An emergency brings trains to a halt in Toronto, the busiest transit system, as dispatchers and constables work their way through rush hour; a day in the life of firefighters in St. John's and Vancouver; a mom organizes a safe walk to school for children in a risky Toronto neighbourhood; and a young First Nations man in Poplar Hill tests the safety of the local water.
RCAF and Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews undertake helicopter maneuvers over the Atlantic Ocean; a Calgary firearms examiner conducts forensic tests on a sawed-off shotgun that may be involved in a homicide; Ottawa scientists test a compound made from everyday chemicals and a bomb suit designed for first responders.
Lifeguards rescue a child struggling in a rip current; a Vancouver police officer searches for a teenager who may be heading into drug addiction; officers conduct a nighttime DUI roadblock and find evidence of a possible crime; and an aircraft mechanic replaces part of the landing gear in a small passenger plane.
A police task force arrest a suspected child pornographer; Canadian Forces fighter-jet pilots engage in a mid-air dogfight to test their response in case of enemy attack; a Commercial Vehicle Inspection Officer takes part in a high-speed pursuit of a truck on a highway; and a mental-health worker and her police-officer partner search for a man who has reportedly been collecting weapons.
The Kahnawàke Peacekeepers undertake surveillance and execute a drug bust; conservation officers in Pitt Meadows, B.C., track a black bear wounded by a homeowner; Halifax outreach workers and "violence interrupters" go on weekend patrol; and in Montreal, a hockey helmet is tested.
A Niagara officer and his K9 partner go on night patrol "chasing the bad guys"; a ride along with two Calgary sheriffs as they transport prisoners; Coast Guard operations in Victoria aid a family in distress; a hovercraft-rescue team conducts underwater maneuvers near Gambier Island, B.C.; a Muslim student in Toronto teaches other women of her faith how to defend themselves.
Profiling courageous Canadians who come to the rescue and keep people safe in times of trouble. In the opener, a Calgary-police helicopter team uses state-of-the-art technology in a search for a suspect in an assault.
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Premiered: March 16, 2017
Premise: Profiling courageous Canadians who come to the rescue and keep people safe in times of trouble.