WHEN A YOUNG BYSTANDER IS SHOT DURING A DIFFICULT OPERATION, THE TOP BRASS QUESTION HALSTEAD’S INVOLVEMENT – SEASON 5 PREMIERE. The district is in a state of change – Lindsay has moved to New York- and the CPD is under scrutiny about the corrupt nature of its institution. Under the watchful eye of the city, the team attempts to bust a gun deal that quickly turns dicey when innocent civilians and children get involved. Tension erupts when Chief Lugo (guest star Esai Morales) brings in Denny Woods (guest star Mykelti Williamson) to review the shootout, and Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) becomes a key player in the outcome of the case. Also starring Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Patrick John Flueger, Elias Koteas, Marina Squerciati, LaRoyce Hawkins, Amy Morton and Tracy Spiridakos. Guest starring Nick Gehlfuss and Wendell Pierce.
“Chicago P.D.” is a riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department’s elite Intelligence Unit, combatting the city’s most heinous offenses – organized crime, drug trafficking, high-profile murders and beyond.
Det. Sgt. Hank Voight (Jason Beghe) and his intelligence team have always considered rules to be guidelines more than actual laws. Their goal has always been to protect their great city and they have used unique ways to help bring criminals to justice. Now it’s a new day and age in Chicago. Police are under siege and under a microscope – everyone from the federal government to politicians and citizens in their own city are watching. The intelligence team will feel the pressure, and their form of justice will be questioned and challenged.
Today, Chicago is a unique place to be part of the police department. Political and social agendas play key roles in how police function. Racial tensions, agendas of individual politicians, new federal regulations and other issues will be addressed this season. With police reform in full swing, the team is going to be forced to find new ways to achieve their ultimate goal: Justice.
The cast includes Jon Seda (“Chicago” franchise, “Treme”), Jesse Lee Soffer (“Chicago” franchise, “Mob Doctor”), Patrick John Flueger (“The 4400,” “Scoundrels”), Marina Squerciati (“Chicago” franchise, “Marshall,” “Gossip Girl”), Elias Koteas (“The Killing,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), LaRoyce Hawkins (“Chicago” franchise), Amy Morton (“Chicago” franchise, “Boss,” “Blue Bloods”), and Tracy Spiridakos (“MacGyver,” “Bates Motel,” “Revolution”). Mykelti Williamson (“Underground,” “24”) is a recurring guest star.
“Chicago P.D.” is executive produced by multiple Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf (“Chicago” franchise, “Law & Order” branded series), Rick Eid (“Law & Order: SVU,” “Hostages”), Peter Jankowski (“Law & Order” branded series, “Chicago” franchise shows), Derek Haas (“Chicago Fire,” “3:10 to Yuma”), Arthur Forney (“Law& Order: SVU,” “Chicago” franchise shows) and Terry Miller (“Burn Notice”).
“Chicago P.D.” is produced by Wolf Entertainment in association with Universal Television.
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