Steve and Larry go undercover to catch muggers and Steve finds himself facing an old woman with a submachinegun; a pregnant woman makes a confession to an off-duty Susan; Connie puts her career ahead of a family life; and Steve narrowly escapes being blown up by a hand grenade dropped by the old woman whose husband collected war memorabilia.Read More
A past case comes back to haunt Susan, but it is Jim who makes a grave error of judgement, which puts a suspect and his daughter in danger. Meanwhile, Steve continues his reckless behaviour and hopes to cover up that he has crashed a squad car in a high-speed chase.Read More
Miriam oversteps the mark after being called to a domestic violence case, which forces Susan to face some unwelcome memories. Meanwhile, Steve and Connie pick up a youngster suspected of credit card fraud, little realising they know his cousin rather well.Read More
A high-speed car chase goes tragically wrong for Connie. The grieving father tries to blame the police but it turns out that his daughter was on Ecstasy. The Chirf Constable interferes, trying to force Susan out. She realises what he's up to and calls his bluff.Read More
The day starts off the night before as most of the team are partying all night. A stalker is still after DS Blake and tries to blow her up but gets the wrong victim. Jim's daughter comes home to try and persuade him to patch things up with his wife. The team pull out all stops to catch the stalker and find a suspect. Tiger gets heavy handed with the suspect and could blow the case.Read More
Jim and Susan go after a former cop who's gone on the lam after being sentenced to five years in prison. Meanwhile, Susan is struggling to make time for her family and Jim is devastated after his wife asks for a divorce. Jackie runs into her old friend Jodie from their training days, and together they bring a touch of glamour, energy and tough-talking to Newton Park Police Station. There's never a dull moment when the two of them are around and it soon becomes clear that their relationship's going to be far from plain-sailing.Read More
On the morning after her rape, Susan develops an idea of who her attacker might be. Jim pursues a reconciliation with his estranged wife. Jodie queries Steve about his unprofessional relationship with a nightclub owner. Larry gets a tip from an unusual source.Read More
Jodie has a disturbing case where a 12-year-old boy may be abusing his younger sister. Jim is in for a shock when Jodie lets slip the news of Susan's attack, but Susan refuses to go public. Steve is also keeping quiet about his forbidden romance with Blue, even when he has to investigate an attack on her club.Read More
PC Jodie Finn breaks Supt Susan Blake's confidence by revealing to Insp Jim Oulton that only days ago, Susan was raped in the car park. Appalled, Jim confronts Susan, keen that they should begin an investigation and find her attacker.
Jim discovers that not only has Susan disposed of all evidence she also hasn't told her husband, Al, about the rape. Susan insists she'll not be forced into telling Al or reporting the incident - it's her choice.
PC Steve Traynor's also keeping secrets - his strictly off limits relationship with night-club owner, Blue McCormack. However, when Blue's bar is vandalised Steve looks in serious danger of compromising himself professionally as he investigates the crime as an officer.
Things just get worse when Blue reluctantly confides in him that the attack was not perpetrated by kids as she suggested to Sergeant Connie Harper, but the work of businessman and professional criminal, Phil Brack. Brack supplies knock off cigarettes and hasn't been too thrilled thRead More
Susan tries to convince her husband that he could not have prevented the rape. Jim questions Susan's ex-husband, Guy Morgan, but is unable to break his alibi. Further enquiries lead the police to Cody Martin, who has a history of sex crime and eventually confesses to the attack. But inconsistencies in his story convince Jim that the real rapist has yet to be caught.Read More
Steve finds himself assigned to investigate the attack on Brack for which he himself was responsible. Jodie begs him to come clean before Brack regains consciousness. Connie struggles with the emotional aftermath of spending a night with Jim, which is not helped by the fact that he has been avoiding her.Read More
Jim and his estranged wife finally come to accept that their marriage is over, but then discover that their daughter Jenny plans to marry a man who is using illegal drugs. Susan's romantic plans go awry and she seeks solace with her ex-husband. Jackie and Jodie become suspicious when a couple refuse to press charges after an auto accident.Read More
Susan wakes next to ex-husband Guy, anxious and guilty that the night she's spent with him felt so right. Jim's also spent the night where he shouldn't have â€“ in a cell (he had nowhere to go). Larry's appalled with Jim, who's wrecking all his relationships - with Dawn, Jenny and Connie - and has made himself homeless in the process. Jim's not happy with the lecture and sends Larry and Steve to paint lines in the car park.
Meanwhile Jackie's making a name for herself as the â€˜face of the force' in Bishop's new recruitment campaign. He sends Jackie and Jodie on a PR mission at the local shopping centre armed with flyers that have Jackie's face plastered all over them.
But it looks as though Jackie's glittering career could be over when she receives a blackmail note soon after â€“ nude photos of Jackie taken years ago will be sent to the press unless she pays up. Jackie decides she'll pay but confides in Jodie. Jodie thinks otherwise and with the help of Larry she goes on a mission to get JaRead More
Jim finds a shocked Susan sitting in her car in the station car park. It's clear she's been there all night. Broken, she tells Jim she knows her attacker was Guy. Susan's in despair but Jim assures her they'll get him.
He orders his troops to find Guy and bring him in. But the appearance of a furious Al stops Jim going out himself. Guy's drunken wife, Caroline has paid Al and the kids a visit and told him that Susan is sleeping with her husband.
Jodie's also been unable to help Steve as he recovers from a broken heart. But she's also not dealing well with the fact that she was complicit in Blue breaking up with Steve. As they set off to find Susan's attacker, wracked with guilt she tells him the truth. He's outraged.
The rest of the team are also out looking for the rapist, except for Sergeant Bill Gentle, who's supposed to be having major surgery later in the day. His reluctance to leave the case is apparent but Jim is insistent. Larry and Jackie are also called off Susan's case to inRead More
PCs Larry 'Tiger' Barton and Jackie Brown were called out to an incident on the Maple Court Estate. A young child lay unconscious. How much did anyone see of the crime? It turns out that a couple, Kim and Tom Vale, returned from their honeymoon to sounds of a scuffle in the next door flat and a child screaming. Tom went to investigate and found 11- year-old Callum being attacked by a thug looking for money. Both Callum and Tom were injured in the struggle. But Tiger and Jackie couldn't work out why Tom, even though he got a clear view of his attacker, was reluctant to testify against the thug? Meanwhile, with his marriage over, Superintendent Jim Oulton was putting all his efforts into efficiency at work. With new boy PC Glenn Freeman flavour of the month, would PCs Jodie Finn and Jackie Brown have to buck up their ideas? With the introduction of a CID Unit at Newton Park came DI Pete Hammond. But his presence looked set to hinder the investigations of Jim and his team, when the vitalRead More
PC Larry 'Tiger' Barton is feeling low and isn't focused in his job. Sidekick PC Glenn Freeman is on the case though and takes charge of what seems to be a simple dispute at the river. But it soon turns onto something more serious. There's a dead woman's body in the river. Jim Oulton and Charlie Eden discuss Tiger's love life - his wedding day is fast approaching! Is that why his mind on his wedding or is it connected with previous week's tragedy when a police car chase, with Tiger at the helm, went wrong and a woman was killed? Probably both! Charlie Eden and Jodie Finn visit the man who's related to the dead woman found in the river. She's his wife and he has no idea that she's missing. He takes the news particularly badly - badly because he thinks he must have killed her while having one of his frequent stress-related attacks... but Charles isn't so sure. CID's Pete Hammond continues to win friends and influence people in his position at Newton Park. He and Inspector Charlie Eden arRead More
PC Glenn Freeman seems to be moonlighting as a limo driver - what's going on there? He certainly seems to be enjoying the female perks that seem to come with the job...! But is there more to it than meets the eye? It's the eve of PC 'Tiger' Barton's wedding. Jim Oulton is determined that he'll enjoy his last night as a free man. PC Jodie Finn finds a a kid home alone and investigates the boy's parental situation. She finds a situation more complicated than she'd imagined. CID's Pete Hammond needs to work closely with ex-love Inspector Charlie Eden - will it go smoothly? Meanwhile, PC Jackie Brown and DI Vince Peterson discuss their bosses previous relationship whilst on lookout.Read More
PC Jackie Brown arrests a woman for stealing a baby from a maternity unit. But is she a distraught mother who needs support and sympathy - or are her motives more sinister? Inspector Charlie Eden is less than amused to find out her next job involves posing as a couple with ex-boyfriend DI Pete Hammond. Newton Park has a celeb in its midst! Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy turns up. But Jim Oulton is less than impressed - he supports Everton! Jim Oulton tries to arrest Danny Murphy for driving with illegal tyres - but is he about to make a fool of himself?Read More
Jim's father Bernie Oulton and Bill Gentle reinvestigate an old murder case, when new evidence suggests that the man who was convicted, and who has since died in prison, was innocent. Jackie Brown and Jodie Finn hunt for money that has gone missing from a recently dead man's mattress.Read More
When an elusive sex attacker strikes again, Newton Park is under pressure to catch him before another attack occurs. Natalie's work and home life is thrown into direct conflict when she discovers that her brother has lost his job and has turned to stealing cars for a living.Read More
DI Pete Hammond seems rather down in the mouth. Is it the work that's getting him down or is it all the women in his life that he's juggling? Superintendent Jim Oulton also seems rather stressed. What's on his mind?
A mother has called in the cops to investigate a man making overtures to her daughter in an internet chatroom. PC Jackie Brown and PC Larry 'Tiger' Barton go to investigate but are not unduly worried. The man has not done anything illegal...... yet.
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