Season 1 Episodes

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Standards and Practices

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 9/5/2005
An unnamed source files a grievance against Brenda in the midst of a high-profile investigation of a murdered L.
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Fatal Retraction

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 8/29/2005
Brenda and her team must find not only a killer, but also identify the killer's victim when a deranged, homicidal madman is set free due to mistaken identity.
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L.A. Woman

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/22/2005
Brenda finds herself at odds with the FBI in a struggle to gain control of the murder investigation of a well-known businessman.
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The Butler Did It

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/15/2005
Three wealthy, spoiled and unruly children become the target of Brenda's investigation when their stepmother is murdered and the family butler seemingly commits suicide shortly thereafter.
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Good Housekeeping

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/8/2005
The murder of an adolescent girl from Mexico, found dead in the Los Angeles River, proves difficult and painful for Brenda and her team.
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Batter Up

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/1/2005
When a gay man is murdered, seemingly the latest victim of a string of hate crimes, Brenda must confront prejudices inside and out of the LAPD.
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You Are Here

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/25/2005
When a judge is murdered in Griffith Park, Brenda's investigation takes an unexpected twist. Her best witness, or perhaps her prime suspect, is his teenaged son with autism.
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Fantasy Date

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 7/18/2005
Brenda finds herself the unexpected victim of violence against women when she investigates the murder of a congresswoman's daughter.
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Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/11/2005
Brenda enters the high-stakes world of pharmaceutical research, when a drug trial for new anti-addiction medication lead to the death of one of the principal investigators.
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Show Yourself

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/4/2005
Brenda and the Priority Homicide Team investigate a sniper who is killing gang members in and around MacArthur Park.
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The Big Picture

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/27/2005
Brenda must fight for justice for two Russian prostitutes murdered by the illegitimate son of a Russian mafia figure whiles she overcomes the prejudices of a department who sees one dead prostitute as pretty much the same as another.
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About Face

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/20/2005
Brenda and the team must investigate the murder of high-profile model Heather Kingsley, who dies as a result of nicotine poisoning, applied to her scalp via her hair conditioner.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/13/2005
Series Premiere. A seemingly routine murder investigation by the LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division is interrupted by the arrival of Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson, the new head of the LAPD’s Priority Murder Squad.