Reynolds is first introduced giving a briefing to members of the Strategic Firearms Command regarding an arrest they are going to make as a part of Operation Damson. The suspect is Ronan Murphy, who he notes as being known to carry firearms. The then defers to his second in command, Senior AFO Inspector Tracey McAndrew.
After Ronan Murphy is shot by Sgt. Danny Waldron under suspicious circumstances, Reynolds meets with Waldron's team at the scene of the shooting. He informs them that they will be examined by the Forensic Unit to gather evidence, and they have 48 hours to get their statements straight. He also recommends they utilise the counselling that will be available.