Marlo's crew goes on full alert after Omar's mysterious disappearance. Meanwhile, Carcetti concentrates on the plight of the homeless, while Bunk has an interview with a witness connected with the row-house case, and Templeton looks to a follow up to his recent front page story.
original airdate--February 10,2008
music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by Steve Earle
Epigraph--"Epigraph--"If you have a problem with this, I understand completely".—Freamon
After explaining to Sydnor his plan to begin an illegal wiretap on Marlo Stanfield, Freamon makes it clear that the younger detective is under no obligation to help him.