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A reality series following the Essex/Union Auto Theft Task Force in northern New Jersey.
Season 1, Episode 13
October 30, 2008
A computerized license-plate reader is tested in the field; and the unit becomes involved in the pursuit of armed robbers fleeing in their getaway vehicle.
Season 1, Episode 12
October 23, 2008
An officer must navigate a five-lane highway during a foot chase; and a discarded cigarette leads officers to a suspect.
Season 1, Episode 6
October 16, 2008
A foot pursuit turns into a fast-paced race; and a chase ends at a drive-through window.
Season 1, Episode 11
October 9, 2008
The helicopter is used in a case; a tracking device takes officers on a search for a motorcycle.
Season 1, Episode 9
October 2, 2008
The search for a stolen Jeep ends with the capture of three people; and a prosecutor rides with the unit as they respond to the report of a shooting.
Season 1, Episode 10
September 25, 2008
The unit handles a night full of tough cases and debates who is the fastest man on the team.
Season 1, Episode 8
September 18, 2008
The pursuit of a car thief who leaves bricks in the cars he steals. Also: an officer has to go after a suspect alone when backup officers are too far away.
Season 1, Episode 4
September 11, 2008
The task force's cases other than those involving stolen cars are examined, including a search for suspected robbers and a hunt for a person believed to be armed.
Season 1, Episode 2
A stolen car is blocked in by the team after a pursuit; a Lojack tracking signal reveals the location of a vehicle that was stolen at gunpoint hours earlier.
Season 1, Episode 5
September 4, 2008
The unit is out during a rain storm and pursues a vehicle down an alley, and later chases an erratic driver.
Season 1, Episode 7
August 28, 2008
Following a chase, the unit finds the stolen car abandoned; a helicopter tracks a car, initiating a long pursuit.
Season 1, Episode 3
A search for a delivery truck that was stolen at gunpoint. Also: a decoy vehicle is used to catch two car thieves.
Season 1, Episode 1
August 21, 2008
An introduction to the fast-paced world of a special auto-theft fighting division of the Newark (N.J.) Police Department. A speeding stolen car is seen by the team's helicopter.
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