Feb 11, 2015 10:03 AM EST
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A troubled but brilliant detective returns from exile to run a special-crimes unit in Portland.
Premiered: January 22, 2015
Backstrom investigates the death of a performance artist.
The special crimes unit investigates the death of a sex surrogate.
A missing person's case turns into a homicide investigation.
Backstrom investigates a case involving Portland's elite.
Valentine's abuser is found murdered on Backstrom's doorstep and the investigation leads to a ring of wine smugglers, a dirty river-patrol cop and a government official. Meanwhile, Valentine's sketchy testimony makes catching the killer more difficult; and (more…)
In the Season 1 finale, the S.C.U. investigates the death of a Native American found under a bridge on the Wabacooche reservation, and Amy's new boyfriend, an Indian Reserve Police Captain, wants to work the case. Backstrom learns that a Cooch County meth (more…)
Evidence in the investigation into a hit-and-run that left a wealthy woman dead points to vehicular homicide and uncovers a controversy involving her charitable work. Meanwhile, Backstrom's unhealthy habits disturb his doctor and his ex-fiancée.