Against the Wall follows the trials and tribulations of Abby Kowalski, a single Chicago police officer who finally scores her dream job as a detective; but it turns out a nightmare for her close-knit family of cops. As the newest hire in the department's Internal Affairs division, Abby suddenly finds herself at odds with her fellow officers, including her father and three brothers. She must now figure out how she can pursue her dream of being a detective while keeping her family intact.
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We Protect Our Own 01x13
Abby and Lina investigate Don's old partner Paul when his wife is mysteriously shot and Paul is the lead suspect. Lina worries that her relationship with Abby will change after she has her baby. The Abby/Danny/Brody love triangle heats up.
Second Chances 01x12
Abby and Lina investigate allegations of dangerous hazing at the Chicago Police Department recruitment academy. Meanwhile, Don is wary of Sheila's decision to hire reformed convicts to work with her at the bakery.
Wonder What God's Up To 01x11
Abby and Lina investigate a complicated case involving the apparent suicide of a Chicago Police Department officer, a stolen gun and sexual abuse allegations against the department chaplain. Meanwhile, Mackie and Abby's brothers plan a surprise birthday party for Abby and battle over whether to invite Danny or Brody.
Boys are Back 01x10
A brawl breaks out at a Homicide convention which is also hosting a wedding. A young girl is injured calling in IA.
Lean on Me or Die 01x09
Abby and Lina investigate one of their own. They look into whether Nikki, an undercover IA detective, may have gotten herself in too deep while posing as a stripper to infiltrate a corrupt cop's inner circle. Meanwhile, Brody solicits Abby's mother Sheila's advice on how best to woo Abby.
Memories We Fear 01x08
While investigating a crime scene photographer who's been behaving erratically at crime scenes, Abby and Lina stumble upon an unusual murder investigation of a beautiful model. The case brings up repressed childhood memories for Abby about her father's own struggles with the horrors of police work.
Countdown to Meltdown 01x07
When Abby's attempt at CPR fails to revive a man who collapses in front of her and Lina is unable to get through to 911, the two of them decide to investigate piles of delayed 911 response complaints. Meanwhile, Kowalski family secrets are unearthed when Donnie tries out for the SWAT team.
Obsessed and Unwanted 01x06
Abby and Lina investigate an officer who is accused of stalking his female police psychiatrist. When the psychiatrist is shot, their focus shifts to her ex-husband. Meanwhile, Richie's ethics and loyalties are challenged when he is newly partnered with Edie, his father's former partner and an old family friend who plays fast and loose with the law. Abby is blindsided when her relationship with Danny heats up.
Baby, Did a Bad Thing 01x05
When Abby and Lina investigate the case of a murdered stripper, they discover she was killed at a "members only" cop club house where Abby's father, Don, happens to be a member. Richie finds out about Brody and Abby.
The Fifth Body 01x04
Abby and Lina investigate improprieties at the coroner's office when a woman's corpse goes missing but turns up in a twisted comedic video that goes viral online. If the body isn't found, the woman's murderer could go free.