Season 12

Episode Guide

Hate is Hate

S12 E1
Oct 2, 2021
As Danny consults a psychic to solve the murder of a young boy, Frank is at odds with the mayor over how best to protect the city from an uptick in crime following a high-profile shooting.

Times Like These

S12 E2
Oct 9, 2021
Tension escalates between Frank and Mayor Chase (Dylan Walsh) after Frank makes a public arrest that goes viral.

Protective Instincts

S12 E3
Oct 16, 2021
Frank must decide between remaining police commissioner and pursuing a new professional chapter when his old friend Lenny Ross (Treat Williams) presents him with an exciting job offer.

True Blue

S12 E4
Oct 23, 2021
Jamie faces backlash from fellow officers, when he partners with Erin and Anthony to investigate an underground bar the NYPD and FDNY use to hide their criminal indiscretions.

Good Intentions

S12 E5
Nov 6, 2021
Jamie and Eddie experience marital tension when Eddie allows her newly released ex-convict father, Armin (Michael Cullen), to live with them.

Be Smart or Be Dead

S12 E6
Nov 13, 2021
Frank causes family tension when he assigns Jamie to guard Danny after a hit is put on him, and when Frank tries to stop his cop grandson, Joe Hill (Will Hochman), from seeking revenge after he's attacked. Also, Eddie gets a hostile new partner, and Erin's moral character is attacked by the defense when she tries an old murder case related to her boss, the D.A.

USA Today

S12 E7
Nov 20, 2021
Danny and Baez's attempts to find the culprit who assaulted a shop owner are hindered by the close-knit community's refusal to cooperate with the investigation.

Reality Check

S12 E8
Dec 4, 2021
Danny partners with Anthony to solve a double homicide when Anthony’s shady cousin, Joey (Anthony DeSando), proves to have gang ties to the crime.


S12 E9
Dec 11, 2021
Frank enlists the help of an old friend, Sloane Thompson (Alex Kingston), to investigate a cyber-attack on the NYPD that forces Danny and Baez to release an evasive suspect. Also, Baez questions her place within the NYPD; Eddie is torn over a workplace dilemma; and Jamie wrestles with a family secret.

Old Friends

S12 E10
Jan 8, 2022
An illegal drug shipment arriving in New York City forces Danny to partner up with his Texas Ranger associate, Major Waylon Gates (Lyle Lovett), to find the narcotics before they flood the streets.

On the Arm

S12 E11
Jan 15, 2022
Danny pursues Dickie Delaney (Jimmy Buffett), a con artist pretending to be the legendary singer Jimmy Buffett, after he's tricked into paying for the scammer's meal at an expensive restaurant.

The Reagan Way

S12 E12
Jan 22, 2022
Frank is at odds with his friend Archbishop Kearns (Stacy Keach) when he says the NYPD arrested the wrong man for a murder, but he can't break the confessional seal to reveal the true killer's identity.

Cold Comfort

S12 E13
Jan 29, 2022
Frank contends with a potentially dirty cop within his ranks when Danny and Baez's investigation into a brutal assault on an NYPD detective reveals the officer may be corrupt.


S12 E14
Feb 26, 2022
Erin and Anthony team up with Erin's nephew, police officer Joe Hill, to course-correct a trial when Joe becomes aware of witness tampering.

Where We Stand

S12 E15
Mar 5, 2022
Frank contends with public outcry to defund the NYPD School Safety Division, after a physical altercation between a school officer and a student goes viral.


S12 E16
Mar 12, 2022
Frank, Baker, Garrett and Gormley experience feelings of guilt when Detective Angela Reddick (Ilfenish Hadera), an officer they briefly worked with at 1PP, is shot after Frank reassigned her for not meshing with their team.

Hidden Motive

S12 E17
Apr 2, 2022
Frank is blindsided when Mayor Chase bypasses him with a request for Jamie to head his security detail. Also, Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a wealthy college student.

Long Lost

S12 E18
Apr 9, 2022
A local celebrity asks Frank to make an exception to the NYPD age limit; an encounter with an old rival leads Erin to look into an alleged wrongful conviction; Jamie is torn over whether to report a sergeant; Danny and Baez look for an abducted kid.

Tangled Up in Blue

S12 E19
Apr 30, 2022
When Erin is stalked by a man who was recently released from prison after serving 12 years, she enlists Anthony and Danny to investigate her office's role in his sentencing.

Silver Linings

S12 E20
May 7, 2022
Danny and Jamie join forces with their nephew, Joe Hill, when Jamie and Joe's search for an undocumented, trafficked teenage girl converges with Danny and Baez's investigation into the murder of a woman in witness protection.