Police, Camera, Action!

Police, Camera, Action!

2000 - 2008, Crime, Reality, Other
Gethin Jones presents footage of real-life car chases as he goes on patrol with the Central Motorway Police Group. Each week he focuses on a different issue that's affecting Britain's roads, from young drivers to texting behind the wheel

Episode Guide

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Police Pursuit (Season 5 Episode 31)
    Season 5 Episode 31:

    Police Pursuit

    Technology thwarts car thieves; a dog has a camera; young drivers witness the results of their carelessness in an emergency room.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Police, Camera, Action! (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Police, Camera, Action!

    The most controversial cars in recent years are 4-wheel drives. Dramatic footage reveals why they are so popular with thieves and ram-raiders. Presented by Alastair Stewart and Adrian Simpson.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Police, Camera, Action! (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Police, Camera, Action!

    Featuring dramatic pictures of daring rescues that reveal the lesser-known role of the police.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - On the Road (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    On the Road

    Bus crashes; bully behavior of truck and van drivers; bad urban drivers.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Race (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:


  • Police, Camera, Action! - Getting Their Man (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Getting Their Man

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Too Close for Comfort (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Too Close for Comfort

    Clips of bad-driving action; crash-test sequences demonstrate the importance of child safety.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Round the Bend (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Round the Bend

    Motorist opens his mail as he drives; elderly woman reverses her car into a patrol car, then drives off.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Highway of Tomorrow (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Highway of Tomorrow

    A look at how new transport technologies might change driving habits.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Risky and Reckless (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Risky and Reckless

    Risky drivers create hazards.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Motorcycles and Mayhem (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Motorcycles and Mayhem

    Hidden cameras capture people in the act of driving recklessly.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Criminal Pursuits (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Criminal Pursuits

    It's best to give up rather than try to outrun the police.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Arrested Development (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Arrested Development

    Police speedboats catch drug smugglers; officer on horseback catches car thief; off-road driving.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Reckless Drivers (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Reckless Drivers

    Close encounters between pedestrians and reckless drivers; speeding teen; thermal-image cameras track hiding criminals.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Global Menace (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Global Menace

    A police helicopter pursues a menacing driver; car thief; video records bad drivers.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Human Error (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Human Error

    International police cameras capture dangerous drivers in action.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Brat Pack (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Brat Pack

    A look at the motoring mishaps of young and inexperienced drivers; the latest hi-tech police speedboats used to catch drug smugglers; the mounted policeman who chased and caught a juvenile car thief.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Crash Test Racer (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Crash Test Racer

    Alastair Stewart examines the debt we owe to racing drivers who risk their lives.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Monster Drivers (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Monster Drivers

    How speed cameras catch those motorists who put their foot down and ignore the consequences; how thermal imaging cameras on police helicopters help forces below to track criminals who have gone to ground.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Nowhere to Hide (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Nowhere to Hide

    Alastair Stewart presents more incredible examples of dangerous driving, featuring a simulated pursuit with the Metropolitan Police.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Staying Safe (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Staying Safe

    A look at drivers who don't play it safe and end up suffering the consequences, including footage of the Mexico state trooper who was kidnapped at gunpoint during a routine stop.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Back to Basics (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Back to Basics

  • Police, Camera, Action! - On the Edge (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    On the Edge

  • Police, Camera, Action! - In the Driving Seat (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    In the Driving Seat

    Alastair Stewart presents footage showing JCB racing, the police driver training school and a robber using a truck as a getaway vehicle.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - On the Buses (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    On the Buses

    A runaway coach on the M1; a police pursuit across the Yorkshire Dales; how a car thief found the police still on his tail after a 150-mph dash for freedom.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - The Unprotected (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Unprotected

    Alastair Stewart presents more driving disasters caught on video, including a laid-back motorist with no hands on the wheel; motorbike menaces and the dangers of children playing on the motorway.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Rust Buckets (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Rust Buckets

    A Ford that is falling apart and a Danish car that is a danger to all drivers; the car thief who put his foot in it after a high-speed chase; how driving as a tourist can be a health hazard.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - The Wild Side (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Wild Side

    Driving misdemeanors; car thefts; pursuits; pedestrians, bikers and cyclists.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - International Patrol (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    International Patrol

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Tales of the Unexpected (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Tales of the Unexpected

    Drivers should be prepared for any kind of circumstance.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Safety Last (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Safety Last

    A motorcyclist attempts to out-drive police at more than 100 mph; a woman loses control of her car while talking on a cell phone.

  • Police, Camera, Action! - Danger! Drivers Ahead (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Danger! Drivers Ahead

    Locating stolen cars; unsafe drivers.