The Force: Behind The Line
The brave men and women of the police force put their lives on the line every day to make our world a safer place and protect us from crime. We hear about the risks of their jobs but rarely do we see the challenges they face on a daily basis. This groundbreaking new series will finally take viewers behind the scenes of the often dangerous world of The Force. For The Force, no day is ever the same and similarly every episode of this will reflect the diversity of the work they carry out. In this series the police have given the extraordinary access to accompany them on their daily grind in some of the toughest towns. Taking viewers to the centre of the action, following city, country and outback officers in their ongoing efforts to maintain law and order. Cameras are with them on the frontline as they confront everything from murders and crash investigations to missing persons cases, drug trafficking, burglaries and other felonies.
S01:E01 - Season 1, Episode 1
The manhunt is on for a double murderer with a loaded gun and a hit list. Police raid the home of a suspected drug dealer. An identity crisis has police baffled. A heated neighbour dispute gets out of hand.
S01:E02 - Season 1, Episode 2
The Tactical Response Group (TRG) step in as a dangerous criminal plans his next hit. Water police spot a large shark heading towards a group of swimmers. Police are caught up in the middle of a family feud.
S01:E03 - Season 1, Episode 3
Detectives go on the hunt for two brothers who may be linked to a spate of burglaries that have been terrifying locals. Detectives move in on a massive multi million dollar drug ring. A speeding motorbike rider is on the run from the cops. He's crashed and dumped his motorbike and now the dog squad have been called in to track him down. Police go in search of an elderly couple who have gone missing after a walk on the beach.
S01:E04 - Season 1, Episode 4
Detectives mount a massive manhunt for one of Australia's most ruthless criminals. Water police are on the hunt for brazen thieves as a luxury land cruiser is ransacked. A man's behavior leaves police suspicious.
S01:E05 - Season 1, Episode 5
A police chase up close as the cops go after a motorbike traveling at a deadly speed. Police have been called to a bushfire that's making headlines. A chance encounter with the police gives new meaning to the term pot luck.
S01:E06 - Season 1, Episode 6
Armed police are on the hunt for a man with a violent history. A suspicious package has a city on high alert. A runaway horse heads dangerously close to a busy motorway
S01:E07 - Season 1, Episode 7
A suburban party turns feral. Two men say they're in the forest for a nature walk but police know better. On Australia's longest single stretch of road, police stalk the biggest killers - fatigue and speed.
S01:E08 - Season 1, Episode 8
Police suspect there's a live body in the boot of a car. Police raid the premises of a notorious bikie gang. Police cop an earful from an angry driver caught drink driving at double the speed limit.
S01:E09 - Season 1, Episode 9
A massive search in a national park begins for cannabis worth millions. The cops are called to a bizarre car accident. A graffiti vandal is caught red-handed.
S01:E10 - Season 1, Episode 10
Police close in on a peeping tom who is secretly filming couples in a lover's lane. The hunt is on for an elusive armed robber. Police raid a suburban property they believe contains large quantities of drugs. A big day at the cricket bowls one man right into the hands of cops.
S01:E11 - Season 1, Episode 11
While traffic police are giving a vehicle a yellow sticker, an accident nearly happens at a nearby junction; the car involved is asked to pull over but the driver decides to back into the busy intersection and take off. Detectives are investigating a string of armed hold-ups. The crook has hit five stores in ten days, demanding drugs and cash from fast food outlets and pharmacies.
S01:E12 - Season 1, Episode 12
On a train line known for high criminal activity, undercover officers have observed two unsuspecting men doing a drug deal on surveillance video. It's past midnight and the police have been called in to put a stop to the harassment. Outback Police on highway patrol are called to immediately track down a white sedan driving erratically on three wheels.
S01:E13 - Season 1, Episode 13
Water Police are patrolling a notorious stretch of the Indian ocean known as 'shark alley'. They're on high alert after a Great White shark was spotted several days ago attacking a whale carcass just off the coast. A panicked woman has called police hearing male voices in her home. The police arrive and find a teenager passed out in a garage.