MAKING OF A POLICEMAN, the

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Places:

  • Clackmannanshire
  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Crime, punishment and law enforcement

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Promotional

Series:

  • Scotland today

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MAKING OF A POLICEMAN, the

Reference number: T2291

Date: 1975

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 26.36 mins

Description: A Scotland Today Special on the City of Glasgow Police Force which illustrates the development procedure for new recruits.

Credits: A Scotland Today Special With Thanks to City of Glasgow Police Force and to the Scottish Police College, Tulliallan.
programme associate Bill Knox
cam. Bill Scott, Jim Peters
sd. John McGuire, Alan MacNicol
dubbing mixer Garry Coleman
film ed. Alan MacMillan
exec p. Russell Galbraith
d. David Dunn

Shotlist: STV logo (0.08) title over backdrop of motorway bridge and tower blocks at Charing Cross (0.37) two policemen in uniform patrolling streets (0.46) ext. The Brandon pub, sign 'Guinness Time' (0.59) stop at two youths, pass Anderston Parish Church and the Salvation Army building (1.12) tracking shot from speeding police vehicle (1.19) commercial for joining the police (1.35) int. police muster hall (2.06) freeze frame police constables Angus Ross and Douglas Walker (2.10) Douglas Walker talking about his background (2.51) Angus Ross walking along street in civilian clothes (3.02) police logo on building, 'Semper Vigilo' (3.13) basic recruit training at Oxford street, Gorbals lead by Chief Superintendant Angus MacDonald (3.57) demonstration of 'position of attention' (4.33) Angus MacDonald talking intercut with shot of recruits, including one female, in civilian dress (4.56) issuing of uniform to Angus Ross including baton, handcuffs, whistle and torch (5.19) freeze frame Angus Ross with long hair (5.30) pan up uniformed constable (5.47) inspection (6.18) Angus MacDonald talking (6.36) gvs drill in yard (7.44) Angus Ross asks question about procedure at the scene of an accident which Angus MacDonald answers (8.00) b/w photographs of arrests at football matches (8.14) Chief Constable David MacNee talking at his desk (8.56) gvs advanced driving training (9.10) combat training (9.16) reconstruction of a bag snatch , police catch culprits (9.23) training at Tulliallan Police college (9.45) ext. Tulliallan, Superintendant George Henderson and Chief Inspector Peter McNab walking in garden (10.08) ext. George Henderson talking (10.45) ext. Peter McNab talking (11.03) int. College, batons on display on wall (11.28) Angus Ross jogging (11.52) ext. George Henderson talking (12.06) gvs training exercises one involving drunk man and another broken down lorry (13.17) recruits jogging (13.30) performing a routine check on a motorist (13.40) b/w photographs of people in shock and a crime scene (13.50) ext. Peter McNab talking (14.38) ext. raining, demonstration armlock restraint exercise at Tulliallan (15.59) Angus Ross arrives home (16.28) Angus Ross talking (16.49) Douglas Walker talking (17.13) briefing meeting on road accident report (17.35) pan ext. Glasgow Police training Centre at Gorbals (17.59) int. meeting, demonstration of radio (18.31) Scottish Police recruitment commercial (19.06) Inspector Tom Fyffe talking (19.55) brief view police housing (20.06) Chief Constable MacNee talking (21.23) b/w photograph collapsed house (21.35) Chief Constable MacNee talking (22.10) ext. Minerva street (22.15) int. police station, view out window to two policemen on the beat (22.25) view from boat suspension pedestrian bridge over the Clyde, zoom in on policeman looking over (22.45) police motorcycles, police dog, policemen on horseback, police diver (22.59) Douglas Walker talking (23.17) constable on bridge (23.40) montage of parade, restraint training, driving training, running and various exercises (24.44) ecs over montage (26.15) STV Colour Production (26.36)