CSI: Miami is a fast-paced drama that follows a South Florida team of forensic investigators who use both cutting-edge scientific methods and old-fashioned police work to solve crimes. Horatio Caine, a former homicide detective, heads a group of investigators who work crimes amid the steamy tropical surroundings and cultural crossroads of Miami. His team includes Calleigh Duquesne, a bilingual Southern beauty with a specialty in ballistics; Eric Delko, an underwater recovery expert who knows all the twists and turns of the Florida waterways; and Ryan Wolfe, who joined Horatio's team last year and still hasn't found his place within the group. Tough-yet-thorough police officer Detective Frank Tripp helps Horatio with cases and the no-nonsense know-it-all coroner Alexx Woods rounds out the team. Together, these investigators collect and analyze the evidence to solve the crimes and to avenge those who cannot speak for themselves: the victims.