Plodcast

Alfie meets up with interesting cops and ex-cops who have experienced fascinating roles within policing and asks what their working day is/was like, memorable moments in their careers and their views on policing today..

Episode 1

Cop-turned-comedian and star of BBC Radio 4’s It’s A Fair Cop, Alfie Moore, talks to Chief Inspector Julie Mead about her former role as a police dog handler, with Northamptonshire Police, and her fascinating and emotionally charged responsibilities as an on-call hostage negotiator.

Episode 2

Cop turned stand-up and star of BBC Radio 4’s It’s A Fair Cop, Alfie Moore, talks to former Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) Peter Kirkham. Peter was a member of the real-life ‘Sweeney’ – the Met’s Flying Squad, before becoming a DCI in charge of a Murder Investigation Team. 

Episode 3

Police officer turned stand-up and star of BBC Radio 4’s It’s A Fair Cop, Alfie Moore talks to Detective Chief Superintendent Liz Mead about her career in Bedfordshire Police, dealing with everything from shoplifting, to major fraud, to sexual offences.

Episode 4

This week the cop turned stand-up and star of BBC Radio 4’s It’s a Fair Cop, talks to retired Metropolitan Police Officer, Chris Hobbs. During a fascinating career, Chris was involved in the Brixton and Southall riots and his work in Special Branch saw him focus on organised criminal gangs, football hooliganism and drug smuggling.

Episode 5

This week cop turned stand-up and star of BBC Radio 4’s It’s a Fair Cop, talks to Nottinghamshire Police Sergeant Phill Matthews. As Conduct and Performance Lead for the Police Federation of England and Wales, Phill discusses the police conduct and complaints system and the difficult challenges of representing officers who are under formal investigation.