Washington unearths evidence to clear vicious racist narcotics cop Charlie Weeks in a back alley shooting of a black youth while Furillo clashes with Chief Fletcher Daniels over the investigation. LaRue's alcoholism undermines his ability to do his job and causes his life to fall apart. Hill comes down hard on a teenage mother who continually neglects her two children. Bates and her new partner Coffey get to know each other better. Written by
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Smart move, LaRue. You went out on an important operation in a unit with no brakes. How do you explain that? Maybe I can explain it for you.
Detective J.D. La Rue
Hey. Wa - wa -
[removes bottle from LaRue's shirt
You're a drunk, my friend. And because you're a drunk, you're a screwup. And I'm through waiting for you to change. You got a couple of choices, pal. Either this, or you call a Lieutenant Johnson down at Division and you say to him, "I'm a drunk, and I want to change." You got that? "I want to change." ...
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