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Police: Hour of Duty New police documentary shot in Derbyshire starts next week

Police Hour of Duty New policing documentary starts tonight it follows Derbyshire Police and it airs on Channel 5.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Producers have announced what viewers can expect from a new policing fly on the wall programme that airs tonight.

The new TV documentary series follows Derbyshire Police response teams.

Named Police: Hour of Duty it captures incidents across the Derbyshire force area which happen over a 60-minute period, Between 9pm and 10pm.

The new Channel 5 show will see local response officers dealing with a wide range of incidents which include missing persons searches for children and drug house stake-outs.

The Police: Hour of Duty is spread across four-episode. Promoters of the show have said

“At the same time, officers in the Proactive Unit are following up on a raid earlier in the day when they arrested three people thought to be part of a ‘county lines’ drug-dealing operation. 

“With the suspects in custody, can they persuade the Crown Prosecution Service that they have enough evidence to secure a charge?”

“In another part of the force, it’s 9.15pm and a team is preparing to go undercover to disrupt a prostitution ring while 30 minutes later a car has ploughed into someone’s garden and the driver has fled the scene. Was this just an accident or was the driver drunk?

“Back in Comms HQ, it’s 9.20pm and another 999 call comes in from a distressed mother whose daughter has attacked her and officers race to the scene. 

“With violent domestic incidents on the rise, the police are tackling hundreds every week facing often tragic circumstances. For this mother, it is a call she never wanted to make.”

* Episode 1 of Police: Hour of Duty airs on Channel 5 on Monday, May 4 at 9pm.

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