The hit A&E original scripted drama series The Glades returns for another season as hard-nosed and quick-witted detective Jim Longworth takes on countless homicide cases in the seemingly sleepy town of Palm Glade, Florida.
Callie and Jeff get ready for Ray's release from prison while Jim must solve the death of a mobster's daughter.
Longworth teams up with his old partner, Detective Samantha Harper to track a serial killer from Chicago and Callie can't help but notice the obvious chemistry between them. Manus asks Callie to work as a forensic nurse for the FDLE.
A hunt for fireflies turns gruesome when an 8-year-old's slumber party turns into a crime scene. Sparks fly when Callie joins the FDLE as a forensic nurse. When a Navy recruiter is murdered, his sexy ex-wife unravels under Jim's intense interrogation. It turns out that her new, younger boyfriend was caring for her infant son but now the baby is missing. Jim and Callie must race against the clock to find the killer-- and find the baby alive.
A 12-year-old's joyride comes to a screeching halt at a police roadblock and sets off a murder investigation when a body is found in the trunk of the car she was driving. Beaten to death is Cole Hunter NASCAR mechanic for the # 74 car of Trey Lancer. Longworth goes head to head with top drivers and owners in his search for the truth. Meanwhile, Callie reconsiders entering the Witness Protection Program after Ray is brutally attacked in front of Jeff.
Some incidental foot contact in a men’s restroom at a truck stop enrages one of the men to give the other a piece of his mind. What he discovers in the next stall is a man beaten to death. Longworth follows the trail of clues to a luxury rehab center. In the meantime Carlos’s attention is pulled between the crime scene, helping a sexy former colleague he has “history” with and his daughter’s quinceanera. Callie and Jeff struggle to keep it together as a family during Ray’s absence.
The circus comes to town when Longworth and crew investigate a murder in Gibtown, a community populated with the descendants of human sideshow oddities and they are all suspects. A tourist and a cigarette break add up to a bizarre and bloody discovery in some bushes, a 52-year-old woman lying dead in a baby stroller. All the while, Longworth and Callie try to define their relationship as Sam debates taking a permanent job with the FDLE.
Things are not as they seem when Longworth and the FDLE investigate the murder of a beloved Haitian doctor. When a gun and $100k cash are found in the dead doctor’s car, Longworth traces the money to a pill mill, a corrupt doctor’s office where addicts pay big money for pain medication. Turns out the good doctor had a lot of patients, all of whom had more than enough motive to kill.
A man found dead in a church, lying face down in a box full of poisonous snakes, sets Longworth and the FDLE into motion. Who's the killer? The caterer, the con, or someone else entirely? To make matters worse, in the middle of the investigation someone is bitten by one of the deadly vipers.
A popular high school teacher and soccer coach is found shot to death under the bleachers at school. Jeff is especially affected by his coach's murder. Not only was the victim Jeff's mentor, he was his security blanket for those awkward times a freshman often faces. Longworth's investigation leads him to a bullied freshman, but leaves him wondering where a 15-year-old got a gun. Jim and the FDLE track two new suspects, a shady at a flea market and a sporting goods store owner, ultimately ending in two tense standoffs.
When body parts of a Coast Guard Reservist are found in the belly of a poached wild boar, Longworth hunts the killer into the depths of the Glades. Meanwhile, Callie and Longworth decide to push the restart button on their romantic relationship.
A body is found at a popular beachside bar with a large diamond ring in his pocket. Longworth sifts through the sands of the various characters at the bar, revealing a complicated love triange that may have ended in murder. Meanwhile, Callie has some news for Longworth that will change everything.
An Ernest Hemingway look-alike is discovered adrift under a glass bottom boat with a bullet hole in his head during a "Hemingway Days" booze cruise. Turns out, the victim might have gotten caught in the middle of a family feud between bootleggers. Meanwhile, an old romance from Callie's past reappears and drops a bombshell, one that could seriously affect her relationship with Jim, the FDLE, and the hospital.
In the thrilling season finale, Callie's hospital is on lockdown when a pair of ex-con brothers take hostages. Longworth and Callie work together to ensure the safety of the hostages, but things take a turn for the worst leaving Longworth to defuse the situation before it explodes.