Behind the scenes at the Barn reveals a cast that loves working together. Life at the Barn may never be the same after the Strike Team is dissolved and Vic and Shane are assigned to regular detective duty.
The Strike Team discusses Shane Vendrell and Curtis "Lem" Lemansky's character development. Kenny Johnson also reveals his struggle with dyslexia.
Benito Martinez and guest star Abby Brammell discuss the episode "Back in the Hole."
Glenn Close discusses why she made the decision to be a part of The Shield.
The writers complete the script the day before shooting, leaving little time for the actors and production crew to prepare.
To squelch their threat to his own role in the local drug trade, Vic declares war on Navaro and Armando Quintero's plan to unite two violent gangs and monopolize cocaine trafficking in Farmington.
The repercussions from the Money Train Heist continue to plague the Mackey family as Vic ignites a war between the Armenian mob and a powerful drug cartel with ties to the Mexican government. In a plan to punish Shane for Lem's death, he tries playing all sides from the middle as he partners with a Latino real estate baron who, with help from a compromised federal agent, is blackmailing mayoral candidate David Aceveda.
The Strike Team has been disbanded under an avalanche of corruption charges and Vic's future is in doubt. The election that sends Aceveda from the chaos of the Barn into the politically turbulent waters of City Hall leaves in his place Monica Rawlings, a hardened veteran who is determined to master the assignment.
Breaking the conventions of the cop genre, this popular and critically acclaimed series plays out in the tough, morally ambiguous world of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct in which the line between good and evil is crossed every day.
The Shield Season 6
With the Strike Team laboring under suspicions about their role in the Money Train Heist, the hijacking of a truckload of ammunition draws Vic into a bloody race war between black and Latino gangs.
As the strike team battles racial tensions in the city, friction inside the barn escalates with the arrival of Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh (Forest Whitaker), a dogged internal affairs cop obsessed with taking down Vic Mackey.