Rick Hunter is back. Now a lieutenant, he considered marrying his girlfriend. But before he could, she is murdered. He suspects that it's probably her abusive ex-husband, who was stalking her. Hunter's not sure if the ex-husband will be tried, much less convicted, because he is a celebrity. But Hunter asks if he is really the killer when someone calls him with first-hand information about the murder.moreless
A petty ex-con is coerced into taking the fall for a murder, but not before he asks a dumbfounded Devane to be the best man at his wedding. Meanwhile, Hunter investigates a string of stolen gasoline shipments.
The disgruntled secretary, former mistress, and ex-wife of a dry cleaning mogul conspire to rob him blind, unaware most of his cash actually belongs to the mob.
Novak helps a deaf woman search for her teenage daughter, who has run away with two friends and no money. Meanwhile, Hunter investigates a murder tied to a diplomat's pending illegal arms deal.
A pair of young escorts become the targets of a ruthless coin thief after one of them steals his valuable plunder. Meanwhile, Novak helps a traumatized friend who has been mugged.
Allison is kidnapped after Novak's ex has his cover blown during a counterfeiting investigation.
Novak's estranged father resurfaces after learning she's protecting a witness who could bring down his criminal enterprise.
Sparks fly when Hunter assists an investigation lead by Novak's ex-husband and suggests he may have the wrong suspects in a hotel room robbery that resulted in the death of a business executive. Meanwhile, Novak tracks down an escaped convict.
Novak convinces Devane to let her old friend, now a reporter, shadow her and Hunter during the investigation of a tour bus robbery, unaware the friend is now a cocaine addict.
A bail bondsman sells out a bounty hunter to help the mob locate and silence a hostile witness. Meanwhile, a manpower shortage forces Metro's computer expert to assist Novak's investigation of a string of tavern burglaries.
Hunter, Devane, and Novak team up to find Molenski's killer, who lures another unsuspecting cop to his death with the help of her boyfriend.
A college professor is blackmailed by a campus serial killer after running over one of his intended victims while driving drunk. Meanwhile, a former girlfriend of Hunter's rejoins the force and is assigned to work the case with him.
The frustrated gigolo of a retired film star turns to robbing ATM's, with deadly consequences. Meanwhile, Hunter attracts the attention of an opportunistic lawyer when he makes a bad arrest in the case.
A reformed gang leader and friend of Hunter who has just finished a 12-year prison sentence is pressured by his father to help with the distribution of a deadly new drug.
Molenski becomes distracted by the glamour of her undercover assignment to bait a ring of strong-arm art thieves, resulting in her gun being stolen and used to commit a murder.
An employee in the District Attorney's office changes computer records in order to free dozens of prisoners, part of a plan to have her husband murdered.
The Captain faces an IA investigation when the name "C. Devane" is found on the debtor list of a mob accountant murdered while under police surveillance.
Molenski finds herself at odds with her cynical lieutenant when her long time informant provides bad information about a gun shipment. Meanwhile, the birth mother of a three-year-old who died seventeen years ago asks Hunter to find proof the child was murdered by his adoptive father, who is now a judge.moreless
Hunter and Molenski are hounded by an unscrupulous newspaper reporter while investigating a popular community watch captain who chased down and severely beat an innocent African American teen.
A series of exceptionally brutal murders of young Asian women reminds Hunter of a similar killer in Vietnam and causes Molenski to become burdened by a painful episode from her childhood.
A decorated Metro cop has to be put in protective custody after witnessing the murder of a Treasury agent while undercover, but comes under suspicion when he files an incoherent report about the event and escapes custody.
Hunter and Molenski partner up to link Janosch to the murder of Det. Sgt. Saccio before he flees the country. Meanwhile, Pinder believes Hunter killed his wife, and Devane is offered a captaincy in Metro.
Hunter is forced into an uneasy working relationship with two Metro cops when a Romanian black marketeer is killed by a family of hillbillies who were committing an armed robbery at a diner.