Six fairly cocky Paris police academy-graduated newbies join the metropolitan police for real on-the-job training from arrogant veterans who bicker among themselves, and the rookies' private lives and backgrounds keep interfering. Kévin Laporte is a closet gay. Macho Alex Moreno comes from a slum family. Ambitious, academically gifted Lyes Beloumi is of Maghrebinian origin. Shy Nadia Poulain is a young mother in a shaky marriage. Haughty Laura Maurier has a complex family relationship with captain Franchard.