An altercation with a drunk leads Danny and some of his team into a brawl outside of a bar. Danny is knocked unconscious but when he comes to, the drunken brawler is dead and Lauren, an off-duty uniformed officer is the one who shot him. She claims he had a gun, but there is no sign initally that the man had a gun. Soon Danny finds himself facing questions about his leadership ability. Why was he out with his subordinates? Why was he drinking? What is his relationship with Lauren? The heat gets turned up higher when it's revealed that Lauren has lied about the facts of the shooting. When compelled to explain herself, Lauren says that Danny forced her to hide the truth. Now Danny's career is on the line. He has to fight to save himself from the rookies he was trying to protect.