As Brenda suspects a good Samaritan high school coach of murdering his new principal to cover instances of pedophilia, Captain Raydor catches Pope off guard with the surprise announcement of her retirement.



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Coach Rich Carr
Mr. Reed
Terrence Miller


Brenda and the team investigate the shooting of high school principal John Reed, found dead at the wheel of his car. He was on his way home, talking to his wife on his cell phone, when he said he had to take care of something shortly before she heard gunshots. A similar shooting involving the same make and color of his car occurred just a few blocks away two weeks before, involving a TSA agent, putting Fritz and the FBI at interest. Reed, who specialized in cleaning up problem schools, had recently begun his new assignment, for which his wife says he had received threats and had decided to transfer the school's beloved football coach, Rich Carr. At Carr's home, police find underage students living with him along with the murder weapon, buried, which had been used in a robbery five years previously. To close the case, Brenda seeks the tenuous connection between the gun and Coach Carr's home. Meanwhile, Capt. Raydor continues to shadow Major Crimes, looking for who is leaking ... Written by garykmcd / revised by statmanjeff

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Crime | Drama | Mystery






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28 November 2011 (USA)  »

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(at 2:57) Captain Sharon Raydor asks if the body has been identified. Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson asks the coroner, Kendall, if they have an I.D. for the victim and, as he stands to hand her the victim's driver's license, the head of the dummy used to replace the actor playing the victim is visibly lifted into frame. See more »


Sharon Raydor: Asking all these questions at every one of your crime scenes for the past two months, I am feeling less like a captain and more like a hall monitor every day. I understand the importance of the federal lawsuit we are facing, but I am not convinced that my constant presence in your division is necessary; and, there is something else. There is something else that I've been meaning to tell you.
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