Episode 1 : Pilot
Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson struggles to get over her past problems while dealing with co-workers who resent her jump to the elevated position of deputy police chief.
Episode 3 : The Big Picture
Brenda investigates the death of a high-priced Russian call girl whose client list reveals the name of Danny Booth, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer and close friend of Brenda's boss.
Episode 4 : Show Yourself
Brenda follows the trail of a suspected sniper who is assassinating members of the East Side Catorces, one of the city's most notorious gangs.
Episode 5 : Flashpoint
Brenda investigates the murder of a psychiatrist who has been involved in a controversial clinical trial for a new drug to treat teen depression and anxiety.
Episode 6 : Fantasy Date
Brenda investigates the murder of a U.S. Congresswoman's daughter, who may have been targeted because of an online personal ad involving role-playing in a fantasy "rape" scene.
Episode 7 : You Are Here
A date between Brenda and Fritz is interrupted by a call that a prominent judge has been shot and killed.
Episode 8 : Batter Up
Brenda delves into a case involving an attack on a gay man. The man, who had just been at a bar with his partner, was beaten to death with a baseball bat.
Episode 9 : Good Housekeeping
A young Mexican girl, whose mother and cousin are illegal immigrants working for a wealthy American family, is found murdered.
Episode 10 : The Butler Did It
A wealthy octogenarian dies just months after marrying a young stripper. After his widow then dies of an overdose, attention turns towards the butler as a possible suspect.
Episode 11 : L.A. Woman
Brenda and her team are assigned to investigate the murder of an Iranian businessman and his driver in a medical center parking deck.
Episode 12 : Fatal Retraction
Faulty evidence from a botched murder investigation three years ago is revealed after the body of woman believed to have been the original murder victim of a death-row killer shows up in the morgue.
Episode 13 : Standards and Practices
The conflict between Brenda and Taylor reaches the boiling point when Brenda is charged with "conduct unbecoming."