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Documentary 2014 - Present7 SeasonsReturning: Date TBAOn: BritBox Tags: Police Country: United Kingdom

Bedfordshire Police allowed more than 80 cameras to follow their work for this landmark documentary series24 Hours in Police Custody has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on BritBox. It's a documentary show with 46 episodes over 7 seasons. 24 Hours in Police Custody is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (201 votes).

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#75 Ranked in TV on BritBox

#228 Ranked in Police TV

#356 Ranked in Documentary TV

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 The Conspiracy to Murder

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Sep 29, 2014
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The Conspiracy to Murder Sep 29, 2014 This extraordinary episode opens with the dawn arrest of a man on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. The film documents the work of the lead detectives as they investigate and interview the suspect about his involvement in a plot to shoot a man. While driving to work, the victim was hit from behind by another vehicle. When he stepped out to inspect the damage he was shot in his leg by a close range sawn-off shotgun, sustaining life-threatening injuries. The police believe the case arises from a potential love triangle that has spiralled out of control. Detectives have 24 hours to gather enough evidence to charge or release him.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Love Hurts

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Oct 6, 2014
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Love Hurts Oct 6, 2014 Police Constable Cheryldeen Liversidge and Police Constable Kat Alison investigate two strongly contrasting stories about harassment and domestic abuse.Domestic abuse takes up to 40% of police time nationally and is now a priority for Bedfordshire Police, having had a poor record in the past.A scorned wife has dumped an ex-partner's clothes in a charity shop, while another woman complains of a series of highly threatening messages from a man with a violent past.On the surface, two very different cases, but both officers turn the cases they are investigating into something of a crusade and are determined to get to the bottom of what really went on in the private relations between their suspects and the victims.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Confession of a Paedophile

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Oct 13, 2014
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The Confession of a Paedophile Oct 13, 2014 News spreads across the county about a suspected paedophile trying to abduct young children on their way home from school. Local press coverage has led to hundreds of calls from panicked parents to the police.With the culprit at large, cameras follow the Major Crime Unit as they lead the operation to arrest a third suspect following a nine-year-old girl's statement and an e-fit description. After two previous suspects have been released without charge, have they now got the right man?In the public protection unit, DC Annie Fowler and DC Selena Humphreys believe they have finally gathered enough evidence, including thousands of images and hundreds of videos of extreme child abuse, to ensure the suspect is remanded in prison pending a trial.Following his second arrest, he makes a frank and shocking confession. The detectives take this new information to the Crown Prosecution Service in the hope of preventing him from committing any more offences.

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Season 01, Episode 04 The Drug Drop

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Oct 20, 2014
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The Drug Drop Oct 20, 2014 This episode opens with a young man accidentally dropping a large quantity of cocaine from his jacket pocket outside a petrol station - all caught on CCTV.On the case are hard-bitten Detective Constable Colin Knight and fresh-faced Police Constable Oly Tomlinson, who joined the team three months earlier. They get off to a promising start, tracking down the owner of the vehicle the passenger was travelling in.DC Knight brings in his chief suspect for questioning and discovers that, just like the man in the CCTV footage, he has a striking tattoo on the right side of his neck, but could it be a case of mistaken identity?Also brought in to the custody suite is Darren, a man arrested on suspicion of theft of meat from Marks & Spencer.As he is booked into custody it soon becomes apparent he is a heroin addict. Sympathetic Custody Sergeant Pete Fitz-Gibbon tries his best to persuade him to stay strong and get clean.Both cases provide a stark picture about the dark world of young people caught up in a cycle of drug addiction and crime in Luton and the challenges facing the police as they tackle it.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Morning After

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Oct 27, 2014
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The Morning After Oct 27, 2014 It's Saturday night in Luton, and Bedfordshire Police are dealing with drunken domestic disputes and a booze-fuelled fight.Police Constables Leanne Turner and Andy Parsons are sent out to investigate an alleged assault against a vulnerable and fragile 75-year-old man in a domestic dispute. The suspect is the man's private carer and has been living with him for the past seven years.When he made the 999 call, the elderly man alleged that he had been slapped in the head with an open palm. But when they arrive, PCs Leanne and Andy are confronted with a distressed victim who insists he does not want them to pursue the matter and who begs them to leave.At the police station, a Polish man arrested for a drunken row with his partner is admitted into custody.He's initially brought in for a 'breach of the peace' - to remove him from the situation and allow him to sober up and cool off - but things take an unexpectedly sinister turn when he whispers to the custody sergeant that he will kill his wife the following day.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Honour Thy Father

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Nov 10, 2014
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Honour Thy Father Nov 10, 2014 A devout Muslim has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his daughter with an iron, after she married a man he does not approve of. Bedfordshire Police have set up a dedicated `honour-based violence' unit at Luton, but the investigation falls to DC Rachel Chandler in CID. Will she succeed in finding the evidence before time runs out?

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Crime of the Century

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Nov 17, 2014
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The Crime of the Century Nov 17, 2014 Drunken abuse, the theft of 98p's worth of fizzy drinks and the joyriding of a 45-seater bus are all in a day's work for acting sergeant Wil Taylor. Some can seem like a waste of police time, while others quickly become serious - such as the case of three sex workers who have been arrested during a raid on a local brothel. Are the women victims, possibly trafficked to the UK from Eastern Europe, or are they running the business and exploiting others? Last in the series

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 A Crime of Passion

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Jan 6, 2015
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A Crime of Passion Jan 6, 2015 Hardened detectives DS Hutton and DC Brecknock are shocked by an extraordinarily disturbing case of attempted murder in an ordinary terraced home

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Season 02, Episode 02 A Short, Sharp Shock

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Jan 13, 2015
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A Short, Sharp Shock Jan 13, 2015 Two teenage girls are arrested after a fight broke out in a nightclub. And the police also arrest a 61-year-old man who's never spent a night in the cells before.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Human Traffic

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Jan 20, 2015
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Human Traffic Jan 20, 2015 This episode follows an investigation into suspected human trafficking. DC Tom Stean says 'Human trafficking is getting worse and worse. I think Luton is a magnet.'

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Season 02, Episode 04 Punchdrunk Love

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Jan 27, 2015
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Punchdrunk Love Jan 27, 2015 This episode follows cases where alcohol and relationship tensions mix in a dangerous cocktail. Investigating Officer Lisa Hutchinson says nine out of ten cases can be of domestic violence.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Age Concern

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Feb 3, 2015
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Age Concern Feb 3, 2015 Several elderly people have been sexually assaulted in a graveyard. The police have a sample of an attacker's DNA from a previous crime scene, and arrest a young man. Will his DNA match?

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Season 02, Episode 06 Frequent Flyers

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Feb 10, 2015
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Frequent Flyers Feb 10, 2015 Cathie Layton and Brett Jones used to work together in the police, but now Brett's a legal rep, representing one of Luton's prolific burglars, with DC Layton on the other side of the table.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Bad Blood

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Jul 27, 2015
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Bad Blood Jul 27, 2015 The return of the documentary in which more than 60 cameras are used to follow the work of Bedfordshire Police, from the cells at stations to the operational heart of major investigations. A small town near Luton has been plagued with an outbreak of teen criminality, and 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. He denies everything and paints himself as the victim. Will they uncover enough to charge, or will he be released?

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Season 03, Episode 02 Guilty Little Secrets

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Aug 3, 2015
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Guilty Little Secrets Aug 3, 2015 Bedfordshire Police must decide whether to charge two men arrested as part of a nationwide operation against people possessing and, in some cases, distributing indecent images of children online.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Partners in Crime

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Aug 10, 2015
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Partners in Crime Aug 10, 2015 DS Simon Hancock and DC 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...

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Season 03, Episode 04 Mother's Day

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Aug 17, 2015
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Mother's Day Aug 17, 2015 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...

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Season 03, Episode 05 A Sixth Sense

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Aug 24, 2015
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A Sixth Sense Aug 24, 2015 DC Cathie Layton investigates the case of a man who is alleged to have assaulted a taxi driver and stolen his keys. But her instinct tells her that all is not what it seems...

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Human Cargo

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Apr 20, 2016
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Human Cargo Apr 20, 2016 Bedfordshire Police investigate banging coming from inside a refrigerated HGV lorry that recently passed through Dover after crossing the Channel. Inside, they find a three-year-old girl, her five-year-old sister and their mother, as well as 12 other migrants who have been smuggled into the UK. The police now face a race against time to ascertain whether they have been illegally trafficked into the UK and deliberately imprisoned in the refrigerated container for more than 17 hours, or whether they have smuggled themselves aboard the lorry without the knowledge of the driver or transport company

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Season 04, Episode 02 To Catch a Paedophile

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Apr 27, 2016
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Season 04, Episode 03 Love Thy Neighbour

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May 5, 2016
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Love Thy Neighbour May 5, 2016 Tommy Robinson, the founder of the English Defence League, is held in Luton police station following a vicious assault on a Muslim man. policing tensions between extremist groups is a daily challenge for the Bedfordshire Police

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Season 04, Episode 04 One Punch

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May 12, 2016
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One Punch May 12, 2016 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. Cameras follow every twist and turn as the police try to disentangle what really happened.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Black Balaclava

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May 19, 2016
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Black Balaclava May 19, 2016 Luton faces a rash of armed robberies. The crimes have one thing in common: the victims have undergone the trauma of being violently robbed at knife point. Without good CCTV images, the police have to fall back on some old-fashioned detective skills.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Home Truths

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May 26, 2016
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Home Truths May 26, 2016 When does a row at home become a case of domestic violence? That's the tricky question the police face as they are called to intervene in domestic dramas behind closed doors in Bedfordshire.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Lethal Weapon

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Jun 1, 2016
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Lethal Weapon Jun 1, 2016 A man is on the run from Operation Bosun, Bedfordshire police's specialist unit who tackle gun crime. Police believe that the wanted man is lying low for the moment but remains armed and dangerous.

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Season 5

Season 05, Episode 01 Moment of Madness

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Jun 5, 2017
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Moment of Madness Jun 5, 2017 A man walks out of a hotel lift covered in blood. He approaches the reception desk shouting that he has killed someone. As the terrified receptionist tries to rid get 999, the man grabs the phone, but the police have been reported.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Their Time Will Come

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Jun 12, 2017
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Their Time Will Come Jun 12, 2017 A distressed woman arrives at Luton Police station, where officers have to tell her that her 76-year-old husband is under arrest following allegations of historic child sex abuse.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Human Chains

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Jun 19, 2017
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Human Chains Jun 19, 2017 Amanda comes to Luton Police station claiming that his life's in danger and that he's just escaped from a slave owning gang. Over 200 officers launch a dawn raid on the suspects.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Code of Silence

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Jun 26, 2017
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Code of Silence Jun 26, 2017 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.

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Season 05, Episode 05 The Golden Bracelet

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Jul 3, 2017
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The Golden Bracelet Jul 3, 2017 Bedfordshire Police are particularly busy. A care worker denies stealing a gold bracelet, a man denies being involved in a stabbing, and a suspect is questioned about an assault.

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Season 6

Season 06, Episode 01 Sex and Corruption

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Feb 19, 2018
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Sex and Corruption Feb 19, 2018 Cameras follow all the twists and turns of the major investigation into an allegation of police corruption, as detectives track down, arrest and then charge a fellow officer.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Car Attack

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Feb 26, 2018
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Car Attack Feb 26, 2018 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. With a suspect on the loose, cameras follow every twist and turn of the investigation.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Left for Dead

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Mar 5, 2018
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Left for Dead Mar 5, 2018 A man lies dead in a Peterborough park. The position of his body raises intense suspicions but rigor mortis has set in and the trail of evidence is going cold. Detectives are called in to investigate.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Shallow Grave

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Mar 12, 2018
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Shallow Grave Mar 12, 2018 Police search in a Luton garden for the body of a woman who disappeared in 2003, as they turn up the heat on suspects in a case that's puzzled them for years.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Frequent Flyers

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Mar 19, 2018
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Frequent Flyers Mar 19, 2018 The police search for a couple who they believe have exploited a young, vulnerable woman by taking over her flat to use it as a drugs base.

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Season 06, Episode 06 Too Close For Comfort

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Mar 26, 2018
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Too Close For Comfort Mar 26, 2018 A woman has reported to Bedfordshire police that she is living in fear because she believes a man who she once regarded as a friend has begun to stalk her, and officers are sent to arrest him. Cameras follow the complainant and the prime suspect as they argue over whether he has crossed a line and what was once friendship has now turned into an unhealthy obsession.

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Season 7

Season 07, Episode 01 Body in the Grass

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May 21, 2018
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Body in the Grass May 21, 2018 A woman's body is found in overgrown grassland. When detectives inform her partner of her death, his behaviour marks him out as a chief suspect.

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Season 07, Episode 02 The Kane Line

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May 28, 2018
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The Kane Line May 28, 2018 The real-life crime series has unprecedented access to a covert surveillance operation, which culminates in 10 simultaneous armed dawn raids against organised crime gangs.

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Season 07, Episode 03 A Knife through the Heart

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Jun 4, 2018
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A Knife through the Heart Jun 4, 2018 A man lies dying in the street from a stab wound to his heart. A friend at the scene is desperate to find out if he will survive but it is now a crime scene and he is not allowed to see the victim.

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Season 07, Episode 04 A Second Chance

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Jun 11, 2018
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A Second Chance Jun 11, 2018 A woman calls the police to a block of flats in Luton and as they carefully advance down the corridor, a bloody handprint is clearly visible on the wall. The flat appears to be empty, but police suspect a man who has previously been in trouble with them has fled the scene. Cameras follow Bedfordshire Police's enquiry into a disturbing case that ends with a twist.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Fifty Shades of Abuse

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Jun 18, 2018
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Fifty Shades of Abuse Jun 18, 2018 A teenager disappears from hospital after being brought in with serious injuries that suggest she's been tied up and assaulted. Bedfordshire Police investigate.

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Season 07, Episode 06 What Lies Beneath

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Jun 25, 2018
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What Lies Beneath Jun 25, 2018 A man phones police to claim that there are body parts buried in the garden of a house on an estate in Luton and a search team is dispatched, but faces a wall of silence at the scene. Detectives suspect that it is a fantasy but, more worryingly, they may be being deliberately drawn into a long-running and brutal tit-for-tat gang war. Cameras follow every twist and turn of the case as it escalates further when the mother of the original complainant is stabbed in the chest.

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Season 07, Episode 07 Lost in Translation

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Jul 2, 2018
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Lost in Translation Jul 2, 2018 Bedfordshire Police confront issues thrown up by the mass movement of people across Europe. A man travelling with a young woman on a one-way ticket from Bulgaria is stopped at Luton Airport. Officers from the National Crime Agency believe that he - and another man who has come to the arrivals gate to meet them - may be bringing the woman into the country unlawfully. The story takes a surprising twist when one of the men they have arrested claims he is her father. Cameras follow every twist and turn of the case, as detectives try to discover the truth when so much is obscured by different languages and culture.

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