Charlie, Joseph and Carter investigate a case that becomes more complicated at every turn, while Bishop and Cade make a connection to a hugging they never expected. Still suffering flashbacks from the hospital takeover, Paula tries to find closure. Meanwhile, Bill's family strives to humanize him to the constituents of Los Angeles County.
Deputy Bill Hollister, a career lawman who is very comfortable kicking down doors, but is utterly lost in a staff meeting, becomes acting sheriff of Los Angeles County when the sheriff drops dead. Bill suddenly finds himself in charge of 10,000 sworn deputies policing a modern Wild West.