Street Crime UK

Street Crime UK

Infobox television
show_name = Street Crime UK
format = Docusoap/Police
picture_format = 16:9
runtime = 30 minutes
narrated = Susan Rae
country = UK
network = Bravo
first_aired = 2002
last_aired = 2005
related = Road Wars,
Street Wars,
Police, Camera, Action!
website = [http://www.bravo.co.uk/streetcrimeuk/ Official Website]

Street Crime UK is a docusoap focusing on Law enforcement in the United Kingdom in various parts of it, as they go about their duties on the streets of Britain's towns and cities.

The police officers featuring in episodes discuss work, respond to 999 calls, enforce Public order, raid premises allegedly being used for illegal purposes, pursue and arrest various suspects, transport them to the police station after they are arrested. The show has a narrator who often updates the viewers as to whether the arrested were charged/tried/convicted etc and sometimes gives details of the sentences/penalties that were imposed on them for their lawbreaking, also updating on current events.

There have been four series. It was first shown on Bravo, and is often broadcast on Virgin 1. Both channels are owned by Virgin Media Television.

See also

*Police Camera Action! "- a similar programme broadcast on ITV1, ITV4 and Men & Motors"
*Traffic Cops "- sometimes broadcast as Car Wars. BBC One programme with similar format, also repeated on UKTV.
*Road Wars "- Broadcast on Sky1, Sky2 and Sky3"
*Street Law "- also known as Street Wars. Broadcast on Sky1, Sky2 and Sky3.

External links

* [http://www.bravo.co.uk/streetcrimeuk/ Street Crime UK Bravo website]
* [http://virgin1.virginmedia.com Virgin 1]


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