Julie (Claire Danes) is on her way to jail for assault. Arsonist Linc (Omar Epps) is looking at serious prison time. And Pete (Giovanni Ribisi) is about to be sent away for robbery. Unexpectedly, a Los Angeles police captain named Adam Greer (Dennis Farina) makes them a deal: If they agree to work as an undercover unit investigating drug dealers who prey on teens, Greer will wipe their slates clean. A tragic turn of events quickly finds Julie, Linc and Pete working to clear their names.