Season 2, Episode 5 To Serve and Protect

First Aired: October 27, 2001

Noland reopens a missing-persons case he first investigated eight years ago when the body of a 5-year-old boy is unearthed; Nancy becomes emotionally involved in a domestic-abuse case; Ella finds it difficult to fire an employee for budgetary reasons; Nick tries to persuade Mannion to run for mayor. Nancy: Elizabeth Marvel. Ella: Lynne Thigpen. Nick: Justin Theroux.