Detective Washington's life was almost lost during a drug transaction staged by the police to nab traffickers.
This upsets Washington's partner. Detective LaRue, who goes on a rampage when he teams with Detective Belker to find out what went wrong in the operation.
Luck runs out for Martinez, the articulate yet savvy chief of the Los Diablos street gang, when he loses heavily in a bean futures investment.
Elsewhere, public defender Joyce Davenport learns a lesson in jurisprudence when she takes a chance on a purse-snatcher