999: What's Your Emergency?
- Season 13
- Documentary and factual
- News and current affairs
Episode 5: 999: What's Your Emergency?
Police officers in Northamptonshire respond to an ever increasing number of 999 calls concerning people living in shared accommodation. The number of houses of multiple occupancy (HMO) has nearly trebled since 2013. PC Sean Whelan is dispatched to one HMO to deal with a fight in the shared kitchen. He also has to mediate between a householder who hasn't been paid the rent he's owed and a tenant with no contract in place. PC Debbie Wishart attends a hostel where she arrests a woman suspected of stealing a chicken Kiev, while PC Sam Clulow attends a call involving a vulnerable heroin user who's being preyed upon