In Dallas, Texas, a prosecuting attorney is gunned down. The next day, in a nearby city, a police sergeant is shot and killed. Just two more murders to adda to a rising tide of crime say the local cops but for detective Rick Kelly, the dead sergeant's brother-in-law, this is something more sinister - a professional hit. Kelly vows to track down the killers but all too soon the trail of clues become a maze of murderous corruption. The detective is drawn into the conspiracy and gradually learns that the killers may be cops. Suddenly he knows too much and is there next target.