A former CHP sergeant, out of prison and now working as an ice cream man, sets out to bring down the gang that got him put in jail. Meanwhile, he tries to set things right with his ex-wife and son, who thinks his father is dead.
Jon and Ponch try to apprehend a family of thieves who make several attempts to steal a CHP cruiser as part of a bigger plot to commit an armored truck hit. Meanwhile, Getraer is uptight, and buckles down on Central as they prepare for a major inspection.
A criminal duo equipped with a powerful laser cause havoc in the city, blinding witnesses while committing robberies. Meanwhile, Jon's childhood hero has lost his way, and Jon tries to get him back on track.
Jon and Ponch pursue a vengeful mechanic while also tracking an escaped tiger. An employee of a poorly maintained animal park is blamed for the escape, but doesn't notify the police early on. An attractive officer from the animal division assists the duo in its capture.
Ponch's confidence is broken after an accident. His performance at work suffers as a result, and Getraer suggests taking time off. Meanwhile, his sister Patti is in town, and they both begin to think about a new start.
A friend of Getraer's son is involved in an accident while a gang of criminals plot a complex bank robbery. Getraer is giving Timmy's friend, Pat, a home while they´re searching for his dad. Pat has problems with Sarge as a father figure.
As the CHPs prepare for a flight show, Bear runs into his former girlfriend, Terri. Although married, she makes a play for Bear to distract him from what she, her husband and father are planning: robbing the flight show bureau. Meanwhile, Jon teaches Ponch how to pilot a plane.
A young boy witnesses an accident resulting from feuding drug syndicates recklessly driving along a mountain road. Jon and Ponch investigate with little cooperation from the boy who is using his jinx spells to scare people away since he feels like an outcast.
A gang of motorcycle racers terrorize the streets when they rip through the city, having races through city traffic. The leader of the gang challenges McLeish's older brother to a final showdown in order to win the title of King of the Indy.