A half crime Drama/half legal procedure focusing on the Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D) Detectives who investigate murders involving the people on the streets of London and the Crown Prosecutors who prosecute the defendants in court. The police half focuses on the exciting case load of London Metropolitan Murder Investigation Unit (M.I.U) made up of dedicated officers including recovering alcoholic Senior Detective Sergeant (D.S) Ronnie Brooks (Bradley Walsh), who substitutes booze with food, he is a cop from the East End with a tough past and a big heart. His partner is Junior Detective Sergeant (D.S) Joe Hawkins (Ben Bailey-Smith), a young officer who has come straight from child protection to the murder squad. Their boss DI Wes Leyton (Paterson Joseph) has been through it all and knows the only way to change things is from the inside. Once our police heroes start pounding the streets in the pursuit of their prime suspect by piecing together the clues of each and every ... Written by
Did You Know?
The producers have admitted that it is hard to film on the streets of London as actors such as Bradley Walsh
(famous for his role as Danny Baldwin on Coronation Street
(1960)), Jamie Bamber
(famous for his role as Lee "Apollo" Adama on Battlestar Galactica
(2004)) and Freema Agyeman
(famous for her role as Martha Jones on new Doctor Who
(2005)) are easily spotted by the public. In fact, in some scenes it is possible to see people in the background stopping what they are doing to see what's going on. See more
The scene cards at the start of the trial sequences say "Crown v. xyz". In England prosecutions are in the name of the Queen and are annotated "R v XYZ" See more
In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups. The police who investigate crime, and the Crown Prosecutors who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories.
Spun-off from Law & Order