Civil war is about to start at the city after the killing of a lawyer who was defending for civil rights against LAPD. Our smart investigator is tasked to this mission, now he has to find the murder to calm the angry of people.
When it errs, it errs on the side of literalness rather than falseness, of plainness rather than pretension. The show doesn't require patience so much as relaxation. Surrender to its hard-boiled charms, and it will treat you right.