The team finds themselves in a high-speed pursuit after biological parents reclaim their baby from the adoptive family, and Parker will end up bargaining not only for the baby's life, but the desperate father's as well.
A bullied teenager goes on a rampage at his high school, sending the team racing to ensure the safety of the students and hopefully talk him down, but a family member compromises the rescue plan as grief causes him to lose control.
Ed's youth neighborhood protege Anton Brand's fourth attempt at parole is denied after the daughter of Amiri, the shopkeeper whom he killed during his only hold-up as a teenager, testifies yet again. Shortly after, nothing-to- lose (NTL) prison gang leader Sloan Keller starts a riot and fakes an escape attempt to cover up his main aim: to eliminate his rival gang's leader. Anton gets hold of Amiri's wife and daughter in an attempt to protect them while also trying to help Ed's team.