Police Hour of Duty is a police show like no other. Each hectic episode captures the incidents Derbyshire police force must tackle in just one 60 minute period – from 9pm to 10pm.
Every night sees officers coping with a wide range of cases, from missing children to drug house stake-outs and from warrants being actioned to domestic violence calls, revealing how they must fight crime against the clock.
Filled with suspense and tension, Police Hour of Duty is a brand new documentary format. With cameras embedded across the force, every episode delivers an access-all-areas deep-dive inside a force that never stands still.
Police: Hour of Duty premiered on Channel 5 on Monday 4th May 2020 at 9pm. The first episode ranked Number 1 across the channel group for the week (Barb) and attracted over two million viewers over a 28 day period. Most popular among young men, it delivered a 10.6% share of their viewing - almost double the slot average and up 39% for share vs slot overall.