As Summer wreaks havoc on the City of Angles, crime is at record levels, a rare and oppressive 115-degree heatwave has sparked uncontrollable wildfires that have already claimed more than two-thousand homes on a hundred-thousand acres. With the higher demand on cooling systems, a rare power shortage is causing rolling blackouts. Then, what energy experts have insisted wouldn’t and couldn’t happen… happened. The entire electrical grid is down and there is no end in sight. With incredible amounts of manpower fighting on all fronts, the city budget has imploded and the President of the United States has declared Southern California a disaster area. Traffic lights are out, hospitals are on generator and almost every security system in the county has failed. On the streets, looters have begun emptying stores and the violence is growing. With nine-thousand sworn officers, the department had just one-officer for every four-hundred residents. City cops from San Diego to Fresno have arrived in LA to lend a hand. It was every-hand on deck, more than ten-thousand cars, five-boats, twenty-nine helicopters, fifty-horses, eight-bloodhounds and thirty-German Shepards all working overtime.
In the middle of the chaos, a murderer has emerged and is stalking Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. With the LAPD drowning in new and unsolved robbery/homicide cases, more than three-hundred murders had already been committed and it was only August. Recently, an LA Times investigation for underreporting assaults, robberies and murders, the department was already under federal review