All six episodes from the first series of the early 1990s ITV police drama series starring Tim Pigott-Smith as newly promoted Chief Constable John Stafford. As the outspoken and deeply committed Stafford attempts to reform crime prevention policies and challenge the frequently unacceptable behaviour of his front-line officers, there are always difficult decisions to be made, often at a professional and personal cost.
All six episodes from the second series of the early 1990s ITV police drama series starring Tim Pigott-Smith as Chief Constable John Stafford. In this series, Stafford is back at work at Eastland station following his temporary suspension. As he continues to challenge what he regards as outmoded practices and attitudes, he and his deputy, Anne Stewart (Karen Archer), face more tense situations at the sharp end of policing.
All six episodes from the third series of the early 1990s ITV police drama series starring Martin Shaw. In this series it's all change, as former Metropolitan Deputy Assistant Commissioner Alan Cade (Shaw) takes over as Chief Constable at Eastland, East Anglia when John Stafford (Tim Piggott-Smith) moves on to a role with Europol. Like his predecessor, however, Cade soon finds himself at odds with his superiors as he tries to balance the needs of the local community against ever-shrinking resources.
The complete fourth series of the early 1990s ITV police drama series starring Martin Shaw. In this series, Chief Constable Alan Cade (Shaw) still finds himself at odds with his superiors as more of his force's roles are taken on by outside agencies, while the pressures of the job continue to take their toll on his personal life.
The complete fifth series of the early 1990s ITV police drama series starring Martin Shaw as Chief Constable Alan Cade. Cade, or, as he is known, the 'Chief', presides over the Eastland Constabulary, where his attempts to maximise the safety of his officers and the community he presides over brings him into constant conflict with his superiors, the Home Office and local politicians. Nonetheless, the straight-talking Cade remains determined to win his personal battles and to improve the Eastland Constabulary.