The sobering statistics for sex-related crimes in America reveal that there are approximately 240,000 survivors of sexual assault in America, including men, women and children. Every two minutes, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States. To combat these numbers and bring justice to the survivors of sexual assault, former Harris County, Texas, prosecutors Casey Garrett and Alicia O'Neill are traveling to small towns around the country to help local law enforcement close cases that have sat dormant for years.
The Cold Justice Franchise from executive producer Dick Wolf is about real life crime series. It follows veteran prosecutor Kelly Siegler, who gets help from seasoned detectives as they dig into small town murder cases that have lingered for years without answers or justice for the victims (Cold Justice), it follows prosecutors Casey Garrett and Alicia O'Neill as they are traveling to small towns around the country to help local law enforcement close sexual assault cases that have sat dormant for years (Cold Justice: Sex Crimes), it delves into the psychological showdown that transpires inside actual police interrogation rooms between investigators and suspects and dissects what it takes to yield a confession (Criminal Confessions) and it gives an exclusive look into the dark world of contract killings, showcasing some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases ever caught on tape (Murder for Hire).
The term Wolf Universe is commonly used to describe American television programs created and/or produced by Dick Wolf and programs related to them. These are shows about crime and first responders. Executive producers are Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney and Tom Thayer. Steve Zirnkilton has narrated many of the shows, both scripted and reality, while Mike Post wrote the music and/or theme for some of them.