Teenage bouncer John Ibrahim saves Kings Cross bouncer ‘Hammer’ from being clobbered by drunks, earning him a chance meeting with Kings Cross Boss George Freeman, whose mentor-like advice prompts John to take life-changing matters into his own hands.
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Episodes: 13 | Released: 2009 | Certificate: 18 | Genre: Drama | Director: Tony Tilse
Actors: Mitch Bartlett , Natalie Bassingthwaighte , Steve Bastoni , Andrew Bibby , Emma Booth , Dieter Brummer , Rob Carlton
Country girl Kim Hollingsworth takes her first steps into prostitution as a result of her abusive boyfriend Trent stealing her money.
Det. Sgt. Trevor Haken sinks deeper into corruption; striking up a deal with Kings Cross Boss, Billy Bayeh, in order to control competition and police raids in the area. After turning her back on the VIP escort service, Kim Hollingsworth is drawn back to prostitution when she’s rejected by the Police Academy.
Nightclub Doorman Benny Kassab steps out of King’s Cross Boss Bill Bayeh’s shadow and distributes drugs in secret, creating tension against the Bayeh brothers, and inadvertently prompting an attack on Louis Bayeh’s house.
Louis Bayeh uses his money and police contacts to track down Shaka and Korbage for shooting-up his house; unaware Benny Kassab has turned to Jim Egan and Trevor Haken for assistance, resulting in further complications.
Constable Wendy Jones joins Kings Cross Police, whilst unable to handle the consequences of becoming a whistleblower, Debbie Webb sinks into alcoholism. Ambitious Dennis Kelly joins the National Crime Authority and abuses his privileges in order to dig dirt on rival Sid Hiller, prompting an investigation by his boss Gerry Lloyd. And continuing her infatuation with police officers, Kim Hollingsworth strikes up an instant rapport with a vulnerable Debbie Webb.
Following street-dealer Talal Assaad’s sudden death, John Ibrahim finds himself under police investigation for the alleged murder of Assad, whilst his co-accused, Russell Townsend, remains in hiding. Labelled a whistle-blower and harassed by fellow Detectives, Debbie Webb sinks deeper into alcoholism and inadvertently finds support and love with co-worker, Greg Locke.
Stalked by Michael, attacked by Constable Les and verbally abused by Constable Andrew, Kim Hollingsworth finally reaches breaking point when friend and fellow ‘working girl’ Wanda is found dead. This prompts her to leave prostitution behind and enrol at the Goulburn Police Academy.
Under the weight of a Royal Commission investigation, Trevor Haken’s paranoia reaches new heights. He elects to become a ‘super grass’ in order to protect his family and keep himself out of gaol.
As the Royal Commission investigations reach boiling point, former bent cop Trevor Haken risks his life to expose police corruption in Kings Cross. Police Cadet Kim Hollingsworth’s career comes to a sudden halt when she is expelled from the Goulburn Academy. Kings Cross identities DK and Hammer’s drug addiction spirals out of control, causing a rift between John Ibrahim and Bill Bayeh.
As part of the Royal Commission investigators' campaign against corrupt cops Gerry Lloyd recruits drug-pusher Shaka to expose the links between cops and crims. Kim Hollingsworth continues to risk her life going undercover against Eddie Gould. Dennis Kelly narrowly escapes criminal charges by betraying his best friend Jim Egan. Meanwhile, John Ibrahim is hauled before Justice Wood to explain both his business interests and his sexual interest in Constable Wendy Jones.
With the Wood Royal Commission wrapped up, the old lions of the drug trade jailed and the corrupt cops kicked out, Danny "DK" Karam recruits a crew of young western suburbs punks (led by Michael "Doc" Kanaan) and takes control of the Kings Cross streets.
Drug-dealer Michael "Doc" Kanaan devises a plan to knock-off John Ibrahim and Kiwi Steve to both divert suspicion away from him over the murder of Danny "DK" Karam and gain control of the Kings Cross streets.