The Investigators

The Investigators

About the show

This documentary series unravels the complex nature of justice - how it is denied and how it is achieved. Created by a team of award-winning producers, each show presents a compelling true story about America and law enforcement.


Upcoming episodes

Jan 30th

Interview with the Devil

Looking to make his life better for his young daughter, a single father goes on a job interview with a fortune 500 firm and is never seen again. The authorities start looking into his private life and uncover some unseemly characters involved in fraudulent insurance scams, terrorism and child abduction. The international manhunt will test investigators like never before.
Jan 31st

Family Secrets

When young gay men are disappearing from an Indianapolis suburb, Private Investigator Virgil Vandagriff suspects that a serial killer is responsible. When all leads point to millionaire Herb Baumeister, investigators uncover a disturbing secret to this husband, father and embodiment of the American dream.
Feb 4th

Devil Inside, The

When a college student vanishes from a softball park police initially assume she’s a runaway but the work of one persistent officer leads a jury to find a guilty suspect. Twelve years after the crime, police get a confession from the man behind bars; he admits to kidnapping, raping, and strangling the teen.
Feb 5th

Dead or Alive

A 911 caller frantically reports a fire. Upon arrival, police find a car resting against a tree but something is off – there are no skid marks or signs of a collision. Human ashes are found in the front seat and Clayton Daniels is pronounced dead. With a turn of events, it is found that Daniels is still alive, and was trying to fake his death, collect insurance, and start a new life with his wife.
Feb 6th

Tangled Web

Detectives, investigating a mysterious killing, follow several false leads, then hit a dead end before finally uncovering clues pointing them to a grandmother, a hitman and a hairdresser.
Feb 7th

Dangerous Game

Erika sifrit was an honor student who came from an upper-middle class family. Benjamin sifrit was a former navy seal. Together, this couple lured others to their condo, toyed with their deepest fears and finally murdered them…simply for the thrill of it. This one-hour documentary will chronicle this couples' story while giving details of the investigation that brought them to justice.
Feb 8th

A Body to Die For

A Body To Die For examines the story of Barbara Rojas, a 52-year-old mother from California. Friends recommended that she go to Ecuadorian plastic surgeon Guillermo Falconi. Falconi, a doctor in his homeland, but unlicensed in the United States, offered to remove Rojas' fat for $1,000. Falconi agreed to conduct the procedure in Rojas' home, while her 14-year-old daughter acted as his assistant. Rojas willingly agreed to the terms -- and soon plunged into a nightmare with fatal consequences.
Feb 11th

Shelley Shannon: An Unlikely Terrorist

Shelley Shannon, housewife and church-going mother of two who was convicted of firebombing six abortion clinics in 1992 and attempted first-degree murder in 1993 when she shot and abortion provider in Wichita, Kansas. She is serving a 31-year prison sentence. How did this religious mother and wife end up committing these acts of violence?
Feb 12th

Uniform Justice

Camp Pendleton, San Diego, California. As the sun rises over the Pacific Ocean, the pre-dawn reverie is shattered by the sound of simulated artillery fire. Further inland on the base however, a much quieter event is about to disturb the strict order and discipline of this elite marine base. While fishing on a recreational lake on the base, James Griffin and his son discover a body floating in the water. This is a case for NCIS - the Naval Criminal Investigative Service - the law enforcement agency that investigates all crimes that involve Navy or Marine Corps personnel.
Feb 13th

Deadly Enterprise, A

A chilling case of insurance fraud. Two brothers in rural Alabama set up a fake company whose sole purpose is to hire innocent victims, take out life insurance policies on them, and then encourage them to overdose on alcohol so that the brothers can collect millions in insurance claims. We hear from the investigators who helped break the case wide open.