In the 2nd sereies of this crime drama, villian Ray Northwind was in foster care and showing signs of violence from the age of 9. Two other characters were in kinship care, a low level drug dealer and his sister. In the 3rd season, a woman puts together a foster family of vulnerable young people and then uses them as her 'warriors'. One of the young people was 'in the system' and had already been in trouble for stalking a young woman. The murderous pyschiatrist in the show was orphaned by both parents commiting suicide when he was a child.