Three months have passed since Jane was shot and she hasn't yet recovered. There is a ceremony honoring her bravery and Maura convinces her to attend. The evening ends in tragedy when a U.S. Army Private, also being honored for an act of bravery while on a tour of duty in Afghanistan, is killed in a car bombing. Despite not being cleared for duty, Jane desperately wants to get in on the investigation. Meanwhile, Jane learns that her parents are getting a divorce. Jane renews her acquaintance with an old high school friend. Written by
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Although the credits list him with the rank of Sgt Major, Casey Jones is referred to in the script as a Lieutenant Colonel in Delta Force, and his uniform appears to be that of a Lieutenant Colonel with two and a half years overseas service. Someone realised the mistake, though, because he got promoted from Sgt Major all the way up to Lt Col between episodes 2.13 and 3.3. See more
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And it's the annual Boston Police Department Salute to Heroes tonight. Boston Homicide Detective Jane Rizzoli, who was badly injured in a siege at headquarters three months ago, will honored, along with Army Private Abby Sherman, just twenty-two years old. Sherman's story made headlines when her platoon was ambushed in Afghanistan. She was shot, but crawled to a machine gun to save three members of her squad.