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Detroit 1-8-7 is a crime drama that focuses on a homicide investigation unit of the Detroit Police Department. 1-8-7 is a slang term for murder. The series focuses on the crimes that the police investigate as well as their own individual dramas in their personal lives. Detective Fitch is the leader of the homicide squad. He was a big-city detective in the NYPD when the mafia began to threaten his family. To protect their lives he moved to Detroit. Detective Fitch is very mysterious when it comes to discussions of his past. He does not open up easily.

Detective Sanchez is the newbie in the unit. She has only been on the force for two years. Detective Washington is another popular man on the force. He is nearly killed on his first day on the job when a suspect shoots him. Detective Finch says his life by killing his assailant. Detective Mahajan is the bachelor playboy of the group. He loves the single life but his family back in India have begun to arrange a marriage for him which has him worried. Detective Longford is the cop with the most experience. He has over thirty years on the Detroit Police force. His goal in life is to retire and move to Italy but he seems to be addicted to police work and keeps pushing off his retirement.

All of the cops experience tough days on the job and challenging days at home. One cop is dealing with an on-again, off-again girlfriend who is drug addict. She ends up shooting and killing him. There are also drug dealers that turn informants and begin to work with the police to keep themselves out of jail. The cops are also supported by department psychiatrists who help them handle the criminal mind. They also work closely with district attorneys to bring the murderers to justice.

1 Season, 19 Episodes
September 21, 2010
Cast: Michael Imperioli, James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds, Jon Michael Hill
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Detroit 1-8-7 Full Episode Guide

  • Fitch investigates the murder of an entire family.

  • Longford and Mahajan investigate the murder of a graffiti artist; Fitch's ex-wife visits and leaves Bobby with him for a planned visit.

  • Lt. Mason assigns the entire force to investigate the case of a murdered college student.

  • Longford and Mahajan investigate the death of a prominent drag queen and attempt to sort through admirers and jealous rivals. In a different case, an ex-con confesses to killing rival gang members in self defense. Fitch and Washington are suspicious the shooter is hiding something.

  • Fitch, Washington, Stone and Sanchez enter the boxing world to investigate a woman's death. Her fiance is preparing for a match against her ex-boyfriend and she was hiding a secret that could have thrown the fight. Meanwhile, Longford and Mahajan investigate a cold case.

  • Fitch becomes a suspect when philanthropist Henry Malloy is shot. Meanwhile, Fitch and Washington investigate the murder of three victims on a public bus, thousands of dollars and a missing bus driver.

  • During Longford's retirement party, the squad learns that assistant prosecutor Alice Williams has been shot and killed in the courthouse parking garage. For the team this case is personal and the suspects are many. It also emerges that Williams and a reporter were building a case against a prominent figure, someone Fitch has had run-ins with in the past.

  • Fitch, Washington and Mason must delve into the secret life of a high profile Hollywood movie star who was in Detroit filming. Longford, Mahajan, Stone and Sanchez must piece together a puzzle while investigating the murder of a transient found encased in ice.

  • Longford and Mahajan's investigation of the skeletal remains of a young Caucasian woman and an African American man found in an underground fallout shelter point to a couple missing since 1967. Longford's estranged father, a former cop, offers him a crucial piece of information. Fitch, Washington, Stone and Sanchez are assigned the case of a pregnant, undocumented immigrant who has been viciously murdered.

  • Longford, Mahajan, Stone and Sanchez are involved in the investigation of a retired auto industry executive who was found dead in his spacious Boston-Edison home. Fitch, Washington and Lt. Mason investigate the drive-by shooting of an 11-year old boy. The detectives are shocked to learn that the same gun killed both victims.

  • Fitch, Washington and Sanchez investigate the case of a missing teen, Seth Cantor. It appears Cantor was violently murdered - but there isn't a body. The detectives begin to unravel the disturbing homicide, which leads them to Seth's high school buddies. Meanwhile, Longford and Majahan explore the world of high stakes poker when a victim, who was trying to amass winnings to pay for his daughter's organ transplant, is found murdered and stripped of his prize money from a tournament.

  • Fitch is joined by Stone and Sanchez to investigate the murder of Abigail James, a successful executive from Detroit's "Tech Town". Longford and Washington look into whether the death of a young drug dealer found in a trash bin is because of his street business or something more personal. Mahajan is tasked with searching for an eyewitness who failed to show up in court to testify against a skinhead accused of murder.

  • Fitch, Washington, Stone and Sanchez are enraged when a young woman is shot multiple times in her SUV with a terrified two-year-old in the back. Meanwhile, Longford and Mahajan investigate the homicide of a college janitor found with drugs in his system. It looks to be the "perfect murder," until the detectives crack the case with an unusual motive.

  • When a teenage girl is killed at the same high school Lt. Mason's daughter, Simone, attends, a chill runs through the precinct. The suspects include a construction worker with a record and the victim's boyfriend. Meanwhile, the 21-year-old son of a prominent defense attorney is murdered after hours in a Greek restaurant, and it looks to be an inside job.

  • Fitch & Washington and Stone & Sanchez investigate a brutal homicide of the owner of a car wash. They discover illegal activities taking place at the car wash that could potentially endanger the victim's wife. Longford and Mahajan look into the death of an up-and-coming hip-hop star found dead at a record store. Their investigation reveals the victim's secret life.

  • Fitch & Washington and Longford & Majahan are assigned to what appears to be a straightforward investigation but turns out to be complicated. Meanwhile, Stone and Sanchez find themselves drawn into the intriguing case of a murdered teenager found along with his father, a Vietnam veteran, who is severely beaten but still alive. Their investigation leads them to uncover a murderous scam involving vintage cars.

  • Calvin Gibbs' promising life as a local football hero is cut short by violence and the prime suspect is the victim's brother, Terrence, a former felon and gang member. Stone is teamed with Sanchez on the investigation, causing friction with Fitch. Meanwhile, Longford and Mahajan investigate the disappearance of an unpopular groom during a boisterous Polish wedding reception on a party boat. And Alice Williams, the Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor, wants the police department to help quell the P.R. fallout from a recent incident inside the police precinct, so Lt. Mason orders Fitch to speak at a press conference, which he abhors.

  • Washington and Fitch investigate a double homicide at a pharmacy; Longford and Mahajan try to track down the killer of an attorney who had many enemies; the investigations result in a high-speed pursuit.

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