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Season 11

8 Jul. 2010
John Doe/Night of the Dead
In Louisville, Det. Brenda Wescott and partner Det. Collin King are hoping to solve the murder of a man whose identity is a mystery. After following all her leads to dead ends, Wescott is afraid the case will go unsolved--but then things takes an unexpected turn. In Birmingham, Det. Jerry Williams and his team are trying to piece together what happened to two men found dead in a strange house.
 
15 Jul. 2010
Deadly Gamble/Inside Job
In Harris County, Dep. Mario Quintanilla investigates the murder of a woman shot during a robbery of her illegal game room. Acting on a tip that his suspects are from Central America, Quintanilla races to find them before they can flee the country.
 
2010
Critical Condition/Love Thy Neighbor
In Louisville Kentucky, rookie detective Holly Rogers is called to the scene of a convenience store robbery that left a 30-year-old employee in critical condition. With strong photographic evidence from security cameras and a trail of physical evidence to follow, Rogers and her team race against the clock to identify and apprehend the shooter.
 
5 Aug. 2010
Bad Connection/Heartbreak
In Birmingham, Det. Jerry Williams and his team investigate the murder of a young man shot dead in an abandoned apartment. With little physical evidence, Williams must rely on witnesses to help him piece together the puzzle and find the killer. In Louisville, Det. Brenda Wescott investigates the unusual death of a woman shot dead on a residential street.
 
5 Aug. 2010
Life Snatched
In Miami, Detective Anthony Reyes and the homicide team are investigating the murder of a middle-aged mother of four, shot to death in a random robbery outside a public storage facility. With no witnesses to the actual shooting, detectives must rely on surveillance footage, which could be the key to solving their case.
 
12 Aug. 2010
The Good Son/Jacked Up
When a 16-year-old boy is murdered at his family's roadside taco stand, Harris County investigator Sergeant Henry Palacios is faced with one of the most tragic cases he has ever seen. Palacios is hot on the trail of his suspect, when another shooting turns the case on its head.
 
19 Aug. 2010
Silent Rage/Tainted Love
In Harris County, Deputy Jason Brown is called out on Easter Sunday to investigate the brutal shooting of a woman who was a school bus driver and mother of two. Meanwhile, Harris County Sergeant Sidney Miller takes on the murder of a young father, shot dead in a courtyard.
 
2 Sep. 2010
Carjacked/Roll of the Dice
In Harris County, Deputy Russell Gonzales races the clock to track down the killer of an unidentified man found dead in a desolate field on the side of the road. It's an uphill battle for the team until a couple appears on scene and breaks the case wide open.
 
7 Oct. 2010
Marked for Death
In Harris County, Dep. Abraham Alanis and his team investigate the murder of a man, married with four young children, who was found robbed and shot to death outside an abandoned house. With no other leads to go on, investigators discover that their victim held a secret that could lead to his killer.
 
14 Oct. 2010
Winter Games
In Detroit, Sergeant Matthew Gnatek and Officer Nancy Foster are investigating the murder of a soon-to-be father, found shot to death in a deserted field during a snowstorm.
 
21 Oct. 2010
Off the Tracks
In Louisville rookie homicide detective Collin King is assigned his first case when an unidentified man is found dead near a railroad track. With no witnesses King tries to uncover a lead from the victim's friends and family and learns that sometimes a killer may be closer than you think.
 
28 Oct. 2010
Underworld
In Miami, Detective Anthony Reyes and the homicide team are investigating the murder of a man found brutally beaten to death below a major interstate. Reyes must navigate through false leads and dead ends, until an eyewitness comes forward and ignites the case. When detectives discover that their eyewitness is leaving out one major detail in his story, the case is turned on its head.
 
4 Nov. 2010
One of Ours
In Miami, Det. Frank Sanchez responds to the murder of a retired Miami Police captain, shot in broad daylight at a marina on the Miami River. When initial leads run dry, Miami PD launches a massive investigation, tracking the alleged killer all the way to New Jersey.
 
2010
Gimme Shelter/Misstep
In Birmingham, lead Detective Mike Allison is working the murder of a man found shot in the basement stairwell of a house. Allison and his team quickly find an eyewitness and then the suspect. The case seems closed, when suddenly it unravels after the eyewitness disappears and Allison is forced to set his suspect free. A year passes, when out of the blue, the case takes a surprising turn.
 
18 Nov. 2010
What Lies Beneath/Back for Blood
When a man arrested for a domestic dispute claims his boyfriend killed someone seven months earlier and buried the body in the basement, Louisville Detectives Jon Lesher and Collin King are launched into one of the strangest cases of their career.
 
2 Dec. 2010
Left to Burn/Trigger Happy
When fire fighters in Detroit respond to a house fire and discover a 63-year-old woman stabbed and bound, Sergeant Kenny Gardner and Investigator Barbara Simon must investigate the brutal murder. With no witnesses, they have to rely on the local community to help them find her killer.
 
9 Dec. 2010
Thicker Than Water
In Harris County, TX a young man is days away from testifying as a witness in an aggravated assault case when he is suddenly gunned down near his home. As Sgt. Ron Hunter and the homicide team investigates, they learn the murder may have been part of an elaborate plan to keep the victim from getting on the stand.
 
16 Dec. 2010
Rules of the Game/Outgunned
When the Shizz, creator of a popular Louisville dance, is gunned down, Detective Brenda Westcott attempts to solve the case despite a potentially unreliable witness. Meanwhile, after a deadly shootout on the streets of Overtown, Miami Homicide Detective TC Cepero needs to figure out who fired first.
 
6 Jan. 2011
Insider/Paradise Lost/Bad Debt
In Charlotte, rookie Detective Norma McKee gets her first double-murder: a young couple shot in their car by a backseat passenger. Inside the vehicle, detectives find what may be a vital clue, a baseball hat that might contain the suspect's DNA. Meanwhile, seasoned Miami detective, Emiliano Tamayo has two cases in two days.
 
13 Jan. 2011
Waterworld
The Miami homicide team is investigating the murder of a man found naked, tied up, and floating in Biscayne Bay. Investigators scour the shoreline in search of clues and follow a lead into the heart of a homeless encampment known as "Waterworld." The case takes an unexpected turn when the body of another man is found floating in the Bay three days later.
 
20 Jan. 2011
The Slip/Pure Victim
In Detroit, Sgt. Ernest Wilson and his team investigate the double-homicide of two twenty-six-year-olds, shot execution-style in the basement. When investigators find a slip of paper at the crime scene, it initiates a manhunt that sends investigators to the other side of the country.
 
27 Jan. 2011
Terribly Wrong/Settling the Score
In Charlotte, when a store clerk and father of three young children is shot in a robbery by a masked man, lead Detective David Osorio and his team interview witnesses and find that no one knows the shooter. With little to go on, Osorio must find a way to identify his suspect before he can hope to track him down.
 
2011
Final Call/Fatal Fury
In Charlotte, rookie homicide Det. Brian Whitworth is assigned his first case when a woman is discovered on her bedroom floor, stabbed to death. Hampered by false leads and a lack of eyewitnesses, Whitworth must rely on the physical evidence to bring the killer to justice. Meanwhile, in Louisville, Det. Jon Lesher investigates the homicide of a 43-year-old father, gunned down in front of his house for telling a rowdy group of men next door to quiet down. The case comes to a standstill when an eyewitness steadfastly upholds the street's code of silence. Lesher must use...
 
2011
Dying Declaration/One Last Score
In Louisville, Det. Kristen Downs is at a dead end in her search for the killer of a wheelchair bound man, until she discovers the victim's sons might be the key to the case. And in Charlotte, Det. Todd Burkard and his team find a man stabbed to death in his car.
 
17 Feb. 2011
Street Law/Standing Up
After a year with the gang unit, Detective Kevin Ruggiero returns to Miami Homicide, investigating a drive-by shooting that left two men dead. He has little to work with until he learns that one of the victims was a founder of a local gang.
 
3 Mar. 2011
Brother's Blood/Trapped
Two men are found shot in a motel room in Charlotte, NC. Detective Terry Brandon and his team catch the alleged gunmen quickly, only to discover that their investigation is just beginning. Then in Miami, Detectives TC Cepero and Fabio Sanchez respond to an apparent suicide. But an examination of the body leads them to suspect foul play.
 
17 Mar. 2011
Southwick/Devil's Doorway
When Louisville Detectives Mickey Cohn and Jon Lesher discover that their two murder victims have matching tattoos, they suspect the murders might be related. When they learn the victims' missing friend might be a third victim, they race against the clock to solve the case.
 
2011
Beat Down/Pistol Whipped
In a bloody convenience store shooting, Birmingham Detective Chris Anderson needs an old surveillance system and cooperation from the victim's mother to help solve the case. When a Miami shooting follows a brutal public attack, Det. TC Cepero and his team try to piece together the turn of events to determine if the murder was justified.
 
2011
Bad Company
In Las Vegas, NV, Detective Jimmy Vaccaro and his team are called out at midnight to an empty desert highway, where a man's been shot dead in the middle of the road. From the victim's cellphone, they quickly get a lead: just minutes before he was killed, he received a call from a friend with whom he worked at a local strip club.
 
7 Apr. 2011
Night Out/One Gram
When a fight at a Charlotte nightclub escalates to gunfire, an innocent bystander is killed in the crossfire. Detective Terry Brandon and his team are forced to pit brother against brother to solve the murder. And in Harris County, Deputy Dennis Wolfford responds to the shooting of a young man at an apartment complex.
 
12 May 2011
Fear Factor/Fall Guy
In Birmingham, Detectives Eric Torrence and Henry Lucas investigate the murder of a 31-year-old male found dead in a field. But with a tight-lipped community where street law is paramount, finding someone to talk is the team's biggest challenge. As the clock winds down, will the community pull through and bring the killer to justice?
 
19 May 2011
Mother and Child
In Miami, ten days before Christmas, a young corrections officer is shot dead with her two-year-old son while sleeping in their bed. Det. Kevin Ruggiero and Sgt. Ervens Ford take the case personally--not only do they consider the victim 24-year-old Ciara Lee as "on our team", but the death of her baby boy hits them emotionally.
 
26 May 2011
The Ring/Last Drive
In Birmingham, lead Detective Henry Lucas is working the brutal stabbing of a young mother killed in her own bedroom. With no obvious motive, the investigation hits a wall until Lucas discovers the victim is missing a diamond ring. Meanwhile, the Harris County Homicide squad and lead investigator Sgt. James Dousay are hunting the killer of a man found shot to death in his car.
 
2 Jun. 2011
Without a Trace / Street Justice
In a remote area 20 miles east of Houston, a man walking in the woods discovers a startling sight--the remains of decomposed body hidden in the foliage. In one of his most challenging cases, Dep. Dennis Wolfford must first identify the body, before he can even begin unraveling the mystery of who to put it there.
 
9 Jun. 2011
Cold and Callous
In Harris County, Deputy Jason Brown and the homicide unit investigate the cold-blooded murder of a 15-year-old boy who was stripped down and shot during a home invasion.
 
16 Jun. 2011
Snake Eyes/No Way Out
In Birmingham, AL, an innocent man is shot and killed in crossfire from a shoot out that erupted at a friendly dice game. Detective Jerry Williams and his team must first locate the shooters involved and then decide who and what to believe from the conflicting interviews.
 
27 Oct. 2011
Caught in the Middle
Two men are murdered in an abandoned house in Miami.
 

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