The series "Cold Case" tells the story of the Philadelphia Police homicide. The main character - a charming Lilly Rush, passed through a difficult childhood and completely surrender herself to the service. Her immediate superior, Lt. John Stilmen once saw a girl in the potential at the first opportunity and took his team, making her the first woman to hold such a position in the state. Rush specializes in so-called "wood grouse" - crimes that remain unsolved for a long time. Lilly works hand in hand with colleagues Scott Wellens, Will Jeffries and Nick Vera, facilitating its robust burden of responsibility for the outcome.
Because Rush comfortable in the company of the dead, her personal life is suffering from it: very few people able to withstand such a rhythm and accept the secondary role. By the nature of their work, Rush is facing is not the best manifestations of human nature, which only aggravates her own fears and makes the old wounds bleed. But empathy for victims - a distinctive feature of the detective, ing him, as professionals, do not forget about the human element of the process.