Scot Squad. Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty).

Scot Squad

BBC Scotland and BBC One Scotland and BBC Two Scotland sitcom about police officers. 30 episodes (pilot + 5 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jack Docherty, Jordan Young, Sally Reid, Ashley Smith and others.

Series 1, Episode 3

The officers attend to noisy neighbours, an ice cream van man serving hard liquor and a raid on an arcade.

Further details

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Officer/Acting Sgt. Ken Beattie (James Allenby-Kirk), Jamie-Leigh McGurk (Gayle Telfer Stevens). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

It isn't all sweet tablet, tattie scones and teacakes in Scotland especially not for the new unified police force.

This week, Volunteer Officer Ken Beattie finds himself in the middle of a domestic ding dong between warring neighbours; PC's McKirdy and Singh uncover ice-cream van dodgy dealings; and Chief Commissioner Miekelson gives his unique insight into how to tackle excessive drinking.

A karaoke commotion puts Volunteer Officer Ken Beattie in between two hot-headed neighbours. However, his peace suggestion sees him step up to the mic thanks to pushy partygoer Jamie-Leigh.

Traffic Cops PCs McKirdy and Singh's interest is spiked by a dodgy looking ice-cream van. When they discover it's trading in booze and not sweets they arrest the perpetrator but not before PC McKirdy pulls himself an ice-cream cone.

Excessive drinking is an issue for the police force and Chief Commissioner Miekelson offers his own insight. "Alcohol's fine - we're against bam juice," he says. "Keep the expensive stuff as it is, make the bam juice cost £100 a bottle. Problem solved."

PCs McIntosh and MacKay aren't amused when they have to investigate a smash and grab at an arcade. A trail of money takes them to the harbourside, leading to an adventure across the water.

Elsewhere, Bobby isn't happy when he's met by a new, unfamiliar face at the police station; an anti-capitalist protest takes an unexpected turn for PC Fletcher and PC McLaren; and call centre worker Maggie Le Beau explains why it's important to keep her cool.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 17th November 2014
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One Scotland
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jack Docherty Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson
Jordan Young PC Jack McLaren
Sally Reid PC Sarah Fletcher
Ashley Smith PC Jane Mackay
Chris Forbes PC Charlie McIntosh
Manjot Sumal PC Surjit Singh
Graeme Stevely (as Grado) PC Hugh McKirdy
James Allenby-Kirk Officer/Acting Sgt. Ken Beattie
ML Stone Maggie LeBeau
Karen Bartke Sergeant Karen Ann Millar
Darren Connell Bobby Muir
Joe Hullait Narrator
Guest cast
Gayle Telfer Stevens Jamie-Leigh McGurk
Louise McCarthy Angie McEwan
Andrew McIntosh Sgt. Donaldson
John Gavin Ice Cream Seller
Richard Gadd Tybalt Camberlain
Writing team
Joe Hullait Writer
Production team
Iain Davidson Director
Iain Davidson Producer
Owen Bell Executive Producer
Rab Christie Executive Producer
Walter J. Grant Editor
Emer O'Sullivan Production Designer