What does it take to be a detective on America's most dangerous streets? The men and women of Detroit Homicide are as tough as they come. They have some of the finest detectives working their streets. Detective Max Fitch (Michael Imperioli) is a veteran cop with unorthodox methods and an enigmatic personal life.
In the premiere episode, “Pilot,” Detectives Washington and Fitch investigate a double homicide at a pharmacy. Was it a drug theft gone bad or something else entirely? Meanwhile, Longford and Mahajan try to track down the killer of an attorney with many enemies. When both cases intersect, the cops are in a race against time to stop the killing spree, culminating in a high-speed pursuit and a perilous standoff, putting the cops in harm’s way.
The men and women of Detroit Homicide are as smart and tough as they come. They have to be, as they struggle with their own inner demons, using only their sharp sense of humor to keep them grounded while working the neighborhoods of the historic Motor City.
Detective Louis Fitch stops by the hospital to visit his partner who is recovering from a gunshot injury. Washington will soon be well enough to hold his brand new baby boy, Martin (though he jokes he named him Fitch). Assistant prosecutor, Alice Williams, wants Fitch to play the role of a hero in the squad room shooting to help quash this PR nightmare. Fitch isn’t big on spin control. He’d much rather be out solving homicides.
When they investigate a woman's murder, Fitch, Washington, Longford and Mahajan stumble upon something much bigger.
The owner of a car wash is tortured and shot, and his business trashed; the investigation into a rising hip-hop star's death reveals a secret life.
A teenager is killed at the high school Lt. Mason's daughter attends; a prominent defense attorney's son is murdered.
A woman in an SUV is shot multiple times while hiding a 2-year-old in the back of the vehicle; a college janitor with drugs in his system is found dead.
Stone, Sanchez and Fitch investigate the murder of a successful executive; the lifeless body of a young drug dealer is found in a trash bin.
When a missing teen seems to have been murdered, the detectives are led to his high school friends.
When a retired executive is found murdered in his home, detectives uncover multiple promising motives; an 11-year-old boy is killed by a drive-by.
The body of a young man, who was believed to be missing since 1967, is found in an abandoned fallout shelter.
The squad investigates the murder of a movie star who had been filming in the city; a young homeless man is found encased in ice in a shantytown.
A stunned squad investigates the shooting death of an assistant prosecutor.
When a respected philanthropist is found dead in his car, Detective Fitch is the main suspect; three murder victims are found on a bus.
Fitch, Washington, Sanchez and Stone investigate the death of a boxer's fiancee; a love triangle is uncovered during the investigation of a cold case.
Mahajan and Longford are in for a few surprises when they investigate a bludgeoning; an ex-con confesses to killing two rivals; a woman from Stone's past complicates his relationship with Sanchez.
When the detectives investigate the murder of a college student, a former rival of Stone's surfaces as a possible suspect.
As the detectives embark on emotional shifts in their lives, a young graffiti artist is murdered; Fitch receives shocking news from his ex-wife.
A nemesis from New York shows up in Detroit, agitating Fitch; an entire family is murdered; Longford starts to reconsider his retirement.