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Don Alvin's quiet life is destroyed when an intruder ambushes he and his family in their home, killing his wife and son. After searching for clues, the detectives discover similar cases that lead them to one powerful common thread. Meanwhile, DDA’s Dekker and Rubirosa have to tread carefully in order to get a guilty verdict after Morales’ puts their case in jeopardy.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x10
Production Number: 01015
Airdate: Monday April 11th, 2011
Special Airtime: 10:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

AU (TV HiTS) Aug 12, 2013

Guest Stars
Coleton Ray FalkeColeton Ray Falke
As Bobby Alvin
Conor OConor O'Farrell
As Attorney Lane Garfield
Francesca P. RobertsFrancesca P. Roberts
As Judge Martha Dreyer
Mark Casimir DyniewiczMark Casimir Dyniewicz
As Prisoner
Roberto SanchezRoberto Sanchez
As Deputy Warden Fisher
Tamlyn TomitaTamlyn Tomita
As Dr. Nishizawa, M.E.
Tammy KleinTammy Klein
As SID Criminalist
Abner GeneceAbner Genece
As Jim McCormick
Byrne OffuttByrne Offutt
As Josh Rivlin
Erin CahillErin Cahill
As Annette Kay
James HuangJames Huang
As Agent Tom Hsu
Jason BegheJason Beghe
As Raymond Garson
Katherine KamhiKatherine Kamhi
As Detective Anna Lundgrad
Mark BloomMark Bloom
As Rich Yates
Maxine BahnsMaxine Bahns
As Kathy Alvin
Nick PaonessaNick Paonessa
As Steve Inman
Susan AngeloSusan Angelo
As Lousie Rivlin
Tim DeKayTim DeKay
As Don Alvin

Steven ZirnkiltonSteven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration
Main Cast
Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
As Detective Ricardo Morales
Corey StollCorey Stoll
As Detective Tomas "TJ" Jarusalski
Rachel TicotinRachel Ticotin
As Lieutenant Arleen Gonzales
Terrence HowardTerrence Howard
As Deputy D.A. Jonah "Joe" Dekker
Alana De La GarzaAlana De La Garza
As Deputy D.A. Connie Rubirosa


The scene opens with a man named Don Alvin coming back from fishing with his son and Kathy, his wife, comes in. Don thinks he hears something, but ignores it. A shadow apprears and the next scene shows Don on the floor tied up. He manages to crawl to the pool and tells that he needs to call 911. Detectives Jaruszalski and Morales arrive on scene and the Medical Examiner says that the boy died from a broken neck and they see that he has bruising on his hands. They go to Kathy and she was raped and killed all the time Don was locked inside the bathroom. They question Don and he tells that he doesn’t know much and says that he thought someone was there and then he got hit. He tells them that the man who killed his family was naked. He says that there was a smudge on his left leg and says that there were flashes like a camera. Morales sees footprints in the house and see that the man was at his house for a while getting “ready”. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
DeveloperBlake Masters
Executive ProducerDick Wolf  |  Blake Masters  |  Peter Jankowski  |  René Balcer  |  Christopher Misiano
Co-Executive ProducerJulie Martin (1)  |  Richard Sweren  |  Arthur W. Forney
ProducerJill Lopez Danton  |  Tim Deluca
Production DesignerKen Hardy
EditorMicky Blythe
Unit Production ManagerMichele Greco
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Set DesignerW. Rick Nichol
Director of PhotographyJoe Gallagher
Casting DirectorDylann Brander  |  Megan Branman  |  Lynn Kressel
Theme MusicMike Post
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