She goes for a stroll through the park with Jason's dad, who tells her he had nosebleeds and fainting spells that the doctor said was normal. He was normal and a bit homesick when he left for college, but then a few weeks before he bludgeoned his mom to death he stopped calling and answering his phone. Connie mentions the ministering to the drug addicts and Dad tells her he was always caring and must have had an effect since a "rough-sounding girl" kept calling for him. Her name was Brenda, calling from someone called "Angelwood Camp." Lupo and Green head out and find it's a camp run by Rudy. They wait at the gate while someone gets Brenda, and Green hears some enthusiastic group chanting coming from behind the trees, which Rudy assures them is kids playing. Ah, Brenda, who spends her time not working at the pizza parlor at Angelwood Camp. It's very helpful now that she has a video camera on her. Cutter shows Jack the footage. Brenda narrates that this is "A Day in the Life of Christian Warriors." Rudy talks to the kids about wanting to die for Jesus, then shames them into admitting they're hypocrites. Then, fast-forward to him with the kids, who are wearing fatigues in the woods, chanting "This means war!" against people like "Muslim infidels" and "blasphemers." Jack is horrified that it's a school for fanatics. I'm just so shocked -- Rudy seemed like such a nice boy when he was carried off the field on his teammates' shoulders. They watch the video again with Connie and Olivet, and are particularly interested in the portion that shows Jason coaching the kids in basketball -- he's perfectly kind, contained, and appears extremely competent, and this is the day before his mom was killed. Olivet leaves to make a report and Jack thanks her, to which she shoots him a pointed look back. My guess is she might not be over him totally discrediting her in court recently. In chambers, the judge agrees with our merry band of prosecutors, and declares Jason competent to stand trial. Jeffers pulls Cutter aside and tells him basically that he still thinks he's incompetent, and asks Cutter to hear what Jason has to say, off the record. What Jason has to say is that he realized he was a hypocrite and needed to go see his mom about her affair rather than turn a blind eye. Also, it comes out that God doesnâ€™t always use the revelations to talk to Jason, but sometimes does it through Rudy. Jason went to visit his mom that day with Jason and Billy -- who he tells them are 10- and 12-year-old kids. Nothing like bringing the kids along for a little bit of righteous killing to raise 'em up right.
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