Episode 311, "Severed Ties"
SEASON 3, EPISODE 311 - Multiple child abductions lead the team to a distraught mother who will stop at nothing to put her family back together. The story opens with a young girl being kidnapped from a playground at a park. SRU is called in, and shortly thereafter, another kid, an older boy, is also abducted by the same person. They quickly figure out that this is woman who has kidnapped the two children. This woman is actually their birth mother, who has been in prison for all of their lives. She was told by the parole board that if she pulled herself together once she was out of prison, and she got clean and got a job, she would have a chance to get her kids back. She was so focused on this goal for so many years. When she finally did get out of jail, promises kept, she was told that she would never get her children back. The mother snaps, and takes them on her own. The team works to talk her down, and see reason.
SEASON 3, EPISODE 312 - Two brothers get caught up in a white supremacy group that is planning a terrorist attack on the city. Danny and his younger brother have been involved in a white hate group. Danny has started rethinking the group and the ideology. Furthermore, he has met a woman who is helping him to evolve in terms of his thinking. But unfortunately his brother Trent has become fully indoctrinated. At a meeting at the compound, Danny realizes that they are actually planning an attack on the city. He informs the police, and SRU is on the case. Once SRU breaks onto the compound, Trent and Danny are pulled into a full on fire fight. The fight leads us to a series of backpacks that are headed into the city to hit an immigration swearing in ceremony.
SEASON 3, EPISODE 313 - A gang style beating of a star basketball player sends the SRU in all directions trying to get to the bottom of it. Matters escalate, when the young man threatens to jump from the top of the school roof. Parker gingerly tries to talk him down, while Jules and the team figure out that the basketball coach was hazing these kids relentlessly, and turning them on each other. The level of abuse was driving the kids to near madness. Luckily, Parker is able to talk the boy down, the coach is arrested, and the rest of the school faculty is held accountable for turning a blind eye.
SEASON 3, EPISODE 314 - When our team is called in to investigate gunshots in a fancy neighborhood, they are confronted with a group of dangerous gun-runners, as well as Eds brother, Roy Lane. Suspended from the force after the death of his partner, Roy has taken the law into his own hands in order to infiltrate the gang to avenge his partner's death. To make matters worse, Sophie and Clark announce they are moving out of Ed's home.