Clay Maxwell
Biographical Information
Name: Clay Maxwell
Real Name: Clay Maxwell
Originally From: Chicago
Affiliations: Chicago Police Department
Physical Description
Status: Alive (incarcerated)
Character Information
Appeared: Ike Hanau
Portrayed by: Mykelti Williamson

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Clay Maxwell is the former partner and ex-best-friend of Captain Lou Grover. Grover suspects that Clay is responsible for the death of his wife upon discovering his year long affair.

Season 6Edit

In the episode "Umia Ka Hanu" (Hold The Breath") Lou takes Clay captive in his own home and ransacks it in order to find the evidence that he stole $250,000 from a bust they did years ago since he cannot prove Clay murdered his wife.

Season 7Edit

The only mention of Clay Maxwell in Season 7 is Episode 21 where Captain Lou Grover goes back to Chicago with his son to testify against Clay.


  • In Season 8 Episode 5 titled "Kama'oma'o, ka 'aina huli hana", Captain Lou Grover discovers the evidence needed with the help of a death row convict to prove Clay killed his wife.
  • In Season 5 Episode 20 titled, "Ike Hanau" Clay makes his first appearance.