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.
Season 1 Episode 12 of Detroit 1-8-7 resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
What does it take to be a detective on America's most dangerous streets? Get ready to be part of the action when a documentary crew rolls with some of Detroit's finest, offering an insider's glimpse behind the curtain of a Homicide Unit. The cameras unearth the crisis and revelation, heartbreak and heroism of these inner city cops-moments of raw exposure when they address us directly, as well as private moments when they forget they're being filmed.
There's the damaged but driven Detective Louis Fitch, a wily homicide vet who is the most respected-and most misunderstood-man in the division; Detective Damon Washington, Fitch's new partner, who finds the first day on the job is a trial by fire, complicated by the imminent birth of his first child; Detective Ariana Sanchez, sexy, edgy and beautiful, who has emerged from a rough background to become a rising star in the department.