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.
A sheriff mistakes an off-duty Mike Rhoades for a criminal and roughs him up; Marsh squares off against a bully.
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.
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.