|Main Character: Miami|
|Rank||CSI: Level 2|
|Portrayed By||Eddie Cibrian|
|First Appearance||Out of Time|
Skills and Abilities
In 1997, Cardoza left the Miami-Dade Police Department, transferring to LA following the conclusion of a case which led to Horatio Caine becoming lead CSI.
Jesse returned in 2009 to become a member of Caine's team and to pursue a killer who escaped from LA. In the finale, Jesse fell to the floor after being poisoned by halon gas that spread all over the crime lab.
Picking up where Season 8 left off, Jesse died when adding to being posioned by the gas, his head was struck by a piece of glass from the LCS screen on a digital camera.
1st Appearance Out of Time
2nd Appearance Hostile Takeover
3rd Appearance Bolt Action
4th Appearance In Plane Sight
5th Appearance Bad Seed
6th Appearance Dude , Where's My Groom
7th Appearance Bone Voyage
8th Appearance Point of Impact
9th Appearance Kill Clasue
10th Appearance Count Me Out
11th Appearance Delko for the Defense
12th Appearance Show Stopper
13th Appearance Bie By the Sword
14th Appearance In The Wind
15th Appearance Miami , We Have a Problem
16th Appearance LA
17th Appearance Getting Axed
18th Appearance Dishonor
19th Appearance Spring Breakdown
20th Appearance Backfire
21st Appearance Meltdown
22nd Appearance Mommie Deadest
23rd Appearance Time Bomb
24th Appearance All Fall Down (Part 1 ) Season Finale
Appearance : Episode 1 Fallen (Part 2 ) Season Premier
Horatio Caine: Jesse worked in the Miami Police Department for some time before his transfer to LA, thus he had known Horatio and was very close to him. He was key help to Horatio in helping solve a murder in 1997
Tim Speedle: Jesse had known Speed prior to his departure from Miami and would reccomend him to Horatio's new CSI team.
Walter Simmons: Both Jesse and Walter had a very close friendship with each other and had been known to play basketball together more than once.