Battles is a 45-year-old hard-nosed veteran cop who is forced to take a desk job or retire. Battles is soon assigned a new partner, the 25-year old hotshot Kaczierowski who follows his own set of rules when dealing with criminals. The pair are soon at odds over their respective methods of law enforcement.
Charlie faces a desk job but gets a reprieve, he is teamed with a new young partner and despite their differences must protect a witness, a mobster's wife, whom Charlie knows too well. Charlie: ""I stopped thinking in '69 and started doing.""
Charlie and Kaz work as technical advisors on a film and wind up protecting the star, an actress whose attacker has just recently been paroled.
Charlie and Kaz are in Las Vegas visiting Charlie's friend who owns a casino-hotel. Kaz's discovery of the bullet-ridden corpse of a pickpocket, followed by gunfire in the showroom cut their vacation short. It seems the Russian comic is really a defected physicist wanted by the KGB.
Charlie is a having a string of bad ""coincidences."" A witch in a retirement home says that one of nurses there will be the next in a series of kidnap-murders. When Kaz and Charlie arrive, they wind up thwarting an attack by a trio in black robes.
A Native American is in search of his great-grandson who's spent time in an institution other than the one wrote about. The great-grandson is also wanted by his friends from the bank job and by his parole officer, all who have 1.2 million reasons for getting in contact with him.
Charlie, the ""Rainmaster,"" attends the reunion of his old Vietnam Army unit; however one of the members is murdered. The man wanted to talk to Charlie about something before the reunion; Charlie and Kaz discover that other members are acting as a freelance mercenary unit. This unit's latest plan is to take the life of a South American leader.
Two men are killed. 30 years ago in college they were part of a group which was charged for the death of a fellow student in a test of courage. Charlie and Kaz want to protect the remaining three from the killer, but it seems the killer is among them. Helping Charlie and Kaz is a member of the bomb squad named Dutch. Though he's quite a specialist, Charlie discovers Dutch's could-get-dangerous illness - schizophrenia.
The little crook Sonny mistakenly steals the case of a professional killer. Now he is chased by that man and when he stumbles and the case with a gun opens, Sonny gets arrested. Charlie and Kaz now must protect Sonny as well find out who's the person the killer is after.
An older cop is shot in a bank, but the case and everything about it is made non-existent. Charlie begins to think about retiring or moving to that desk job. The perpetrator is cocky and appears to be connected; Charlie and Kaz are ready to break his connection, even to the point where the give up their badges.