An undercover agent is killed by Jack Garrett, the man she was working on. Walker sends an informant to get Garrett to incriminate himself but before he could someone tries to kill Garrett. Walker stops him and discovers that he's the brother of the agent who was killed. He refuses to cooperate, insisting that this is between him and Garrett. Later he escapes with help from his brother and sister and tries to get Garrett. Walker tries to stop them.
A for-hire explosive expert is hurt in one of his own explosions. The Rangers learn he was hired for a local job, and they want to find the man who hired the Iceman. The Rangers ask Charlie Brooks to play the Iceman due to a resemblance.
The Rangers bust up a drug operation. While the leader and his sick girl friend escape, their son is found locked in a closet where he was forced to live. Ranger takes the boy under his wings to give him a life while tracking the parents.
CD goes undercover in a senior nursing home where the elderly are dying at a fast rate. He learns the doctors are testing Alzheimer drugs on the seniors and that they are dying from drug reactions. CD finds himself on the list to be tested.
Walker is taking some kids on a tour of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. When one of them asks him to tell them about a Ranger, Walker chooses to talk about Hayes Cooper. It begins in the old West, Cooper is a bounty hunter and after getting his latest bounty, he finds some settlers are being harassed by someone who wants their land. And Cooper helps them.
Walker continues to tell the story of Hayes Cooper. And he continues when Cooper upon seeing the family he befriended killed, he sets out to go after the ones he believes responsible for their deaths. After getting one of them, he meets a Texas Ranger who warns him about crossing the line and after saying that he gives Cooper a Texas Ranger badge which Cooper takes. After tracking down his quarries, he gets shot but is found by some Indians who nurse him back to health and gives him a moment to think.
A boy with telepathic powers escapes the laboratory where he was living since his mother supposedly died. He learns his mother is alive so he contacts Walker to ask for assistance. The doctors try to destroy evidence and kill witnesses.
Feeling that merely locking up criminals is not making a dent in the crime rate, Walker makes a proposal for new kind reformatory, before Senator Kay Hutchinson. The prison commissioner who feels that Walker's proposal will jeopardize his plan to get more funds to build more prisons opposes his plan. But the Senator gives Walker a shot. Deputy Commissioner Luther Dobbs is sent to evaluate Walker's program. So 10 young first time offenders arrive at what is called Camp Justice. Walker makes some headway with some of them. But when one of them gets into it with one of ...
A horse owner tries to bolster his horses' value by making sure they win all their races. But when another owner puts a crimp on his plans he kills the man and the trainer who was in his pocket. Walker investigates, and at the same time he tries to help his friend, who wants to put his horse Rainbow's End in the Texas Derby.
Thanks to Alex's lawyer father, Alfre is released from prison. She gets a job at a construction site, and soon finds the contractor is cutting corner and safety factors. She is in danger before she can report it to Alex and the Rangers.
Two orphans go to a foster home with a couple who plan to adopt them. The children hear the parents talking and misinterpret what they hear. They fear being sent back to the orphanage so they run away. While out, they witness a murder.
Sam Coyote, Walker's friend, the Sheriff at the Cherokee reservation has been seeing Nora Shannon, an archaeologist who's been working on the reservation. When he proposes and she refuses things between them go bad. At the same time an oil magnate who knows that there's oil under Shannon's site plans to get it. And part of his plans is to kill Nora and frame Coyote. While Walker has no doubt that Coyote's innocent; the Feds don't think so. So in order to keep them from taking Coyote off the reservation and buy some time to prove his innocence, Walker has Coyote's ...
Escaped convicts seek shelter in a church while waiting for fake passports and money. One convict has a past relationship with the nuns in church. The nuns, as well as Alex and her women support group, are held captive by the convicts.
CD gets a job as acting Chief of Security at a Resort. When he asks his assistant, Grady what happened to his predecessor, Grady tells him that he had a drinking problem and disappeared. And it's only half right, he disappeared cause he caught Grady doing something without his permission so Grady killed him. Walker is told by the Commissioner that several of the wealthiest men in the country will be going to the resort that CD works at so he wants Walker to go there and covertly keep an eye on things. So he goes there and Alex goes with him posing as his wife and ...
A woman witnesses a murder and is on the run from the killer. She takes her son to stay with the boy's father who is a pro-wrestler struggling with his own problems. The Rangers try to find the woman to protect her.
A 6-year-old boy is mortally wounded during a late-night shootout in a residential neighborhood between the Rangers and two criminals; Trivette was involved in the shootout when the boy became caught in the crossfire. Initial findings implicate a woefully remorseful Trivette, who is suspended as the whole incident is being investigated. As he suffers greatly, he must contend with an overzealous investigating officer who wants to convict Trivette and have him removed from the Rangers (the officer had been passed over in favor of Trivette when both were up for being ...
Carlos is working undercover to get an elusive drug dealer known as El Vaquero. He's gained the confidence of his number two Johnny Primo. Walker wants them to bust Johnny and maybe he can lead them to El Vaquero. But Carlos wants to stay under, it seems that El Vaquero killed Carlos's brother, who was an addict/dealer who wanted to quit but died of an overdose. Carlos thinks El Vaquero had him killed. Walker says ok but Johnny learns Carlos is a cop and grabs him and beats him up to know what he has told.
A woman whom Trivette knows comes to town saying she is looking for her father and asks for his help to find him. And when he brings her to him, she pulls a gun and kills him. She shoots Trivette but not fatally. When he recovers he learns that she is a contract killer and the man she killed is her target. So he tries to find her.
Joe Lopez is a paroled convict wanting to stay clean and mend his relationship with his family. Unfortunately he is being pressured to use his safecracking skills to help a gang pull a job. He enlists the help of Walker to go undercover in an effort to nail the gang.
Drug dealers are being more active and brazen trying to sell their drugs. They target a high school and a teacher is killed when he tries to run the dealers off school grounds. The students decide they must take back their school.