DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation.


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Series cast summary:
 Arnott (22 episodes, 2012-2017)
 Fleming (22 episodes, 2012-2017)
 Hastings (22 episodes, 2012-2017)
 Cottan (15 episodes, 2012-2016)
 Lindsay (11 episodes, 2014-2016)
 Morton (9 episodes, 2012-2016)


Following one multi-stranded investigation over five hours, Line of Duty sees Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott transferred to AC-12, an anti-corruption unit, after a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation. Alongside Detective Constable Kate Fleming , they are assigned to lead an investigation into the alleged corruption by a popular and successful officer, Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates. While Gates cleverly manipulates his unit's figures, DS Arnott questions whether Gates is being made a scapegoat for a culture of institutionalized spin, or is guilty of darker corruption. Written by World Productions

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A Good British Crime Saga
26 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the last few years, Britain has produced many television programs that is pushing their American cousins to make better dramas. Line of Duty is no exception. This is a very good investigative crime drama that is centered on a team of anti-corruption officers investigating the country's most decorated detective, who may or may not be involved in criminal activity. The five episode season one, which is available only on Hulu, may not have quite the action of others (Sherlock, Whitechapel) but is not lacking in the suspense and keeps you guessing to both a whodunit, and whether or not a suppose good cop is dirty. I am not familiar with any of the actors, but it was clear they were all experienced and are very good at their job. Wonderfully done, and can't wait to watch season 2.

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