Robert retires from the Paterson Fire Department to take a job as Public Safety Director of the Federal Government in Washington DC. His second day on the job he wakes up to find the President and the first family has been murdered. It is a terrorist plot against the United States Government.
The Director and his staff try to solve why the President was murdered. He has to perform his job as Public Safety Director even when he becomes the target of the terrorist. The Director has to learn how to think like a police officer not a firefighter.
His job is to deal with The White House Police, the FBI, Secret Service, and District Police and Fire Departments and a Civilian review board. He falls in love with three women but has to be careful not to get into a Washington Scandal.