The victim: Judge Natalie Rodman, the killer: Lexi Moore.
Judge Rodman is a long-time respected jurist who is also one of Angie's mentors who helped her make the career choice to be a detective. Lexi is one of Judge Rodman's law clerks. The case begins as an arson investigation after a barbecue explodes at Mr. & Mrs. Rodman's home. The barbecue was rigged to explode when turned on. Natalie survives the explosion but dies of internal injuries suffered during the explosion. As Angie digs into Natalie's past she discovers some unsavory details of her mentor's life.
Meanwhile, Angie acts as Staff Sergeant in the wake of Oscar's retirement and Sergeant Saunders of Internal Affairs approaches Brian about a possible career opportunity.
Jimmy handles the aftermath of the fire-bombing, while Alec attempts to get back in his good books. Meanwhile, Mitch helps Grace look into Jimmy's crew and Max makes a deal with the Chinese.moreless
When Jimmy Laszlo discovers money missing, Grace manages to convince him he has a traitor in his organisation. Meanwhile, Grace turns to Tom for comfort and Mitch has serious doubts about helping her.moreless