Traffic Cops is a real-life documentary series on BBC One which follows traffic officers from various police forces including Cheshire, Hampshire, Humberside, and South Yorkshire.
Traffic Cops shows what is involved in the day-to-day role of a traffic officer and the incidents they come across. First aired in 2004, the show has drawn in over 7 million viewers . It also shows recorded police footage from police cars as well. Narration is by Jamie Theakston Repeats of the show can be seen on UKTV People and now on UKTV Gold.
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A Traffic Cops Special.
Britain\'s congested motorways are dangerous places; wall to wall traffic and high speed drivers are a deadly combination, and a lapse of judgement can mean the difference between life and death. In Cheshire the motorway cops are dealing with a high speed crash which has left the fast lane blocked to traffic. Meanwhile, in Humberside, a lorry on fire has left both lanes of the M180 impassable as traffic is brought to a standstill. Jamie Theakston narrates.
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The traffic cops have an identity crisis on their hands as they come across crimes and accidents involving people who aren t who they claim to be, people who are claiming they are the victims of mistaken identity and others with no identification at all.
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Trouble in Store.
A look at the challenges facing Britain\'s road police. Britain\'s traffic cops are increasingly encountering criminals armed with guns and knives. As the \'arms race\' escalates, a new weapon in the police\'s arsenal to tackle dangerous offenders, the taser, is used on the streets of Humberside for the first time.
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Chasing the Dragon.
A look at the challenges facing Britain\'s road police. With red tape and paperwork consuming considerable amounts of police time, police in Yorkshire have come up with a new way of showing their authority, by combining officers from four different forces in a one-off blitz on car thieves, drug dealers and criminals using the roads.
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Riding Their Luck.
A look at the challenges facing Britain\'s road police. The heady mix of sunny days and open country roads in the East Riding of Yorkshire means one thing - bikers out to have fun. And for PC Glenn Dennis, a Suzuki-riding officer, it means another - stopping them breaking the law.
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A look at the challenges facing Britain\'s road police. It\'s half term and the Humberside traffic cops have their hands full chasing kids, some as young as thirteen, who would normally be in school but instead are taking lessons in how to steal, crash and burn cars