TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.
Characters were often named after grunge musicians (i.e. Layne Staley and Krist Novoselic).
Det. John Munch:
You're saving your really good lies for some smarter cop, is that it? I'm just a donut in the on-deck circle. Wait until the real guy gets here. Wait until that big guy comes back. I'm probably just his secretary. I'm just Montel Williams. You want ...
Throughout the series, the Homicide department is shown as being divided into two shifts of detectives. At the time, the department was divided into three shifts, with each shift covering eight hours of the day.