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The First 48
Thursdays 9.55PM SIN/HK

Lives of homicide investigators

Lives of homicide investigators

Lives of homicide investigators

Watch the first 48 as various detectives crack down on the case with the hottest leads and race against time to solve their cases.

The First 48
Driven by Passion to do good as a Police Officer
Inspired to be a Policeman
Murder Suspect Questioned By the Police
Victim Shot 6 Times In the Neck & Twice in the Arm
Rapper Ray L
Car Cover-Up


House Of Horrors / Final Sacrifice
In Tulsa, a vicious hammer attack leaves two young men clinging to life. Detectives race to catch the suspect before he strikes again.
Runner Runner
When a quick money scam ends in a double murder, a rookie homicide detective takes it personally.
Devil In Me & Trail Of Blood
In Tulsa, a man shot and killed when a stranger sees an opportunity too good to pass up; in Atlanta, an escalating argument ends with one man dead and the other in danger.
Dangerous Company
A father gone missing turns up dead when his plans to evict a tenant ignite a murderous rage.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,22 Oct, 2018 - 21:55
  • Tuesday,23 Oct, 2018 - 01:35
  • Tuesday,23 Oct, 2018 - 10:50
  • Tuesday,23 Oct, 2018 - 16:25
In Tulsa, Detective Leatherman tracks a sadistic killer who murdered the brother of a man who stole his truck.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,29 Oct, 2018 - 21:55
  • Tuesday,30 Oct, 2018 - 01:35
  • Tuesday,30 Oct, 2018 - 10:50
  • Tuesday,30 Oct, 2018 - 16:25
Rearview Killer & Point Blank
In Atlanta, a parking lot drug deal turns into a shootout that leaves two men dead. In Tulsa, an execution outside a motel escalates into a double murder when the killer spots a witness.
Endless Love & Out Of Time
In Tulsa, an act of vengeance leaves an elderly woman beaten and stabbed to death in her home. In Kansas City, a young man with a promising future runs out of time to get out of a dangerous business.
Cruel Summer
In New Orleans, when gunmen open fire on a porch--shooting four children and three adults--Detective Tim Bender turns to the community to help solve the case.
Trap House
When a man is murdered just before Christmas, his family helps Tulsa detectives search for his killers.
Stolen Innocence
Explore how detectives investigate various cases of homicide by looking at the first 48 hours of their investigations when they assemble clues, evidence and interact with key suspects.
Fallen Hero / The Last Deal
In Mobile, when an old war hero is shot, detectives discover his former neighbour may know what went down; in Tulsa, a young man's plan to make a quick buck goes wrong.
True Lies/Deadly Secrets
Explore how detectives investigate various cases of homicide by looking at the first 48 hours of their investigations when they assemble clues, evidence and interact with key suspects.
Bad Lick & Red Dawn
After a generous Atlanta man is murdered, Detective Egbert suspects he may have been a victim of his own kindness; in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a man is shot while driving down the street.
In Atlanta, a teenager's life is cut short over a neighbourhood issue; in Tulsa, a young woman goes missing and her family fears she has been murdered.
Deadly Premonition
After the investigators discover a brutally murdered woman's body, they find out that just a week ago, she had almost prophesied her own death.
Murder On The Bluff
After a turf war, an elderly woman is found dead. The Atlanta homicide detectives race against time to prevent more killings.
A Fighting Chance
After an argument at a local bar causes a young social activist to be shot sixteen times, Ronnie Leatherman, a Tulsa Detective, carries out an investigation into the case.
Deadly Lies / Stay Down
Detective John Brown investigates a case involving a man who is shot and run over by a car in Tulsa; Summer Benton examines a case in which a gunman opens fire outside a club.
The Other Wife
After someone guns down a father protecting his wife in Kansas City, the detectives suspect that his former wife knows who wanted to kill him.
Love Hate / A Soldier's Life
A young woman goes missing after someone murders her boyfriend in Tulsa; in Atlanta, an army veteran helps a homeless man and gets gunned down soon after.
A Man's Game
In Atlanta, when a young man is shot and left to die in the bushes, a mysterious white town car will be the key to Detective Calvin Thomas's investigation.
Fatal Showdown / Deadly Text
In Tulsa, a man is shot at in broad daylight, but the truth may be more than it appears; in New Orleans, a man is shot eight times in his own home.
Fatal Mistake
An innocent man dies during a night out. When solid leads hit dead ends, detectives discover a motive they never expected.
Bullets Have No Names
When a bullet slays a retired pre-school teacher, Atlanta detectives need a witness to break the code of silence.
Deadly Rap
Detectives uncover a vengeful motive while investigating a shootout in an Atlanta rap studio that left two men dead.
Officer Down
When one of their own is executed in cold blood, detectives discover he may not be the killer's first victim.
A Murder in Mobile
Detectives uncover a petty motive after a shooter guns down a homeless man on the street in Mobile, Alabama.
The Girl Next Door
In Atlanta, when a young man is shot from 235 feet away, Detective Darrin Smith discovers an escalating feud that threatens to tear a neighbourhood apart.
The Case That Haunts Me (Part 1)
Homicide detective Lt Rick Zimmerman recounts the case that changed his life, wherein he found that a woman and two young boys were tortured before being murdered.
The Case That Haunts Me (Part 2)
Tony Mullins and Caroline Mason study a case in which an intruder attacks a family in their home; Scott Champagne and John Berrena examine a severed head.
In A Lonely Place
In New Orleans, a young mother is found shot and burned in the trunk of her car when a night out on the town becomes her last.
Old Wounds
In Tulsa, a young woman is killed in a drive-by shooting while her boyfriend, the apparent target of the shooting, walks away unscathed. Leatherman investigates to find the killer.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,22 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Tuesday,23 Oct, 2018 - 03:30
  • Tuesday,23 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
When a former marine is gunned down while trying to recover his stolen bicycle, Tulsa Detective Matt Frazier goes on the hunt for an elusive criminal family.
Bad Romance / Out Of Control
In Minneapolis, when a young Somali girl is executed in bed, Sergeants Charlie Adams and Chris Thomsen uncover a secret relationship that may have turned deadly.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Tuesday,23 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Wednesday,24 Oct, 2018 - 03:25
  • Wednesday,24 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
Down On Bourbon / Deadly Trap
In New Orleans, a double shooting on Bourbon Street has the city on edge. In Tulsa, a man killed by a shotgun blast may have been lured into a trap.
Dangerous Business
Explore how detectives investigate various cases of homicide by looking at the first 48 hours of their investigations when they assemble clues, evidence and interact with key suspects.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Wednesday,24 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Thursday,25 Oct, 2018 - 03:30
  • Thursday,25 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
Mother Of Two
When a young mother is found naked and strangled in her car, Tulsa Detective John Brown uncovers a dark obsession that may have turned deadly.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,22 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
In Tulsa, a young mother of four is found shot on the side of the road. The detectives' only clue is a photograph she took just moments before her murder.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Thursday,25 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Friday,26 Oct, 2018 - 03:30
  • Friday,26 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
House Of Cards
In Tulsa, a lethal combination of guns and meth leaves a young man dead. Five potential witnesses tell fragmented stories which Detective Justin Ritter must piece together.
1000 Cuts / Draw
In Tulsa, an innocent mother is viciously murdered with a butcher knife; in Atlanta, a beloved patriarch is gunned down when a game of dominoes turns deadly.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Friday,26 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Saturday,27 Oct, 2018 - 03:30
  • Monday,29 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
The Invitation
When a young man is shot to death at a motel party, Tulsa Detective Justin Ritter discovers that a photo posted on Facebook may have triggered a dangerous chain of events.
Sudden Death / Devil At The Door
In New Orleans, a man is executed in broad daylight. Detective Ryan Vaught probes; in Minneapolis, a teenager is murdered at home. Sargent Christopher investigates.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Monday,29 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Tuesday,30 Oct, 2018 - 03:30
  • Tuesday,30 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
Bad Tempered / The Bully
In Atlanta, someone guns down a caretaker due to a grudge; a young man in Tulsa loses his life when a bully goes too far.
Room For The Night / Down And Out
Three men meet in a motel room in New Orleans east, and one of them ends up dead; a man gets stabbed 21 times when a night of drinking ignites a murderous rage.
Killer Contact
When someone shoots a young man dead in his van, the Tulsa Homicide retraces his final hours and a series of lies complicate the case.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Tuesday,30 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Wednesday,31 Oct, 2018 - 03:25
  • Wednesday,31 Oct, 2018 - 08:05
On finding a father of two gunned down in Atlanta with an AK-47, a beginner detective Scott Berhalter must sift through many lies and alibis to catch his killers.
Mr. New Orleans/ No Shelter
The New Orleans homicide detectives work on the stabbing death of a local criminal; a squabble among friends leaves a woman brutally murdered in a Minneapolis bus station.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Wednesday,31 Oct, 2018 - 19:10
  • Thursday,1 Nov, 2018 - 03:30
Taken For A Ride
In Atlanta, a brash murder in front of an elementary school turns up a familiar name.
Neighborhood Watch / Eye In The Sky
Detective Travis Ward investigates the killing of a man gunned down in a hail of bullets on the street while detective Amy Robinson works the case of a man shot in cold blood behind a convenience store.
Bad Love
A young woman is brutally gunned down in broad daylight and Detective Justin Ritter suspects the witnesses know more than they are saying.
Soldier Down / Blood Vendetta
A young father murdered at an abandoned Atlanta car wash may have been the victim of gang violence. A Gulf War veteran is shot dead in a park.
Night Run
An Atlanta detective uncovers the reason for the killing of a young father who was ambushed by a group of shooters.
Closing Time / Family Matters
The murder of a foreign exchange student is filmed. Family members are linked to a shooting at a New Orleans car wash.
Secrets And Lies
When a young woman is executed on a street corner in Tulsa, investigator Nathan Schilling discovers her pals may be concealing data about the crime.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,21 Oct, 2018 - 18:15
  • Monday,22 Oct, 2018 - 09:00
  • Monday,22 Oct, 2018 - 14:35
Murder On Maiden Lane
In Atlanta, a young father is gunned down by a brutal robbing crew and Detective Tracy Lewis discovers on her first case that she may be chasing the wrong suspect.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,28 Oct, 2018 - 18:15
  • Monday,29 Oct, 2018 - 09:00
  • Monday,29 Oct, 2018 - 14:35
Blood Lust
Atlanta is gripped with fear as a deadly killer prowls the streets for unsuspecting victims with a powerful gun. Detective David Quinn must track him down before he strikes again.
The House On Madrona Street
In Atlanta, a young woman is found on the floor of an abandoned house, naked and strangled to death. Investigations reveal horror of unimaginable proportions.
Last Shift
In Tulsa, a vicious assault on a crowded barbershop leaves multiple people wounded and an innocent barber dead. Detective John Brown delves into a world of gang violence to nab the killer.
A welder disappears under mysterious circumstances. Tulsa homicide probes the case. Detective Matt Frazier and the rest of the team believe that foul play is involved.
Blood On Bourbon
When a mass shooting takes place in the French Quarter, horrifying tourists and unsuspecting bystanders, the New Orleans cops dissect surveillance footage to nab the culprits.
Knock Knock
In Tulsa, a man from out of town is found dead in his motel room. Detective Michael Zenoni must make his way through a labyrinth of secrets and lies to uncover the truth.
The Third Man / Cash Money Murder
Detective Clinton probes when a well-known New Orleans hip-hop promoter is killed. In Tulsa, friendly drinking at a senior centre apartment complex turns bloody.
Moonie / Dark Impulse
Detective Bruce probes when a New Orleans woman is killed and stuffed inside a trashcan. An Atlanta man's murder leads to his pal and girlfriend being questioned.
Bloody Valentine / Storm Warning
Detective Justin probes the murder of a young man in Tulsa while meeting his son. Detective Summer investigates an Atlantan home invasion which ends a teenager's life.
Broken Home
New Orleans is witness to a young mother being waylaid at home and shot at close range. Detective Rob has to rely on the narrative of a four-year-old girl who eyes the incident.
The Fighter / Final Ride
A young father is waylaid in a parked vehicle and ravaged by a volley of bullets. A budding boxer in Atlanta dies due to quarrelsome households in an apartment complex.
The Ties That Bind
When an AK-47 finishes off a man in his residence, Atlanta detective Kevin Leonpacher probes the case. He realises the dead man's wife is in possession of an unsettling secret.
Senior Year
Detectives Mike McCleery and Bob Bachelder investigate the murder of a promising high-school senior, shot to death the week before Christmas, and stuffed in the trunk of his car, 25 miles from home.
Shattered Glass
In New Orleans, when a young mother is found beaten to death in her home, Detective Greg Johnson must fight to prove he has enough evidence against her killer, before he walks free.
Broad Daylight
A woman is executed in broad daylight, and Detective Chuck Ward discovers she may not be the killer's first victim. But can he find a witness willing to step up before more blood is shed?
Dark Waters
New Orleans Detective Ryan Vaught takes on his most challenging case yet when a young married couple goes missing and one of them is found floating in a river, drowned to death.
Red Brick / Last Kiss
After a number of women are murdered, residents fear of a serial killer on the loose. A grandmother is found dead on a vacant lot Detectives need to find out if her killing is related to the others.
Murder In Treme
When a woman is slashed to death, the investigation into her murder leads Detectives Chuck Ward and Rob Barrere to a house of horrors, and they discover the killer may be someone they least expected.
Dead Wrong
When a young father is abducted and shot in the street, detective Rayell Johnson hopes shocking surveillance footage can help him crack his first homicide case.
Lying In Wait / With This Ring
Two men are ambushed at gunpoint and only one survives to tell the tale. A mother is found stabbed to death on the side of the road, but a wedding ring dropped at the scene could break the case.
Ringside Seat
Tulsa homicide delves into a dark world of drugs and prostitution to solve the murder of a man executed in his car in a motel parking lot.
Stray Shot
When a stray shot leaves an innocent man dead in his home, Tulsa detectives discover a neighborhood under siege by young terrors. They race to track down the killers before more blood is shed.
The Passenger / Death Call
When a Tulsa man is gunned down at the wheel of his car detectives turn to a passenger who saw it all. A 20-year-old man is shot down minutes after his mother gets a warning about the murder.
Rocky Road / Something She Said
A man is shot to death over a gambling dispute at an illegal after hours club. Detective Kevin Otts battles against a wall of silence as he tries to track down the killer before he strikes again.
Fast Friends / The Thin Line
A young father is murdered in his car and detectives discover his friend may know who pulled the trigger. The homicide team goes on the hunt for a shotgun wielding killer who tore a family apart.
When an innocent father is brutally stabbed, Tulsa Detective Justin Ritter delves into the dark and dangerous world of methamphetamine addiction in order to stop a killer on the edge.
KISS Of Death
The Major Crimes Unit tries to piece together the last hours of the victim's life to discover what may have brought him there, and find that his wife may hold the key to solving the murder.
Dead End Drive / The Fixer
Detective Dwayne Thompson hunts for a band of carjacking killers that are terrorizing a neighborhood. Also an argument among friends spins out of control when one of them makes a deadly decision.
Bound And Burned
When an expectant father is found bound and burned in a creek bed, Dallas Det. Scott Sayers must unravel a deadly robbery plot, identify his suspects and bring them to justice.
Game Over / Long Walk Home
While walking home from work, a beloved young woman is gunned down on the streets, leaving a community devastated and detectives on a mission to find her killers.
Teardrops / Almost Home
A man is shot dead by a car thief and Detectives race to find the stolen vehicle before the killer gets away. Also, detectives hunt for a witness to ID the shooter of man robbed and killed outside a party.
Jacked / Fallen Idol
A young father is ambushed at a gas station and Detective Steve David needs to track down the killers before the trail goes cold.
For A Quick Buck / Bloody Sunday
A young father is executed in his home and his family is terrorized by masked gunmen. Detectives believe the victim's friend holds the key to finding the killers, but he's nowhere to be found.
Murder Rap
When a bullied teen is gunned down outside a public library, Cleveland Detectives are shocked to discover the motive behind this senseless attack.
Calling For A Killer / Boiling Point
A highway shooting sends detectives on the hunt for a team of killers; a case of three friends executed outside a night club takes a turn when detectives discover it was caught on video.
The brutal murder of a mother and her two children sends Detective Darrell Doucette on the hunt for a suspect the victims may have known.
Run And Gun / Lonesome Highway
Detective Maggie Darling is on the hunt for the killers who gunned down a recent high school graduate. Detective Steve David races to identify a woman found shot and dumped on the side of the highway.
The Rookie / Cornered
Detective Justin Rice struggles to find a witness when a neighborhood is scared silent in the brazen daytime shooting of an innocent man.
The Graveyard Shift
The murder of an innocent store clerk is caught on tape, and when Detectives discover the suspects' violent history, they pull out all the stops to track down the gunmen before more blood is shed.
Abandoned By The Bayou
When a mother of five is found bound and executed in a vacant lot, Detectives race to piece together the final hours of her life to catch her vicious killer--before he strikes again.
Trust No One / Risky Business
After a beloved neighbor is murdered in his own home, Detective Art Echols is on the hunt for a killer who may be closer than he thinks.
Killer Connection / Bloody Birthday
A mother of six is gunned down on her birthday, leaving her family devastated and the homicide team desperate to figure out who pulled the trigger.
Million Dollar Question
After a man is found dead in his car, the autopsy reveals he was strangled to death. Detectives Nate Sowa and Ray Diaz take the case and uncover a relationship that could lead them to their killer.
Deadly Secret / Behind Closed Doors
When a young father is gunned down in front of his house, Detective Steve David discovers that the victim had a secret that may have led to his murder.
Cold Betrayal
A man is gunned down at home in front of his family just a few days before Christmas. Detectives Tom Armelli and Bob Ford must delve into the dangerous business of drug dealing to hunt down the killers.
Graveyard Love
A man is ambushed in front of his grandmother's house. Detectives suspect a woman close to the victim may have arranged the shooting but they need hard evidence to prove it quickly, before it's too late.
Bad Medicine
Detectives investigate a gruesome and horrific murder: a grandmother and her four-year-old grandson shot in her bedroom, leaving the grandmother dead and the four-year-old struggling to survive.