After being rejected for a promotion, a disgruntled inspector sees a current case as a way to boost his career.
Crocker is taken hostage while trying to transport a prisoner back to New York.
A photographer (Tige Andrews) becomes the prime suspect in a jewel theft and the phony kidnapping of a former actress (Antoinette Bower) whom he photographs.
A retired police officer is injured after attempting to prevent the theft of a race horse that he illegally housed in the NYPD stables.
Kojak and the detectives go undercover in a local hospital in order to investigate a string of murders that have been occurring while the victims were on duty.
Kojak offers to help a jealous police officer search for a professional hit man.
Kojak tries to protect Captain McNeil's widowed sister-in-law from big-time gamblers.
Kojak is suspended after reacting to an incompetent district attorney who failed to convict a known killer.
Kojak encounters a case in which a highly respected surgeon may be performing unnecessary procedures in order to use the money to pay off gambling debts.
While Kojak is contemplating leaving the police department to become a law firm's investigator, a series of recent drug-related deaths begins to overshadow his decision.
A detective (Joey Aresco) believes that his wife's divorce lawyer (David Ladd) hired an arsonist to destroy his boat.
Kojak poses as a murdered private investigator in order to find out why the man was killed.
Kojak is framed when he gets too close to discovering the truth in a serial murder investigation.
Kojak must reopen a case in which the prime suspect accused of murdering three women was gunned down in a shootout with him. Now, eight years later, the murders have started again, and it appears that Kojak may have killed the wrong man.
Crocker falls for a woman while investigating the death of her mobster husband.
Anonymous messages begin turning up informing a model that someone close to her is in danger of being murdered.