A gang, disguised as a shooting party, take the wife of a bank manager hostage.
Two brothers-in-law, on opposite sides during the miners' strike, are at loggerheads.
Insp. Longton informs a woman of the death of her daughter from a drug overdose, but the mother seems to be hiding something.
Sgt Beck and PC Sparks respond to a call to a break-in, but the suspect makes good his escape. Beck suspects a courting couple near the scene of involvement.
Insp. Longton finds that the demands of the job take their toll on her personal life, when responding to a report that an intruder has entered her friend's house.
A series of video thefts leads to an investigation of a rather more serious crime.
Insp. Longton discovers that one of her colleagues is a thief.
Insp. Longton suspects the involvement of animal rights activists when a butcher and a pathologist are subjected to harassment.
The police have to contend with a hymn-singing religious fanatic and a sleepless lay preacher. Insp. Longton has a heart-to-heart with D.C.I. Perrin.
Hartley Police Station prepares for a visit from the Chief Constable.
A man detained overnight for being drunk and disorderly reports seing a young girl in chains.
An army major asks Insp Longton to help him find a deserting corporal.
Insp. Longton investigates an alleged affair between a teacher and one of his pupils.
Local residents complain about a gang of youngsters asking for work.
Insp. Longton is held up on her way to an interview for the post of Chief Inspector of the Juvenile Board, as she has to deal with a deranged woman threatening to harm her own children.
The police deal with a spate of thefts of Christmas trees, while Insp. Longton considers her career options in light of her failed bid for promotion.