501: PartnersThu, Aug 24 10|9cPM
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 ForgetThu, Aug 24 11|10cPM
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 BridgesFri, Aug 25 12|11cAM
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 ForceThu, Aug 31 11|10cAM
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. Meanwhile, Jamie hits it off with a beautiful doctor after bringing a homeless man into the hospital, and Eddie can't hide her jealousy.
506: Most WantedThu, Aug 31 1|12cPM
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 MessengerThu, Aug 31 2|1cPM
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 PressThu, Aug 31 3|2cPM
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 GunThu, Aug 31 4|3cPM
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.
511: BaggageThu, Aug 31 6|5cPM
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.
514: The Poor DoorThu, Aug 31 9|8cPM
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. Also, Frank takes issue with a detective friend of Gormley's who takes advantage of his position with legal loopholes.
515: Power PlayersThu, Aug 31 10|9cPM
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 BoxThu, Aug 31 11|10cPM
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.
519: Through The Looking GlassThu, Sep 7 12|11cPM
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. Leslie Hope guest stars as Anne Farrell, the investigative journalist.
520: PaybackThu, Sep 7 1|12cPM
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. Peter Coyote guest stars as the Senator.
521: New RulesThu, Sep 7 2|1cPM
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. Dennis Haysbert guest stars as NYPD Deputy Chief Donald Kent and Cliff "Method Man Smith guest stars as Mario Hunt, a well-known member of a gang.
522: The Art Of WarThu, Sep 7 3|2cPM
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.