An estimated 4,000 people took the opportunity to look behind the scenes at Sutton Police Station when its doors opened to the public on Sunday, 18 September.

image-5_origMany visitors got the chance to see inside the custody suite of 30 cells and charging counter where prisoners are brought having been arrested.

The police control room was on show too. This hosts the borough’s CCTV system with its wall of monitors displaying images from the 100+ cameras around the borough. The monitors are staffed by Met Police trained operators 24/7 to deter and detect crime.