Behind the Badge

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Behind the Badge

Behind the badge is a police series that takes viewers behind the scenes and shows them that, behind the uniform and badge, law enforcement officers are just as human as the rest of us. It is a fast-paced police drama series that uses its characters as a vehicle to explore the socio- economic challenges facing South Africa’s democracy.

The characters are bound by the code “To serve and to protect”, but struggle with personal relationships while combating crime. The viewer is taken along to stare into the barrel of an AK47 assault rifle, and to look into the heart that lies beneath the bullet-proof vest of the law enforcement officer.

Viewers are put in the frontline where they find themselves confronted with the question: “Is it fair to judge the police and constantly complain about high crime rates?”

Behind the badge shows that police are human too: they are sad, they are angry, they triumph, they fail, they rejoice, they laugh and they cry.

They are people like you and me.


  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Episodes: 13
  • Seasons: 1
  • Language/s: Multilingual
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