Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is actually just a man without any filter. After a five-year exile into the traffic branch for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the town's most sensitive and acute circumstances he must fix each crime as he tries, and neglects to improve his very own work-related behavior. Depending on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson's hit series of books of the same name.