The Bill (series 25)

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The Bill (series 25)
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 65
Original network ITV
Original release 1 January –
29 December 2009
Series chronology
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The 25th series of The Bill, a British television drama, was the penultimate series of the programme. This series saw the departure of long-term characters Detective Inspector Samantha Nixon and PC Tony Stamp. Sun Hill's superintendent position changed, with Superintendent John Heaton leaving and giving DCI Jack Meadows control. It also had a large cast clearance of 10 cast members leaving. It is also the only season not to have a new arrival. On 30 April 2014, The Bill Series 25 Part 1-3 DVD set was released (in Australia).

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# Title Episode notes Directed by Written by Original air date Prod #
1 "The Morning After" Duncan James and Christopher Timothy guest star. Tim Leandro Matthew Bardsley 1 January 2009 (2009-01-01) 653
During the cleanup of a homeless encampment, Tony discovers a severely injured female. Nixon and Banks investigate the woman's husband, when his alibi is their baby daughter. Another suspect is the homeless man whose tent she was found next to. Tony discovers he was a firefighter, who resigned after several people died in a tube station fire in the 1980s. Tony looks to get him into housing. When a loan shark comes into the web, and the husband's alibi is proved wrong, CID look at motive.
2-3 "Little Girl Lost" Karen Ascoe guest stars. Reza Moradi Sarah-Louise Hawkins January 7 & 8, 2009 (January 7 & 8, 2009) 650-651

Part One: Weston leads the hunt for a missing baby. A note is found, leading them to the nanny's boyfriend. Banksy hunts him down, while the nanny is interrogated. Tony is assigned as FLO, and has to look into the neighbour's daughter when the note appears to have been typed on her computer, while an illegal adoption agency comes into the frame. A search into woodlands leads to a tragic discovery.

Part Two: DI Nixon leads the investigation into the death of a missing baby. The nanny and her boyfriend are prime suspect, but when the family car is identified on CCTV, and the mother is identified at the scene, the team question who would kill a baby? The postmortem reveals natural causes, so Nixon questions the mother's doctor, and try to work out how the child ended up the woods.
4-5 "Teenage Kicks" TBA Robert Knights Will Shindler & Emma Goodwin January 15 & 21, 2009 (January 15 & 21, 2009) 654-655

Part One: Millie and Mel investigate the disappearance of a teenage athlete. When he is found dead, connections are made the collapse of a teenage girl at a party that Sally and Tony break up. The girl is revealed to be the boy's girlfriend, but she can't be interviewed while she is unconscious. The boy's friends come under fire, including a local drug dealer, but when he is cleared, two other friends come into the frame.

Part Two: CID continue the investigation into the death of a teenage athlete. A friend is questioned when it appears his girlfriend slept with deceased behind his back. Will discovers he's been talking to the press to tarnish his friend's name. Heaton suggests using the press to get at the suspects, such as holding a conference to trip them up. When the postmortem reveals that the boy died from a sharp blow, indicating that an item, such as a nail in a piece of wood. Heaton uses the press once more to ensnare the suspects, but Meadows resents Heaton's moves.
6-8 "Feet of Clay" Lynn Farleigh & James Gaddas guest star. Michael Keillor, Nigel Douglas Julian Perkins, Steve Trafford January 21, 28 & 29, 2009 (January 21, 28 & 29, 2009) 657-659

Part One: Roger and Mel are first on scene when two boys discover human remains buried in a local park. Eddie determines the victim, Susan Clark, was buried in 1988. Weston runs into former park-keeper Arthur Hurst, who becomes a suspect when Susan is revealed to have had a run in with the victim. The family are implicated, when it is revealed Susan had a relationship with her stepbrother Andy, who is found drunk at the scene. Heaton connects the dots and makes a connection to convicted killer Ian Ellis, who was sent down by the Super in 1988.

Part Two: With CID hitting a brick wall in the investigation to the death of Susan Clark, Heaton interviews Ian Ellis. When another missing person is revealed, Heaton arrests him for Clark's murder. When the third body is found, Ellis goes on hunger strike and dismisses his solicitor. Whilst returning for another interview, he hears alarm bells, and finds Ellis in a pool of blood in his cell.

Part Three: As Ian Ellis is rushed to hospital following his suicide attempt, things only go worse for Heaton, when Banksy discovers Ellis was in custody when the third victim went missing. Heaton promises a quick release, but says he will speed up the process if he gives information. Ellis gives Heaton info on two contractors. One is cleared, but the other is hunted down. After a chase, a woman is found unconscious but alive in his van, and Heaton considers using this open up the suspect's wife. Heaton's job is under threat from Ellis' family, who want his job.
9 "One Year On" TBA Michael Keillor Si Spencer 5 February 2009 (2009-02-05) 656
Smithy encounters Leanne Samuels in an investigation of a serious assault.
10 "Bleeding Hearts" Ingrid Lacey guest stars. Mark Sendell Roger Gartland 12 February 2009 (2009-02-12) 662
Nate and Nixon investigate an assault on a teenager, but Nate is conflicted when the brother of a nurse he is attracted to has to be arrested.
11 "Broken Hearts" Jasmin Walia, Fiona Dolman and Clare Clifford guest star. Mark Sendell Clive Dawson 19 February 2009 (2009-02-19) 663
Nate and nurse Maria have an argument over the stabbing of an illegal immigrant.
12-13 "Righteous Kill" Honeysuckle Weeks and Robert Jezek guest star. Tim Leandro Chris Ould February 26 & March 4, 2009 (February 26 & March 4, 2009) 632-633

Part One: What appears to be a straightforward case of vandalism turns out to be a protection racket in the Polish community. Max leads the investigation, but Nixon discovers the main suspect, Marek Jankowski, is the brother of Thomas Jankowski, a man Max killed during his CO19 days. Max forms a bond with Thomas' wife Julie, and convinces her to set up Marek for a cigarette lorry highjack.

Part Two: When CID's raid goes pear shaped after the disappearance of Marek Jankowski, and the shooting of informant Cezar Sobiesneki. Cezar's niece, Marek's sister in law Julie, accompanies him to hospital where he dies. Julie blames Max for Cezar's death, and things get worse when Max lets slip he killed her husband. When Marek attempts to abduct Julie's son Lukas, Max convinces her to help him find her other son Pavel, prime suspect for Cezar's shooting, before CO19 do.
14 "Bail Me Out" TBA Sallie Aprahamian Steve Trafford 5 March 2009 (2009-03-05) 643
Max, Grace and Jacob arrest a drug dealer as he makes a deal but his runner escapes, his face concealed by a hoodie. The investigation takes a serious turn when the youngster crashes the stolen car he is driving and runs off, leaving a passenger fighting for her life. The unidentified fugitive is eventually traced to a bail hostel, where three possible suspects are taken in for questioning, but a false confession makes the detectives' job twice as hard.
15 "Matters of the Mind" Andy Linden and Brian Hibbard guest star. Matt Bloom Si Spencer 11 March 2009 (2009-03-11) 637
The resident magician of a social club turns to crime to fund a gambling habit and falls prey to a blackmailer threatening to harm his girlfriend. Manson and Stevie persuade the hapless entertainer to take part in a sting operation at the club but the suspect under surveillance becomes involved in a brawl and the money vanishes into thin air. Can Manson and Stevie retrieve it?
16-17 "Leap of Faith" Final appearance of PC Beth Green Richard Signy Debbie Owen & Stuart Morris March 12 & 18, 2009 (March 12 & 18, 2009) 665

Part One: When Nate rescues a girl who jumped off a bridge in the docks, Beth uncovers a blackmail at the gym where she works. CID investigate a disturbance at the girl's flat to try and uncover leads. Terry comes down hard, which causes her to lose trust in Beth. Beth asks Tony for advice, when she applies for a post at Witness Protection.

Part Two: As Beth prepares for her last day at Sun Hill, her colleagues urge her to show her feelings for Nate at her leaving party. She is pleased to find herself paired up with him on a call about a domestic disturbance in which a woman is found unconscious at the bottom of the stairs. Beth and Terry are surprised to discover their prime suspect is the boxing club owner they interviewed the previous day about drug dealing on his premises. Can Beth solve her hardest case before her time at Sun Hill is up?
18 "Decision Time" Final appearance of PC Arun Ghir Paul Wroblewski Isabelle Grey 19 March 2009 (2009-03-19) 667
A lorry driver left for dead by masked raiders who hijacked his vehicle in an isolated lay-by admits to smuggling a woman and her child into the country to help them escape a violent marriage. The search is on to locate the stolen vehicle but when it is finally traced and thoroughly searched, Mel suspects her colleague Arun has taken the case to heart and abused his position as a police officer to tip off the fugitives
19 "On the Money" TBA Indra Bhose Jonathan Rich 25 March 2009 (2009-03-25) 668
Stone and Taylor investigate a spate of burglaries on the local estate, Stone thinks he knows who is behind it but first he must find evidence, enlisting the help of Max and Taylor, he lays a trap to nail the culprit. When money goes missing in a raid, Stone has to question his officers.
20 "Deal Me Out" Oscar James guest stars. Paul Wroblewski Maxwell Young 26 March 2009 (2009-03-26) 669
Armstrong and Brown are called to a domestic disturbance, where they find a man throwing out his girlfriend's belongings following a row about her drug use. When the woman's involvement in the drugs scene leads to the kidnapping of their daughter, Stone organises a sting operation.
21 "Got You Wrong" TBA Indra Bhose Olly Perkin 2 April 2009 (2009-04-02) 670
Stone befriends a woman suffering from domestic abuse at the hands of her gangster husband. She alerts the team of an operation between her husband and his criminal associates. Things get worse when Max intervenes, and she is assaulted. What her husband doesn't realize she has given Stone evidence on a cash in transit high-jack, but the raid team are left puzzled when the cash goes missing.
22-27 "Adult Education" Phillipa Peak and Naomi Ryan guest star. 1 & 2 - Sallie Aprahamian, 3 & 4 - Nigel Douglas, 5 & 6 - David Holroyd 1 - Maxwell Young, 2 - Frank Rickarby, 3 - Sally Tatchell, 4 - Will Shindler, 5 & 6 - Patrick Homes April 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 April, 2009 (April 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 April, 2009) 674-679

Part One- Back to School: Nate is assigned as Safer Schools Officer to Deansgate Comprehensive after a fire in the art department. After a fight over a stolen iPhone is broken up, another is arranged, so Nate enlists the help of Smithy, only for the Sergeant to be left fighting for his life in a stabbing. Drugs come into the equation, and Weston launches a raid when a burglary victim points out one of the yobs involved in the stabbing.

Part Two- Learning Curve: Roberts, newly appointed Safer Schools Officer, uncovers drug abuse at Deansgate School. When a huge bag of ecstasy is discovered, he and Masters investigate a connection between a student and a drug dealer.

Part Three- Peer Pressure: Roberts responds to a report of a break-in at the home of one of the pupils at Deansgate School. Masters discovers that the house was broken into by a fellow pupil who sought revenge for the alleged rape of his younger sister, and Roberts is put under pressure to find some answers.

Part Four- Growing Pains: Roberts breaks up a fight between two adults outside Deansgate School. Masters and TDC Fletcher investigate the subsequent assault of one of the adults, a parent of a pupil at the school, and discover that he is the victim of a slanderous campaign following accusations of rape.

Part Five- Class Action: Roberts and Ryder investigate a break-in at Deansgate School, and are then called to the home of an art teacher, who has been seriously assaulted. Roberts and Banksy uncover a connection to an ex-convict who is interested in a laptop belonging to the teacher.

Part Six- School's Out: Roberts discovers that a school governor is behind the attempts to steal the art teacher's laptop, and that the couple had a prior relationship. Nate and Banksy investigate suggestions that the governor might be guilty of abusing his daughter.
28 "Old Habits" Guest appearance of Kaye Wragg as now Sergeant Diane Noble. Laura Pyper also guest stars. AJ Quinn Chris Murray 30 April 2009 (2009-04-30) 690
Former Sun Hill PC Diane Noble, joins Sun Hill for a night from a county service before joining her new post at Barton Street. She is newly promoted to Sergeant, and investigates when a party at a building site results in a boy passing out from taking ketamine pills he mistook for ecstasy, whilst paired with Leon. She later sends Taylor undercover to entrap the dealer and bring him to justice before he deals the phoney drugs again. Noble doesn't leave quietly however, when the father of the boy who overdosed is found suicidal on the roof of St. Hugh's hospital.
29 "Forensic Evidence" Rachel Bell, Peter Hamilton Dyer and Ben Forster guest star. Richard Signy Roger Gartland 7 May 2009 (2009-05-07) 697
Taylor and Valentine respond to the report of an aggravated burglary and find the householder suffering from a head trauma. The victim identifies his attacker and reports an attempted blackmail, but the investigation by Turner and Webb is compromised by tampering at the crime scene.
30-31 "Smash and Grab" Mark Monero and Sion Tudor Owen guest star. Diana Patrick Tom Higgins May 14 & 21, 2009 (May 14 & 21, 2009) 671-672

Part One: Max leads an investigation into an armed robbery at a toy shop. CCTV footage appears to show two known thieves casing the shop the day before. Max suspects that a woman seen arguing with an employee moments before the robbery was acting as a decoy, but Millie is convinced of her innocence

Part Two: Millie and the sister of a suspect in an armed robbery investigation are being held captive by armed drug addicts. Max, convinced he knows who is behind both the robbery and the kidnapping, mounts an observation with Sally and Ben, but their operation is compromised when the kidnap victim's ex-husband arrives at the scene.
32-33 "Blame Game" Ray Lonnen guest stars Olivia Lichtenstein Sarah-Louise Hawkins June 3 & 4, 2009 (June 3 & 4, 2009) 694-695

Part One- Full Throttle: A robbery at jewellery shop leads CID to an escaped convict on the run for murder, Manson sets off to find the killer and sets Max and Stevie the task of finding the armed robbers, but could there be a link between the two crimes?

Part Two- Blame Game: When a murder suspect ends up in hospital, CID re-open a murder investigation from four years previously when Moss becomes convinced the murder suspect is innocent. Max is put under pressure to get results.
34 "Down South" Rachel Davies guest stars. Richard Signy Anita Pandolfo 11 June 2009 (2009-06-11) 696
When a schoolgirl is reported missing, Taylor discovers she is a troubled teenager and begins to investigate her family, who fear she will return to her family in Manchester. Mel is assigned as FLO, but clashes with Turner over her methods.
35-36 "To Live & Die For" Final appearance of DI Samantha Nixon, Ross Boatman & Georgia Moffett guest stars. Reza Moradi Damian Wayling June 17 & 18, 2009 (June 17 & 18, 2009) 666 & 673

Part One- To Live For: Fletcher, Perkins and Moss are tasked with observing a restaurant owned by suspected drug dealer Maloud Senac. An informant, Kenny Bordmann, gives info on a drug shipment from Cape Town, and discovers Senac's daughter Salma is in a relationship with freight owner Daniel Pfeiffer. During the raid, the team only find a crate of pineapples. After a meeting at Senac's, Bordmann is found with gunshot wounds. Sam tells Heaton she's accepted a job at Child Protection.

Part Two- To Die For: With Salma Senac abducted and informant Kenny Bordmann in hospital after being kneecapped. CID focus on the abduction and shooting, putting a halt on the drug importation investigation into Maloud Senac. Daniel Pfeiffer sells brother Gary down the river to get Salma back, telling CID where they can find Gary's gun, and he is found and arrested. When Gary is released, CID manage to get both Gary and Maloud on tape, and both arrested for conspiracy to import class A drugs. When Salma is found, she helps find Daniel, when Kenny reveals he was there at his shooting.
37-38 "The Prodigal Son" TBA Jamie Annett Chris Ould June 24 & 25, 2009 (June 24 & 25, 2009) 680-681

Part One: After an assault on a woman outside a meth lab, Mickey encounters Benjamin Meadows, the victim's girlfriend, with the DCI completely unaware that his son has been released from prison. Ben asks Mickey that he is trying to get on his feet, but Jack finds and arrests Ben when he is caught dealing on a local estate. Ben agrees to set up his dealer, Linton Barry, who Meadows suspects is working for Danny Travis, a dealer who is on the same wing Ben was on at Longmarsh. The deal goes pear-shaped when gunshots ring out.

Part Two: Heaton takes charge of the dealing investigation, as Meadows cleans up the mess of the drug deal gone wrong, with buyer Mark Sennett injured, and Zeppo Clarke shot dead. When target Linton Barry's car is found alight, a body inside is believed to be Jack's son Ben, but when he is found, it is discovered that Franco Osmond. Ben reveals to Jack that Franco and Zeppo were hired to ambush the deal, so that Linton could be removed and Danny Travis could get full control of the empire. When Ben's girlfriend Petal Ford is abducted for cash that Ben stole in the deal, Barry is arrested in an armed bust. He agrees to give up Travis, but CID have to use Petal's brother Tommy, still in Longmarsh, with the help of Ben.
39-44 "Conviction" Final appearances of Supt. John Heaton, Insp. Rachel Weston, DS Stuart Turner and DC Kezia Walker, Danny Webb and Tony Osoba guest stars. 1 & 2 - Simon Massey, 3 & 4 - Karl Neilson, 5 & 6 - Indra Bhose 1 - Len Collin, 2 - Clive Dawson, 3 - Julian Perkins, 4 - Sarah-Louise Hawkins, 5 & 6 - Maxwell Young July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2009 (July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2009) 683-685, 003, 004

Part One- Cover Up: Smithy investigates an assault outside the E1 nightclub. A watch is found in his pocket, and connections are made to a burglary Stone attends. Bar owner Jason Devlin becomes prime suspect in the assault, for the victim hitting on Devlin's girlfriend. The burglary appears to be falsified as the assault victim is the burglary victim's brother, and that he was given the watch for a debt. With witnesses intimidated, including a cab driver, whose vehicle is torched. With the case falling apart, the case takes a sinister twist when the E1 is found alight.

Part Two- To the Limit: CID investigate the arson on the E1 bar. Stone, Smithy and Max suspect Jason Devlin is behind the arson, to get pay back on his bar manager for informing the police about an assault the day before. The Fire Investigation Officer finds fake documents in the roof of the manager's flat above the bar, where the fire started. Devlin is alibied, so CID look at his girlfriend, who is a suspected illegal immigrant.

Part Three- Breaking Point: Smithy and Gayle see a driver abandon a lorry containing illegal Afghani immigrants. In an attempt to win the trust of a suspicious community, Smith visits a refugee centre, but a riot breaks out on the local estate.

Part Four- Walk the Line: Smithy is told by Stone he shouldn't confess to his assault on Jason Devlin, as he'll go down for the assault on Stevie. Stevie tells Will that Devlin has a suspicious bag in his car boot, which is full of stolen jewellery. Devlin originally says he is unsure of his attacker, until he is arrested for assaulting Stevie and possession of stolen goods, where he changes his evidence and accuses Smithy of planting. Smithy uses Ara Byat to get her boyfriend, a Devlin associate, out of fear, to testify against them.

Part Five- Riot City: Weston leads her team on a public order training exercise after the disastrous riot where Roger was snatched & Stevie was assaulted. Smithy and Stone clash over recent events. Meadows and Manson deal with the allegations against Smithy. Heaton reveals that he is to leave Sun Hill to lead a specialist unit dealing with human trafficking. A witness to Smithy's attack on Devlin comes forward.

Part Six- Judgement Day: When Jala Byat goes missing, the team are sidetracked and have to go out on a limb to make sure justice is done for the Byats in the trial, when key witness, Ara Byat's boyfriend refuses to give evidence until she is found. Weston tells Heaton she'll give him a year at his new division, and Kezia and Stuart transfer over.
45-46 "Live By the Sword" DCI Jack Meadows is promoted to Superintendent and Sgt. Dale Smith is promoted to Inspector, TDC Will Fletcher becomes a fully-fledged DC. Mo Sesay and Sara Powell guest star. Beginning of regular HD transmissions. Paul Wroblewski Tom Needham July 23 & 24, 2009 (July 23 & 24, 2009) 007-008

Part One: Stone and Gayle come across the teenaged victim of a serious assault. Stone sets off in pursuit of a suspect, who steps into the road and is killed. Manson and Dasari investigate the original assault, while Banksy is assigned as FLO to the victim's family.

Part Two: Neil Manson's investigation into a serious assault takes a new direction following the death of the victim. Banksy, acting as FLO to the victim's family, clashes with Max over the handling of the case.
47 "Cry Wolf" TBA Reza Moradi Matthew Bardsley 30 July 2009 (2009-07-30) 020
Mickey and Banksy investigate a rape allegation made by a teenage girl. However, the case re-opens an old crime when the rape is revealed to have taken place two years previously.
48 "Absolute Power" DC Stevie Moss is promoted to DS, Dannielle Brent guest stars. Richard Signy Chris Murray 6 August 2009 (2009-08-06) 005
When Roberts arrests a man for committing an assault in the local pub, the team discover the man is a vengeful husband who is plotting to murder his wife's new lover, but with no evidence of his plans, Smithy is powerless to stop a crime from happening. Stevie has to watch nervously as the man drives up to the house, with SO19 drawing in.
49-50 "Guilt-Clouding Judgements" Ruth Gemmell guest stars. Paul Wroblewski Emma Goodwin August 13 & 20, 2009 (August 13 & 20, 2009) 018-019

Part One- Psychiatric Help: Valentine, Ryder and Taylor go to the aid of a young boy found abandoned in a busy market. Manson and Dasari discover that the boy has witnessed an assault on his nanny. Manson encounters psychiatrist Dr. Julia Bickham, but Neil's motives are questioned by Meadows, after the shooting of her patient, Michael Simms, in 2007. Neil wonders whether the attack was as a result of mistaken identity, when he notices that Julia is the spit of the nanny, and drives the exact same car.

Part Two- Reaching Out: When Julia Bickham's boyfriend is run off his bike and seriously injured. Manson is convinced Bickham's is being hunted by someone with a grudge. Bickham is sceptical, but after meeting Dasari, she goes missing. Manson discovers their suspect is armed, and fearing history will repeat itself, goes in without backup.
51 "Lost Soul" Mo Sesay and Sara Powell guest star. Nigel Douglas Patrick Homes 27 August 2009 (2009-08-27) 011
Banksy encounters the Sissoulu family after a man is brutally murdered in his corner shop. Banksy has to ask Joseph to betray Mo Campbell so that he can be questioned. When it appears he is defending someone, Banksy goes digging around Mo's estate. CID find CCTV and Ben finds an informant so the actual suspect is arrested, and it's not who they think it is.
52 "Powerless" Clare Calbraith guest stars. Richard Signy Steve Bailie 3 September 2009 (2009-09-03) 015
A theft at a warehouse leads to the discovery of a 17-year-old girl who has been shot through the heart, the team discover the girl went missing years previously and re-open the investigation into her disappearance. However, Max's attitude towards the children at the dead girl's foster home leaves Neil trying to regain their trust in order to find the killer.
53 "Innocence Betrayed" Jeff Rawle guest stars. Jamie Annett Chris Ould 10 September 2009 (2009-09-10) 010
When Mickey and Jo discover pornographic images of children on a stolen laptop, Max launches a raid on the suspect who had been charged and bailed. The suspect names a friend who borrowed it and he takes full responsibility, but Bansky suspects this is a lie, although concerns grow for the known ex-paedophile, who is living next door to a young girl against his bail restrictions, although there is even more concerns for the laptop thief's niece-in-law. Banksy work to prove the paedophile’s innocence, believing that he had turned a corner and is not guilty.
54-55 "Consequences of Trust" TBA Paul Wroblewski Gregory Evans & Jeff Dodds September 17 & 24, 2009 (September 17 & 24, 2009) 688-689

Part One- Trust Me: Terry and Banksy set up an OBBO on an address where drugs are being delivered. The drugs are seen being delivered but as soon as Carter sends in a bust squad the drugs have vanished. Jo meets an old informant, Fran Morris, who claims to have flushed the drugs for her flatmate, who stole them, but Sally and Roger find the heroin in her rubbish chute. As Fran agrees to setting up the dealer, it appears the suspected dealer's solicitor is the ringleader.

Part Two- Backlash: Francesca Morris is assaulted and her 12-year-old Noah goes missing. The primary focus is to first find Noah when his t-shirt is found with blood on it. When he is found, he bonds well with Max, and a groundbreaking lead is uncovered. Max tries to get a drug dealer to sell out Damian Tucker despite the fact that he is in jail.
56 "Long Gone" Joanna Horton and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett guest star. Reza Moradi Chris Ould 1 October 2009 (2009-10-01) 009
After Roger and Mel find an assaulted rent-boy in a local red light district. CID investigate when he is holding a missing notice for a five year old Mis-Per case. When it appears he is the child on the notice, the DNA results come back and all hope from the missing child's family is gone. CID continue his assault investigation, but he has cut his arm and the investigation is halted. After it all seems like there's no hope, the rent-boy reveals he met this missing child at his hostel.
57 "Fall Out" Emma Cunniffe and Alan McKenna guest stars. Jamie Annett Patrick Homes 8 October 2009 (2009-10-08) 006
An 8 year old boy is abducted near his school. After digging the boyfriend of the mother comes under suspicion but after he was tailed by Will and Grace, he is arrested but a handover is compromised. A sting is set up but it is compromised when the boyfriend pulls his wire.
58 "In The Know" TBA Tim Leandro Frank Rickarby 15 October 2009 (2009-10-15) 013
An OBBO that Terry and Max are working on is compromised when Leon is spotted in the centre getting roughed up by the suspect. Max is reprimanded by Manson and Smith for his maverick methods. A plot is uncovered that Leon's girlfriend, a prison guard, is being threatened to bring a phone into the jail, and it escalates into a plot to murder a witness.
59 "That's Love For You" Roland Manookian guest stars Reza Moradi Clive Dawson 22 October 2009 (2009-10-22) 014
During routine patrol, Leon and Nate are nearly involved in an RTA with a stolen Audi, but it appears someone has been injured. There are complications; the woman is the owner of the car and her 8-month-old daughter is still in the back. When the car is found in an RTA, the child is still missing. Leon finds baby Chelsea with injuries in an alleyway, but the car jacker is found assaulted. He claims he doesn't know about the injuries and Leon gets personally involved, but will his persistence pay off?
60 "Show Of Force" TBA Paul Wroblewski Julian Perkins 29 October 2009 (2009-10-29) 016
Smith and Meadows launch a raid on a local estate. A major supply of drugs is seized and several major players are arrested but the main supply of drugs is missing, so the primary target is released. A witness' daughter is stabbed, and Tony goes to help an elderly couple that were accidentally raided due to a miss-sighted address, and Tony does what he does best and convinces the husband to make a statement about witnessing the major dealer stabbing the witness' daughter. Tony tells Smithy that he is leaving Sun Hill to become a Advanced Driving Instructor.
61 "Rescue Me" Final appearance of PC Tony Stamp, Roland Manookian and Oliver Coleman guest star. Paul Wroblewski Chris Ould 5 November 2009 (2009-11-05) 017
Leon and Nate find Lily Wright's daughter Chelsea not breathing. Gavin is arrested, but Tony suspects that Lily may be involved, and he tries to bond with her. Leon tries to make Gavin Downey to leave London. Tony prepares for life away from Sun Hill after his 34 years there, to become the advanced driving instructor at Hendon.
62 "Twist of Fate" Ian Kelsey and Tim Plester guest stars. Tim Leandro Steve Bailie 10 December 2009 (2009-12-10) 023
Grace befriends a woman who goes to work in a brothel to find out what happened to her missing sister. However, when she takes a punter by knifepoint, Grace convinces Jack to re-open the investigation and sets out to find some answers, but not what she wants to hear.
63 "Unforgiven" Final appearance of PC Sally Armstrong, Zara Turner and Pippa Haywood guest stars. Nigel Douglas Roger Gartland 17 December 2009 (2009-12-17) 012
DCs Banks and Webb investigate the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl and discover that her boyfriend's father was murdered by her father.
64-65 "On the Streets" Final appearance of PC Millie Brown, Ralph Ineson guest stars. Robert Knights Andrew Alty & Patrick Homes December 22 & 29, 2009 (December 22 & 29, 2009) 021-022

Part One- Invisible Man: Mickey and Banksy attend the scene when the body of a young solicitor is recovered from a river. Grace becomes convinced that the man's fiancée is hiding something. The deceased had been volunteering at a local shelter, and Webb goes undercover as a homeless person to pursue the investigation.

Part Two- On the Streets: Mickey is attacked after spending a night sleeping rough but is rescued by a homeless woman he has befriended, but he strikes up a bond with other homeless people, testing his loyalty to Sun Hill. Banksy and Jo investigate a rogue property developer.