Bernie Travlos has a reputation as a good cop, but Toma has his doubts when Bernie is connected to a murder.
Toma has a racial war on his hands when a crime threatens to set off riots in the ghettos.
Toma finds himself at odds with a prosecutor who will do anything to win his cases.
A case strikes close to home for Toma when he helps out a restaurant owner who used to be close to Patty, and is now the target of loan sharks.
Toma's next target is a crook who gets women strung out on drugs and then sells them to the syndicate as prostitutes.
Ex-con Danny Beecher kills the cop who put him away and goes on the run, and Toma has to find him.
A small-time crook turns up dead, and Toma tries to work out why anyone want him murdered.
Mobster Alex Cordeen makes an unusual request of Toma: he wants the undercover cop to watch him be assassinated.
Toma takes on the dockworkers' union by going undercover as a stevedore.
Black marketeers are selling babies to desperate couples, \forcing Toma to go undercover as a prospective client.
A particularly violent rapist who wears a ski mask to conceal his identity is on the loose, and Toma is assigned to the case.
A heroin-smuggling ring that uses an ocean liner to move their product is Toma's next target.
When a numbers runner turns up beaten to within an inch of his life, Toma is accused of the crime.
Toma goes up against a sniper, Billy Haskell, who has decided to open fire on the crowds from the top of an office building.
A desperate novelist decides to take a page from one of his own books when he accidentally acquires a shipment of heroin.
Toma and his new partner are assigned to track down a pusher by staking out his girlfriend.
A hostage escapes from her kidnappers, but that's not the end of the matter as Toma soon discovers.
Toma teams up with a college student to investigate a gang killing gone bad.
Toma helps out an ex-con who has been framed for murder.