The Element of Crime is a spellbinding thriller. Detective Fisher is months away from retirement, but he soon realizes that his final case may end up being his most difficult one yet. Young girls are being murdered at an alarming rate, and there are no clues for detective Fisher to follow up on. However, detective Fisher realizes that he must change his approach in order to catch the crazed serial killer. A twist in the case leaves detective Fisher stunned and horrified.