About the Show
Filmed across Britain, from inner cities to country beats, Coppers reveals what the police are up against every day of their working lives
Series 1 Summary
With access to police forces across the country - from Kent to West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester - Coppers shows what police officers are up against every day of their working lives
Episode 1 - Custody
This episode meets Gillingham's busy custody suite staff. From burglary to shop-lifting and assault to drugs possession, they've seen generations progress through their criminal careers.
Episode 2 - Traffic
Coppers joins the Cambridgeshire traffic cops who like nothing more than racing to the rescue, and nothing less than informing next of kin that their loved ones have died in a crash.
Episode 3 - Emergency Response
The series follows the police responding to emergency calls and reveals some of the trivial reasons people call 999: from mobile phones running out of credit to whose turn it is on the Wii.
Episode 4 - Saturday Night
The series joins police officers on the Saturday night beat, where drunks, abuse and violence - as well as marriage proposals and requests to urinate in your helmet - are all part of the job
Episode 5 - Public Order
In this programme, cameras follow Greater Manchester Police's Tactical Aid Unit as they police violent clashes between thousands of opposing demonstrators in Bolton.