With unprecedented access during 12 months of filming, this three-part documentary series reveals the story of the biggest ever police operation against sex trafficking in Britain and follows unfolding investigations to the eventual sentencing of some of the most serious sex traffickers ever arrested in the UK.
The films follow officers from Bedfordshire, Gloucestershire, Devon and Cornwall as they undertake surveillance operations, mount raids, and break into the extensive criminal networks that traffic women into the UK.
The sex trade, fuelled by the thousands of British men who use brothels, reaches far beyond the confines of inner cities, to elegant market towns and quiet suburban streets.
What the police discover shocks even the most hardened investigators. Vulnerable women are being duped and coerced into sexual slavery by global criminal syndicates that are making hundreds of millions of pounds.
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In 2007 the government tasked Britain's 55 police forces to tackle the trafficking of women into the country for sex.
The second programme in the series follows the police as they close in on nationwide criminal gangs.
In this final film, the police target slave markets in Britain, where women are traded, and close in on the international masterminds at…