An upstart mayoral candidate troubles Aceveda. Shane, pinned down by the cops with his family, takes desperate action. Dutch interrogates Lloyd about Rita's disappearance.
As Vic hopes his immunity deal will help keep his family together, and Shane takes extreme measures to keep his pregnant wife from being charged with murder, Dutch finds he’s a suspect in the disappearance of a teenage serial killer’s mother.
As Mara kills in order to keep her and Shane on the run, the confession Vic makes in exchange for immunity and to salvage his career stuns his federal handlers.
As Claudette and Dutch work to get Mara and Corrine’s cooperation, and Vic offers to negotiate a drug deal between Beltran and city’s gangs, Shane threatens to expose the Strike Team’s criminal past.
As he puts a price on Shane’s head, Vic is asked to prove his loyalty to Beltran by killing Pezuela.
As Shane and Mara stay one step ahead of Vic and the police, Aceveda cooperates with Pezuela to help the feds, while Dutch manipulates Rita Denton in his investigation of her teenage son, Lloyd.
As Shane and his family are forced to run following his failed attempt to kill his former partners, Vic looks to parlay his connection to Pezuela into a job with a federal task force that is investigating the drug cartels.
As Shane looks to end the threat after realizing that he was marked for death by Vic, Dutch questions a greedy ex-cop about a series of burglaries in Claudette’s neighborhood.
After buying some time to continue his pursuit of Pezuela, Vic hatches a deadly plan to eliminate the Armenian mob and finally avenge Lem’s murder.
As Vic and Aceveda work to conceal their complicity in the murder of the City Controller, a serial killer’s trial threatens to expose the truth about Claudette’s failing health.
The assassination of a city official undermines Vic’s plan to fuel a war that will bring down both the Mexican and Armenian gangs.
Vic works an angle to make himself valuable to the Armenian mob. Corrine finds herself in a surprising legal jam. Tina targets a producer of adult entertainment.
As a local gang war heats up, Vic positions himself as a valuable commodity to the warring parties. Corrine and Cassidy confront Vic.
Vic challenges Shane and deals with threats to his family. A federal agent arrives in Farmington to investigate a recent wave of violence.
The repercussions from the Money Train Heist continue to plague the Mackey family as Vic ignites a war between the Armenian mob and a powerful drug cartel with ties to the Mexican government.
The Armenians are looking for hit men to kill some cops, and the Strike Team looks to be a target. Plus, a young kid is busted right before he was to kill a Latino man as an initiation ritual into a gang.
The Strike Team discusses Shane Vendrell and Curtis "Lem" Lemansky's character development. Kenny Johnson also reveals his struggle with dyslexia.
Benito Martinez and guest star Abby Brammell discuss the episode "Back in the Hole."
The cast and director/executive producer Scott Brazil discuss how they collaborate during filming.
Glenn Close discusses why she made the decision to be a part of The Shield.
A behind-the-scenes glimpse of the cast and writers opinions about working on The Shield, including an interview with Michael Chiklis about how he copes with the pressures of television acting.
Police officers define and explain the significance of the Internal Affairs Division of law enforcement agencies.
The writers complete the script the day before shooting, leaving little time for the actors and production crew to prepare.
Anthony Anderson and the crew discuss the different approaches he took when performing an interrogation scene with Monica Rawling (Glenn Close). CCH Pounder discusses her role in The Shield and the advantages of Claudette being passed up for promotion.
To squelch their threat to his own role in the local drug trade, Vic declares war on Navaro and Armando Quintero's plan to unite two violent gangs and monopolize cocaine trafficking in Farmington.
The repercussions from the Money Train Heist continue to plague the Mackey family as Vic ignites a war between the Armenian mob and a powerful drug cartel with ties to the Mexican government. In a plan to punish Shane for Lem's death, he tries playing all sides from the middle as he partners with a Latino real estate baron who, with help from a compromised federal agent, is blackmailing mayoral candidate David Aceveda.
The Strike Team has been disbanded under an avalanche of corruption charges and Vic's future is in doubt. The election that sends Aceveda from the chaos of the Barn into the politically turbulent waters of City Hall leaves in his place Monica Rawlings, a hardened veteran who is determined to master the assignment.
Breaking the conventions of the cop genre, this popular and critically acclaimed series plays out in the tough, morally ambiguous world of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct in which the line between good and evil is crossed every day.
The Shield Season 6