Santoro's brother-in-law is arrested for possession of stolen goods kept in a locker that has Santoro's name on the lease, which could cause problems for Santoro. While visiting an apartment on official business, Clem, Lowery, Doyle and Hector hear shots coming from the floor above and chase the perpetrators to the roof. One is killed, but the other gets away. They killed a black family because drugs were being dealt from their apartment. The view of the officers is that it was more than a random occurrence and that a recently paroled drug lord, Jerome McFee, was involved in some way. But the local fanatic Reverend Basil Matheson returns with the fanatic and black racist lawyer, Wendell Ford, where they put more pressure on Clem to find the killer, and then make the investigation their business to stir up more tension between the African American community and the police. Also, Roussakoff and Doyle investigate an abusive husband and decide to teach him a lesson about the results of ...