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The Shift: Women on the Force: Episode 4 (S2EP4 W Thurs 29 Apr 2021)

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Police Community Support Officers Lucy Burgoyne and Olivia Freeman respond to reports of a man in the river, while Chief Inspector Fiona Willey is on the hunt for County Lines drug dealers.

Airdate: Thurs 29 Apr 2021 at 20:00 on W

Season 2 Episode 4

The Shift: Women on the Force explores the demands facing officers in Britain today, the dangers they face on a daily basis and the impact this has on their private lives. The proportion of female police officers in England and Wales has increased from 7% in 1977 to 29% in 2017 but men still dominate senior positions by over 80%.

From the Chief Constable to officers on the frontline, each episode is based around the unfolding stories of three women on the Force across a single, gripping shift. The Shift: Women on the Force offers a rare glimpse into the extraordinary demands this job can place on their lives – on duty and at home.