Season two of Dark Blue continues to thrill as Dylan McDermott stars as Carter Shaw, part of a crack undercover team of police officers so covert, many of their own colleagues are kept in the dark. The strong-willed Carter often pushes the limits of the law in his efforts to bring down bad guys through complex undercover assignments. His team includes Ty (Omari Hardwick), whose commitment to his covers have left him struggling to define the boundaries between work and his home life; Dean (Logan Marshall-Green), a shoot-from-the-hip cop whose activities make his fellow team members wonder which side he's really on; and Jaimie (Nicki Aycox), a green patrol cop brought in for her shady past and excellent skills in lying, who's out to prove that she has what it takes. New to the team this season is Alex Rice (Tricia Helfer, Battlestar Galactica), a sarcastic and ambitious, Berkeley-educated FBI agent brought in to oversee these covert cowboys. But it's Carter she really has her eye on...
A sting operation against a local crime lord crosses paths with an FBI investigation, forcing Carter and his team to work to bring him down with the help of FBI Special Agent Alex Rice, played by Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica). What starts our as a simple goal gets complicated after a close friend of Carter’s is caught in the crossfire putting Carter’s personal stake in the cast at odds with Alex’s professional agenda.
With Carter and his team now working with FBI Agent Alex Rice (guest star Tricia Helfer) as part of a special LAPD/FBI task force, the team goes after a drug ring with connections to a Mexican Drug Cartel. As Ty infiltrates the high-end world of a local dealer, Dean follows the drug ring to the most unlikely of suspects – A beautiful art gallery owner (Jordana Brewster – Chuck).
In order to get closer to their ultimate mark, the head of a notorious Mexican drug cartel, Carter has to pose as a porn king looking to expand his business into pharmaceuticals. But the case has Dean in an ever-complicated relationship with Maria (Jordana Brewster – Chuck), the attractive art gallery owner and daughter of a drug dealer.
When the team infiltrates a local casino to investigate the disappearance and presumed murder of a law-school student with a gambling problem, the case has a negative effect on Ty who runs with his high-rolling cover a little too far. Meanwhile, Alex gives Jaimie a hard time over the risks she is willing to take with their target, a no-excuses loan shark.
In order to locate an infamous anti-government militia leader, the team stages a jail break for his younger brother in the hope that he’ll lead them to their target before he assassinates a prominent Federal Judge. Meanwhile, Ty’s extracurricular activities are starting to affect his job performance, just as Alex is preparing a report on the task force.
Jaimie poses as a junkie in order to infiltrate a dangerous crew of thieves who pose as DEA agents in order to steal from drug dealers. As Carter grows concerned about Jaimie’s eagerness to make the case, Ty and Dean are stuck with a loveable yet annoying informant who wants nothing more than to be a cop, just like them.
The team goes after a home-invasion crew, with Ty on the inside posing as a thief and Alex and Carter acting as the bait. But things go wrong when their target gets wind of the setup.
When a young black man is gunned down, evidence points to possible corruption by a noted figure in the black community. The case takes on special significance for Ty, who has been dating a woman with a connection to the shooting.
Carter, Dean and Jaimie go undercover to corner two drug-smuggling brothers who use a flower-import business as a cover for their activities. But things go awry when Homeland Security requests that the team keep the smuggling business open so they can trap a potential terrorist. Meanwhile, Dean asks Jaimie out on a proper date just; Ty has second thoughts about his impending divorce; and Carter for a major life change. Michelle Borth (The Forgotten), Seamus Dever (Castle) and Johnny Messner (The O.C.) guest-star.
The team continues to infiltrate the drug-smuggling ring run by two brothers in order to corner a terrorist looking to bring dirty bomb parts into the country. But the two sides of the case conflict with one another, forcing Carter and his team to choose sides. Alex is offered a promotion in Miami. And Ty continues to struggle over his divorce. Michelle Borth (The Forgotten), Seamus Dever (Castle), Johnny Messner (The O.C.) and Navid Negahban (24) guest-star.