Malcom serves as the supporting antagonist/anti-hero in season 1
Malcolm is a detective for the New York Police Department. Detective Howard is a sworn enemy of South Jamaica. He harasses its inhabitants constantly to try to bring on a weak attempt at cleaning up the most dangerous neighborhood in NYC in 1991.
After a shooting in the South Jamaica, Queens, Malcolm goes on the crime scene with his new partner Shannon Burke.
There, they discover that Kanan was the target of the shooting. Howard starts interrogating his mother Raquel Thomas but she doesn't say anything, saying that it was only a misunderstading and Kanan was the wrong target, which Howard doesn't believe. He says to Kanan and Raquel to watch their back before leaving to see his partner analyzing the crime scene. He doesn't learn much from Det. Burke too since she only finds the bullets. In fact, he already knows that the shooters has already got rid of the weapon. He was later revealed to be Kanan’s father.
|Power Book III: Raising Kanan, Season 1|
|#01||"Back in the Day"||#05||"Choose Your Battles"||#09||"Loyal To The End"|
|#02||"Reaping and Sowing"||#06||"Level Up"||#10||"Paid In Full"|
|#03||"Stick and Move"||#07||"Stay In Your Lane"|
|#04||"Don't Sleep"||#08||"The Cost of Business"|