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003: 'Conviction: Riot City'

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003: 'Conviction: Riot City'
Aired Wednesday, Jul 15 2009 at 20:00 BST on ITV1

Part 5 of 6

Following the recent riot with illegal immigrants on the Westgate Estate, Inspector Rachel Weston decides that uniform need extra training in preparation for any similar situations in the future. Rachel heads to the training centre where she makes Sergeants Smith and Stone team leaders.

As the demanding day wears on, tensions mount between the Sergeants and when Smithy leaves Stone hanging during an exercise, Stone is given a dressing down by Rachel in front the troops, while Smithy looks on.

During a break, Smithy and Stone walk to an isolated part of the training centre where they finally confront one another, punching and fighting until they are both exhausted. Stone tells Smithy he needs to make a decision about admitting to attacking Jason Devlin. Stone makes it clear that Smithy needs to choose between his conscience and justice: he doesn’t get both…

Back at the station, Jason has made a formal complaint about Smithy, alleging that he beat him up and planted evidence in his car. D.C.I. Jack Meadows and D.I. Neil Manson work together in order to establish the truth and are devastated when a witness comes forward to say he saw Smithy attacking Jason.

However, as the witness is one of Jason’s tenant's, CID hope to establish that he has been paid to lie by the Devlin's. Jack and Neil task D.C. Stevie Moss with asking Smithy if he wishes to change anything in his statement before it’s examined in court, much to Stevie’s discomfort. Stevie tells Smithy about the allegations that have been made, but the Sergeant tells her he didn’t touch Jason or have anything to do with the evidence found.

At the end of a long day, Superintendent Heaton tells Rachel that he’s particularly keen to get a good result on this case as he’s leaving to head up a specialist unit targeting human trafficking – and he wants her to go with him…
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