Major Crimes: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Aug 13
2012

Reloaded

The department is still reeling with the recent departure of Deputy Chief Brenda Lee Johnson, creating a tough transition for the newly appointed head of Major Crimes, Captain…

2 Aug 20
2012

Before and After

Growing pains within Major Crimes become apparent as the division works to obtain justice in a brutal homicide that turns out to be more complicated than expected. Raydor strug…

3 Aug 27
2012

Medical Causes

The facts become blurry in a case involving a fatal car crash at a nightclub. Meanwhile, Rusty can finally look forward to his mother’s return.

4 Sep 03
2012

The Ecstasy and the Agony

The unit joins forces with the FBI when a homicide case spins around the Israeli mob and an “intuitive life strategist.” Elsewhere, Proven…

5 Sep 10
2012

Citizens Arrest

When a kidnapping turns deadly, the squad scrambles to crack the case and turns to a district attorney for help. Meanwhile, DNA evidence shows that Ru…

6 Sep 17
2012

Out of Bounds

The aftermath of a deadly shooting on gang turf finds Raydor making a daring maneuver that could threaten her career and jeopardize Det. Sykes’ life. Elsewhere, Rusty mak…

7 Sep 24
2012

The Shame Game

When an activist to end human trafficking is murdered, the investigation leads to a possible eyewitness, a young prostitute wanting to get out of the business, and the pimp she…

8 Oct 01
2012

Dismissed with Prejudice

When a murder conviction is overturned after eight years, Tao is forced to question his past actions. And Rusty struggles to be himself during his first outing with his father,…

9 Oct 08
2012

Cheaters Never Prosper

A man from Las Vegas is found dead after an apparent overdose, but the facts become unclear as gritty details begin to unfold. Meanwhile, a series of strange events leave Rusty…

10 Oct 15
2012

Long Shot

Season Finale. When a peaceful ceremony turns deadly, Major Crimes and the FBI team up to track down a dangerous sniper. And Raydor negotiates a deal…

About Major Crimes

Two-time Oscar nominee Mary McDonnell stars in this spin-off of “The Closer”, taking the detectives in the Los Angeles Police Department’s Major Crimes division into bold new territory. As the new boss, McDonnell’s Captain Sharon Raydor is determined to lead the department with a more team-oriented approach, sharing the credit with the people with whom she works.
The show focuses on how the American justice system approaches the art of the deal as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction.

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