Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this crime drama follows the work of a medical examiner and therefore focuses intently on death and the circumstances (mostly violent) that lead to death. Scenes depicting dead people or the aftermath of violence can be very graphic (including shots of dead children and babies), and storylines are always emotionally intense. Subplots surrounding intimate adult relationships run through the series.
Characters make out and discuss intimate relationships; sexual subjects come up in some plotlines, such as one involving semen.
Some visible violence, plus very graphic and disturbing aftermath of violence. Dead children and babies are shown close-up.
The main characters are moral people with good intentions. Sometimes they don't obey all the rules. Criminal activity is limited to obvious villains.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Drug use is mostly left to criminal characters, but a main character's daughter has a drug problem, and another character may have a drinking problem. Drug and alcohol abuse is always framed as problematic.