Elliot was suspended when it was believed he allegedly killed Ryan Bedford while trying to arrest him; Ryan tried to run and got into a physical fight- Elliot tried to save him with CPR. When Elliot was cleared, he went to see Kathy, who was surprised to see him. Kathy: Elliot? What is it? Elliot: We need to talk Kathy: I saw the news. I knew you didn't kill that boy Elliot: It's been a rough couple of days. And I've had time to think about what's important to me. I love my job and I love my family. And I nearly lost both of them. I wanna come home.