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Bedfordshire Police investigate an antiques robbery totalling a quarter of a million pounds from a country estate. But one detective thinks something about the case doesn't seem right…

Series 4, Episode 19

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Bedfordshire Police investigate an antiques robbery totalling a quarter of a million pounds from a country estate. But one detective thinks something about the case doesn't seem right…

Series 4, Episode 20

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Police officers investigate the sudden and suspicious death of a 48-year-old woman in Cambridgeshire. The hunt for clues and answers takes the investigation across the whole of Europe…

Series 4, Episode 20

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Police officers investigate the sudden and suspicious death of a 48-year-old woman in Cambridgeshire. The hunt for clues and answers takes the investigation across the whole of Europe…