|First appearance||Buffalo '07|
|Portrayed by||Julianne Nicholosn|
Homicide detective (formerly)|
Foster mother (formerly)
|Affiliation||Tivoli Police Department|
|Spouse(s)||Gabe Caldwell (husband)|
|Children||Philip Shea (adoptive son)|
Helen Torrance is a former big-city homicide detective who left her harrowing career to become a small-town sheriff and loving wife. But Helen is thrust back into the traumas of her past when a grisly crime occurs, just as she’s begun her hardest case yet: fostering a teenage boy.