A county town is shocked by a high-profile murder: the police captain Sheregeda kills Smirnov, a renowned killer, at one of the local construction sites. The incident raised a lot of questions. Police major Odintsov, Sheregeda’s comrade in arms arrives from Moscow to investigate the murder.
Sheregeda’s colleagues give Odintsov a cold shoulder and cover the captain up in every possible way, putting the visiting major on the wrong track. Odintsov constantly faces lies and mutual cover-up among the law-enforcement officers. However, he does not give up and stubbornly moves towards the goal. He risks his life trying to find clues in this high-profile case and understand what actually connects the local policemen with the criminals, and what role his former colleague plays in all this…