Ghost Squad is an unofficial top secret Internal Affairs unit that recruits former police officers who've proved their honesty during their service and sends them undercover to investigate and root out corruption within the police.

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 Detective Amy Harris 7 episodes, 2005
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 Detective Superintendent Carole McKay 7 episodes, 2005
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 Pete Maitland 7 episodes, 2005
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 Deputy Asst. Commissioner Robert Townsend 3 episodes, 2005
Michael Thompson ...
 Cid officer 2 episodes, 2005
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Ghost Squad is an unofficial top secret Internal Affairs unit that recruits former police officers who've proved their honesty during their service and sends them undercover to investigate and root out corruption within the police.

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The Ghost Squad was an undercover unit formed to investigate police corruption. After complaints from police officers it was officially disbanded in 1998 but rumours of its existence continue. See more »

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Intelligently scripted drama with 3D characters
21 August 2006 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I'm somewhat ambivalent towards police dramas these days. But this is a great mix of 24-style camera-work, psychological drama, internal politics, and a really good grasp of emotional interplay and game-play

  • seems to be written by blokes as well, which I found surprising - you
look at similar BBC affairs in recent years, and they are remarkably two-dimensional. Here, you care about the core characters, because they care. Anyway, give it a try - if you like intelligently scripted, cat-and-mouse, but psychologically gripping and intellectually fulfilling drama, you can't go wrong here. I found it a bit disturbing that such a squad DID exist, but no longer does because it wasn't appreciated internally. That's sort of the point, surely. Still - only going by the tag-line - sure the reality is as duplicitously complex as the series!


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