The Shield/The New Guy

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The New Guy
Season 6, Episode 4
Airdate April 24, 2007
Production Number 5012-05-515
Written by Elizabeth Craft
& Sarah Fain
Directed by Clark Johnson
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The New Guy is the fourth episode of the sixth season of The Shield, and the sixty-ninth episode overall.

Starring: Michael Chiklis (Detective Vic Mackey), Catherine Dent (Officer Danielle "Danny" Sofer), Walton Goggins (Detective Shane Vendrell), Michael Jace (Officer Julien Lowe), Jay Karnes (Detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach), Benito Martinez (Councilman David Aceveda), Cathy Cahlin Ryan (Corrine Mackey), David Rees Snell (Detective Ronnie Gardocki)

and CCH Pounder (Captain Claudette Wyms)

Guest Starring: Alex O'Loughlin (Detective Kevin Hiatt), David Marciano (Detective Steve Billings), F.J. Rio (Cruz Pezuela), Fred Toma (Mehud), Angela Hughes (Mrs. Gaines), Terrah Bennett (Vantes's Mother), Hosea Chanchez (Angelo Owens), Cherrelle Noyd (Princess Gaines)

Co-Starring: Chaney Kley (Asher), L. Michael Burt (Moses), Jontille Gerard (Tilli), Aaron Todd Kessee (Ray), Kevontay Jackson (Vantes), Melanie Myers (Paula), Trent Cameron (Aquille), Jules Theodore (Jason), Jackie Chavez (Graciela), Jennifer Lynne Wetzel (Tangie), Maria Lazam Hanson (Clerk), E.L. James (Security Guard), Margie Huntsberry (Woman), Darryl Alan Reed (Man)


Plot Overview

The Strike Team get new guy Kevin Hiatt used to the rounds as their investigation into a shooting leads them to try to protect a reformed gangbanger.

Dutch and Billings are put on a runaway having been raped and "GO HOME" cut into her stomach.



  • Toni Redd - "Just Me"

Arc Advancement


  • Aceveda has the case of the Mexicans macheted at San Marcos transferred to the Barn.
  • The Strike Team is introduced to Kevin Hiatt.
  • Claudette lies to Vic about an appeals panel to review his retirement in two weeks to keep him on his best behaviour. He's out in three weeks, regardless.


  • Tina has transferred out, leaving Julien to be paired with Danny for the time being.
  • Corrine learns about Vic's forced retirement.
  • Claudette asks Julien to join the Strike Team and he accepts.



The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments


  • Billings: I love the smell of underage sexual assault in the morning. (off Dutch and Claudette's looks) I didn't mean that the way it came out.
  • Aceveda: So how's Hiatt working out?
Claduette: He's nothing like Vic. I love him.