The public defender of a serial killer risks his career after he refuses to give information about his client's prior victims.
The murder of a bounty hunter takes Detectives Briscoe and Green to a reporter whose success seems to be the result of affirmative action.
After Detectives Brisoce and Green find out about a car that has been stolen that has vials of the SARS virus, they head on a frantic search to find the first person that was infected.
A young actress is found stabbed in the residence of a Tony-winning Broadway composer.
A deadly fire during a rock concert leads Detectives Briscoe and Green to try and solve the origins.
The murder of a 'family man' leads the detectives on a case of stolen identity and a case of revenge from an elderly man.
A woman's body that was found in the Hudson River opens a door to a big judicial scandal.
Detectives Briscoe and Green investigate the murder of a reporter who made enemies while covering the War in Iraq.
The detectives investigate the murder of a conman who is poisoned at a restaurant, who was posing as a grief counselor at the time.
Detectives Briscoe and Green investigate the murder of the owner of a garment center business and try to track down the victim's midnight visitor.
A careless publicist strikes a homeless man and dies, although the detectives find out that this is not a hit and run.
The murder of a reformed bookie turned mob informent leads the detectives to an unlikely hit man as the suspect.
A murder and apparent kidnapping of a young girl is put on trial that challenges the laws of gay adoption and custody battles in a gay relationship.
The murder of a councilman at the City Hall sends EADA McCoy to the chamber doors of a federal court.
Detectives Briscoe and Green investigate the murder of an insolent anti-war protestor by a decorated Gulf War veteran grief-stricken over the Afghanistan combat death of his son. Claiming at trial that he was provoked by the man.
When the case of a murdered drug mule gets to court, McCoy faces an uphill battle finding witnesses that will testify in court.
After the remains of an eldery man are found, the detective's main suspect is a neighbor who has more than one skeleton in the closet.
The murder of a Holocaust survivor leads Detectives Briscoe and Green to a former Nazi soldier and a neo-Nazi record producer.
The murder of an ADA leads an investigation that uncovers a scandal that threatens the DA's office.
Greed, treachery and disrespect shape the motives for murder when two men are gunned down at an exclusive restaurant.
Detectives Briscoe and Green investigate the murder of a man who ruined his baseball team's playoff hopes and the list of suspects is long as a phone book. The detectives find out, however, that the actual killer has a very complicated history.
A Japanese couple visiting New York are shot during a robbery, the wife was killed while the husband only injured, but the Detectives' investigation leads them to find out that the crime was not random.
Briscoe and Green investigate the family members of a caviar businessman after he is found smothered in his bed.
Two women are prosecuted for murdering each other's husbands. This becomes hard to prove in court with EADA McCoy and ADA Southerlyn trying to put the pieces of this crazy puzzle together. Detective Lennie Briscoe retires from the 27th Precinct.