When a girl Grady is seeing tells him that she has a son whom she gave up for adoption. She also tells him that she thinks her son is being abused by the people who adopted him. Grady tells Adam who is hesitant to get involved because the last time he took on a child abuse case, he lost it. When Adam is unable to prove it, she decides to grab her son and run.
When Adam and another cop are involved in the accidental shooting of a young man, the other cop points the finger at Adam as the one who shot him which Adam denies. Grady tries to help him by locating a witness but when he testifies he says Adam was the shooter.
When Malloy's brother Danny comes for a visit. When he goes to a gay bar and upon leaving he gets beaten up. When Adam learns what happened, he doesn't do anything. So Malloy goes out to find the ones who did it.
Adam is sent on an undercover assignment with a female detective. He gets close to her. But Grady senses something about so he checks her out and finds out she doesn't work where she says she does. Upon learning this Adam deduces that she's an IA cop sent to find out if he was the one who took some cash out of evidence.