Necessary Force
Season 1, Episode 30
Air date 9 August 1994
Written by Tony Morphett
Directed by Mark Piper
Episode guide
A Matter of Trust
Bitter Harvest
Moira Field shoots an unarmed intruder at her isolated farmhouse and is prepared to shoot a second believing that Wayne, who is responding to her call for help, is the man's accomplice. Roz witnesses the shooting over the telephone and frantically tries to find out what has happened to Wayne after the line goes dead. In the light of day, PJ leads the Heelers' investigation into the shooting but it is Moira Field who finds herself the subject of their inquiries. Roz's life is radically changed by the incident prompting her to return to Melbourne.