Blue Bloods is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs his family, even when dealing with the politics that plagued his unapologetically bold father, Henry, during his stint as Chief.
In the pilot of Blue Bloods we are introduced to a new kind of crime family the Reagan’s just as Jamie is graduating from the Police Academy and joining the NYPD, after deciding not to pursue his career as a lawyer. Frank is questioned by the press over the trust that the Latino community of New York has of the police department. And when a young Hispanic girl goes missing Danny soon finds himself being questioned over his interrogation methods. First by his sister Erin who has strong opposing views to his methods and this soon leads to quite a heated discussion during a family dinner. Will justice prevail and will this tight-knit family be able to continue to function with their conflict of values, find out this fall.
A good Samaritan with a police record takes action against a terrorizing subway criminal, forcing the Reagans to weigh the rights and wrongs of vigilantism.
Danny, Erin and Frank work together to seek justice when the main suspect in a rape case is protected by diplomatic immunity.
The entire NYPD is mobilized to find the killer of an off-duty police officer murdered during a diamond heist.
The Reagans argue the advantages and disadvantages of profiling; Danny, Frank and the rest of the NYPD search for a homemade bomb about to detonate.
Danny tries to find the source of a deadly narcotic after three teenagers die from an overdose.
When Erin tries to take down a gang leader using his law-abiding brother as bait, the family debates her methods.
After meeting with federal agents in a dark edge of Chinatown, Jamie witnesses a crime in progress and his suspect is killed while in pursuit. Now, Danny must solve the case in order for Jamie to avoid an Internal Affairs investigation.
The life of a Reagan is put in danger when three dangerous criminals are released from prison.
Danny investigates when a doorman at a nightclub is murdered; Frank makes a decision about a former partner’s future.
A high-end escort’s body is found in the river; Frank vows to get justice in a 25-year-old case.
Danny must delve into the family politics of the Russian mob while investigating the death of a gangster’s son; Erin becomes involved in a high-profile corruption case.
Danny investigates the shooting of an undercover counter-terrorism agent who was involved with infiltrating a sleeper cell.
When a girl is kidnapped, Jackie and Danny suspect her drug-addicted boyfriend is responsible; Erin’s relationship with her boss takes a step forward.
When an assassination attempt is made on Frank’s life, Danny goes on a hunt to track down the shooter and find out if the attack was random or by someone with a vendetta against the Commissioner.
When an unidentified young girl is found murdered at a debutante ball, Danny and Jackie look to the prostitute found giving her a hard time on the hotel’s surveillance camera for clues. Meanwhile, Nicky gets a glimpse of her first murder victim as she rides along with Danny when he gets the call to investigate.
Just before Danny is to give witness testimony at a Peruvian drug lord’s murder trial, Linda is kidnapped. This drug lord has a history of intimidating witnesses.
Danny and Jackie investigate the cut-throat world of fashion after Linda’s runway model niece and a reporter are poisoned at a fashion show.
Frank’s frustrations rise when the media sensationalizes the murder of a tourist shot and killed outside a trendy Lower East Side restaurant.
Neighbors of the Reagans are murdered and their son becomes the prime suspect. Jamie is convinced he’s being pursued by the Blue Templar when his gun goes missing.
In his attempt to expose the Blue Templar, Frank chooses to bypass Internal Affairs after a drug bust indicates dirty cops are involved.
Frank is put on the spot when a supporter for the mayor is found dead and the mayor wants Frank to position it as a random act of violence to the public. Meanwhile, Jamie goes on his first undercover assignment at a bar where meets and bonds with a suspicious patron.
When Danny is put on modified assignment after an incident in which a cop--who failed to identify himself--is shot, he faces Internal Affairs investigators, who are looking to his state of mind on that day for further implications.
Three men attempt to rob a bank and Danny discovers that one of attempted robbers is a former cop. Also, Jamie works with Luisa Sosa, his new partner.
Erin has to re-open a 18yr old rape case in which Frank was the arresting officer. Danny and Jackie have to deal with the murder of three teenagers for which there appears to be no motive.
Even while on a case, Danny tries to swing a romantic weekend with Linda. Jamie’s undercover assignment involves a crime family.
Frank deals with a political crisis after Jamie and Renzulli are injured by a church security team that refuses to let them enter a religious center in response to a 911 call.
Jackie goes undercover as an escort when she and Danny track down a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes in hotel rooms. Meanwhile, Erin meets a potential suitor at an art gallery who shares her interests.
Henry’s heart attack on Thanksgiving eve leaves the family contemplating a future without him. While Danny and Jackie look into a suicide that may not be what it seems, Frank and the mayor disagree about a threat to the city.
Danny accompanies a dangerous ex-mobster who is helping him find bodies on cold cases in exchange for leniency for his son on grand theft auto. Meanwhile, Jamie works undercover in a boiler room operation, looking for a secret about the Sanfino family.
When Erin’s informant is murdered, she blames herself and works to help Danny discover who killed him.
Danny and Jackie investigate a murder scene at a diner, where a witness claims a uniformed officer fled the scene after shots were fired.
On the way home with his family, Danny hits a man with his car who is fleeing from a gunman, and his family gets caught in the crossfire when Danny fires his weapon at the gunman. Frank deals with 9/11 guilt from impending loss of a friend whom he worked alongside at Ground Zero.
When a rich woman dies of a heart attack, her eccentric daughter claims that she received a message from God, who told her that her stepfather actually murdered her. Meanwhile, the archbishop wants Frank’s support for the canonization of a local priest, but a reluctant Frank takes it upon himself to investigate a rumor that the priest went too far when protesting the Vietnam War.
When a man’s family is robbed and beaten in front of him, and the assailant is shot and killed, the Reagan’s debate about how far they would go to protect their family. Meanwhile, when a college student is arrested at a rally, Frank wrestles with her sentence due to her identity.
Danny and Jackie investigate the murder of a Reagan family friend who was an undercover detective. Danny’s family starts to worry as the persistent search takes an emotional toll on him.
When Frank’s close friend, a high-profile reporter, is almost assaulted while in town investigating a story, Danny and Jackie attempt to track down her would-be attacker. Meanwhile, Jamie’s undercover case comes to a head.
As Erin prosecutes a woman accused of killing her husband, the defendant’s attorney is murdered and Danny is assigned to the investigation. When Danny is put on the stand to be questioned, things get heated between the brother and sister.
Danny is put in a difficult position when a gun linked to a robbery is brought in to the NYPD’s gun buyback program. He must decide to either arrest the suspect or follow the no questions asked rule.
Danny causes waves in the department when he investigates a closed case, the suicide of a firefighter, at the insistence of the man’s 12-year-old son. Meanwhile, Jamie saves a baby from a burning building but worries it will jeopardize his undercover work when he is billed a hero in the press.
Danny and Jackie are assigned to protect a key witness in a Russian mob trial, but when an attempt is made on her life, they realize there is a leak on the task force. Meanwhile, Erin is offered a job as deputy mayor, which would have her working directly with her father.
Danny and Jackie investigate the suspicious murder of a high rolling investor, who had injuries from a fight, but no marks on his hands. Meanwhile, Frank puts Jamie under house arrest, when the Sanfino family put out a hit on “Jimmy Reardon”.
Frank must race to stop a biological weapon attack on New York City, while keeping it a secret from his family during their most sentimental holiday, Mother’s Day. Meanwhile, a long-standing conflict between Danny and Jamie comes to a head.
A dangerous criminal from Danny’s past comes back to seek revenge and kidnaps Jackie. Meanwhile, Jamie meets his new partner, while a young officer is shaken after he accidentally shoots an innocent man.
A woman recants a domestic-abuse claim, but Danny and Jackie continue to investigate the situation. Soon they uncover the woman’s secret affair with a powerful politician who’s friends with Frank. Meanwhile, Linda returns to the workforce, causing chaos at home.
Danny believes a serial killer is on the loose when two separate murder victims are identified as members of a group charged with a gang rape. Meanwhile, Erin’s ex-husband, attorney Jack Boyle, resurfaces in her life as they face off in court.
Danny and Jackie set out to investigate the murder of a bride on her wedding day in a drive-by gang shooting. However, they are pulled off the case and assigned to the protection detail of a Central American president, who they believe is a target for assassination. Meanwhile, Jamie questions his partner Vinny’s methods when he performs an unjustified stop.
Shortly after Frank awards a detective with the Medal of Valor for his undercover work for the NYPD in Malaysia, the detective is taken hostage by a Malaysian drug lord whose brother he helped put in prison. Meanwhile, Henry goes on a ride-along with Jamie and has a different method of getting the job done.
When Erin’s key witness, an infamous photographer, is nearly killed in a hit and run, she arranges for Danny to work protection detail to safeguard him. Meanwhile, Jamie and Vinny bust a drug operation.
When a knife-wielding attacker dressed as Baron Samedi, the Spirit of Death, stabs a man in costume on Halloween, Danny enters the world of voodoo. Meanwhile, DCPI Garrett opens up to Frank about a dark secret, and Erin and Nicky take Jack and Sean trick-or-treating.
Danny arrives at a college campus to find a murdered student, who was thought to be dealing drugs. Meanwhile, Jamie has a life crisis when he reconnects with a former law school classmate and Erin must learn to give Nicky some freedom.
When Danny and Kate come up empty-handed with leads for a shooting, Linda helps make a break in the case when she overhears the victim telling his priest who is responsible. Meanwhile, Henry is mugged at an ATM, which sends Jamie into a rage as he tries to track down the assailant.
When two motorists driving gas-guzzling cars die at the hands of a sniper, Danny and Kate are put on the case of what the city believes is the work of a radical environmental serial killer. Meanwhile, a bicycle accident sends Danny’s son Sean to the hospital with a life-threatening injury.
Jamie must deal with the emotional consequences of his actions on the job. Meanwhile, Erin questions Mayor Poole on the witness stand.
Danny’s car matches an NYPD description of a car involved in a drug deal and taken into custody when a bag of cocaine is found in his trunk.
When a man with multiple rat bites is thrown from a moving car, Danny works the case to find out why and who was trying to send a message. Meanwhile, Frank must be diplomatic when dealing with a bigoted radio host who will be broadcasting from New York City.
Before a Hasidic Grand Rebbe passes away, he chooses his youngest son to succeed him. But when the new appointee dies suddenly, Danny investigates the oldest son and others within the Hasidic community. Meanwhile, Henry reveals a family secret to Frank.
When a 10-year-old boy is the victim of an incident in the projects, Danny’s heated approach to the case lands him in anger management class. Meanwhile, Frank navigates the politics of the State Department and the Turkish Government in order to help a young Turkish woman avoid persecution.
Erin and Danny investigate a cold case of a girl who was attacked by her rich and powerful boyfriend, who was never convicted. Meanwhile, Jamie’s friend brings a lawsuit against Danny’s friend after an injury at a pick-up basketball game.
When an off-duty cop tries to stop a bank robbery, he is disarmed by the “Bonnie and Clyde” robbers who take his gun and wound an innocent bystander. Meanwhile, Frank considers getting romantically involved with a woman from the ACLU who happens to be Erin’s acquaintance.
When the same tragedy occurs to people who don’t appear connected, Danny must find what they have in common and who is responsible. Meanwhile, Frank helps an old friend come to terms with his alcoholism.
When a devoutly religious young woman is found murdered in a cemetery, Danny questions her family who is shocked to learn that she had a secret relationship.
When two Wall Street brokers are killed in drug deals, Danny looks to question a wounded accomplice at the hospital but he is stopped by Linda, who won’t let Danny see him until after surgery. But when the accomplice dies during the procedure, Danny and Linda battle over the judgment call.
When Danny finds a disoriented man in a park covered in his girlfriend’s blood, he finds it hard to believe that the man has no recollection of the night’s events until they find a strong narcotic in his bloodstream. Meanwhile, Jamie gets into trouble when he helps an off-duty officer cover up his intoxication after he apprehended an armed robber.
Danny blames himself when a young woman commits suicide because he had made a promise to her in the wake of her parents’ deaths. Meanwhile, violence involving a gang at a housing project erupts and affects the Reagans.
As the Reagans rally together to take down the leader of the gang responsible for the murder of someone close to them, Danny looks to the gang leader’s girlfriend to lead them to him. Meanwhile, Frank is left reeling from a second loss.
When an armed robbery ends with the death of a police officer, Frank makes it a mission for the NYPD to bring the suspect to justice. However, tensions run high in the Reagan household when Erin drops the charges and releases the suspect due to lack of evidence.
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.
Danny becomes the lead hostage negotiator when a prime informant in a large drug case holds Erin at gunpoint inside the courtroom. Also, when Jamie disobeys his lieutenant’s orders and gets suspended, Frank must decide a proper punishment.
Danny and Baez investigate the death of a teenage girl who appears to have been pushed in front of a subway car by a homeless man. Meanwhile, Frank is annoyed at having to meet with the newly appointed Inspector General who will now have oversight of NYPD policy.
When Danny and Baez suspect a little girl might be the victim of a kidnapping, the girl’s mother denies it, but her story doesn’t add up. Meanwhile, Frank pays a visit to a priest, a counselor to the NYPD, who was arrested on a DUI charge.
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 fiancée who is dealing drugs from his gym.
When an officer is accused of using excessive force on a suspect, Frank finds his department under scrutiny from the community and the mayor. Meanwhile, Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a Wall Street securities trader who was deep in debt due to a gambling addition.
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.
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.
Danny and Baez investigate a local bombing, but meet 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.
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 Baez must track down a Marine 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.
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.
When Danny and Baez investigate the kidnapping of a young girl who disappeared after school, it brings back difficult memories for Danny, who worked on a similar unsolved case many years ago. Meanwhile, Frank butts heads with Inspector General Kelly Peterson when he refuses to divulge information about a program that allows Frank to oversee intelligence officers abroad.
When Danny takes a call from a woman who is threatening to kill herself along with the man who killed her parents in a drunk driving accident, he rushes to find her. Meanwhile, Frank accompanies his grandson, Sean, on a class field trip and struggles to get the lead chaperone to loosen the reigns so the kids can have fun.
Danny and Baez 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.
A woman dies after undergoing a secret plastic surgery, so Danny and Baez try to figure out what happened. Elsewhere, Frank asks Jamie to solve a cold case; and Erin explores the world of speed dating.
Danny and Baez 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.
After Erin is assigned to investigate a case involving an on-duty police officer accused of killing a suspect already in custody, Frank advises her to stick to the facts in order to avoid a publicity scandal; Jamie urges Eddie to forgive her father.
After a detective from Danny’s precinct is killed while working undercover, Frank goes above and beyond to find the killer only to discover that the victim held a big secret; Jamie and Eddie help Nicky track down a homeless former classmate.
Danny works on an off-limits case and is then put on modified duty. Realizing he’s stumbled onto something big, he alerts Frank, who does some digging and is shocked by the enormity of the situation.
As Danny and Baez escort confiscated drugs to a remote location for incineration, their convoy is attacked and Baez is seriously injured, leaving Danny to track down the drug cartel responsible. Frank must carefully navigate personal and political waters when an exemplary lieutenant’s actions cause controversy for the NYPD.
When a fellow officer is ostracized for testifying against her partner, Jamie stands up and volunteers to ride with her for a week, facing the wrath of his own partner and fellow cops. Erin and Danny clash when a settled case becomes a new homicide.
When an officer is outed and his partner refuses to ride with him, Danny and Baez are asked to work with new partners temporarily. Eddie and Jamie try to steal a collar from a pompous detective. Frank speaks out about equality on the force.
When Danny is charged with using excessive force, Frank must decide whether to stand up for his son or for the reputation of his police force. Jamie hits it off with a beautiful doctor after bringing a homeless man into the hospital, and Eddie can’t hide her jealousy.
Jamie is targeted by a vengeful thug after he intervenes in his abusive relationship with his girlfriend. Frank must deal with a political scandal involving insensitive comments made by Henry that were illegally recorded and leaked to the press.
Frank and Danny are determined to put away an international felon who repeatedly manages to walk away from murder charges, but they struggle to come up with the necessary evidence to earn a conviction. Erin debates going into private practice when she looks into college costs for Nicky. Danny butts heads with his new boss.
Frank is blindsided during an on-air interview when he and the interim District Attorney disagree over an issue. Meanwhile, Danny’s new boss rides along with him, but their methods and personalities clash as they investigate a drive-by shooting.
Frank faces public backlash after an officer’s body camera malfunctions during an altercation with a civilian. Danny and Baez struggle to protect an informant after the U.S. Marshall’s Service decides not to put him in Witness Protection. Erin investigates an old friend’s daughter’s claim of rape at a prestigious university.
As Danny and Baez investigate the murders of three prominent community leaders who appear to be the casualties of hate crimes, Frank meets with a group who wants to make sure these incidents are not taken lightly. After Linda is mugged, she decides she wants to carry a gun, even against Danny’s wishes.
Frank pushes to find evidence against a suspected cop killer who shot one of Henry’s fellow officers years ago. Meanwhile, Danny and Baez investigate a string of murders involving adult film stars.
Danny is conflicted when he learns that a group of highly trained Army veterans are responsible for a robbery. After a bomb scare in a subway turns out to be the work of a famous street artist, Garrett and Gormley argue about how to deal with the fallout.
Jamie gets Danny involved when he finds a homeless teen who claims his aunt was killed by her boyfriend. Erin is angered when McCoy replaces her as the prosecutor on a case involving a corrections officer.
Danny and Baez investigate when a homeowner shoots an intruder, only to find out that, the intruder is a hit man. Also, a young attorney attempts to bring justice to his mother who Erin put away on a murder charge 12 years ago
Danny and Baez investigate a murder of a lower income resident in a luxury building where 20 percent of the units are made affordable for lower income housing. Frank takes issue with a detective friend of Gormley’s who takes advantage of his position with legal loopholes.
When a star witness in a double murder case drops out, Erin is tasked with bringing a protected mob informant back to New York for a case and keeping him safe. Frank enters into tense negotiations with Mayor Poole about police officer benefits.
When an emotionally distraught man holds Baez hostage at gunpoint in an interrogation room after she served him with a restraining order, Danny must try to meet his demands before he harms her. Frank is faced with a personal and moral dilemma when Garrett asks for help in dropping charges filed against his son.
Erin is rattled when an unknown assailant breaks into her apartment and also attacks her co-worker. Meanwhile, Jamie and Eddie discover a pipe bomb in an elderly woman’s apartment, and Frank looks into a charity that is soliciting money for the NYPD.
Eddie goes on her first undercover operation to investigate a kidnapping ring targeting young women via fake youth hostel websites. Meanwhile, Frank helps a woman he knows from early in his career meet the inmate who killed her family.
Frank goes toe to toe with an investigative journalist who refuses to give up her source, despite the source admitting to committing murder. Also, Danny is paired with a troubled teenager as part of an NYPD program aimed at influencing youth to make better decisions.
When a suspect voluntarily admits to killing a reality show celebrity chef in his own restaurant, Danny and Baez are convinced the suspect is taking the fall for someone. Also, Frank faces a moral dilemma when a longtime friend, Sen. Ted McCreary, asks for Frank’s help to make a DUI go away, and investigative journalist Anne Farrell returns.
When a member of the Reagan clan is shot, Danny’s tries to track down the gang member responsible, without letting his emotions get the best of him. Also, he must get creative in order to bring in witnesses, in the conclusion of the two-part fifth season finale.
When NYPD Deputy Chief Donald Kent, a commanding officer of the gang division, and his wife are gunned down in an apparent gang hit, Frank orders all hands on deck to catch his friend’s killer. Working the case, Danny and Baez go see Mario Hunt, a well-known member of a deadly gang, in the first of a two-part season finale.
Danny and Baez investigate the death of an elderly woman who was shot in her home by a stray bullet. Also, Frank faces ridicule from his department when he disciplines a disrespectful cop, and Erin steps in to help her detective, Anthony, find a legal solution to a case that’s personal to him,
A woman who was held hostage resists pressing charges, but Danny and Baez want justice for her. Meanwhile, a high-profile NYPD fund-raiser uses a phony police vehicle to avoid traffic; and Jamie has the opportunity to be a technical adviser on a TV show.
Intent on bringing justice to Lieutenant Gormley after he is beaten by a mob outside his home, Danny and Frank enlist the aid of Detective Anthony Abetemarco, who has a personal connection to the neighborhood where the attack occurred. Eddie and Jamie witness a dishonest arrest. Danny searches for a witness to testify against a dangerous gang leader
Erin and Anthony try to prevent the deportation of a prominent community activist who isn’t a citizen. Frank must decide if the NYPD will participate in the U.S. Marshals’ high-profile raid of a local gang.
A NYPD whistle-blower claims there’s been abuse of power within the organization, so Frank must investigate whether this is true. Meanwhile, Danny and Baez are suspicious of a car accident involving a pedestrian and think it may have been intentional.
Lewis tries to force Frank to publicly support the Attorney General’s investigation of the use of excessive force by police. Eddie and Jamie get the call for an attempted suicide.
After Emily Harrison tells Danny and Baez she’s concerned her abusive ex-boyfriend will repeat his behavior with his new girlfriend, Emily becomes the prime suspect when he’s murdered. Also, Eddie gets jealous when Jamie lets a young woman crash at his apartment, and Frank must decide how to discipline a sergeant after he fails to intercede during an armed robbery while off duty,
Frank is left with minimal information to find a missing boy when a conflicted priest who could help won’t break the seal of confession. Also, Danny and Baez investigate the death of a prominent New York City socialite with a secret life, and Jamie and Eddie attend a wedding together.
When the son of Frank’s most outspoken critic in the African-American community, Reverend Darnell Potter, is killed, Potter must put aside his contentious relationship with the Reagan family in order to get justice for his son. Also, Erin and Anthony investigate when a convicted felon’s cause of death is inconsistent with injuries he sustained during a prisoner transport van accident, and Jamie learns that a mugger he shot in self-defense is the son of an NYPD officer.
When Eddie and Jamie become overly involved in a complicated adoption case between the birth and adoptive parents, they ask Erin to help them settle the dispute without going to court. Also, Frank looks into reports of NYPD cadets cheating on tests.
When Danny accepts a side job as a bodyguard for a recently released ex-con who took the fall for someone else, he uses the opportunity to go after the real criminal. Also, Gormley’s wife asks Frank to give him a bigger command position.
When diplomatic immunity complicates a child abuse case for Danny and Baez, Frank intervenes, despite not having jurisdiction on the case. Also, a robbery occurs while Eddie and Jamie are on a double date with Eddie’s boyfriend and his sister, and they are forced to step in.
While investigating the murder of a gang leader, Danny and Baez learn the accused shooter is an ex-con who is romantically linked to his parole officer. Frank steps in to mediate but must deal with the rival gang leader who killed a police chief.
When Linda’s brother, Jimmy (Kevin Dillon), gets into trouble with the mob, he begs Danny to help him stay safe until it blows over. Also, Frank faces a public relations nightmare when the lawyer of a wrongfully arrested man demands that NYPD records be made public.
Jamie and Eddie suspect foul play when they respond to a distress call from a woman having an allergic reaction to her lifesaving medication. Also, Erin learns that a man she convicted years earlier might be innocent of the crime.
An ex-NYPD officer goes missing the day after she reveals to Danny her plans to make amends to the woman she and her partner wrongfully convicted years ago. Frank faces a dilemma when one of his peers refuses to retire.
Erin faces off against her ex-husband in court when he represents the person she is attempting to convict of murder. Frank is confronted by a mother who accuses the NYPD of being negligent in solving her son’s murder. Jamie rides with a new partner.
After Reggie Wilson, a witness in a former case of Erin’s, asks her for help shutting down a drug operation in his apartment building, she makes it her mission to make the building safe for his family. Also, while investigating a teen’s suicide, Danny and Baez uncover information that suggests the death was a homicide, and Frank looks into potential misconduct within the Mayor’s office.
Danny and Baez team up with two Russian operatives to search for a dangerous Russian man who entered the U.S. on a diplomatic visa. Also, Frank gets involved in a sensitive case involving Archbishop Kevin Kearns.
In the season finale, when Danny intercepts a shipment of several million dollars that was heading to a drug cartel in Mexico, he becomes a target when they come back for revenge. Also, Jamie works independently to track down a serial killer who preys on the elderly.
In the season 7 opener, Evidence against Danny surfaces when the attorney general's office reviews his shooting of a serial killer. Meanwhile, Jamie and Eddie deal with a high-profile drunken driver; and a slain cop's widow asks Frank for a favor.
Frank goes on high alert when a threat to New York City may be imminent following a terrorist attack in the Middle East.
When newspaper reporter Lorenzo Colt is targeted while wearing NYPD gear on a ride-along with Jamie and Eddie, Frank puts Danny and Baez on the hunt for the shooter, who may be out for other members on the force. Garrett contemplates taking another job.
Erin’s attempt to convict a slippery mob boss for an old murder is muddled when her former informant, Vincent (Dan Hedaya), leaves witness protection to provide his old boss with an alibi. Also, Frank finds himself in a departmental war with Commissioner of the New York City Fire Department, Stan Rourke.
Danny joins the hunt for two escaped convicts after hearing one of them is someone he helped to wrongfully imprison. Also, Gormley criticizes a plan from Trey Delgado (Esai Morales), an NYPD sergeant who Gormley thinks is having an affair with his wife.
When Jamie is caught on camera committing what could be construed as police brutality at an anti-policy demonstration, Frank is forced to turn the case over to Internal Affairs. Also, Danny and Baez investigate a rape case involving a civil rights attorney who claims the charges were drummed up in retaliation for the investigation into Jaime.
Danny and Baez investigate the theft of the only remaining Mustang that Steve McQueen drove in the film “Bullitt,” owned by Owen Cairo. Also, Erin is at odds with Frank when she is forced to side with her office after the acting District Attorney orders that a slew of cops be arrested for fixing traffic tickets for their friends.
When Danny and his family are threatened by Thomas Wilder, a serial killer Danny has not been able to apprehend, Linda’s concern intensifies over her husband’s job as well as the state of their marriage. Also, Jamie challenges his superior officer, Sgt. William Mulvey, during a hostage situation.
When a homicide case ends in a hung jury, Erin is forced to take over the case from her colleague, ADA Kelly Blake, and with the help of DA investigator Anthony Abetemarco, find a missing witness. Also, Jamie and Eddie go undercover as an elderly couple to catch a gang that is terrorizing a neighborhood.
Danny is interrogated by the District Attorney’s investigator when his ex-partner is accused of planting evidence in order to wrap up a homicide case. Also, when radical anti-government activists threaten to publicly burn an American flag, Frank grapples with the limits of free speech.
When Frank’s first partner announces plans to publish a book filled with stories of their early days on the force, Frank worries about his personal stories being made public. Also, when Jamie and Eddie catch a call about a nearby officer needing assistance, the choices they each make will affect their future in the department and their relationship.
When a local mobster is gunned down in his car, Danny and Baez try to get information from the mob’s low-level errand boy they find tied up in the trunk before the gang retaliates. Also, an NYPD officer asks for a new shield number to honor her late father, but Frank is conflicted as it’s the same number as his deceased son, Joe.
When a well-regarded, newly retired NYPD lieutenant is accused of shooting a group of potential muggers on the subway and then disappears, Frank must deal with the fallout. Also, when a drug dealer returns to Baez’s old neighborhood, she and Danny must figure out how to arrest him for a murder that Baez witnessed as a child.
Danny must determine who murdered a man when multiple women who worked for him all take credit for it. Also, Frank disagrees with his priest about how to handle a local boy who has been stealing money from the church, and Nicky is arrested with a group of friends when the police find drugs in her car.
Erin is overwhelmed with guilt after a man she set free is accused of killing a cop. Also, Frank and Mayor Poole continue their game of political chicken over Frank’s reappointment as commissioner, and Danny and Baez investigate a case of a cop who has gone AWOL.
Linda asks Danny and Baez to help her co-worker who is having trouble with her angry ex-husband. Also, Erin must figure out how to handle her former mentor, a judge who has been handing down unfair sentences since the recent death of his wife; and Frank goes head-to-head with an outspoken City Council Speaker who publicly voices her disapproval of the NYPD’s “broken windows” policy.
Jamie and Danny disagree about how to handle a reckless NYPD rookie, Marcus, who is the son of Danny’s friend. Also, when Erin’s investigator, Anthony, gets roped into a bad investment by his cousin, she offers to look into it.
Frank and Danny work together to help Nick Constantine (Michael Nouri), a rehabilitated ex-con who Frank put away years ago, when Constantine becomes involved in the murder of an old enemy. Also, as Erin prepares for a murder trial, she learns the prosecutor who previously handled the case is withholding the location of the alleged killer so she can interview him on her popular podcast.
While hunting for a robbery crew on a wild crime spree, Danny and Baez partner with Detective Jimmy Mosley, a detective from another precinct who broke Baez’s heart years ago. Also, when an officer who was acquitted on charges of killing a young boy is up for a promotion, Frank grapples with the decision of moving him up the ladder and risking public outrage.
When serial killer Thomas Wilder (Louis Cancelmi) attaches a message to his latest victim that taunts Danny, their deadly game of cat and mouse becomes personal for Danny.
When a key eyewitness in a murder trial flees out of fear of retaliation, Erin and Anthony spearhead their own two-person manhunt to find him and convince him to testify. Also, Garrett tries to convince Frank to attend the Police Union party, and Danny and Baez take a closer look at a suspicious convenience store robbery.
Frank, the Mayor, Erin and the DA’s office contend with public outrage after a grand jury doesn’t indict an NYPD officer for the controversial shooting of a teenager that was caught on video.
Danny and Baez investigate a possible serial killer who sends a chilling message to Danny. Erin toys with the idea of applying for a judgeship. Frank is in a bind when mayoral candidate, Katherine Tucker accuses him of secretly investigating her husband. Eddie faces her estranged father when he winds up in the hospital.
Season 8 begins with Danny considering retirement until Erin asks for his help with a case involving her ex-husband; Jamie and Eddie pose as a couple; Frank clashes with the new mayor.
Frank receives an order from the mayor to attend a parade honoring a man who served time for conspiring in an attack against the police. Meanwhile, Danny investigates the return of a teen who suspiciously disappeared 13 years ago; and Jamie and Eddie help a young woman they believe is being exploited by a congressman.
Erin’s trial against a notorious human trafficker is jeopardized when the presiding judge is mysteriously found dead. Danny and Baez are put on the case to investigate foul play. Meanwhile, Mayor Dutton opposes Frank’s public safety initiative, but City Council Speaker Regina Thomas devises a plan to help Frank bypass the mayor’s veto.
Danny and Baez work the case of a detective who was gunned down prior to testifying against a career criminal. Also, Frank personally investigates when Garrett is attacked by a SWAT team outside his home, and Erin brings in a confidential informant against Anthony’s wishes.
Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a single mother whose ex-husband has a history of violence. Also, Frank deals with the fallout when Mayor Dutton eliminates solitary confinement in prisons and Jamie tries to save a young woman who overdosed.
When a famous basketball player is found dead of an apparent drug overdose, Danny looks into his possible ties to a local drug gang. Also, Erin revisits the case of a man she may have wrongfully convicted years ago, and Frank is approached by Archbishop Kearns (Stacey Keach) regarding an eviction matter Jamie and Eddie are working on.
A case turns personal for Danny when he works to protect a nurse, from her violent ex-boyfriend. Also, Shelly Wayne, an acquaintance of Frank’s, comes to him with a theory regarding the death of an inmate and Jamie and Eddie help deliver a baby.
Eddie’s judgment is clouded by her past when she arrests a loathed acquaintance from college on questionable charges. Also, Frank is hesitant to mar the spotless record of a member of the force, a decorated U.S. military veteran, who tested for drugs.
As Danny and Baez join a narcotics task force to track down a drug supplier, Baez comes into contact with drugs and is soon fighting for her life from an accidental overdose. Also, Jamie and Eddie work to protect a rehabilitated sex offender.
Erin is conflicted when Jamie and Eddie ask her to help drop old charges against a man, who just bravely rescued a man from a local hostage situation. Also, Danny and Baez work a case involving car thieves and discover the leader is Victor Lugo.
When a journalist disappears while working on an exposé about an innocent man serving time for murder, Danny and Baez hope that reexamining the original case will help find her. Also, Frank reluctantly speaks out against an initiative led by Erin’s office to consider drug abuse as a disease first, and a crime second.
After Anthony is shot while interviewing a witness for an upcoming murder trial, Erin enlists Anthony’s archenemy, Danny to find out who was responsible. Also, Jamie and Eddie get in the middle of a standoff and Nicky takes her police exam.
When Henry is the key witness on Danny and Baez’s case, his meddling eventually leads then to valuable information; Nicky shocks her family by siding with her activist friend; Jamie and Eddie learn a parole officer is taking advantage of his power.
When a student is shot by a rival gang member in his high school courtyard, Danny and Baez try to get a grasp on the situation to prevent a reoccurrence, but the principal recklessly takes matters into his own hands. Also, Erin tries to help her friend, who is mixed up in an illegal gambling ring. Meanwhile, Governor Mendez tries to frame Frank after one of his top legislative aides is shot by an NYPD officer.
Danny considers taking a new job that would ease his financial struggles after investigating the death of a wealthy man. Also, Nicky tries to avoid involving her family when she is sexually harassed by her boss at her new internship.
Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a man who was living a double life with two separate families, and Anthony tries to resist when Erin asks him to help investigate his old partner, whom she suspects of stealing drug money. Also, Frank deliberates between two candidates for the chief of transit position.
After Danny’s brother-in-law, Jimmy, gets caught up with the mob and steals Danny’s credit card, Danny forces Jimmy to take down the mobsters with Baez’s help. Frank has Erin and Anthony investigate if his old partner is truly guilty of a crime. Jamie is approached by an officer who wants his help getting reassigned from his undercover assignment at a mosque.
After a woman voices her outrage regarding the NYPD’s inability to find her son’s murderer, Danny reexamines the case, upsetting the original detectives, who didn’t pursue the case due to lack of evidence. Eddie is shot while on duty. Erin and her ex-husband face off in court. Frank contends with an angry police force when Mayor Dutton fails to defend them at a press conference.
Danny and Baez race to find a missing girl who will die within 72 hours without her heart medication. Also, Jamie and Eddie are on the wrong side of an investigation after engaging in a car chase, Frank, Garrett and Gormley investigate the rise in the settlement of lawsuits against cops, and Sean wins an essay contest and receives a medal from former New York City Mayor David Dinkins.
When Danny resorts to asking his incarcerated archenemy, Victor Lugo, for help locating a dangerous criminal who escaped from prison, Lugo refuses to assist unless he’s allowed to accompany them on the pursuit. Also, Frank subtly tries to convince Jamie to take the sergeant’s test, and Erin’s plan to go on a date with her ex-husband causes friction between her and Anthony.
Frank goes head-to-head with a data-tracking company when they refuse to unlock the phone of a terrorist that may hold information regarding upcoming targets. Also, when Erin obtains information about an impending murder from a shady source, she gets Danny and Baez involved, despite the questionable agenda of the informant, and Jamie and Eddie try to locate a woman who kidnapped a newborn baby.
When a series of drive-by murders occur after six wrongly convicted men are released from prison, Danny and Baez wonder if they were orchestrated by the men as an act of revenge. Also, Frank combats the guilt he feels about these innocent men unfairly serving nine years in prison, and Jamie and Eddie find themselves in a life-threatening situation.
Danny takes on a personal case involving a drug cartel member who he believes is responsible for torching his house. Erin is given a promotion in the DA’s office but finds herself in a challenging situation when both Danny and Jamie ask her for help with their investigations. Frank and Jaime have a disagreement when Jamie refuses to stop riding with Eddie.
Gormley looks to Danny and Baez for help tracking down a former NYPD detective he believes may be a threat to Frank’s safety. Erin navigates office politics when she chooses to reopen a closed case. Jamie is transferred to a new precinct with a lot of problems. Frank and Baker team up to investigate a complaint about an SVU detective.
While investigating a case involving a woman who shot her husband while she was drunk, Danny’s instincts tell him there is more to the story. Anthony ignores Erin’s orders to drop an assault case. Frank holds an emergency drill for his inner circle. Jamie and Eddie navigate their changing work-life dynamic.
When New York City experiences a major blackout, cops scramble to contain the resulting chaos, and Frank uncovers some unpleasant truths about his department in the aftermath. Also, Jamie and Eddie question the line between work and their relationship, and Danny and Baez race to question the subject of a murder investigation before she gets tipped off by her ex-boyfriend.
Danny and Baez investigate a murder attempt against a celebrated fertility doctor with a seemingly pristine reputation. Also, Eddie is called to intervene in a Reagan family matter involving Danny’s boys; Erin helps Anthony find justice after a date night goes wrong; and Frank ties up loose ends with an old friend.
Eddie and her new partner, Maya, clash with Jamie on the job when they fail to intervene in a public dispute at a convenience store. Also, Danny and Baez investigate the death of a college freshman at a fraternity party, and Frank battles a lawsuit when a sergeant accuses the department of reverse racism and ageism.
Things get personal for Danny when Luis Delgado—the drug cartel hitman responsible for torching his house—resurfaces. An attack on an officer in the line of duty directly impacts a member of Frank’s team. Eddie reluctantly introduces Jamie to her mother. Erin deals with the consequences of her new role as boss.
Erin and Frank clash over new legislation from the district attorney’s office that undermines Frank’s policies. Also, Erin is at odds with Governor Mendez over questionable sex-trafficking laws; Danny risks his badge to protect a friend from losing his; and an accident on the job forces Jamie to question whether he’s ready to be a sergeant.
When a video surfaces of cops being harassed by a group of people at a housing complex, Frank orders a raid to round up anyone with an outstanding warrant, against Garrett’s advice. Also, Danny is approached by a woman he put in jail who asks for his help keeping her brother out of trouble, and Nicky’s new boyfriend has ulterior motives.
When a video surfaces of officers partaking in a clear case of entrapment, Frank focuses on finding the cop who leaked the video. Also, Eddie retaliates against a co-worker who is pranking Jamie; Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a tabloid writer who worked in the hip-hop scene; and Erin gives a high-profile case to a young ADA under her tutelage.
Frank questions whether a run-in with community activists was an accident or a setup. Also, Jamie strives to rely less on Frank’s input to makes decisions, Erin helps Anthony protect his daughter and ex-wife from a dangerous psychiatric patient, and Danny and his neighbor size each other up when they learn their kids are dating.
A medium approaches Danny and Baez claiming to know what happened to a woman who was found dead of an apparent suicide. Also, Jamie and Eddie help a woman who bought cheap insulin online that nearly killed her son; Frank goes against the wishes of the archbishop to take down a man he believes is laundering money from a charity; and Erin’s ex-husband asks her for help with an assault and robbery case.
It’s Reagan versus Reagan when Danny goes against Jamie’s direct order during a hostage negotiation. Also, Nicky asks Erin for help when her friend is in jeopardy of losing his scholarship because of a crime he didn’t commit, and Frank helps a distraught officer who accidentally shot an innocent girl.
While off duty, Danny encounters a gas station robbery in progress and is forced to use his weapon, leaving him shaken and his family and co-workers concerned. Also, Eddie apprehends a turnstile jumper who pleads for leniency by offering information on a missing weapon that’s vital to one of Erin’s cases, and Frank learns that a top officer in his department has a dark past.
After a woman is murdered in her apartment, Danny and Baez turn to her daughter, Margo, for help, but instead she complicates the investigation. Also, someone from Jamie and Eddie’s past launches a smear campaign against them, and a mobster shows up in the DA’s office claiming to be Anthony’s long-lost brother.
Frank’s longtime friend Lenny reveals to him that an upcoming exposé will air some of the NYPD’s dirty laundry. Also, Erin must decide how to charge a doctor whose experimental treatments led to the death of his terminally ill daughter; Danny and Baez investigate the mysterious overdose of a promising artist; and Jamie follows a lead about a corrupt officer in his precinct.
After an incident where Officer Witten’s backup physically could not keep up with a chase, Frank must decide whether to implement a more rigorous fitness test for the NYPD. Also, Danny is hesitant to pursue a cold case after learning who the original detective was; Anthony begs Erin to stall a murder trial so he can gather more evidence; and Eddie is vexed by Jamie’s disapproval of her joining a fraternal organization.
After someone breaks into Luis Delgado’s home and kills his wife, Luis and Danny team up to take down the vicious murderer who may also be responsible for Linda’s death. Also, Frank finally meets Eddie’s mother, Lena, and Jamie and Erin are at odds after Jamie seeks her help charging a man who confessed to him while under the influence.