Christine Riley best known as 'Chris' runs the Imperial Hotel in Mt. Thomas, where the cops go to have a drink and a good talk after work. Chris had a brief relationship with Constable Adam Cooper. Chris was married to Terry but run off with another woman in season one. Terry came to Mt. Thomas and got thought Chris' widow after Chris thought he died.
Chris Riley and Tom Croydon are the only two characters who were with the whole show from season 1 to season 13.