The first day on the job for a rookie cop isn't going to be easy, especially when his training officer is tough-as-nails veteran Officer John Cooper. Meanwhile, Det. Lydia Adams investigates the disappearance of a little girl who had vanished while playing ball.
An investigation is opened when Officers Cooper, Sherman, and Brown find an abandoned baby in the middle of an intersection. However, the case proves to be too close to home for Det. Adams, whose involvement with the investigation forces her to deal with past issues. Meanwhile, Detectives Bryant and Moretta find themselves in a difficult situation when they can't seem to gather sufficient funds to place a teenager under police protection for her safety.moreless
Officer Sherman reveals details of his past that explain his motivation to be a cop. Meanwhile, Officer Chickie Brown questions her partnership with Dewey when the latter becomes starstruck and fails to do his job.
Detectives Bryant and Moretta are summoned to an alley in Los Angeles where the body of an unidentified woman is being used by street thugs for target practice. Meanwhile, Det. Moretta reveals the truth about his sister.
Detectives Moretta and Bryant step in to aid Det. Salinger when he crashes into a light pole and members of a gang steal his weapon. Meanwhile, Det. Adams is taken aback when a man exposes himself outside her home.
When Detectives Adams and Clarke investigate jewelry thieves who are targeting homes in Bel Air, Officer Sherman becomes involved personally when he discovers he knows one of the victims. Meanwhile, as Bryant and Moretta prepare Janilla for trial, Det. Bryant uses unconventional means to insure her safety.
After a member of Marta Ruiz's Avenue gang is found dead, Det. Bryant persuades Det. Adams to help Janilla. Meanwhile, the rift between Det. Salinger and his teenage daughter continues to worsen.