The investigation of a convenience store hold up is complicated by a wounded officer and an uncooperative victim. A woman is reported to be operating an illegal astrology service from her home. A pharmacist reports on a thirteen year old boy in possession of a powerful narcotic.moreless
Malloy and Reed spend a night shift on desk duty with a female recruit after Malloy breaks his wrist and another office worker calls in sick. A homesick elderly woman refuses to identify herself. A lenient father bails out his son. Reed is injured responding to a nearby student protest. A suspicious man walks in looking for a wanted fugitive.moreless
A well-known drunk is brought in for his weekly booking. A violently drunk woman causes her husband to be charged with assaulting a bartender. Good Samaritans who make a bad decision lead a high speed pursuit. A biker tries to coerce a woman to repay a debt by riddling her apartment with buckshot.moreless
A substantial sum of money is stolen from a racetrack while Ironside and his team are present, and the Chief is determined to crack the case. The only clue is a car, crashed by the inside man, but if it has a secret to tell it is not going to give it up easily.moreless
Dave fails to set the parking break and Mother rolls into an open van bound for a used car lot in Mexico. While a heartbroken Manzini and Crabtree bond in their grief, Mother uses her brains and knowledge of Spanish to get back to the border.moreless
Peter receives a call from cabbie Eddie Webb who sees a taxi-dancer being kidnapped by two gangsters. He uncovers the connection between Ruth Millard, a dental nurse turned dance hall girl in an attempt to elude big-time mobster Frank Benedict and things seem rather remote until Pete learns that the truth comes out easily as a tooth when sodium pentathol is the lever.