In the coastal town of Blyth on the North Sea coast, the neighbourhood team arrest one of their most active offenders. After he is released on bail, the man steals a TV and goes on the run. The team pull out all the stops to get him behind bars once more, and after he manages to evade them for more than a month they decide to organise a sting operation to finally catch their man.
PCSOs Mick and Andy catch a man smoking cannabis outside a children's dance school who claims his law breaking is for medicinal purposes.
And in Sunderland city centre, PCs Steve and Gill work closely with business owners and security teams to crack down on shoplifters.