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After a high-speed car chase comes to an abrupt end, police officers are shocked to discover a woman’s dead body, but no driver. The detectives immediately suspect her jealous boyfriend, who divulges information that leads them to believe her job as a city bookkeeper was not as it seemed. Meanwhile, DDA’s Dekker and Rubirosa set out to restore order in East Pasadena and will do everything in their power to win.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x11
Production Number: 01019
Airdate: Monday April 18th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

AU (TV HiTS) Aug 19, 2013

Guest Stars
Andy UmbergerAndy Umberger
As Chief of Police
Ace MarreroAce Marrero
As Jose Ortega
Amanda CarlinAmanda Carlin
As Susan Foreman
Chris CoyChris Coy
As Dave Harlan
Chris FlandersChris Flanders
As OIS Dectective
David LandryDavid Landry
As Officer Cortina
David SilvaDavid Silva
As Mango Man
Don StarkDon Stark
As Mayor Veldman
Ewan ChungEwan Chung
As Dylan
James DalesandroJames Dalesandro
As Quintana
John PankowJohn Pankow
As Defense Attorney Byron
Jon BudinoffJon Budinoff
As Arturo
Justin HuenJustin Huen
As East Pasadena Cop
Kitty SwinkKitty Swink
As Judge Vera Bernaski
Larry ClarkeLarry Clarke
As Controller Don Wheeler
Laura GardnerLaura Gardner
As Karen Russell
Leonard RobinsonLeonard Robinson
As Officer Meade
Michael A. DiBaccoMichael A. DiBacco
As Officer Jackson
Michael HagiwaraMichael Hagiwara
As Foreperson
Nick HoffaNick Hoffa
As Officer Dominick
Robert NearyRobert Neary
As Lieutenant Stanley Petrocelli
Rocky McMurrayRocky McMurray
As Burt Russell
Roxana BrussoRoxana Brusso
As Eva Ruiz
Vaughn ArmstrongVaughn Armstrong
As Mike Foreman

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 police chase. When the police find the car, they find a woman dead in the passenger seat. Detectives Morales and TJ get to the scene and the victim is Amanda Russell. Morales says that blunt force to the head killed her. Morales finds that she is a Marine. TJ and Morales go to a home where they find the real crime scene. TJ finds a picture Dave Farland is the man in the picture. They talk to Amanda’s parents and they tell that Dave was a suspicious person. Amanda thought that Dave was following her at night. Amanda’s father is overcome with emotion and says that he thought that she was finally going to be safe when she came home. TJ and Morales talk to Lt. Gonzales and she says they need to get on top of the case. TJ shows a picture of Amanda and Dave and they are standing in front of a painting. ..

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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
EditorMichael Schweitzer
CastingMegan Branman  |  Lynn Kressel  |  Dylann Brander
Unit Production ManagerMichele Greco
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Set DesignerW. Rick Nichol
Director of PhotographyJoe Gallagher
Theme MusicMike Post
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