Abe Strayhorn and his assistants from the Major Fraud and Consumer Protection Division of the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office launch an investigation of a local doctor following the death of one of his patients, who was found wearing a strange belt that the doctor claimed would cure his diabetes.moreless
Newly appointed police commissioner Edna Dixon accompanies Malloy and Reed on Night Watch. An elderly wino strips naked at a bar. Tensions rise following a gang-related stabbing. A deaf juvenile steals a car.moreless
An interstate bounty hunter comes to town with an invalid gun permit and a short fuse. An elderly man expresses his strong disliking of hippies. A frustrated wife desperately wants to receive a traffic ticket.moreless
A manhunt for two black militants ensues when two officers are critically wounded after being ambushed in their patrol car. Tensions with the militant group rise when one of the suspects dies in police custody after being shot in the back, while the search for the other suspect continues. On patrol, a 75-year-old man gets his first traffic ticket.
Reed has to deal with the consequences of forgetting to roll up the window on the patrol car. An estranged husband kidnaps his own child. An elderly man tries to pay for a meal with trading stamps. An escaped prisoner with a loaded gun is spotted napping on a city bus. A delivery van is hijacked.moreless
Two con men, posing as bank examiners, are bilking the elderly out of their life savings.