Sergeant Gabriel is an unwitting witness to the murder of a parole board member when he answers a misdialed call for help. Pope—ever mindful of the upcoming choice for Chief of Police—decides to take the case over from Brenda and launches Operation Swift Justice, taking over Major Crime's offices in the process. When all is said and done, Chief Pope may end up with a different outcome than he had hoped.moreless
Detective Mikki Mendoza requests the help of Major Crimes when a series of savage murders suggests that a drug cartel is active in the city. When the investigation leads in a different direction, an even more disturbing scenario emerges.
Meanwhile, Provenza lays down the law with a distracted Sanchez who continues to appear more interested in Ruben than his professional duties. This results in a more defiant Sanchez and a decision by Provenza to resolve the situation for good.moreless
While extraditing a prisoner on a flight, Lieutenants Flynn and Provenza connect with two flight attendants. When Provenza returns to his date's apartment, instead of romance he finds a dead body in the bathtub and lands Major Crimes in the middle of two of murders and a connection to a drug trafficking ring. The drug angle has the FBI, in the form of Fritz, trying to 'wheedle' in on the case.
Meanwhile, Brenda makes a career decision and ends up telling Chief Pope about it.moreless
Brenda and her squad are asked to investigate the disappearance of the nanny of the Diskins, close friends of the mayor. When the nanny turns up raped and murdered, suspicion initially falls on the mayor's friends.
Meanwhile Capt. Raydor, who is questioning Brenda in embarrassing detail about her history with Chief Pope, ostensibly as background for his application for Chief of Police, joins Brenda in the investigation shadowing her every move, but her deep interest seems unusual.moreless
Season six starts us off with the investigation into the murder of a man who loved to take pictures of star constellations from his balcony. Brenda and her squad think there maybe a connection a woman who the victim was having an affair with. There is one problem Brenda might not have anticipated; a missing murder weapon.
Meanwhile, moving into a new, technologically state of the art office tower proves to be a challenge to the team.
The team must work in reverse when they find the unusually decomposed body of a large man in a car trunk. Now, Brenda and the gang must solve the bulk of the mystery in order to determine the victim's cause of death.moreless
Brenda and the team get involved in a seemingly simple case when the Medical Examiner believes that a suicide is actually homicide.
Brenda's home life is complicated once again when her parents visit, this time pushing for a wedding date.
Brenda's team gets a new name, the Major Crimes Division, as they try to stop terrorism which seems to have started with the death of a teen. The MCD finds that this case is way too close to home.
Brenda faces a potential mess when the bodies of two south-of-the-border detectives are found dead in the back of a truck.
In another brush with fame, Brenda and the team must investigate the movie set murder of a hairdresser.
In the meantime, Brenda tries to get her parents out of her hair when they come to town and work her into a lather over her yet-to-be-planned wedding.
When a PHD member's loved one is shot and killed, the entire team takes it up a notch to solve the crime before the team member does.
Meanwhile, Brenda must tame her temper when her nemesis, reporter Ricardo Ramos, accuses the PHD of working only on high-profile cases.