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 2 Summary
Against a backdrop of rising crime and 2011's shocking civil unrest, the acclaimed documentary series Coppers returns to lift the lid on what it's really like to police 21st-century Britain and its increasingly disorderly population.
Episode 1 - Coppers
The acclaimed documentary series captures shocking scenes as Nottingham's frontline coppers find themselves under sustained attack from bricks and petrol bombs during the 2011 riots.
Episode 2 - Coppers
The acclaimed documentary series captures shocking scenes as Nottingham's frontline coppers find themselves under attack from bricks and petrol bombs during the 2011 English riots.
Episode 3 - Coppers
The acclaimed documentary series meets beat bobbies tackling shoplifters, burglars, drunks, anti-social behaviour and intractable disputes between neighbours in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Episode 4 - Coppers
This episode joins Tayside police's newest recruits as they hit the streets for the first time. Unlike most English forces, police in Scotland are still taking on new recruits.
Episode 5 - Coppers
With exclusive access to Nottinghamshire police's Armed Response Unit, this episode reveals what it's like carrying lethal weapons and tasers on the British streets.
Episode 6 - Coppers
Coppers joins the officers of Nottinghamshire Police's Territorial Support Group, who are trained to deal with public disorder, from football violence to resourceful criminals.
Episode 7 - Coppers
Coppers meets Nottinghamshire Police's dogs and their handlers, who face tough challenges on the frontline, from crowd control at football matches to sniffing out drugs and guns
Episode 8 - Coppers
The final episode of the series joins officers on the rural Pitlochry beat. It may be quiet, but they've got 1000 square miles to cover, and some of the most dangerous roads in Scotland