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. Meanwhile, Frank must carefully navigate personal and political waters when an exemplary lieutenant’s actions cause controversy for the NYPD.
502: Forgive And Forget
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. Meanwhile, Erin and Danny clash when a settled case becomes a new homicide. Former NFL quarterback and analyst for THE NFL TODAY on CBS Boomer Esiason guest stars as himself when he pays a visit to Frank’s office.
503: Burning Bridges
Danny and Baez are temporarily assigned new partners when an officer is outed and his current partner won’t ride with him. Meanwhile, Jamie and Eddie work on a revenge mission to steal a collar from a pompous detective, and Frank compromises his relationship with the Archdiocese when he speaks out about equality in the police force.
504: Excessive Force
505: Loose Lips
506: Most Wanted
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. Meanwhile, Erin debates going into private practice when she looks into college costs for Nicky, and Danny butts heads with his new boss. Rebecca Mader guest stars as Tori Parsons, Erin’s classmate in law school.
507: Shoot The Messenger
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. CBS THIS MORNING anchor Norah O’Donnell guest stars as herself.
508: Power Of The Press
Frank faces public backlash after an officer’s body camera malfunctions during an altercation with a civilian. Meanwhile, Danny and Baez struggle to protect an informant after the U.S. Marshall’s Service decides not to put him in Witness Protection, and Erin investigates an old friend’s daughter’s claim of rape at a prestigious university.
509: Under The Gun
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. Meanwhile, after Linda is mugged, she decides she wants to carry a gun, even against Danny’s wishes. Victor Garner guest stars as a community leader.
510: Sins Of The Father
Danny is conflicted when he learns that a group of highly trained Army veterans are responsible for a robbery. Meanwhile, 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, on the 100th episode of Blue Bloods.
512: Home Sweet Home
513: Love Stories
514: The Poor Door
515: Power Players
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, with help from Danny and Baez. Also, Frank enters into tense negotiations with Mayor Poole about police officer benefits. Dan Hedaya guest stars as the mob informant.
516: In The Box
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. Meanwhile, Frank is faced with a personal and moral dilemma when Garrett asks for help in dropping charges filed against his son. Dominic Fumusa guest stars as an emotionally distraught man.
517: Occupational Hazards