D.I. Haines works with AMIP on a murder investigation and uncovers some secrets in the victim's past.
Residents from the Greenfield Estate protest about the presence of an absconder from a nearby unit for young offenders.
P.C.s Jarvis and McCann know who is guilty of assault, but can't prove it. D.S. Pearce suggests that they should claim to have witnessed the incident.
P.C. Jarvis assists the investigation into a violent lorry hijack, where the driver suffered a fatal head injury.
P.C. Stringer clashes with Ch. Insp. Cato about a serious shortage of officers and the ban on overtime. Meanwhile, two families fight out their differences.
P.C. Loxton's prisoner is released after W.P.C. Page makes a mistake in the CAD room. Loxton and P.C. Jarvis try to get the prisoner back before Ch. Insp. Cato finds out.
The body of a 14-year-old boy is washed up by the tide. Sgt. Cryer feels that he owes the parents an explanation.
D.S. Roach is disgusted when a judge halts the trial of a man accused of crippling a police officer, and decides to take matters into his own hands.
Ch. Supt. Brownlow loses his temper with Insp. Monroe. Monroe organises a highly successful raid on a pub, which is a den of evidence.
P.C. Stamp expects a dull evening on the party patrol until he is paired with a pretty young female Environmental Health Officer.
D.C. Carver becomes involved in an armed robbery while buying a watch. D.I. Burnside goes after the gunman who shot at Carver, while D.C. Woods tries to identify a body found in a makeshift grave.