The Shield breaks the conventional formula of the cop genre. It plays out in a tough, morally ambiguous world in which the line between good and bad is crossed every day. The series focuses on the tension between a group of corrupt but effective cops and a captain torn between bringing them down and advancing his own political ambitions.
Last Episode07x13 Family Meeting Aired: Nov. 25, 2008
The series finale finds the team searching for a missing woman and awaiting a huge drug shipment.
The Shield: Season 4, Episode #1 - The Cure
A new commander arrives just in time to help with the investigation into the murder of an immigrant family.
Series Fun Facts
- Farmington is a fictional district in Los Angeles.
- The Strike Team was based on the LAPD Rampart Division's corrupt anti-gang unit.
- The Barn is a deconsecrated church.