Based on a NYC undercover policewoman’s real case histories, her inner world of suspicion, fear, and living with hard choices unfolds with each tale.
S01:E01 - Stranglehold
A man is found murdered, and the only lead is a woman who recently pawned his missing watch. She claims her boyfriend gave it to her, having won it from the man in a card game. When she refuses to give more information about her boyfriend Casey is tasked to solve the case! She takes a room in the girlfriend's seedy rooming house, posing as a Night Club singer, in an effort to befriend her, with the hopes of being able to lead her to the boyfriend. As she gets closer to the young woman, Casey soon learns that, there might be something more to this young woman than first appeared.
S01:E02 - The Red Clown
Mr. Foley quits his job and abandons his family to pursue his passion for painting, leaving his daughter (Bobby) confused and devastated. Mrs. Foley asks Casey to look for him and bring him back home, but Casey can only guarantee his financial support their daughter. She warns Mrs. Foley that coming home is his own decision entirely. Bobby, grief-stricken and determined to find her father, follows Casey throughout the investigation. Although reluctant at first, Bobby's eventually leads Casey to the whereabouts of Mr. Foley. Casey gets her father to talk to Bobby and explain why he left.
S01:E03 - The Phoner
Casey Jones stays with Betty, the victim, to figure out who has been calling and leaving her crude and obscene messages. They try to locate the culprit by tapping the calls and making staged appearances in the neighborhood, but these tactics prove to be ineffective. Betty is assaulted and hospitalized soon after, prompting Casey to take further action and set up a rendezvous with the mystery man. But he ends up being a no show. Right when Casey is about to give up, the perpetrator reveals himself unexpectedly.
S01:E04 - To Trap a Thief
Police are able to return Mr. Whittaker's stolen money from an armed robbery, but he quickly realizes that a large sum of the money is still missing. The police go through an extensive search and even begin to question officers in their own ranks, but Casey Jones believes that another element is in play. She goes undercover and blackmails Mr. Whittaker in hopes for a lead. Mr. Whittaker doesn't crack under the pressure, but someone unexpected does.
S01:E05 - Dream Fix
While on Juvenile watch, Casey finds a young teen struggling to walk and brings her into the station. The police find that Joanne, the teen, is hooked on cocaine and could be linked to a drug lord. Joanne's attorney comes to her rescue and sends her to a sanatorium for the time being, where Casey goes under the guise of Joanne's nurse to learn more. Casey earns her trust and she eventually leads Casey directly to the man who got her hooked.
S01:E06 - The Savage Payoff
The police department suspects a college basketball player of purposefully losing games for his own benefit, and it's up to Casey Jones to figure out who. She goes in undercover to get close to the players and investigate. The police department suspects Bobby Phillips as the culprit, but as she gets to know Dave Carter (another player on the team) she begins to think otherwise. It becomes clear that Dave Carter is fixing the games, but not for the motives they originally believed.
S01:E07 - Deadly Corridor
Casey goes into a prison undercover as an inmate to arrest a murderer, but there's a catch. The warden is the only one aware of her cover, and she must also go in weaponless and without backup. During her stay, Casey learns more about the woman who was murdered and pinpoints three potential suspects. Casey tells them that she has a lead on who the murderer is and reveals her intent on divulging that information to the warden, in the hope that the murderer to reveal herself.
S01:E08 - Escape Into Danger
Casey's neighbor, Mary, flees because she believes she has killed her husband. Mary has an immense amount of guilt but also a sense of righteousness because her husband was abusive. Little does she know that her actions were not the cause of his death; it was the husband's alcoholism. Casey seeks Mary out to set things straight, but civilian's views of police officers as "not to be trusted" and "eager to do anything to finish the job" makes her search for Mary difficult.
S01:E09 - Necklace of Glass
After nine socialite holdups, Casey Jones is sent in to catch the jewelry burglar in question. She attends an exclusive party, posing as a wealthy woman, to look for leads. She expresses her willingness for a "holdup man" to take her necklace so she could collect money from the insurance company. She even mentions splitting the money with that man to bait the culprit. She pins Larry as the guy she's looking for, but after investing all her time and energy in exposing him she's proven wrong. The culprit was right under her nose and someone she least expected.
S01:E10 - The Scapegoat
Casey and a fellow officer are tasked with bringing an embezzler, Dorothy Boyer, to the police station. They take turns hand cuffing themselves to her, but when Casey and Boyer are left alone Casey is tricked into sympathizing with the her. Casey takes off the Boyer's handcuffs, giving her an opportunity to flee. During Casey's search for the woman she discovers that her son is autistic, and that the money from embezzling was going towards her son's private school funds. Now Casey must find her and stop her from committing a more serious and self deprecating crime.
S01:E11 - Two Days to Kill
Selma's testimony could put a murderer on the loose into prison, but there's a problem. Selma is in love with him. Although the two women couldn't be anymore different, Casey is assigned to stay in a hotel room with Selma until they're able to locate the culprit. Selma's split conscious results in her aiding the murderer in locating the hotel room the women are staying at. When he arrives It's up to Casey to protect Selma from her killer.
S01:E12 - Queen of Diamonds
Casey tries to crack a complicated case undercover involving two men. Frank is her main suspect but to break his alibi and indite him, Casey needs to obtain concrete evidence or find a witness who will testify. Casey is able to get close to the men under the guise of a photographer and pin them against each other. She convinces the other man, Chi Chi, to give the DA the evidence they need to put Frank in jail because he's in love with Frank's girlfriend.
S01:E13 - My Brother's Killer
When a distressed fiancé looking for her soon-to-be-husband is turned away from a police officer, Casey decides to step in and help her. What the police officer thought was a wild goose chase ends up leading Casey to a much bigger undertaking. The woman's fiancé, is actually being held up in his room by his brother's killer, who's looking for some money he believes his brother has hidden. Casey goes undercover to retrieve the fiancé, but the killer is ruthless and one step ahead.
S01:E14 - Bullet of Hate
Stella's Aunt Mary calls the police on her after another night of her disappearing with no word. Casey talks to Stella, who explains her distaste for her aunt's constant criticism and negative comments about her deceased parents. She reveals a desire to kill her aunt, but explains that she always runs away from home instead. Stella commits the crime a few days later, but when Casey goes to the home to pick up Stella's clothes she suspects Stella has been set up.
S01:E15 - Death Watch
Casey joins a shoplifting ring to investigate further. While undercover, Casey meets a mysterious man who seems to be in charge. After earning his trust, he begins asking her to complete more peculiar jobs. Little does she know she's actually uncovered a murder-for-hire organization.
S01:E16 - Odds Against the Jockey
Casey has a slim lead for a jockey murder case, starting with the insurance company who settled the victim's claim the day of the murder. She follows the lead to the horse race track, where she does some more digging on potential suspects. All evidence and signs point to Maxie Pando, a tip sheet seller at the track, but Casey has her suspicions. After revisiting the insurance company for more questioning and retracing the victim's steps the day of the murder, she finds the real culprit.
S01:E17 - Dressed for the Kill
Casey is placed on the homicide squad for a murder case in the garment district. She must now replace the murdered model's spot at the company to find out who was responsible. The evidence she obtains from the models and dressers all point toward Larry, the son of the company owner. He's brought in and placed on open charges after questioning. Soon after his father lets Casey know that another individual had been aware of her cover during the investigation, leading to believe they may have caught the wrong guy.
S01:E18 - An Eye for an Eye
Casey is assigned to the narcotics bureau, who sets her up in a hotel under the guise of a dope addict. She happens upon Maria's dead body, a woman Casey had hoped would lead her to her heroine source. Her only lead for the murder is the victim's brother Danny, who she suspects of supplying his sister with heroine. But when she confronts him about the murder it becomes clear that there's another big player involved, his Uncle Rico. In a wave of rage he faces his uncle directly.
S01:E19 - The Challenger
Lenny Capper is a boxer competing for the middleweight championship, but his efforts are thwarted by mobsters. They attempt to buy Lenny's contract, but he refuses. As a result, Lenny gets beat up two hours before the fight and he loses the fight. Sergeant Crown and Casey Jones tackle this case together as they believe they can catch the mobsters with this case if they find witnesses. They don't find anyone willing to testify but end up with something better: catching the mobsters in the act.
S01:E20 - Across the World
Casey Jones is a New York City policewoman who fights crimes and solve mysteries, often going in undercover and alone. Each episode revolves around a different case Casey must deal with ranging from murders to narcotics to disappearances. While undercover she comes into close contact with mobsters, a shoplifting ring, burglars, and a drug lord. Casey must make split second decisions in the moment as new elements to the case reveal themselves because she's in the heart of the conflict. Based on the accounts of a New York undercover policewoman's actual case histories and told through the voice of Casey Jones, viewers are brought into the headspace of a policewoman and the danger she's exposed to.