After twenty years of working his way up the ladder, police officer Sam Wonder has just been promoted to captain in the Dallas Police Force. Sam earned this position, and as one of the department's most beloved officers, he receives hearty congratulations from his coworkers-all except for Frenchy. Lieutenant Napolean French is arrogant and difficult to deal with; he was also Sam's competition for the promotion. He has long been at odds with his coworkers and has a thing for the chief of police's niece, even though she wants nothing to do with him. But Sam's promotion sends Frenchy over the edge. Now, all he can think about is revenge. After harassing the chief's niece-who makes it clear that she's interested in Sam instead-Frenchy is placed on administrative leave, and Sam begins to hear rumors of his former colleague's shady past. It turns out Frenchy likes to sell drugs. When Sam starts to investigate, Frenchy takes things into his own hands. He frames Sam for murder, starting a chain reaction of tragedy that Sam is hard put to stop. With Frenchy on the loose and Sam forced to prove his innocence, the chase is on-but bringing the former cop to justice might prove too tough for Sam to handle.