Malloy tries to help a 60-year-old career criminal he had arrested during his first year on the force, who was recently released and begs to be re-arrested so he can spend his retirement years in the comfort of the federal penitentiary. A homeowner who claims his valuable stamp collection was stolen during a burglary draws suspicion.moreless
An elusive purse snatcher targets his latest victim while she is visiting her husband's grave. A retired cop turned security guard becomes a pest. An elderly man who attempts to break into a car in a church parking lot appears to have a sympathetic story. An elderly woman facing eviction would rather go to jail than live with a friend. A dispute over five dollars nearly turns violent. A runaway baby carriage plunges into the river. An armed robbery suspect temporarily eludes capture.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
Malloy fears that a boxer who has just been paroled after serving a murder sentence is going to seek revenge against him. A member of a car theft ring is crushed while working under a car. A liquor store robber swears revenge against Reed. The patrol car suffers a flat tire. A 4-year-old child locks himself in a refrigerator. A motorist suspiciously drops a bag of pills out his window.moreless
A disgruntled tenant holds his landlord at knife point. A child from a quiet neighborhood goes to extreme measures to avoid spending time with his abusive father. Malloy becomes suspicious of a bag of laundry left on the side of a road.moreless
An elderly, widowed apartment manager has been beaten to death with a hammer by a 19-year-old tenant who robs him of his wedding ring and life savings – all $6.58 of it. Friday and Gannon's investigation requires them to travel to Cottonwood, Arizona.moreless
Gus runs into an ex-girlfriend and brings her home to meet Vicki. The two trade old stories and memories while Vicki's unhappiness escalates.
Vicki is in a tizzy over the Hawaiian luau they're throwing for some of Gus' stuffy, rich clients. She panics when she gets stuck with a caterer who thinks she's a stand-up comedian, and weird old Mr. Findlay invites himself and conducts a hoedown.moreless