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

Scot Squad

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Scotland / BBC One Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2012 - 2023
  • 49 episodes (8 series)

Semi-improvised documentary spoof following the Scottish police force. Stars Jack Docherty, Jordan Young, Sally Reid, Ashley Smith, Chris Forbes and more.

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Series 1, Episode 4

Chief Commissioner Miekelson spends a day with Volunteer Officer Ken Beattie; PCs McKirdy and Singh get into a scrape thanks to a lost ice-scraper; and it's a case of green eyed monster for PC McLaren when PC Fletcher becomes the police poster girl.

Further details

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Officer/Acting Sgt. Ken Beattie (James Allenby-Kirk), Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty). Copyright: The Comedy Unit

During his day pounding the streets with Volunteer Officer Beattie, Chief Commissioner Miekelson is unconvinced changing a homeless man's socks really is in the line of duty. "It's tedious work and whatever we're paying them it's not enough, and in Ken's case, it's nothing at all," he muses.

There's more to being in the Scot Squad than pulling on a high vis jacket for traffic enforcers PC Singh and McKirdy. They reveal the perks of policing including public respect and free kebabs. However, when an emergency call comes in, an iced windscreen forces PC McKirdy to make a munchy box improvisation.

PC Fletcher's chuffed to bits to discover she's the police poster girl of a new bus stop campaign. Partner PC Jack McLaren's not bitter... well maybe just a little.

Elsewhere, Sgt Karen Ann Miller acts as a reluctant police station tour guide for regular visitor Bobby; call centre worker Maggie Le Beau reveals how she stays awake during a nightshift; and PCs McIntosh and MacKay's attempts to settle a domestic bust-up go awry.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 24th November 2014
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One Scotland
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 6th March 2020 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Sunday 8th March 2020 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Friday 13th March 2020 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Sunday 15th March 2020 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Sunday 13th December 2020 9:30pm BBC Scotland
Wednesday 21st April 2021 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Monday 26th April 2021 11:30pm BBC Scotland
Wednesday 28th April 2021 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 2nd March 2023 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 9th March 2023 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 1st February 2024 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Saturday 3rd February 2024 9:30pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

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
Karen Bartke Sergeant Karen Ann Millar
Darren Connell Bobby Muir
Manjot Sumal PC Surjit Singh
Graeme Stevely (as Grado) PC Hugh McKirdy
James Allenby-Kirk Volunteer Officer/Acting Sgt. Ken Beattie
ML Stone Maggie LeBeau
Joe Hullait Narrator
Guest cast
Fiona Wood Meg
Christopher Barclay Duncan
Neil Bratchpiece Drunk Man
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

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