But will they make it to the wedding, or will work interfere yet again? Among the suspects are his cancer-stricken ex-girlfriend and his church pastor. As it becomes clear the two officers may have had ties to a drug cartel, Brenda and Priority Homicide find themselves questioning whether the two men were murdered or killed in self defense. In an effort to school himself on the inner workings of Brenda's group, Pope decides to work as one of the team. While Pope was blustering, Brenda remained cool, calm, and collected despite that horrendous red plaid suit. Do you think stress is the only explanation for his behavior? In an unprecedented move, he took over the case from Brenda, and Operation Swift Justice was born.
Things get complicated when a body is found in the burn zone and Ramos becomes involved in the case. As the season progresses, we see Brenda struggle to establish her authority and earn the respect of her squad, despite the efforts of Taylor and Detective Lt. Unlike the previous three seasons, Season Four ran for 10 summer episodes, concluding September 15, 2008, and returned in January, 2009 with five additional episodes. A box cutter was found and was used on her after she was already dead, having been shot with her own gun. Robin James Duff June 20, 2005 2005-06-20 5. But will it mean danger for Brenda and the team when they come a little too close to a possible victim? Subsequent airings of the episode were edited to fit a one-hour slot with commercials. The crime story expands on an element of the theme, and often parallels or mirrors events in Brenda's personal life.
He killed a man for cash. Provenza's life as well, when he becomes involved with a much-younger woman with some new ideas, much to Lt. When Chief Pope offers assistance, Brenda is dubious. Captain Sharon Raydor joins Brenda in the investigation, but when Brenda tries to determine the motive behind the Captain's assistance, she comes upon something she did not expect. Follow me on Twitter kristendaemons. Flynn, as they stand united against Capt. Slowly, one-by-one, Brenda wins over her team; and, by season's end, she has earned the loyalty of them all, even the hard-boiled Det.
Robin Duppy Demetrius August 10, 2009 2009-08-10 6. Taylor, the man who thought he would be getting the job. Brenda grabs hold of Ann's garage remote and opens the door to Ross's garage with it. Brenda's parents visit as Brenda and Fritz prepare for the wedding, and Brenda must confront her feelings for her father when his health is suddenly threatened. Determined to catch the killer before he strikes again, Pope reassigns the case to Brenda and the Priority Homicide Division, much to the displeasure of Captain Taylor. Each season is organized around a central theme, which drives both the criminal plot and Brenda's personal storyline. This season is also the final season of the series before the spinoff, Major Crimes.
According to James Duff, the theme for Season 1 is a woman alone largely in a man's world but also in a new city. Julio Sanchez' brother is shot. When Brenda and Daniels leave to also assist Robbery Homicide with the other case, they hear gun shots in the parking garage, and follow them find that Melissa Langer has shot the surgeon to death. Black Steven Kane September 6, 2010 2010-09-06 7. The further into the case she goes, the more suspicious the child seems, and Brenda begins to question if the missing boy is a victim or a potential killer.
But when their car is targeted and shot at, Brenda is forced to live under 24-hour police protection, while being the key witness in the case she must solve. Meanwhile, Brenda has a personal health scare when she finally visits the doctor. Archived from on July 21, 2005. After eventually believing him, the man takes back his claim and tells Johnson that the retirement home staff are ones who are poisoning people, leading to the manager with some sinister cost-cutting strategies. Meanwhile, change isn't all good for Sgt. Further examination of the evidence indicates that Nicky might have been suffering from a clotting condition, but when Brenda requests to have the medical examiner run tests to confirm this, it's discovered that the body has been released, by Melissa Langer, to the medical school she attends. Working covertly, can Brenda find the killer before her team is completely dismantled by Commander Taylor? Pope shouldn't have this job and she tells him she'd be disappointed if she couldn't do better than him as Chief.
Well it was too late now to get her revenge, it wasn't going to bring her husband back. When the man turns up dead, Priority Homicide must investigate, with the girl's parents soon their prime suspects. But things are not always as they seem when the father's secret emerges, leading to new suspects. Pope's in her ear telling her to ask all sorts of silly and irrelevant questions. Archived from on September 17, 2012. Episodes this season explore issues of family, beginning with a tale of bigamy, and ending with two stories of family pitted against one another. There's little political interest in gang-on-gang violence, but Brenda discovers that the homicides may have been caused by a highly skilled military sniper bent on revenge.
Now Brenda and the Priority Homicide Division not only have to find the killer, but also the real identity of the victim. But when a member of Brenda's team secretly provides Taylor with a lead that could close the case, Brenda must look beyond politics, both internal and external, and focus on finding a killer. We also learn a long-held secret: Lt. I think those two could actually work well together. Meanwhile, Fritz has a surprise for Brenda, as does an unlikely suitor.
After she refuses to compromise, or temper her attitude, Brenda's team conspires behind her back and seals her fate, surprising everyone — especially Brenda. Meanwhile, Captain Sharon Raydor, Chief Pope and Commander Taylor encourage Brenda to rethink her decision to withdraw her candidacy for Chief of Police. Brenda finds herself caught between finding the shooter and controlling Sanchez, who appears bent on his own form of justice. Brenda is certain of a cover-up and sets out to find the truth. But Brenda doesn't react positively to heavy-handed interference with a case that, to her, is so clearly gang-related.