Initiative is the 341st episode of The Bill.
P.C.s Garfield and Young are talking to a woman about fireworks that had been put through her letterbox when they witness a purse snatching. CID are working on a murder that might have occurred during a street robbery. A man comes in after seeing a poster asking for information about the murder. His flat is subsequently torched.
Meanwhile, D.C.I. Reid puts together a plan for a Street Robbery Unit to be based at Sun Hill.