Christie is investigating the murder of a skid-row derelict in a pawn shop. During the course of the investigation, she uncovers evidence indicating a link between the murder and the new partner who's just been assigned to her.
A beautiful young Bahamian woman who is a courter for a counterfeiting gang is killed at the airport. When Christie finds out that the ring has never seen this woman, she decides to impersonate her in order to get evidence against the gang and bring them down. What she doesn't know is that the woman she's impersonating is not only a courier but a contract killer, who was also supposed to murder the chief of the counterfeiting gang.
A mob hitman is captured after he shoots but fails to kill his boss' rival. His boss, Rico Cesari, happens to be a childhood friend of Caruso's father. Casari pressures his old friend to get his son to tell him where the hitman is being held, so he can kill him before he gives the cops any information. When that fails, he takes more severe measures.
A mid-level worker in a crime-ring which the department has under surveillance is killed. Christie is assigned the case, but also has to manage a publicist doing a story on "a day in the life of a police woman".
Captain Ryan, the new by-the-books police chief takes office and he doesn't respond too well to all the press Christie has been getting lately. The dampen her spirits, the chief assigns her to recover the stolen motorcycle of a fellow officer. Christie however, is determined to bring down The Drug Store Bandit, a Vietnam sure-shot suffering from shell-shock.
Pete's been kidnapped and his kidnappers make him call the Captain and tell him to meet them. The one he meets with tells him that he wants the Captain to accompany him to London. Evidently he is transporting something. Christie finds out and gets on the flight they're on and poses as a flight attendant.
To express his outrage, an anti-violence protester plants explosives around Los Angeles while leaving audio cassettes with riddles as clues to his next target. Christie gets hot on the case as the bomber sets his sights on a violin concerto.
Christie and her partner are assigned security detail on a celebrity battle of the sexes tennis match. The match promoter owes a local loan shark a debt equal to the amount of the prize money, $250K and arranges for the shark to steal the prize money. The loan shark ends up dead and the prize money is missing so Christie must find out who the culprit is.