Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
The list of police procedurals out there can seem endless, but if you're feeling overwhelmed just think of all the police officers who not only have to solve these crimes, but fill out the paperwork as well.
London may be England's capital, but the underbelly has outposts across the country, from second-cities to the countryside. Thankfully, there's no shortage of quality law enforcement outside the Big Smoke.
The birthplace of Sherlock Holmes has produced some of the greatest crime and detective series in recent years, including Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Happy Valley, Luther, Broadchurch and of course Sherlock--don't forget to check out related lists including British Women on the Case, Grizzled British Detectives, Cracking the (Inspector) Morse Code, and Agatha Christie and her Admirers.
It all started with Sherlock Holmes and Dr Moriarty--the epic and prolonged chess match between two worthy adversaries--full of relentless pursuit, near captures, and tight escapes. Whether it's spies, serial killers, or terrorists these baddies are too slippery to catch easily.
These series and TV movies tell the stories of some of history's most notorious serial killers, and the relentless detectives who brought them to justice. And we through in some fictional serial killers from yesteryear to boot.