Among the issues Walker has to deal with include a new partner named Trivette, a group of men terrorizing a circus family who camp out at his home, and some bad guys who plan on the ultimate bank caper.
Walker's partner goes undercover and gets sent to prison. But the bus never makes it when a hurricane blows into Texas and Walker follows the escapees to a remote hotel where only the owners and a special friend still remain.
When they capture a woman who took part in a jailbreak, she agrees to testify in New Orleans, which is where Walker and his partner are assigned to escort her to, much to the chagrin of Trivette, who had vacation plans instead.
Walker gets a sinking feeling in his guts when, after arresting two guys for trying to rob a club and shooting the bartender, Alex sets them free and won't give them a reason as to why it all happened.
A five-year-old case is coming to a close when a serial murderer is finally facing the death penalty. But everyone's dreams come back to haunt them and Walker follows his instincts in believing that they got the wrong man scheduled to die.