Detective Fontana is the new partner with Detective Green, and their first assigment is on a woman claiming that she is covered as an enemy combatant under the terms of the Geneva Convention, and murdered a former military policewoman in retaliation for torturing her brother at Abu Ghraib prison.
Episode number: 15x1 Production Number: E5301 Airdate: Wednesday September 22nd, 2004
Dennis Farina's first episode as Detective Fontana.
(Watching Fontana leave Van Buren's office) Det. Ed Green: Wasn't sure if he was a cop or a wiseguy. Lt. Anita Van Buren: Make it work Ed.
DA Arthur Branch: We deposed a mini-Stalin. A man who tortured and killed hundreds of his own people. Who attacked Kuwait and gassed the Kurds. ADA Serena Southerlyn: So why didn't we go in years ago? And what about the genocides in Rwanda? And the Sudan? EADA Jack McCoy: How many oil wells does Rwanda have?