It is 1973 and the world is a different place. Drugs are abundant. There is a sexualy revolution happening. Women are fighting for equality. A young woman graduates from the Police Academy in New York City hoping to change the world. Officer Reed is a strong willed and independent young woman. She is also naive. She struggles to be accepted by the men she works with and also by the public. She very quickly learns about life. She is introduced to hate, murder, death, biogtry and love. Consequently her own pain follows.