Eddie Sutton is a cop in L.A. who takes his family on a bold transition: he moves them to Lincoln Heights. Although he grew up in that inner city neighborhood, he'll find things are not as he remembers.
The Suttons, who just moved to Eddie's old neighborhood, have trouble adjusting to their new surroundings. While Tay is dealing with bullies at his new school, Eddie gets the cold shoulder from a local thug.
Eddie is now investigated by the police Internal Affairs unit after the shooting of Donelle. Meanwhile, an ex-con is committing violent robberies in the neighborhood.
As PCP spreads through Cassie's high school, Val, a new undercover cop, Eddie and Lund are assigned to find and take down the dealers, but when Charles sees Cassie flirting with Val he isn't happy about it – and neither is Eddie. Elsewhere, Lizzie is thrown into a predicament: does she break a promise to protect her friend from embarrassment or should she betray another friend's secret, and possibly ruin her first slumber party.
While Eddie and Lund investigate a murder outside of a Chinese restaurant, Jenn's sister is targeted by a stalker who doesn't take no for an answer. With an obsession and desperation greater than anyone expected, a few lives could be at risk. Eddie and Jenn are forced to intervene.
Life in the Sutton neighborhood isn't getting easier when one of their neighbors takes an entire bank hostage, and Eddie has to break a promise to Jenn.
While Eddie and Jen are walking around the neighborhood, they discover an abandoned baby in a dumpster, and become consume in finding the parents. Lizzie's first crush is one of Tay's friends. Eddie also has trouble dealing with Cassie's feelings for Charles.
Eddie and Lund protect a 13 year old gang member from a rival gang, and Eddie reunites with the foster family who took care of him after his mother died.
Lund saves Eddie's life but gets hurt in the process. Eddie becomes obsessed in finding the driver. Jen joins the neighborhood watch program and Cassie gets a job.
Lizzie is kidnapped and held for ransom by two of Donelle's friends, making Eddie reconsider his decision for moving his family to the Heights.
The entire family undergoes therapy to help Lizzie deal with her feelings after she was kidnapped. Meanwhile, Lund disappears and Eddie is shocked to learn that he might be a dirty cop. Meanwhile, Charles's ex girlfriend returns, thinking they're still an item and posing a threat to Cassie and Charles' relationship.
When Eddie's childhood friend Dana Taylor witness a murder she becomes the killer's next target. Dana seeks Eddie's help for protection and support which fuels Jen's anger.
It's Taylor's 13th birthday and Eddie and Jen's fathers pay the family a visit. However, the two men hate each other which builds tension in the home. Meanwhile, Eddie gets an opportunity he has been waiting for.
While they are still discussing if they should leave their home, the Sutton receive an offer for the house. But the news isn't changing the fact that they are liking their new home and the new experiences they had since they moved, despite all the dramatic incidents.Meanwhile, Bishop is still on the loose and Eddie is afraid that Bishop is ready to take his revenge on him and on his family.