DCI Andrew Ross was an recurring character in The Bill. He first appeared in Episode 047 investigating the Sun Hill serial killer case. In his time in Sun Hill he also investigated the allegation that PC Polly Page murdered her friend Owen Preston, which was actually assisted suicide. He also investigated the Max Wyatt and Tanya Kane murders commited by PC Cathy Bradford. The other case he worked on was the Sun Hill fire investigation being launched once again, when Sergeant Sheelagh Murphy told Superintendent Adam Okaro that PC Des Taviner started it after he went on the run. His last appearance was when he stopped being seconded during the Sun Hill fire investigation. He was portrayed by Ron Donachie.