The first season of the series follows the murder of a 15-year-old African American boy in Jersey City, the ensuing police cover up, and the racial tensions that flare up in the absence of quick resolution of the case.
Amid a rogue cover-up of a cop-involved hit-and-run, the victim's family searches for answers while a troubled prosecutor digs for the truth.
As KJ and Fish continue to investigate, an increasingly nervous Pete considers his options. DiAngelo goes in search of a possible witness.
While Fish pursues an elusive lead, KJ struggles to have a painful conversation with the Butlers. Pete and DiAngelo butt heads.
Latrice attempts to conjure a memory. KJ visits her father. Fish plays hardball with a witness. Pete contemplates the cost of his morals.
As cops come under suspicion, Marie receives a surprise visitor, Isaiah worries about Latrice’s stability, and Seth asks an old friend for help.
DiAngelo offers an olive branch, but it may be too late. KJ and Fish clash with stonewallers. Pete's grocery store trip doesn't go as planned.
As community outrage over Brenton's death grows, Latrice's grief takes her down a dark path. Meanwhile, KJ makes a painful confession.
KJ meets her match in court, Latrice tries to address her grief, and Isaiah struggles to accept new information about Brenton.
As the defense puts Brenton's character on trial, KJ gives a powerful opening statement and Isaiah delivers unexpected testimony.