Ilene Nathan is the Deputy State's Attorney of the Major Crimes Division in the BCSAO.


Season 1

Nathan is the head of the Violent Crimes Unit in the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office. She convinced Roland Brice to plead guilty to multiple murders to avoid the death penalty. She later observes Savino Bratton confess to involvement in the shooting of Detective Greggs.

Season 2

Nathan prosecuted Marquis "Bird" Hilton, using Omar Little as a witness. ("Undertow") After Bird was found guilty, she promised Omar a free pass on one criminal misdemeanor in the future for his assistance. ("All Prologue")

Season 3

Nathan attended the wake of Homicide Unit Detective Ray Cole.

Season 4

Nathan transferred Omar to a safer prison after Omar was framed for a murder, at Detective William Moreland's behest. Nathan informed Bunk that she considered her debt to Omar repaid. She attended the wake of CID Commander Raymond Foerster. Nathan helped Detectives Greggs and Norris investigate the Braddock murder case. After Rupert Bond was elected State's Attorney for Baltimore City, Bond promoted Nathan to Deputy State's Attorney of the Major Crimes Division and Pearlman took over her role in as unit chief of the Violent Crimes Unit.



Season 1
"The Target" "The Detail" "The Buys" "Old Cases" "The Pager"
The Wire" "One Arrest" "Lessons" "Game Day" "The Cost"
"The Hunt" "Cleaning Up" "Sentencing"
Season 2
"Ebb Tide" "Collateral Damage" "Hot Shots" "Hard Cases" "Undertow"
"All Prologue" "Backwash" "Duck and Cover" "Stray Rounds" "Storm Warnings"
"Bad Dreams" "Port in a Storm"
Season 3
"Time after Time" "All Due Respect" "Dead Soldiers" * "Amsterdam" "Straight and True"
"Homecoming" "Back Burners" "Moral Midgetry" "Slapstick" "Reformation"
"Middle Ground" "Mission Accomplished"
Season 4
"Boys of Summer" "Soft Eyes" "Home Rooms" "Refugees" "Alliances"
"Margin of Error" "Unto Others" "Corner Boys" * "Know Your Place" "Misgivings"
"A New Day" "That's Got His Own" "Final Grades"

*Uncredited appearance.

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