The film follows a United States Border Patrol Agent in Charge, Jeb Maynard (Bronson), who is forced to track down the killers of a young Mexican boy and his colleague and friend, a veteran Senior Patrol Agent, "Scooter" Jackson, portrayed by (Wilford Brimley). Jeb Maynard is the Patrol Agent in Charge of the fictional Otay Border Patrol Station, located in the hills east of San Diego, CA. (Otay Station is a composite of the actual El Cajon, CA and Brown Field, CA Border Patrol Stations.) He is helped by the young boy's mother, Elena Morales, (Karmin Murcelo) and a rookie Border Patrol Agent, Jimmy Fantes, (Kirby).
|editor||John F. Link|
|genre||action crime drama|
|keywords||abandon alien smugglers ambush border patrol crime scene dead end dirt road disabled drive drug smuggle end even fbi agent federal agent federal prison force illegal aliens marine corps mexican boy morning murder patrol car plan release from prison run set up smith & wesson model 28 smuggle talk think tijuana mexico track down wound young boy|
|publisher||Associated Film Distribution|