A deadly shootout with police ensues when robbers take over a neighborhood bank.
Marsh takes an interest in the undercover cop who broke Jill's heart; a serial rapist strikes El Camino.
Marsh's daughter falls for an undercover officer trying to bust a drug ring at her high school.
Mike faces a moral dilemma when his fiancee's killer needs his help; a woman in protective custody makes advances toward Marsh.
The officers come under investigation when a large sum of money disappears from the property room.
Jessie faces accusations of using excessive force when a male suspect dies in her custody.
After shooting an auto thief, Marsh works with his grieving sister (Vanessa Marcil) to catch the others in the ring.
The police race to stop a band of intruders who rob and torture their victims; a college student's mistake gets her mother arrested.
Terry tries to calm agitated bank robbers and their hostages while Sullivan stalls an aggressive SWAT commander outside the bank.
A prison escapee returns to El Camino seeking revenge on the cops who put him away.
Officers draw undercover duty at the mall when holiday crime escalates; a group of homeless men helps Derrick search for an abandoned baby on Christmas Eve.
Mike squares off against the gangster recruiting Derrick; the officers track the serial sniper.
A sheriff mistakes an off-duty Mike Rhoades for a criminal and roughs him up; Marsh squares off against a bully.
Banks robbers draw Sullivan and Marsh into a shootout; Russell and Terry stop an erratic driver and find a corpse in his trunk.
The officers take emergency action when an earthquake rocks El Camino; Jessie tries to save a pregnant woman trapped in a tunnel.
A prison inmate escapes on Halloween night; Leslie's outing with her daughter leads to disappointment; Russell tries to spook Sgt. Sullivan.
Godfather Russell anticipates Jason's christening; Len fears his son may have encountered a pedophile; Mike is assigned to mentor a teen drug-dealer.
An explosives fanatic terrorizes El Camino; Len struggles with his feelings for Lynette; Leslie reunites with her daughter.
A traffic accident leads to the discovery of an illegal immigrant smuggling ring; Marsh faces brutality charges; Leslie asks to meet her daughter.
A gang turf war erupts on public buses; a Marsh family dispute draws the police.
Staff changes include new officers (Blair Underwood, Lisa Vidal) and a new sergeant (Lindsay Frost) who takes the reins from Marsh.
The squad answers a call involving escaped zoo animals; Terry and his wife have a baby shower; Leslie finally sees her daughter.
Richie mulls the implications of settling his case out of court; Marsh's relationship with a battered woman heats up.
Collisions on the freeway keep the El Camino officers occupied.
Willitz negotiates with a distraught man barricaded in his home with his child; Richie's court case takes a toll on his family.
Gayle (Catherine Kellner) is seriously injured when Richie (Julio Oscar Mechoso) fails to subdue a suspect; Marsh's daughter breaks the law.
Len (Matt Craven) needs grief counseling to cope with Jerry's death; Richie (Julio Oscar Mechoso) testifies against a drug dealer.
Len and Leslie (Matt Craven, Aunjanue Ellis) help a deaf family when a burglar targets their home; Marsh (David Keith) tries to help a battered woman.
Marsh and Willitz (David Keith, Cole Hauser) chase an erratic driver; Bonner (Lucinda Jenney) faces danger when a vice bust goes awry.
Gayle (Catherine Kellner) takes her father (R. Lee Ermey) on a ride-along; Marsh (David Keith) gets an unexpected roommate.
A precinct copes with an officer's death; Sgt. March (David Keith) faces charges of sexual harassment; a rookie partners with March.