After two consecutive shifts which were interrupted by punctured tires, today's shift starts with mundane calls while other officers get all the action. An elderly woman demands assistance aiming her television antenna. A tree becomes uprooted and falls across a street. A group of juvenile delinquents are accused of spray painting a swastika on a homeowner's front lawn. A loud music call is interrupted by a man threatening to jump off the ledge of a building.moreless
During roll call, Sgt. MacDonald gives a lecture on the importance of officer presence. A gas station attendant is pistol whipped by armed robbers who escape in a red convertible. A 91-year-old man causes concern when he decides to go home to South Dakota. A babysitter mistakes a raccoon for a prowler. The response to a silent alarm results in a gunfight and multiple casualties.
An officer investigating a nearby liquor store robbery takes a shotgun blast to the abdomen at point blank range by one of two men in a parked car. Friday and Gannon's investigation goes nowhere for three months until an informant requests to meet Joe at the middle of the football field in Los Angeles Coliseum.moreless
Two con men, posing as bank examiners, are bilking the elderly out of their life savings.
Friday and Gannon race against the clock to locate 400 pounds of high velocity gelatin dynamite that have been stolen from a construction company, and are forced to use trickery to compel the white-supremacist suspect to divulge where he has placed and armed half of it.moreless