ONE of the most intriguing parts of Line of Duty was the real police lingo that punctuated the relentless chasing of bent coppers.
This month, the show’s stars will be appearing at the first reunion since it ended, as Martin Compston, Adrian Dunbar and Vicky McClure, as well as showrunner Jed Mercurio, dish the dirt and raise money for a good cause, with a recording of the event exclusively available to subscribers of this title.
To find out more about how you can watch the show please click HERE!
Ahead of that meeting, let’s fire up the popcorn, get comfy on the couch and relive all the drama with this handy jargon-busting guide to the show.
Fahrenheit – “Shoot to kill”. You may remember this from the Arnott-Corbett stand-off
Status zero – Police officer needs immediate assistance
Status five – En route to incident scene
Status six – On scene
Ten eight – In service
AC-12 – Anti-Corruption Unit 12
AFO – Authorised Firearms Officer
AM – Active Message
ARU – Armed Response Unit
ARV – Armed Response Vehicle
CID – Criminal Investigation Department
CIS – Crime Information System
CPS – Crown Prosecution Service
DIR – Digital Interview Recorder
FI – Forensic Investigator
IRV – incident response vehicle
MIT – Murder Investigation Team
NCS – National Crime Squad
OCG – Organised crime group
PNC – Police National Computer
PR – Police regulations
SCG – Serious crime group
SitRep – Situation Report
SIO – Senior Investigating Officer
TA – Tactical Adviser
TFC – Tactical Firearms Commander
UCO – Undercover Officer
DC – Detective Constable
DS – Detective Sergeant
DI – Detective Inspector
DCI – Detective Chief Inspector
Det Supt – Detective Superintendent
DCS – Detective Chief Superintendent
ACC – Assistant Chief Constable
DCC – Detective Chief Constable
CC – Chief Constable
PCC – Police and Crime Commissioner for Central Police
PCSO – Police Community Support Officer
Blue Ticket – A firearms licence allowing a police officer to carry a gun
Osman warning – A warning issued by a police officer of a death threat or risk of murder if they become aware of an immediate and present threat to somebody’s life
Reg 15 – Advises an officer that a complaint has been made or their conduct is being investigated by professional standards.
Cuckooing – When criminals take over a vulnerable person’s home to use as a base for their illegal activity.
How can I watch the Line of Duty Reunion?
The exclusive video will only be available to our subscribers.
You can pay as little as £1 for your first month and that fee will go directly to Martin’s favourite charity, Ardgowan Hospice.
Our exclusive recording of the event will be available to subscribers HERE from Thursday March 24.
For those who already subscribe, you will also receive exclusive access to the video.
Subscriptions can be cancelled at any time.
If you would like to make a further donation to Ardgowan Hospice, you can do so HERE.