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Partners is the fourteenth episode of NCIS: Los Angeles Season 3 as well as the 62nd episode of the entire NCIS: Los Angeles series.


OSP investigate a hijacking when a package from a van from the State Department disappears with the team soon discovering evidence not only that a drug cartel is behind the incident but that the suspects in the investigation all have secrets of their own while Callen and Sam celebrate five years of working together as partners.


Sam as he and Callen are in the van with cartel members aiming guns at them.


Series Regulars

Name Portrayed by Role
G. Callen Chris O'Donnell NCIS Special Agent and the leader of the Office of Special Projects field team.
Kensi Blye Daniela Ruah NCIS Special Agent with the Office of Special Projects.
Marty Deeks Eric Christian Olsen A Detective with the Los Angeles Police Department and also the LAPD/NCIS liaison.
Eric Beale Barrett Foa Tech Operator with the Office of Special Projects.
Nell Jones Renée Felice Smith Tech Analyst for the Office of Special Projects.
Henrietta Lange Linda Hunt Operations Manager with the Office of Special Projects.
Sam Hanna LL Cool J A former Navy SEAL-turned-NCIS Special Agent with the Office of Special Projects.

Recurring Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Owen Granger Miguel Ferrer Assistant Director of NCIS.

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Roger Clark Currie Graham Diplomatic Courier.
Diane Dunross Alana De La Garza Diplomatic Courier.
Ed Gornt Basil Wallace Head of DSS Operations in Los Angeles and Clark and Dunross's Supervisor.
Gabriel Marquez Gabriel Salvador Drug kingpin.
Cartel Man 1 Danny Vasquez
LAPD Detective (Partners) Patrick Malone
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