Young Alicia West (Naomie Harris) does not easily find herself the new female officer in New Orleans because of her gender and black skin. Everywhere she has to get respect. But her situation is all the harder when she accidentally with her body camera, the murder of some corrupt police colleagues and their own partner at a drug dealer. West is now in a very difficult situation and faced with a double threat: firstly, she must fear the well-known brutal revenge of the drug cartels, who have put a bounty on them, on the other hand, their convicted colleagues will do everything, to turn off the “rookie” in the team and get to the incriminating material. Since she can not expect help from either her superiors or from her black community, stranger Milo “Mouse” Jackson (Tyrese Gibson) is her only chance. Together with him, she tries to bring the truth to light and play off their two enemies against each other.