Mary Beth Lacey and Christine Cagney are partnered detectives in the NYPD. Cagney is tough, Lacey is sensitive. They are both women! Lt. Al Waxman is the boss. Vic Isbecki and Mark Petrie are two male detectives who do not like women detectives. Groundbreaking series rarely resorting to car chases and shootouts, or any violence. The plots focused on their personal lives as well as the Police work.