Season 12 Episode 1
W.D.C. Croft and D.C. Skase investigate a series of hoax phone calls that is tearing a family apart.
Season 12 Episode 2
P.C.s Loxton and Slater deal with a woman drink-driver.
Season 12 Episode 3
D.C.I. Meadows offers a bottle of scotch whisky as a reward for catching an elusive burglar.
Season 12 Episode 4
Keeping It in the Family
D.C.s Lines and Skase try to avert an ice-cream war in Sun Hill after a vendor is assaulted.
Season 12 Episode 5
W.P.C. Ackland and P.C. Jarvis follow up a vicious assault.
Season 12 Episode 6
D.S. Boulton is determined to arrest a local drug dealer, at any cost.
Season 12 Episode 7
W.D.C. Croft and D.S. Beech investigate the murder of a hairdresser who had been fighting for a share of her dead fiancé’s estate.
Season 12 Episode 8
No Assistance Required
W.P.C. Datta is called to a burglary and is subjected to the unwanted affections of a civic-minded admirer. Insp. Monroe is suspicious when P.C. Loxton determines to settle an old score.
Season 12 Episode 9
W.P.C. Marshall and P.C. Slater pursue two burglars. C.I.D. try to track down an escaped prisoner.
Season 12 Episode 10
Old Dogs, New Tricks
Sgt. Boyden tries to stay one step ahead when Sun Hill gets a new computer system.
Season 12 Episode 11
D.I. Deakin investigates the kidnapping of a five-year-old boy. Acting Supt. Conway gets some unsettling news.
Season 12 Episode 12
One Night with You
D.I. Deakin discovers a ring which may hold a clue to the whereabouts of a kidnapped five-year-old boy.
Season 12 Episode 13
Someone Else’s Problem
W.P.C. Ackland and P.C. Jarvis try to reconcile a couple of warring lovers. W.P.C Datta and P.C. Quinnan look into the mysterious death of a jogger.
Season 12 Episode 14
Bounds of Decency
P.C.s Slater and Garfield struggle to keep the peace when two women fall out over the same man.
Season 12 Episode 15
D.C.I. Meadows and W.D.C. Croft investigate the brutal murder of an elderly woman, and question two young children living on the floor below who may have heard what happened.
Season 12 Episode 16
Stop the Music
W.D.C. Croft and a badly hung-over D.S. Beech investigate when a body is found in a car with a large amount of crack cocaine.
Season 12 Episode 17
Cold Light of Day
A reconstruction brings forward an unexpected witness to a brutal assault on a 15-year-old boy.
Season 12 Episode 18
Back in Business
Acting Supt. Conway is stirred into action by a face from the past.
Season 12 Episode 19
D.C. Lines investigates an allegation of underaged sex.
Season 12 Episode 20
Sgt. Cryer and P.C. Slater follow up on a murder but a legal loophole may allow the teenage perpetrator to get away with it.
Season 12 Episode 21
Pieces of Cake
D.S. Beech is caught in the crossfire when Ch. Supt. Brownlow sets uniform against C.I.D.
Season 12 Episode 22
P.C. Quinnan and W.P.C. Keane have to help someone with a conviction for police assault.
Season 12 Episode 23
Pointing the Finger
D.C.s Carver and Skase investigate a vicious assault on an Asian schoolboy.
Season 12 Episode 24
Boy Meets Girl
W.D.C. Croft investigates a series of vicious sexual assaults on women. The discovery of a knife in a stolen car provides a vital clue.
Season 12 Episode 25
A man comes in to Sun Hill and confesses to murdering a woman who disappeared five years ago. D.C.I. Meadows, who headed the original investigation, and D.C. Carver talk to him and, when they are convinced he is lying, throw him out. The man soon returns, and this time he tells Carver something that wasn’t in the news stories making the police take his confession more seriously.
Season 12 Episode 26
Home from Home
P.C. Stamp is called in to supervise the eviction of a father from his home.
Season 12 Episode 27
D.C. Skase and D.I. Deakin deal with a wounded crack dealer shot in the yard of a pub.
Season 12 Episode 28
D.S. Beech and W.D.C. Croft try to track down a violent attacker.
Season 12 Episode 29
D.C.s Lines and Skase investigate a possible arson attack on a nightclub.
Season 12 Episode 30
Bits and Pieces
Sgt. Boyden and P.C. Slater search for the owner of a severed hand found on a rubbish tip
Season 12 Episode 31
Sgt. Cryer and P.C. Slater handle a tricky case involving a disabled former police officer and his wayward son, who has been arrested.
Season 12 Episode 32
P.C. Jarvis and W.P.C. Page are called in to help in the deportation of an illegal immigrant who escapes from custody.
Season 12 Episode 33
On the Block
D.S. Boulton loses a suspect during an arrest and has to ask Insp. Monroe to help get him back.
Season 12 Episode 34
D.S. Boulton investigates a convicted drug addict and clashes with a drugs worker.
Season 12 Episode 35
P.C. Loxton and W.P.C. Page deal with a bridegroom who disrupts a hen night.
Season 12 Episode 36
D.C.I. Meadows tries to get the truth from an Asian man fatally injured during a dispute between his two sons.
Season 12 Episode 37
P.C. Loxton and W.P.C. Keane chase a local tearaway, who gets injured. Ch. Insp. Conway has to deal with the resultant accusations of police harassment.
Season 12 Episode 38
A Hornet’s Nest
D.S. Greig is charged with police brutality following a raid on a burglar’s home
Season 12 Episode 39
Dead of Night
P.C. Quinnan fails to notice an injured woman on the station doorstep, leading to questions about his whereabouts.
Season 12 Episode 40
P.C. Slater’s ability is questioned when he appears to mishandle two violent thugs at a party and his wallet, containing his warrant card, is stolen.
Season 12 Episode 41
W.P.C. Keane has a bad day in court. Insp. Monroe follows up on a domestic incident.
Season 12 Episode 42
Beating the Odds
D.S. Boulton investiges a notorious local bookie and prompts suspicions about D.S. Beech’s private life.
Season 12 Episode 43
Sgt. Boyden and W.P.C. Datta try to secure a conviction against a vicious pimp.
Season 12 Episode 44
D.S. Boulton, D.C. Carver and D.I. Deakin take part in a Flying Squad operation against a vicious gang of armed robbers.
Season 12 Episode 45
Ch. Supt. Brownlow organises a tea dance for police pensioners and widows.
Season 12 Episode 46
And Nothing But
P.C. Loxton arrests a black man he suspects is responsible for a mugging and is accused of racism. W.P.C. Keane is part of an operation to catch a drug dealer.
Season 12 Episode 47
Tale of Two Cities
D.S. Greig is in pursuit of a local drug dealer. Two teenagers arrested for possession refuse to provide any information about their supplier.
Season 12 Episode 48
P.C.s Quinnan and Hollis have to decide whether a pub quiz champion is breaking the rules. D.C. Skase deals with the unfaithful wife of a local villain.
Season 12 Episode 49
P.C.s Loxton and Quinnan investigate an employment agency that provides lucrative opportunities to women with financial troubles.
Season 12 Episode 50
Going for a Song
D.C. Carver calls on a former colleague to help with an antique clock that is a target for theft.
Season 12 Episode 51
Season 12 Episode 52
D.S. Greig and D.C. Lines investigate graffiti attacks on motor vehicles and uncover a fraud.
Season 12 Episode 53
Accidents Will Happen
Sgt. Boyden and W.P.C. Page look into a protection racket.
Season 12 Episode 54
D.S. Beech uncovers the relationship between a former boss and a local crime lord. D.C. Carver is caught between two troubled lovers.
Season 12 Episode 55
Conspiracy of Silence
D.I. Deakin and D.S. Boulton investigate a fatal stabbing and uncover jealousy and deceit.
Season 12 Episode 56
Cold Feet and Hot Coffee
P.C. Loxton and W.P.C. Page go undercover at a wedding to prevent a jilted lover spoiling the bride’s big day.
Season 12 Episode 57
D.I. Deakin comes down hard on a snout who tries to buck the system, and gets an unexpected result.
Season 12 Episode 58
P.C.s Hollis and Garfield deal with an attack on a school bully.
Season 12 Episode 59
With This Ring
W.P.C. Keane comes across a suspect antiques dealer. D.S. Greig and W.D.C. Croft investigate a burglary and reopen a feud between two sisters.
Season 12 Episode 60
P.C. Jarvis is at Hendon for the advanced driving course.
Season 12 Episode 61
W.P.C. Datta and D.S. Greig suspect that a woman who claims she can hear voices may hold the key to a series of sexual assaults.
Season 12 Episode 62
D.I. Deakin and W.D.C. Croft have to deal with a gang of delinquents when one of them is bottled at an ecstasy party.
Season 12 Episode 63
D.S. Boulton and D.C. Carver have to decide whether a householder used reasonable force when he killed a burglar with a baseball bat.
Season 12 Episode 64
W.P.C. Page and Insp. Monroe are dragged into a family squabble.
Season 12 Episode 65
W.P.C. Datta and P.C. Garfield arrest a G.P. for possession of cannabis, but he claims it is for use by one of his patients.
Season 12 Episode 66
Jekyll and Hyde
Ch. Supt. Brownlow witnesses a violent outburst on the road.
Season 12 Episode 67
Knocking on the Door
New recruit D.S. Geoff Daly steps in to help D.C. Skase when a straightforward drugs bust goes wrong.
Season 12 Episode 68
Lies and Statistics
Sgt. Boyden tries to help a young offender.
Season 12 Episode 69
P.C. Jarvis steps in to help W.P.C. Page deal with a violent attack, but there are complications.
Season 12 Episode 70
D.I. Deakin investigates a violent attack on a small-time crook whom he suspects to have fallen in with bad company.
Season 12 Episode 71
Overstepping the Mark
D.C. Lines tries to get a juvenile offender to inform on a gang of dangerous thugs, while D.S. Daly is troubled by an attractive young probation officer.
Season 12 Episode 72
D.I. Deakin and D.S. Boulton investigate when the body of a pimp is discovered in a pile of rubbish.
Season 12 Episode 73
P.C. Slater and Sgt. Boyden are involved in a drugs bust on a camp site.
Season 12 Episode 74
A tanker crashes, spilling a potentially lethal load near a housing estate. Insp. Monroe supervises the evacuation of the area.
Season 12 Episode 75
Sgt. Cryer and W.P.C. Keane discover a woman dead in her bath and suspect her son of foul play.
Season 12 Episode 76
One Step Ahead
D.C.I. Meadows and D.C. Skase pursue an ex-convict who has sworn revenge on the informant who put him away. Sgt. Boyden is called upon to help a prostitute who believes that she is being followed.
Season 12 Episode 77
P.C. Jarvis and W.P.C. Keane deal with a boy in possession of a pensioner’s prescription.
Season 12 Episode 78
Sgt. Boyden and P.C. Slater investigate a series of offensive telephone calls.
Season 12 Episode 79
D.S. Boulton investigates an assault on an old man.
Season 12 Episode 80
Kick Me Hard
D.S. Daly mounts an operation to catch muggers. W.P.C. Page goes into the field as a pregnant woman to act as bait.
Season 12 Episode 81
All or Nothing
P.C. Quinnan and W.P.C. Keane discover the body of a young girl in a pub toilet.
Season 12 Episode 82
Unlucky in Love
Sgt. Boyden investigates a dating agency that is rumoured to be providing underaged girls.
Season 12 Episode 83
A Quick Return
Sgt. Cryer and W.P.C. Keane investigate a series of street robberies and find four teenagers trying to buy their way into drug dealing.
Season 12 Episode 84
D.C. Carver and P.C. Jarvis misjudge the condition of a witness, threatening Operation Eagle Eye.
Season 12 Episode 85
Don’t Leave Me This Way
P.C. Loxton and W.P.C. Keane follow up a mugging but suspect that the victim knows more than she is letting on.
Season 12 Episode 86
Insp. Monroe investigates a schooboy’s claim that he was assaulted by his teacher.
Season 12 Episode 87
Playing It by the Rules
D.I. Deakin is handed the chance to bust a drug dealer when his wife turns informant.
Season 12 Episode 88
D.S. Daly is determined to find out why a white teenager is trying to take the blame for his black friends.
Season 12 Episode 89
W.P.C. Ackland and P.C. Loxton are listening to a complaint from a passer-by when the woman is shot dead by a sniper. W.D.S. Morgan and C.I.D. try to find a motive for the shooting.
Season 12 Episode 90
Dead Man’s Hand
D.S. Beech investigates the claim of one compulsive gambler to have murdered another.
Season 12 Episode 91
For Their Own Good
D.S. Boulton uses an informant as the bait to catch a dangerous villain.
Season 12 Episode 92
Theory and Practice
W.P.C. Ackland and P.C. McCann take the sergeant’s exam. Sgt. Cryer deals with a woman who is miscarrying and claims that she was assaulted by W.P.C. Page.
Season 12 Episode 93
D.S. Greig and D.C. Skase investigate when a drunk man is found unconscious and badly injured at the bottom of a flight of stairs.
Season 12 Episode 94
Lean on Me
P.C. Hollis gets ideas above his station when his lady friend wants to become his informant.
Season 12 Episode 95
D.S. Daly and D.C. Carver pursue a missing prisoner who appears to be determined to restore his reputation as a hard man.
The Bill Season 12 Episode 96
P.C. Loxton and W.P.C. Keane arrest a woman for shoplifting. A nanny is believed to have kidnapped two of her charges.
Season 12 Episode 97
Follow the Van
D.S. Beech ands D.C. Lines investigate a series of aggravated robberies on garage forecourts.
Season 12 Episode 98
Don’t Kill the Messenger
P.C. Jarvis receives death threats from a youth who blames him for his father’s death, and who cannot accept that his father was a sex offender.
Season 12 Episode 99
D.S. Beech employs a fifteen-year-old boy as an informer to expose a crooked car ring.
Season 12 Episode 100
D.S. Deakin has to decide whether to trust a Nigerian drug smuggler who offers to help catch a local dealer.
Season 12 Episode 101
Out of Control
P.C. Jarvis deals with a young tearaway and tries to persuade the boy’s father to take responsibility for his son’s actions.
Season 12 Episode 102
D.S. Greig hopes that a tip-off will help him to nail an old enemy but things don’t go to plan.
Season 12 Episode 103
Waiting for Frank
D.I. Deakin poses as a nervous punter, waiting at the dog track to meet a mysterious man named “Frank” and a bent copper called “Beech”. It all turns out to be an elaborate sting operation with Wimbledon police to catch a conman dealing in stolen credit cards.
Season 12 Episode 104
A Day in the Life
W.P.C. Keane is held hostage by a desperate armed robber.
Season 12 Episode 105
D.I. Deakin gets a vital lead on an unsolved murder, but his witness is an illegal immigrant who is about to be deported.
Season 12 Episode 106
A petrol can, a lighter and a desperate man threatening to burn down a house. Can Conway talk him round?
Season 12 Episode 107
New W.D.C. Liz Rawton gets involved in a dispute between a young female drug addict and W.D.C. Croft, who is trying to find a witness who can testify that she was assaulted.
Season 12 Episode 108
P.C.s Garfield and McCann investigate a vicious mugging. A Filipina woman proves to be their only lead, but she is reluctant to come forward.
Season 12 Episode 109
D.I. Deakin and D.S. Boulton are called into a women’s prison to investigate claims by an officer that an inmate was pushed down a flight of stairs by the prison psychiatrist.
Season 12 Episode 110
P.C.s McCann and Slater arrest a woman for petty theft, and she claims to have killed a cyclist while driving two years before.
Season 12 Episode 111
A Good Night Out
The relief organise a pub-and-curry night to celebrate Acting Sgt. Ackland’s success in the sergeant’s exam, but P.C. McCann is not so eager to join in the celebrations.
Season 12 Episode 112
P.C. Quinnan and a teenage burglary suspect are trapped in a broken lift in a housing estate.
Season 12 Episode 113
Too Close for Comfort
W.P.C. Page and D.S. Daly take opposing views in a case of alleged rape involving two cousins.
Season 12 Episode 114
P.C. Garfield and W.P.C. Datta deal with a family that is torn apart when the mother commits suicide by overdose of sleeping tablets.
Season 12 Episode 115
Once a Thief
D.S. Beech gets a result when a barrister on his blacklist is robbed.
Season 12 Episode 116
P.C. Quinnan and W.P.C. Datta are called to a stag party where the strippergram accuses the guests of trying to gang-rape her. D.S. Greig and W.D.C. Croft investigate but find it difficult to establish the truth without an independent witness.
Season 12 Episode 117
P.C. Slater and Sgt. Ackland try to establish whether a pensioner who died on confronting a thief was murdered or died of natural causes.
Season 12 Episode 118
Known to Someone
D.S. Daly and W.D.C. Croft obtain information from a conflicted young man who suspects his brother of a series of violent attacks on women.
Season 12 Episode 119
Champing at the Bit
P.C.s Jarvis and McCann attend the scene of an accident involving a woman driving a horsebox, who tests positive in a breath test. D.I. Deakin is after a violent attacker.
Season 12 Episode 120
Taking out the Rubbish
D.C. Carver and D.S. Greig investigate a burglary but the residents on the estate are too scared to give evidence. Insp. Monroe determines to clear out all the known trouble-makers.
Season 12 Episode 121
Sgt. Cryer and W.P.C. Keane uncover the murky past of a teenage girl who has been killed in a road traffic accident.
Season 12 Episode 122
Change of Heart
D.C.I. Meadows and W.D.C. Rawton try to persuade the girlfriend of a rape suspect to help in his arrest.
Season 12 Episode 123
Hedging Your Bets
D.I. Deakin and D.S. Beech deal with an attack on a bookmaker, but the investigation threatens to reveal Beech’s gambling debts.
Season 12 Episode 124
Out of the Past
D.C.I. Meadows has to decide where his loyalties lie when an old friend is accused of murder.
Season 12 Episode 125
Road to Recovery
P.C. Hollis is concerned about a patient who has recently been discharged from psychiatric care, and clashes with social services.
Season 12 Episode 126
D.S. Greig and D.C. Skase investigate when three small-time villains are beaten up over their involvement in a counterfeit money-laundering operation.
Season 12 Episode 127
D.C. Carver disapproves of D.S. Boulton’s ruthless handling of an informant.
Season 12 Episode 128
In for the Kill
D.C.I. Meadows and W.D.C. Croft interview a young waiter accused of trying to kill his boss.
Season 12 Episode 129
D.S. Daly and D.C. Lines investigate a series of muggings at knifepoint.
Season 12 Episode 130
P.C. Quinnan tries to persuade an assault victim to testify against her former boyfriend. D.S. Boulton and D.C. Skase are led on a wild goose chase.
Season 12 Episode 131
P.C. Quinnan and D.S. Greig reluctantly agree to follow up on information received from a former Sun Hill sergeant who claims to know the whereabouts of the man who murdered a girl during World War II.
Season 12 Episode 132
P.C. Slater gets into trouble after following up on a tip-off about a till snatch.
Season 12 Episode 133
All in the Mind
Insp. Monroe and Sgt. Ackland suspect that a series of apparently unrelated incidents across Sun Hill may be linked to the release of a psychiatric patient trying to find her children.
Season 12 Episode 134
D.C. Carver and W.D.C. Rawton follow up an irregularity on an insurance claim submitted by a decorator and uncover a double life.
Season 12 Episode 135
W.D.C. Croft and D.S. Boulton disagree on how to question a teenager who might ne able to lead them to a violent gang.
Season 12 Episode 136
A Woman’s Place
Sgt. Ackland introduces single-manning at Sun Hill, causing problems for Ch. Supt. Brownlow.
Season 12 Episode 137
P.C. Slater and W.P.C. Keane reach the end of their probationary periods and face a final assessment from Insp. Monroe.
Season 12 Episode 138
Death of a Nobody
D.C.I. Meadows and D.I. Deakin investigate the murder of a taxi driver. The action bears the hallmarks of a gangland execution, but why would anyone want to kill a complete nobody?
Season 12 Episode 139
Up the Wall
P.C. Hollis learns an important lesson in community policing when some friendly advice that he gives a resident on noise pollution backfires.
Season 12 Episode 140
P.C. Loxton is investigated by the Complaints Investigation Bureau over an accusation that he assaulted a suspected burglar, although he claims to have been acting in self-defence.
Season 12 Episode 141
D.S. Boulton arrests a young black woman for drug dealing, but W.D.C. Rawton suspects that she may be a victim of mistaken identity.
Season 12 Episode 142
D.C. Skase and P.C. Hollis demonstrate two differing approaches to police work when a young journalist writing about policing in London spends a day at Sun Hill.
Season 12 Episode 143
Lock ’em In
Sgt. Cryer and W.P.C. Page assist the distraught wife of an escaped prisoner who reports her son missing and who fears that her husband is out to get her.
Season 12 Episode 144
Ch. Supt. Brownlow orders D.C.I. Meadows and Ch. Supt. Conway to review their budgets, but Meadows decides to investigate the unsolved murder of a prostitute instead.
Season 12 Episode 145
Paying for It
D.S. Beech and W.D.C. Rawton investigate the apparent assault of a father by his son and uncover a family secret.
Season 12 Episode 146
Many Happy Returns
D.S. Boulton and D.C. Skase take part in a joint exercise with Customs and Excise to crack a fencing operation. D.C.I. Meadows is concerned that Sun Hill might end up footing the bill but not getting a result.
Season 12 Episode 147
W.D.C.s Croft and Rawton investigate some shady Romanian businessmen and a suitcase full of black paper.
Season 12 Episode 148
W.D.C.s Rawton and Croft investigate a dentist accused of indecent assault by one of his patients.
Season 12 Episode 149
Insp. Monroe and W.P.C. Datta deal with a difficult situation when a nursery school cleaner takes a young girl hostage, and uncover a tragic family secret.
Season 12 Episode 150
Jumping to Conclusions
D.C. Carver’s patience is tested by a compulsive liar. Sgt. Ackland and P.C. Quinnan search for a girl allegedly abducted by a religious cult.
Season 12 Episode 151
Toe the Line
Insp. Monroe and Ch. Insp. Conway deal with an irate motorist whose car has been towed away, and uncover a bogus wheel-clamping operation.
Season 12 Episode 152
A Gun to the Head
D.S.s Beech and Daly are put in an impossible situation when a judge decides to reveal the name of their informant.
Season 12 Episode 153
Merrily On High
D.C. Skase and W.D.C. Croft take action when the Assistant Commissioner orders that no alcohol is to be consumed on police premises over the festive season. P.C.s Stamp and Slater deal with an incident at a supermarket.
Season 12 Episode 154
P.C. Stamp and W.P.C. Page look into the theft of a hearse containing the coffin of a thief who died in a traffic accident.
Season 12 Episode 155
D.S. Boulton and D.C. Skase investigate a car-ramming incident involving a member of a local pub team.
Season 12 Episode 156
The Right Thing
Sgt. Cryer investigates when a player in the same basketball team as the son of a former Sun Hill officer collapses from a drug overdose.