The squad has to battle racial profiling in order to solve the next case. Sharon uses her husband’s services as an attorney in the case. Rusty expresses doubts about meeting his girlfriend’s parents.
Major crimes has to find a child that is missing before the bully does damage Sharon’s husband Jack shows up to help parent Rusty.
Sharon’s husband returns and gets to know Rusty and a drug bust goes bad.
A witness is asked to testify in a case but the witness is a suspect for Major Crimes. Flynn’s job takes a toll on him. Rusty causes the department to wonder if they will see the girl from school.
A tv producer wants to go inside the LAPD and causes trouble for Sanchez and Tao. Rusty has to re write an essay because of help he received.
Major Crimes latest case has the team trying to figure out how to solve it, Sharon is torn between whether to keep rusty in her custody or let him be a relocated after receiving a rather nasty letter.
Sharon Raydor faces questions as guardian for Rusty. A film director maybe in big trouble when Major Crimes can’t solve it
Major Crimes has to use the FBI and the help of a young boy to track a sniper who killed a judge; Rusty makes a decision that makes Lt. Provenza happy.
A man is believed to have died from a drug overdose may not have when new details take the case in a completely different direction. Some strange events leave Rusty and Captain Raydor wondering if he should have seen his father in the first place.moreless
Lt. Tao questions his actions during a 2004 investigation when the murder conviction is overturned. While he works diligently to find the real killer, Rusty sees his father for the first time and, at Sharon's request, works to control his emotions as he spends time with his father.moreless
Major Crimes may have a tough time closing its next case because of the repeated leaking of confidential information, whose source they are having difficulty figuring out. Captain Raydor's decision to be the temporary guardian of Rusty gets more complicated as Children and Family Services finds out some information that may cause Rusty to be removed from her home.moreless
After the quarterback of a high school football team is shot and killed in gang territory, Sharon Raydor makes an unexpected move that could end her career and harm a team member. Rusty ponders meeting his biological father after receiving more information about his life.moreless
Major Crimes latest case gets help from ADA Hobbs who can hopefully take some of the pressure off the squad and close the case fast. DNA finds something out about Rusty that surprises everybody.moreless
A life strategist, along with the FBI, is enlisted to help Major Crimes to solve the murder of a man who was preparing to testify against the Israeli mob. Provenza, who is in a vulnerable state, displays rare emotion with the strategist and Rusty has a bad day at school.moreless
The team deals with tangled facts and confusion in the aftermath of fatal car crash outside a nightclub. Meanwhile, Captain Raydor's duties as a temporary foster parent appear to be over after Rusty's mom decides to return and hopefully be his full-time parent.moreless
Captain Raydor is appointed head Major Crimes and may regret deciding to watch over Rusty, the foster kid and witness, as her regular duties increase. The team may have difficulty in solving a brutal homicide because the evidence surrounding the crime proves to be complicated and difficult to untangle. Meanwhile, Lt. Provenza regrets joining Major Crimes because of the many changes within the department and Captain Raydor may have trouble convincing him to stay.moreless
When a young man calls 911 to report seeing someone being buried in Griffith Park, police find not only her remains, but those of several other women who were kills as far back as two years ago. Brenda immediately suspects Philip Stroh and, despite departmental restrictions, sets out to finally tie him to the murders. Meanwhile, the witness who called 911 makes Brenda look at her life and future.moreless
Major Crimes division is still in shock over Chief Johnson leaving; Captain Raydor now has the responsibility of trying to gain the trust of the team under her leadership. With little time to adjust Major Crimes may have some difficulty to in reaching a plea bargain after a fatality due to a recent rash of grocery store robberies in the area. Detective Amy Sykes joins Major Crimes after providing much needed help in the case as an undercover cop. Sharon Raydor decides to look after a teenager who has run away and from his Foster family.moreless
The team investigates the shooting death of a decorated war veteran who was found on the street near an empty house frequented by a teenage girl and her boyfriend. Captain Raydor discovers the source of the leak in Major Crimes.moreless
When a priest in found murdered, the investigation leads to an apartment leased under his name and containing many pictures of girls from the elementary school where he teaches. Brenda's heavy-handed tactics land her in hot water with not only the Church, but with Chief Pope whose orders she directly disobeys.
Meanwhile, Brenda's parents have arrived and the treatments Clay is receiving from Dr. Parr are having a positive impact on his health.moreless
Major Crimes investigates the death of a beloved cancer doctor forcing Brenda to deal her feelings around her father's own struggle with cancer. Meanwhile, David Gabriel surprises everyone by arriving at the crime scene with his girlfriend, a law student who offers unsolicited advice to the investigation.moreless
In Provenza's latest embarrassing situation, he tries to help his first ex-wife get her wedding ring back after she sold it to a not so reputable gold buyer and gets into more trouble than he expected.moreless
Brenda thinks she may finally be able to convict Philip Stroh of rape, but when her testimony in the trial of his client, George Harris, results in a mistrial and infuriates the prosecutor, she gets in even more trouble with Chief Pope. Meanwhile, Fritz helps track down Natalie Gilbert, a rape victim from three years ago, who Brenda hopes will identify Stroh as her rapist.moreless
The death of a high school principal who had been trying to raise test scores at his school to prevent it from being closed causes Brenda and Fritz to fight over who has control of the case because an already existing FBI investigation causes the cases to overlap.
Meanwhile, an underappreciated Capt. Raydor continues to document Major Crimes' every move. Worn down after two months of following them around, she begins to think about her role and its value to the LAPD.
The team investigates the mysterious death of a Sheriff's Deputy who, with his partner, was investigation a ring of car thieves. Meanwhile, a major decision is made in the civil suit against Brenda and the L.A.P.D.moreless
Brenda and her team investigate what led to a father's disappearance, just as his daughter's single was about to rocket to the top of the charts. Brenda has an opportunity to make her lawsuit disappear by settling with the family who brought it against her, but the deal may not be as good as advertised.moreless
Brenda and Gabriel visit an inmate who tells them that he has information about a drug cartel hit that is planned for the next day, but only gives Brenda a Case Number before he is murdered in jail. Despite Chief Pope's insistence that the case be handed over to the D.A.'s office, the team continues the investigation with the help of Capt. Raydor, who finds a creative way to help out.
Meanwhile Brenda's lawyer, Gavin Baker, re-interviews each team member in an effort to find the leak in the Division.
As a professional courtesy to a Detective from Phoenix, Brenda's team looks into the death of her daughter, who was working as a prostitute and was found dead in a hotel room from a heroin overdose. The mother is convinced that her daughter never did drugs and when the team digs deeper, they discover that a piece of information the Detective did not share may provide another motive for murder.
Meanwhile, Captain Raydor continues to seek information regarding the death of Turell Baylor and when she obtains a piece of evidence critical to the investigation, Brenda is left in a position of having to make Detective Sanchez available for another interview in exchange for the evidence. In the end, a dramatic conclusion is reached.
The potential legal trouble for Brenda escalates as Captain Raydor's interview questions about the Turell Baylor murder intensify, along with a suggestion that Brenda does not like.
Meanwhile, the team's next case, that of a missing nine year old boy, hits very close to home for Lieutenant Tao because the missing boy goes to the summer camp where the Lieutenant's 16-year old son works. Because of the connection, he ends up as the lead investigator on the case.