As the case progresses, Matlock discovers that the lieutenant and four other officers may have been involved in some kind of illegal activities. Charlene who has been working undercover and gets close to one of those officers, examines him on the stand and he reveals that they have been smuggling drugs. Matlock then examines one of the officers and has him reveal to the court the scar that the lieutenant left on him after he killed him. He then reveals that he and the other two officers drew straws on who would kill him cause, an investigation might reveal their activities.moreless
A recent murder parolee is suspected of tracking down and strangling the jurors who convicted him.
Hunter and McCall's search for a parolee accused of murdering his parole officer is hampered by the deceased's colleague, who appears bent on revenge.
Hunter and McCall are assigned to protect a sleazy criminal, who has been given immunity for testifying against a top criminal. Outraged at having to protect him, Hunter and McCall set out to find someone else who can testify against the top criminal.moreless
When the Police Commissioner's wife is murdered, the captain is quick to blame a tennis instructor and closes the case. Hunter and McCall are convinced the Commissioner is responsible and continue the investigation against orders.moreless
Reed becomes preoccupied with the well being of a friend, an electrical engineer by profession, who has just qualified as a reserve police officer and has the bad luck of drawing Officer Wells as his partner. A group of young people want to camp illegally in a park. A rash of bank robberies appear to be identical in every way, except for the description of the suspects. A young couple acts suspiciously during a traffic stop.moreless
A couple of juvenile delinquents ransack a house. The captain implements Reed's idea to deal with truants, to the dismay of Officer Wells. A couple of high level drug dealers choose a bad location to hide their shipment of heroin. Two men use stolen automobile parts to build a high powered go cart.moreless
Officer Wells questions Reed's judgement after he is swindled twice in a short period of time. Two men argue over a marijuana plant in the middle of a sidewalk. A heavily armed fugitive kidnaps a woman's young child and demands a $1000 ransom. A drunken sniper roams a neighborhood under cover of darkness.moreless
Malloy and Reed become envious of Officer Wells, who has been given a coveted assignment in the newly established Astro helicopter division. A wealthy elderly couple gets locked in their heavily fortified basement safe. Robbery suspects escape on a motorcycle.moreless
Reed feels a strong sense of accomplishment when he stumbles upon a large stash of illegal narcotics while executing a traffic warrant. He's in for a rude awakening at the trial, however, when he's cross examined by the defense attorney.moreless
Reed and his colleagues have differing takes on a joke he retells after hearing it from Officer Wells. An elderly woman suspects a friend stole her mink scarf out of her refrigerator. A destitute couple with five children resorts to desperate measures to increase their income. Reed is put in a difficult position when he has to ask an old friend to turn down the music at a party.
A young, spoiled socialite, pulled over for speeding and having an expired license, fails to sway Malloy with her charm. Unaccustomed to not getting her way, she becomes obsessed with winning him over at any cost, making life miserable for him and his colleagues.moreless
Malloy and Reed find themselves crossing paths numerous times with Officer Ed Wells, a brash cop who Malloy feels has a reckless disregard for safety. A woman is threatened with a gun by her boyfriend. A man is reported to be attempting to kidnap a young child. A trigger-happy man with a shotgun barricades himself inside his home.moreless
A singer's song becomes tragically real.