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!!PC/Sgt/Insp Dale Smith
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''Played by Alex Walkinshaw''

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!!PC/Sgt/Insp Dale Smith
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!! Inspector Gina Gold
''Played by Alex Walkinshaw''Roberta Taylor''


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* BrutalHonesty
* FeetFirstIntroduction: Stubbing out a cigar, no less.
* GoodIsNotNice
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!!PC/Sgt/Insp Dale Smith
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''Played by Alex Walkinshaw''
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* BigEater:

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* BigEater: BadassDriver: Driver of Sun Hill's Area Car, and proud of it.
* BigEater


* ReassignedToAntartica: As a result of his failure to supervise Don Beech.

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* ReassignedToAntartica: ReassignedToAntarctica: As a result of his failure to supervise Don Beech.



* DeathFakedForYou:

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* DeathFakedForYou: He did this in Australia after Stanton tracked him down.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Maggie. He was also genuinely upset when Tommy died.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Maggie. He was also genuinely upset when his pal Tommy died.



* KarmaHoudini: He escaped from prison in 2004 and was never seen again.

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* KarmaHoudini: Zigzagged. At first he escaped justice after killing Boulton, but was eventually apprehended and jailed. He then escaped from prison in 2004 and was never seen again.



* SpinOff: ''Beech on the Run'' and ''Beech is Back''.



* ArchEnemy: Don Beech. He and Daly hated each other. Daly was convinced that Beech was a DirtyCop, but could never prove it.

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* ArchEnemy: Don Beech. He and Daly hated each other. Daly was convinced knew that Beech was a DirtyCop, but could never prove it.



* NotSoDifferent: Discussed by her and Beech while they're stuck in the underground bunker together.

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* NotSoDifferent: Discussed by her and Beech while they're they were stuck in the an underground bunker together.



%%* BribeBackfire:

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%%* * BribeBackfire: Beech tried to bribe Boulton into giving up the location of a key witness. Boulton refused, which led to his demise.



* DefectiveDetective -- Quite a few of Sun Hill's finest had noticable flaws. But Tosh's flaws were often the ones that the average viewer at home might have found the most relatable: he never had enough money (one episode seen his wife making quite a scene at a bank when they refused to give her any more credit), resulting in him having to work oodles of over-time in order to keep his five kids feed, which meant that he was constantly tired at work; and his own love of fast food often ended with him being unable to take part in major chase scenes without serious risk of having a heart attack. But through it all, Tosh had a keen copper's instinct, which made him an indispensable member of the team.

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* DefectiveDetective -- Quite a few of Sun Hill's finest had noticable noticeable flaws. But Tosh's flaws were often the ones that the average viewer at home might have found the most relatable: he never had enough money (one episode seen his wife making quite a scene at a bank when they refused to give her any more credit), resulting in him having to work oodles of over-time in order to keep his five kids feed, fed, which meant that he was constantly tired at work; and his own love of fast food often ended with him being unable to take part in major chase scenes without serious risk of having a heart attack. But through it all, Tosh had a keen copper's instinct, which made him an indispensable member of the team.


!!DS Ted Roach
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''Played by Tony Scannell''

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!!DS Ted Roach
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!!Detective Inspector Sally Johnson
''Played by Tony Scannell''Jaye Griffiths''

* PositiveDiscrimination: She was a competent detective lacking in basic ground experience, whose promotion was fastracked due to her being female and black.
* PrivateInvestigator: After leaving the Met, she returned to Sun Hill in 2003 working for Jeff Simpson, and helped expose Danny Glaze and Des Taviner.
* ReassignedToAntarctica: After she was subjected to a private prosecution for manslaughter following a botched drugs raid, she was offered a transfer to a desk job monitoring overtime and realised she had little choice but to take it.




!! DS/DI Chris Deakin
''Played by Shaun Scott''

* RankUp: First introduced as a Detective Sergeant, who had recently been demoted for sleeping with a superior's wife. He regained the rank of Detective Inspector after Johnson left.
* ReassignedToAntartica: As a result of his failure to supervise Don Beech.
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!!DS Ted Roach
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''Played by Tony Scannell''
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* TheProfiler: Which helped her track down Pat Kitson and Alan Kennedy



* KarmaHoudini:

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* KarmaHoudini:KarmaHoudini: He escaped from prison in 2004 and was never seen again.



* ReassignedToAntarctica: After the Beech scandal.

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* ReassignedToAntarctica: After the Beech scandal. He noted the {{Irony}} in that he was the only one in the station (besides Stanton) who'd never trusted Beech.



* AdultFear: As a father and husband Tosh was devoted to his family and was terrified when an armed robbery occurred at a bank where Mrs Lines and the kids was visiting, his instant reaction when he got there was to run straight into the bank it was only the intervention of an other copper that stopped him doing so.

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* AdultFear: As a father and husband Tosh was devoted to his family and was terrified when an armed robbery occurred at a bank where Mrs Lines and the kids was visiting, his instant reaction when he got there was to run straight into the bank it was only the intervention of an other another copper that stopped him doing so.



* DirtyCop

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* DirtyCopTheAtoner: In his last two episodes, long after he'd been imprisoned.
* DirtyCop: He was fairly clean for most of his run, until he fell in love with the target of an undercover assignment.
* FakeDefector: His infiltration of Kristen Shaw's organisation, posing as a corrupt cop. He ended up BecomingTheMask.
* UndercoverCopReveal: First introduced in the middle of an undercover assignment as a drug dealer named Adi Mateen, which he had to break to save PC Powell from being shot.



* PutOnABusToHell

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* PutOnABusToHellPutOnABusToHell: After he was implicated in Des Taviner's frame-up of Jeff Simpson for the 2002 fire, he fled the country to avoid arrest and posted his warrant card to the station.



* PC Sam Harker - ditto, although Taviner seriously considered switching off his life support since he was a witness to his actions (see his own entry).

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* PC Sam Harker - ditto, although he survived long enough to be put on life-support, and Taviner seriously considered switching it off his life support since he was a witness to his actions (see his own entry).

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* WhatDidIDoLastNight: In the 1999 episode "Lock In", a severely hungover Jim woke up next to a dead prostitute and couldn't remember what happened. He was accused of murdering her but was subsequently cleared.


* BribeBackfire:

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* %%* BribeBackfire:



* {{Determinator}} He wasn't nicknamed ''Film/RoboCop'' for nothing.
* FieryRedhead
* HairTriggerTemper:

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* {{Determinator}} He wasn't nicknamed ''Film/RoboCop'' Franchise/RoboCop for nothing.
* %%* FieryRedhead
* %%* HairTriggerTemper:


* LimitedAdvancementOpportunities: Conway was resigned to the fact that he was never going to progress beyond Chief Inspector, as he didn't fit the modern image of policing.

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* LimitedAdvancementOpportunities: Conway tried for promotion several times, but was resigned to the fact that he was never going to progress beyond Chief Inspector, as he didn't fit the modern image of policing.policing.
* MismatchedEyes



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: One of several to die in the 2002 fire.



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: He dies off-screen, being killed by a fellow inmate while in prison.

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: He dies died off-screen, being killed by a fellow inmate while in prison.custody.



* BuryYourGays: One of the few who managed to leave Sun Hill alive and well.



* AssholeVictim: A few of his colleagues hinted at this after his death. Dave put £50 in the collection for his family.

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* AssholeVictim: A few of his colleagues hinted at this after his death. Dave put Hence Dave's reason for putting £50 in the collection for his family.


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* {{Determinator}} He wasn't nicknamed ''Film/RoboCop'' for nothing.


* TyrantTakesTheHelm: When he gets to command the officers' team during the paintball game against the ranks.

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* PastimesProvePersonality: He collected model trains.
* PlatonicProstitution: Reg once visited a prostitute, but only wanted to talk to her. He still paid her though.
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: When he gets got to command the officers' team during the paintball game against the ranks.


* LongRunner: Trudie Goodwin was (and remains) the longest serving member of the cast, having been in the original 1983 pilot episode (even the second longest serving character, Reg Hollis, only appeared for the first time a year later, while the third, Tony Stamp, hadn't even become a regular until 1988).



* ReallyGetsAround: June had flings with at least five different colleagues at Sun Hill.



* LongRunner: Trudie Goodwin was (and remains) the longest serving member of the cast, having been in the original 1983 pilot episode (even the second longest serving character, Reg Hollis, only appeared for the first time a year later, while the third, Tony Stamp, hadn't even become a regular until 1988).

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* KnownOnlyByTheirNickname: Almost everyone calls him Smithy.


* BigEater:



* KickedUpstairs -- He left the series after accepting a job teaching Advanced Driving skills at Hendon.



* KickedUpstairs -- He left the series after accepting a job teaching Advanced Driving skills at Hendon.


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* KickedUpstairs -- He left the series after accepting a job teaching Advanced Driving skills at Hendon.



* TheInfiltrator: She was an undercover CIB officer sent to expose corruption at Sun Hill.

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* TheInfiltrator: TheInfiltration: She was an undercover CIB officer sent to expose corruption at Sun Hill.


* TheBusCameBack: He returned to ''The Bill'' in 2004 for a few more episodes.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Maggie. He is also genuinely upset when Tommy dies.
* GambitRoulette: After Boulton's murder, Beech quickly works out that, despite his reassurances about helping him and making him part of his drugs operation in America, Howard Fallon has given him up to the police. So turns himself in to CIB and offers to help them apprehend Fallon's drugs gang and some other [[DirtyCop corrupt cops]], Tasker and Garrard, who are also on Fallon's payroll. He visits Fallon, doesn't let on that he knows Fallon informed on him to the police, and they carry on with Fallon's plan to get him to America. He then visits the dirty cops, tells them that Fallon has given them up as well and convinces them to help him double cross Fallon. The drug deal goes through, with the police waiting outside for Beech's signal to come in, but just as Fallon orders his NumberTwo Bazzini to kill Beech, Tasker and Garrard burst in and tie them all up at gunpoint. Beech then overpowers Tasker and Garrard, ties them up as well, and makes off with Fallon's £500,000.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Maggie. He is was also genuinely upset when Tommy dies.died.
* GambitRoulette: After Boulton's murder, Beech quickly works out that, despite his reassurances about helping him and making him part of his drugs operation in America, How he managed to get away scot free after killing Boulton. He played off CIB, Howard Fallon has given him up to the police. So turns himself in to CIB and offers to help them apprehend Fallon's drugs gang and some other fellow [[DirtyCop corrupt cops]], Tasker and Garrard, who are also on Fallon's payroll. He visits Fallon, doesn't let on that he knows Fallon informed on him to the police, and they carry on with Fallon's plan to get him to America. He then visits the dirty cops, tells them that Fallon has given them up as well and convinces them to help him double cross Fallon. The drug deal goes through, with the police waiting outside for Beech's signal to come in, but just as Fallon orders his NumberTwo Bazzini to kill Beech, cops]] Tasker and Garrard burst in and tie against one another, then double crossed them all up at gunpoint. Beech then overpowers Tasker and Garrard, ties them up as well, and makes off all, fled the CIB sting with £500,000 of Fallon's £500,000.money, and left the rest to take the rap.
* HiddenDepths: He was actually a good straight copper when he wanted to be.



* MadeOfExplodium: His boat in Australia. It blows up when Stanton fires a shotgun at it. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], as it was part of Beech's plan to fake his own death.

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* MadeOfExplodium: His boat in Australia. It blows Australia blew up when Stanton fires fired a shotgun at it. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], Justified later]], as it was part of Beech's plan to fake his own death.


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* WeMeetAgain: Him and Jack Meadows in 2004.
* YouOweMe: He'd remember favours he'd done for colleagues, and reminded them of it when he wanted a favour back.


* AFatherToHisMen: He spoke up for Tony Stamp when he faced being thrown out of the force after he fatally injured a man in a car crash.

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* AFatherToHisMen: AFatherToHisMen:
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He spoke up for Tony Stamp when he faced being thrown out of the force after he fatally injured a man in a car crash. crash.
** Averted on other occasions when he seemed happy to throw his subordinates to the wolves for the sake of good PR.


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* DirtyCop: While he had actually gone undercover to expose corrupt officers in the 1970s, he came under suspicion more than once. [[ByTheBookCop Bob Cryer]] never trusted him. But he always just about stayed on the right side of the law.


* CriminalDoppelganger: One episode saw a group of villains dressed in police uniforms pretending to be Boyden.

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* CriminalDoppelganger: One episode saw a group of villains dressed in police uniforms pretending to be shaking down illegal poker games and one of them was masquerading as Boyden.



* TheAlcoholic: Spiralled out of control when he had to return to uniform. It almost cost him his job.

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* TheAlcoholic: Spiralled out of control when he had to return to uniform. It led to a murder charge and almost cost him his job.



* NeverMyFault: While sitting in a prison cell awaiting his trial for murdering Jessica Orton, Eddie declared that Rosie was to blame for all his problems.

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* NeverMyFault: While sitting in a prison cell awaiting his trial for murdering Jessica Orton, Eddie declared complained that Rosie was to blame for all his problems.



* TheChewToy: She never seemed to get a break. On her first day at Sun Hill, Eddie Santini accidentally ran over her bike. After rejecting his advances, he started harassing and intimidating her, and tried to rape her after a successful undercover opreration, managing to turn most of the relief against her in the process. Her belated accusation of sexual assault (and then dropping the charge due to lack of evidence) again made her appear in the wrong, and turned more of the relief against her. Whilst searching for a violent criminal on a roof, Eddie walked off and Rosie was taken hostage, only for Eddie to blame her for leaving him. Even after Dave Quinnan backed up her story about Eddie abandoning her on the roof, she felt she had to transfer away. When she returned to Sun Hill with AMIP, Eddie carried on where he left off, making her look paranoid and obsessive, though she did finally manage to connect him to Jessica Orton's death and arrested him. However, she was murdered shortly before testifying at Eddie's murder trial to prevent her testifying at another upcoming trial.



* DumbBlonde: Very much averted here.



* TheMole: She was an undercover CIB officer sent to expose corruption at Sun Hill.

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* TheMole: TheInfiltrator: She was an undercover CIB officer sent to expose corruption at Sun Hill.



* KillerCop: He was accused of killing a suspect, but cleared.

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* KillerCop: He was accused of killing a suspect, but cleared. He ended up being the victim of a KillerCop.

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