An elderly woman forgets to turn the gas off before leaving home. A man claims someone crashed through his front door and stole his disability check. A seven year old girl is reported missing when she fails to return home after school. A man is found shot to death outside of a garage at an apartment complex.moreless
A drunk goes for a joyride sans clothing. A boy pays for his ice cream cone with a fifty dollar bill. Under cover of darkness at a park, two men are observed with a cargo van full of auto parts.moreless
Malloy and Reed investigate a series of severe beatings of workers at local factories. A wino encounters misfortune after robbing a liquor store for two dollars.
Malloy and Reed are hounded by a pair of young, unethical freelance journalists who are determined to document police brutality. A man is found passed out in an alley. Galveston police ask for assistance contacting the wife of a deceased man. A stoned suspect becomes uncontrollably violent during transport to jail. The apprehension of armed robbery suspects needlessly results in tragedy.moreless
Officers are on the lookout for the "Mulholland Mauler," who has raped six female hitchhikers and left them for dead in the ravines along Mulholland Drive. Malloy and Reed quickly make an arrest of a likely suspect, but it may come too late for the Mauler's next victim.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.
Two neighbors become involved in a domestic dispute after making a poorly-planned agreement to share ownership of a new boat. Despite Malloy and Reed's repeated efforts to mediate, the situation quickly escalates out of control.moreless
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
A petty theft call leads to the discovery of a badly abused young child who's been left to fend for herself and baby sister in an apartment. An investigation ensues to locate the parents while the children are put in protective custody.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
While a fifteen year old boy fights for his life in a hospital after overdosing, the friend who dealt him the drugs threatens suicide after barricading himself in his bedroom with a loaded gun.moreless
Malloy, enrolled part-time at a local college, takes offense when a radical group of fellow students ostracizes him for being a police officer. When he subsequently has to arrest them for organizing a sit-in at one of the school's buildings, a member of the group makes a potentially deadly decision.moreless
After two consecutive shifts which were interrupted by punctured tires, today's shift starts with mundane calls while other officers get all the action. An elderly woman demands assistance aiming her television antenna. A tree becomes uprooted and falls across a street. A group of juvenile delinquents are accused of spray painting a swastika on a homeowner's front lawn. A loud music call is interrupted by a man threatening to jump off the ledge of a building.moreless
Malloy's attempt to calm an unruly bar patron is met with a slug to the face. A routine traffic stop is interrupted by a false alarm domestic dispute call, which proves to be a stroke of good luck for the motorist and the subject of a tongue lashing from Lt. Moore. A disturbance call involving a young woman at an apartment complex ends in tragedy.moreless
During a nighttime patrol, Reed instinctively returns fire in the dark and kills a teenage sniper who attacked the patrol car in a residential area. He is immediately subjected to an intensive interrogation as part of an investigation to determine if the shooting was justified.moreless
A serial bank robber is phoning in fake calls to the department to draw resources away from his next target. The patrol car is plagued by an annoying sound. A home-sick young rancher steals a horse from its stable and escapes into the hills. Upon discovering her boyfriend is a heel, a young woman barricades herself in front of his car.moreless