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Under pressure like never before

The strain is being felt on the streets as officers are called to deal with a wider range of incidents including mental health issues and domestic violence as well as responding to street crime in one of Britain’s biggest cities.

With access to every police division in Greater Manchester, including following their fast response officers and specialist crime units, from the moment the emergency call for help comes through to arrest and lock up.

This fast paced immersive series shows the true nature of crime and the pressure of modern policing from the perspective of the cops on the ground. Behind every call for help is an unfolding drama from car accidents to burglaries, from car chases to domestic violence the series will be an in-depth and frank look at Modern Britain and a force under pressure.

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Episode 6, Series 1

Saturday August 25 at 2:45pm

We follow Greater Manchester Police as they help the public in a series of challenging cases.

Episode 6, Series 1

Saturday August 25 at 7:25pm

We follow Greater Manchester Police as they help the public in a series of challenging cases.

Episode 7, Series 1

Sunday August 26 at 2:55pm

Greater Manchester Police target drug dealers across the city with a series of dawn raids.

Episode 7, Series 1

Sunday August 26 at 7:20pm

Greater Manchester Police target drug dealers across the city with a series of dawn raids.

Episode 8, Series 1

Saturday September 1 at 2:45pm

It's a rainy Manchester Derby Day and the stage is set for 2 of the biggest names in football to go head to head. More than 300 officers will try to control more than 75 000 fans outside…

Episode 8, Series 1

Saturday September 1 at 7:30pm

It's a rainy Manchester Derby Day and the stage is set for 2 of the biggest names in football to go head to head. More than 300 officers will try to control more than 75 000 fans outside…

Episode 9, Series 1

Sunday September 2 at 2:55pm

Greater Manchester Police come face to face with a public who aren't always prepared to help out.

Episode 9, Series 1

Sunday September 2 at 7:25pm

Greater Manchester Police come face to face with a public who aren't always prepared to help out.

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