Danny and Maria investigate the murder of a respected college professor who was involved with a questionable scholarship program. Meanwhile, Danny discovers that his father didn't tell him that the District Attorney is ...
When a famous movie star, Russell Berke, who shadowed Danny for research on his next role, is stabbed, Danny goes to his aid, but must keep the crime on the down-low due to Russell's celebrity status. Marc Blucas guest stars.
When a gangbanger dies after Jamie chases him away from the boy he is mentoring, Jamie's conduct is called into question. Meanwhile, Baez goes undercover to get information on Danny's ex-girlfriend's fiance who is dealing drugs from his gym, Charisma Carpenter guest stars as Danny's ex-girlfriend.
Following Frank's dinner with mob lawyer Angelo Gallo, Gallo is shot, and Frank narrowly escapes with his own life. Meanwhile, Danny is called for jury duty, and winds up being the sole dissenting opinion in a murder trial. Chazz Palminteri guest stars.
Danny and Baez investigate a homicide in which Baez's estranged brother, a former drug addict, is the lead suspect. Meanwhile, Frank learns one of his most highly decorated officers, a German Shepherd in the K9 unit, is being accused of police brutality, and Henry investigates the widow of a former NYPD pal who might have had a hand in her husband's death. Kirk Acevedo guest stars.
Danny and Maria investigate a local bombing, but are met with tension and resistance from the community during the investigation. Meanwhile, Frank must deal with the political fallout when a man punches an officer who was overly aggressive in his questioning.
Danny's loyalty is tested when he is assigned to the case of a childhood friend, Mickey, who is under investigation for having ties to an infamous mob family. Meanwhile, Frank gets word that crime is on the rise due to a recent judicial ruling about the legality of the "stop and frisk" policy. Tom Cavanagh and Rebecca Budig guest star.
When Danny learns from Nicky that there's a deadly new brand of heroin hitting the streets, he begins an all-out manhunt for the distributor. Meanwhile, Frank pulls out all the stops to assist in getting the drugs off the street.
Danny and Maria must track down an Army veteran who Danny thinks is suffering from PTSD. Meanwhile, Frank is caught off-guard during a press conference by a woman who is seeking justice for her murdered daughter. Karen Allen guest and Doug E. Doug guest star.
Danny and Baez investigate the murder of Tiffany Lamp, a popular drag queen from a reality television show who was found murdered in a local park. Meanwhile, Erin reexamines a drug case scheduled for trial after she is abducted by the accused man's mother.
A young girl's abduction reminds Danny of an unsolved case he worked on years ago. Elsewhere, Frank angers the inspector general when he won't reveal info about a program involving intelligence officers overseas.
Jamie get a fake phone number from a sexy bicycle messenger who he later discovers is using counterfeit $50s. A woman named Jill calls Danny threatening to end her life. Frank chaperones Sean's school field trip to a museum.
Danny and Maria investigate when an expectant mother is a victim of a "knockout game," in which teenagers punch unsuspecting civilians in the head. Meanwhile, Frank wrestles with promoting an officer when he thinks it can be viewed as favoritism.
Danny and Baez investigate the death of a woman whose body was dumped after she was killed by a lethal dose of lidocaine following secret plastic surgery. Meanwhile, Frank privately assigns Jamie a cold case and Erin tries out speed dating. Holt McCallany guest stars.
Danny and Maria investigate the murder of a respected college professor who was involved with a questionable scholarship program. Meanwhile, Danny discovers that his father didn't tell him that the District Attorney is investigating Danny for ethical and procedural violations.