The Force: Behind the Line is real-life Australian drama, offering an unprecedented window into everyday police operations in New South Wales, Western Australia, Victoria and Northern Territory. This national program takes viewers on a journey through the work of police in urban and rural areas. Our cameras are there on the frontline as police confront everything from dramatic siege situations, major drug busts, murder investigations and intricate detective cases. Hosted by Simon Reeve.
8:00pm - 8:30pm
Water police officers carry out spot checks on commercial crabbers to make sure they're complying with the law in the Northern Territory's Roper River. Constables from the Farifield Anti-Theft Squad re patrolling a park where they observe three men acting suspiciously and once approached, it becomes obvious that the men have been smoking cannabis. Meanwhile, an elderly woman is trapped in her vehicle and needs to be cut out.