Some family secrets are revealed after a father and his two children go missing. Some trust issues are revealed after Rusty takes a couple of suspicious trips on his own.
Shortly after being released from prison, a man who proclaimed his innocence is found murdered. The victim's case is reopened and the squad works hard to solve a seventeen-year old murder. To the surprise of Raydor, Rusty confesses the reason behind his recent suspicious activity.
The Major Crimes division faces a new challenge as they work to solve the murder of a dog that was left a 20 million dollar estate by his deceased owner. With the help of wannabe detective Jonathan Baird, aka Dick Tracy, (guest star Andrew Daly), the case takes a new turn as the squad begins to suspect foul play in the death of the dog's owner, a wealthy heiress.
The team question possible suspects after an alleged rapist is found dead. Rusty catches his mother lying.
A murder committed in a hotel room is investigated and results in some potential international repercussions. Rusty things about how to share a huge secret with the rest of the squad.
After a young runaway is murdered, this leads the unit on a long, perplexing journey to discover the identity of her killer.
SWAT officers find an an elderly couple shot in their home.
The star of a police series becomes the number one suspect after a fan is murdered. With Mike Tao working as a consultant on the show it further complicates the case.
The team are all working overtime as they investigate the murder of a tech entrepreneur. When Raydon's son comes to visit, Rusty struggles. Fritz prepares to take charge.
Some women start to vanish from a popular nightclub which results in a territorial war between Major Crimes and the Special Operations Bureau.
People are left searching for answers when a surrogate adoption gets complicated and someone is left dead. The unit has to explore LA's underground water system. Sharon wants to make Rusty part of her family, but struggles to tell his birth mother about the adoption plans.
A raucous teen party ends with two people been brutally attacked with a pair of scissors. The Major Crime unit soon find that they have their hands full picking out who committed the crime. Provenza meets someone who could change his life.
A former child star is found dead on skid row, halting a Hollywood comeback. The director of the movie and the acts manager are the prime suspects as the investigation gets underway. Flynn's daughter visits and highlights the true nature of the relationship between father and daughter.
A gang banger is acquitted of murder and is then released from custody, leads to a murder case with a miscarriage of justice. Jack returns, representing the suspect in the murder. Whilst Rusty takes a chance on the guy he has a crush on.
A Santa flash mob complicates apprehending a criminal Santa bank robber, leading the team to try and work out how the operation went so wrong. Sharon is visited for the holidays by her children, as Buzz begins his training.
Flynn tries to talk a man down who is standing on the ledge of a bridge. But he soon discovers that the man is in fact a sex offender who has a dead body in his car. Rusty prepares a impact statement to try and end his involvement in the Stroh case.
The caregiver of Sanchez's mother is found murdered. Rusty takes on Jack when he turns up at Sharon's condo acting recklessly.
Phillip Stroh returns and is demanding a new deal from DDA Rios in exchange for his cooperation regarding "future murders." In a race against the clock to prevent the deaths of three women, Major Crimes works to save the victims while decoding the source of Stroh's information.
The Major Crimes division is in overdrive working to stop a serial killer who has been targeting female sex workers. To interpret the facts, Captain Sharon Raydor reaches outside her division to a consultant, Clarissa Fields, to help reverse engineer a decade of horrible murders as Stroh moves closer and closer to achieving his ultimate deal.