Part 1 of 2. Killer Philip Stroh (Billy Burke) returns, seeking a deal in return for his cooperation about "future murders." The unit scrambles to decode the source of Stroh's information while trying to prevent the deaths of three women.
Flynn tries to negotiate with a man holding on to the ledge of a bridge, only to discover horrifying information about the jumper. Meanwhile, old wounds surface when Rusty prepares an impact statement.
One person is left dead when a surrogate adoption turns complicated. Meanwhile, the division investigates the city's underground water system, and Sharon sharpens focus on making Rusty an official part of her family.
Young women begin to vanish from a popular nightclub, resulting in a territorial war between Major Crimes and the Special Operations Bureau. Meanwhile, Fritz Howard deals with poor health, and Rusty's mother struggles with personal issues.
The division probes the puzzling murder of a tech entrepreneur with dubious morals and possible mob ties. In other developments, Raydor's son visits, leaving Rusty feeling neglected; and Fritz Howard gears up to command the Special Operations Bureau.
The star of a cop show becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a fan. The fact that Major Crimes member Mike Tao serves as a consultant on the show further complicates the case. Luke Perry guest stars.
The shooting deaths of an elderly couple in their home prompts the team to join forces with the Special Operations Bureau to track down a deadly predator prowling Los Angeles and taking hostages along the way.
A young runaway is murdered, leading the unit on a long, perplexing odyssey to find her killer and discover her identity. Elsewhere, Raydor reaches out to her husband (Tom Berenger) to discuss a big proposition involving Rusty.
A wannabe detective helps the division probe the slaying of a dog that was left a $20 million estate by his deceased owner. As the squad digs deeper into the case, suspicions rise about the death of the dog's wealthy master.