Channel 4 is yet to renew 24 Hours in Police Custody for series 5

The release date for 24 Hours in Police Custody series 5 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of 24 Hours in Police Custody Series 5 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Channel 4 is yet to make a decision on its future. Subscribe to our automatic updates below.

About the show

A British documentary TV series, 24 Hours in Police Custody has been on the air since 2014. The program is presently in its fourth series, which contains 6 episodes and debuted on Channel 4 on April 21, 2016. The Garden Productions is the company behind the series, which is related to the hit medical documentary series 24 Hours in A&E, the success of which compelled the network to commission a police series with a similar format.

The work of Bedfordshire Police in Luton is at the spotlight of the series. Over 80 fixed and moving cameras follow the men and women on the police force as they investigate criminal acts, respond to emergency calls, arrest potential suspects – all under a lot of pressure. DC Hart, Police Constable Kenneth Foster, DC Selena Humphreys are among the many officers portrayed on the program.

Award nominations, reviews and renewal prospects

IMDb reviewers` votes granted 24 Hours in Police Custody a score of 7.6/10, and the series has also garnered several award nominations, including one for a BAFTA. The program`s fourth series premiered to 1.82 million people, which is perfectly on par with the previous series` ratings, and demonstrates that the show`s still going strong and not losing any ground. The show`s garnering praise as a skillful, smartly edited portrayal of the unglamorous, mundane police work that nonetheless manages to convey its compelling nature without glossing it over. There seems to be a perfectly good chance for 24 Hours in Police Custody to be picked up for another chapter, but since there have been no announcements from Channel 4 yet regarding the program`s future, stay tuned for the most recent developments.

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