Young Pete Delano witnesses his classmate getting hit by a car and resuscitated by the local police and firemen, he then turns to his mother and says when he grows up, he wants to be one of "them". We witness Pete going through the police academy and he rises through the ranks quickly to detective. He receives a caveat from a retired cop that he should watch his back and realize his fellow officers aren't as straight and narrow as he is. During a drug bust, Pete is faced with the ultimate choice - come to the dark side or become a statistic. Pete's decision is the great reveal!