The Ravens try to free the patriarch of the Velasquez family in an attempt to pay off their debt to the cartel. Complications pit the Ravens against a dangerous new enemy, and an impending news article threatens to put cop gangs back in the spotlight at the worst possible time.
Christine is inducted into the Ravens, making her a target of cartel assassins. Cole takes the lead on the community outreach initiative, hoping to combat the heat the article caused. Beach and Ramos find out who the reporter's second source is.
The Ravens are left reeling from a failed stash house robbery that has the Cartel out for blood. Cole and Christine learn of a turf war heating up on their patrol streets. Steve wrestles with how to silence Agent Price before her testimony at the Police Commission.
Steve proposes opening a legitimate company to replenish the Ravens' pension. Amber presses Cole to act on the mounting violence on Metro county streets. Karen investigates her mother's claims about her father. Pete resists Victor and Lourdes' petition for sole custody of Veronica
The DEA raids the Ravens' security business and Carmen's legitimate assets. Tensions flare as everyone searches for the source of the DEA leak. To put an end to the bloodshed, Cole tries to broker a truce between G and Clinton. Karen presses Michael to come clean about his past with Abigail.
Ricardo's coup now complete, he sets out to seize control of the cop gangs. With Price's disappearance, Steve is confronted by a DEA agent who claims to be her handler hellbent on bringing down the cartel. The Ravens redouble their efforts to rescue Cole when they find G's ransom too steep a price.
Carmen approaches Steve and Agent Andrews with an offer to turn over Ricardo. Ramos's family goes into hiding, leaving Pete scrambling for answers. Cole lashes out in the wake of recent deaths, while Christine turns to fellow Ravens for help in getting Dani back from the state.
The death of a Raven has everyone on edge. Carmen and her allies gun for Victor and all the other loose ends before heading home. Steve and Agent Andrews race to take down the cartel before more blood is shed. Kraley tries to regain control of the group while Cole suggests a shocking way out.