Herc's harassment of a black minister becomes Carcetti's first public-relations problem; Daniels turns to Freamon to reopen the major-crimes unit; Michael hatches a scheme to get back at the bullying Off. Walker.
Meanwhile, Omar gains the upper hand in dealing with Proposition Joe; Randy's predicament prompts a swift reaction from Prez.
original airdate--November 26,2006
music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by DoMaJe and Steve Earle
Epigraph--"You play in dirt, you get dirty". - McNulty
McNulty uses this phrase to explain his dislike of Officer Walker and his feeling that Walker got what he deserved.