Tony's new car is stolen. He later is informed that a mental patient named Arlo Manno has escaped from a mental hospital and he wants to do some things that could endanger people like flying a plane, perform surgery and be a police officer. Sure enough he took a plane and crashed it. Trouble with finding him is that he is a virtual chameleon who assumes so many identities. Later Tony learns he might have kidney stones so he goes into the hospital.
The Scali Family tries to adjust to living in two separate homes, in two separate cities to accommodate Rachel's new job. Circumstantial evidence keeps piling up against the shelter manager in the case of the missing girl.
After Tony resigned so that he could move to where Rachel's job takes her. But she turned down the job. Tony goes to the mayor hoping to get his job back but she already hired someone else. Tony goes to work for a P.I. And when he gets an uneasy feeling from the guy who replaced him, Tony decides to investigate him much to the chagrin of the guy he works for.
The Eastbridge Police Department is requested to assist in bringing down the biggest mobster from Cleveland. His men turn around and set Rachel up in a hit-and-run so Tony sets up a little sting of his own.
When Cyd breaks it off with her boyfriend, bad things start happening. How is it possible that the Chief of Detectives didn't notice these things about him? The force also deals with a Mother-Son bank robbing team.
When a wealthy socialite is found dead and it appears to be murder, Tony investigates. Initially evidence points to her two spoiled children who spend their time partying. But Tony gets a feeling he should take a look at her husband. And when the butler who agrees with Tony is found dead, Tony tries to prove it.
A heart set for transplant to the daughter of one of Tony's men is stolen from the ambulance. The squad sets out to find it before it's too late. Cyd walks the beat looking for a Santa that isn't satisfied with just cash donations.