In Birmingham, Detectives Jerry Williams and Chris Anderson investigate the murder of man found dead in the back of his burning pick-up truck. With most of the physical evidence destroyed, detectives must track down the people who were last seen with the victim. And in Minneapolis, a popular teenager in gunned down in a drive-by shooting while playing football in his front yard. The investigation, lead by homicide rookie Sgt. Robert Dale and Sgt. Christopher Gaiters, is soon hampered by witnesses afraid to come forward with information on the suspect. In order to track down the killer, investigators must get them to talk.