When Lou recognises an old friend on the street, now living hand to mouth, he decides to have a series of articles made about life on Skid Row. Rossi finds it hard to accept this assignment, for personal reasons.moreless
When his inexperience results in charges against a hype being dismissed, Reed decides to temporarily join the narcotics squad to hone his skills. The demands of the assignment quickly take their toll on him personally, and his worst fears are realized when Malloy assists in a narcotics bust.moreless
Abe Strayhorn and his assistants from the Major Fraud and Consumer Protection Division of the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office launch an investigation of a local doctor following the death of one of his patients, who was found wearing a strange belt that the doctor claimed would cure his diabetes.moreless
The Captain has ordered top priority be given to ending a rash of high-value burglaries in the area, and all signs point to career criminal Reno West. A vicious guard dog prevents a nurse from aiding an unresponsive diabetic man. A woman regrets calling the police on her abusive husband.moreless
A lonely and deranged homeowner holds Reed at gunpoint. A neighborhood is being terrorized by a twelve year old serial burglar. A church organist and choirmaster get into a fistfight.
A police detective is accused of stealing $350 from a well-respected boxing promoter, then is later accused of stealing a gun from a pawn shop and paying someone to steal a car. A disgruntled wife in curlers takes a baseball bat to her own car in the middle of a downtown street. A woman reports a pair of burglars inside her neighbor's house.moreless
Over $200,000 worth of Imperial Jade is reported stolen. Friday and Gannon determine the burglary was an inside job.