Dad's Police Force

Exploring the work of volunteers who have been recruited to work in rural police stations that would otherwise face closure.

In the villages of west Wales, a battalion of volunteers, mostly pensioners, perform tasks that allow officers to focus on patrol duties.

The programme follows a former prison nurse who looks after the CCTV cameras in Fishguard police station, a husband and wife team getting to grips with a spate of stolen lead crimes and an administrator helping the police to solve the mystery of a skeleton recently discovered by local workmen.

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Exploring the work of volunteers who have been recruited to work in rural police stations that would otherwise face closure.

In the villages of west Wales, a battalion of volunteers, mostly pensioners, perform tasks that allow officers to focus on patrol duties.

The programme follows a former prison nurse who looks after the CCTV cameras in Fishguard police station, a husband and wife team getting to grips with a spate of stolen lead crimes and an administrator helping the police to solve the mystery of a skeleton recently discovered by local workmen.