Protect & Serve is the 2380th episode of The Bill.
PCs Roberts and Gayle are shot at while on patrol. Insp Smith and Sgt Masters co-ordinate operations on the ground. A car seen driving away from the scene leads officers to a suspect. Commander Kennedy, overseeing an inquiry into the incident, is unhappy at Smith's decisions. Meanwhile morale is low amongst the team after Sgt Stone's suspension.
- Alex Walkinshaw as Insp Dale Smith
- Sally Rogers as Sgt Jo Masters
- Micah Balfour as PC Benjamin Gayle
- Sarah Manners as PC Kirsty Knight
- Ben Richards as PC Nate Roberts
- Simon Rouse as Supt Jack Meadows
- Rhea Bailey as PC Mel Ryder
- Chris Simmons as DC Mickey Webb
- Lucy Speed as DS Stevie Moss
- John Bowler as PC Roger Valentine
- Jason Barnett as CSE Eddie Olosunje