The young cop dies with his pants around his legs. The crowd had gathered to witness the image of the Virgin Mary weeping tears of frozen water on a Bronx retaining wall. NYPD detectives Gregory and Ryan, partners, competitors, confessors, have a different hunch on the crime. The glad-handling Gregory suspects a prostitute. Ryan is fixated on a rogue cop. But as both men press their investigation, they run into a minefield of danger.