The Interceptors are back
Essex Police interceptors have made a comeback on our
The team, now known as
the territorial support team, hit screens in a new series of Police
Interceptors on Five on June 7.
The popular fly on the wall series features some familiar faces
from previous shows as well as some new officers.
Raw Cut TV have been filming the team of one inspector, five
sergeants and 25 constables in action across the county since
In the first show of the series viewers saw officers cracking
down on drink drivers, catching diesel theives and searching for
dangerous drivers with the help of the Essex Police helicopter.
In later shows the interceptors can be seen cracking down on
motoring offences using ANPR, catching suspected burglars and
dealing with public order offences.
Sgt Gerry Parker, one of the officers filmed by Raw Cut, said:
“The camera crew have been filming with all shifts so there will be
some new faces as well as some of the more familiar ones for
“Being filmed felt a bit strange at first but we just got on
with it and become good friends with the camera crew by the end of
“Interceptors will show us responding to the problems that are
out there on a daily basis as well as revealing our more human
side. I hope viewers will see our officers give it their all every
Police Interceptors will be shown every Monday at 8pm on