Street Crime Live - Monday October 22

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Donal MacIntyre presents this exciting new crimefighting series which puts the viewer on the police frontline in cities across the UK.

Each week the show transmits live from the streets where the crimes actually take place –Donal could be in the back of a police car, the middle of a crime scene, in the thick of a bustling incident room, or patrolling the toughest neighbourhoods. He is assisted throughout the series by expert reporter Laura Richards, a criminal psychologist who has ten years of experience working for the Metropolitan Police and the Home Office.

Unique in its genre, Street Crime Live provides a nationwide look at the key crime issues of the day from the perspective of all those involved –police, victims and perpetrators – through access to Britain’s inner city crime units. The series also features urgent police appeals and minidocumentaries covering a variety of crime-related stories. Other regular features include the pick of the most extreme national and international CCTV crime footage, and the road testing of state-ofthe-art anti-crime technology.

Each programme explores a different theme and visits a different location in Britain. This first programme focuses on teenage gang violence and comes live from London, where 20 teenagers have been murdered so far this year.

Also in this first programme, a young gang member from south London explains how easy it is to get sucked into a violent gang culture –and how hard it is to get out. An ex-gang member, a cousin of the notorious Preddie brothers, talks about how he has turned his life around. And Donal joins the Met for a hands-on taste of their latest anti-gang operations and anti-knife initiatives.

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