This critically acclaimed drama series takes viewers directly to the streets of LA to present an intensely personal, first-person look at cops and detectives on the beat. The extraordinary show -- starring Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King, Ben McKenzie and C. Thomas Howell - has redefined the police drama genre with a raw, authentic look at the lives and work of detectives and beat cops. Anthony Ruivivar and Dorian Missick guest star throughout the season as members of the LAPD.
01 - Hats and Bats
In the fifth season premiere, Officer Cooper clashes with his new "boot" -- Gary Steele (DEREK RAY), while Lydia Adams tries to balance detective work with motherhood
02 - Heat
After Dave Mendoza (guest star CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY) is injured in a drive-by, Ben takes is upon himself to solve the case -- much to Sammy's dismay
03 - Babel
A breakdown in the dispatch system makes a difficult job even harder for the cops. Lydia reaches out to her old flame (MICHAEL JACE) and Cooper gets a new partner
04 - Under the Big Top
John and Lucero settle into their new friendship during a day filled with strange calls. While Ben and Sammy respond to an insane bank robbery call.
05 - Off-Duty
John thinks about life after the LAPD. Lydia connects with a man she sent to Death Row. And Sammy becomes a tabloid celebrity after a very public act of heroism
06 - Bleed Out
The day’s events bring all of our cops face to face with some of their greatest fears. A babies death for Lydia: IA questions for Sammy; loneliness for Cooper; commitment for Ben
07 - Heroes
John takes drastic measures to try to save Hicks while being confronted with demons from his past. Sammy's lie about the tape weighs heavily on his conscience
08 - The Felix Paradox
The funeral of a major drug dealer brings gangsters of all sorts out of the woodwork. With chaos in the streets, our cops learn that the greatest threats often come from within.
09 - Chaos
Chaos reigns in the city when Cooper and Lucero are kidnapped and held hostage by a pair of "tweakers" and our cops join the frantic search to find them... before it is too late
10 - Reckoning
In the season finale, John copes with the aftermath of his kidnapping, while Sammy closes in on the real robbers, Ben feels the pressure and Lydia becomes closer with Russell