Tensions are rife at Syndicate 9 as Rachel and Janet both have interviews to be promoted to sergeant. The good news is that the pair of them are told they have passed, but when a job comes up to replace Rob Waddington as sergeant as he is due to leave the team, both girls are keen to go for it. It’s down to boss Gill to decide between them though, and she eventually opts for Janet. However, by that stage, Janet has decided that the time is not right for her, particularly when her eldest daughter announces that she wants to go to live with her father and his new partner.

A disappointed Gill then decides to offer the job to Rachel instead, but is adamant that Janet shouldn’t spill the beans that she was asked first.

Meanwhile, the team find themselves investigating the kidnap and murder of a young man with learning difficulties and it soon emerges that his brother was involved in a local gang, and it appears that the boy may have been caught up in a reprisal. A Facebook photo of him bound and gagged then appears and they assume he has been killed, but when a body is found in a local quarry, it turns out to be that of a woman…