The men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's street crimes and the Intelligence Unit that combats the city's major offenses - organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond. The vast responsibilities that these jobs entail extend far beyond the walls of the precinct, often taking an emotional toll on personal lives of these men and women.
As the Sheldon Jin murder investigation moves forward, Voight is under close watch by Internal Affairs but he’s still in complete command of the intelligence unit. A routine undercover job becomes anything but when Voight’s SUV is T-boned while trailing an armored car carrying Ruzek. Burgess meets her new partner, Sean Roman and tension is high from the start, and she soon realizes there’s more to his story. After a long day, Lindsay pays a visit to someone she hasn’t seen in a very long time.
Get My Cigarettes
Intelligence begins to look into a string of murders where the victims have a dollar bill pinned to their chests. Thanks to some digging by Ruzek, Voight learns his friend was involved in some shady business dealings. Antonio and Halstead follow-up on some leads that help focus in on the culprit and motives for the murders. Burgess and Roman investigate a series of house break-ins and get some help from Desk Sgt. Platt.
The Weigh Station
The bounty on Halstead’s head becomes a serious reality as an innocent bartender takes a bullet meant for him. Olinsky tries to reason with Bembenek to call off the hit. Voight and the team keep this investigation in-house to find the hired assassin. After a tense interaction at district, Platt and Nadia come to an understanding.
Chicken, Dynamite, Chainsaw
Two teenage girls have gone missing and the team know the clock is ticking to find them. Halstead, Antonio and Lindsay investigate a tenement which gives them a much needed lead. Voight brings the father of one of the girls to district in order to get some honest answers. Platt puts Roman and Burgess on gun buy-back duty where they ask questions when they aren’t supposed to.
An Honest Woman
While trying to help out, Olive Voight is attacked and taken. Ruzek and Atwater prove they belong on the team when they demonstrate smarts and savvy tracking down a lead that will hopefully bring them to Voight. Burgess and Roman try to track down a girl who runs off with a police badge.
Following the death of a 10-year old girl, the intelligence unit has one option to gain access to their suspect. Voight and Olinsky follow-up on a good lead to answer some questions about the shooting. Burgess and Roman show three boys around district thinking they are part of the Police Explorers program.
They'll Have to Go Through Me (3)
The intelligence unit is joined by detectives from New York’s SVU to help solve the pedophile ring case. Ruzek, Amaro, Halstead and Antonio continue to hunt for the link to foster care and child trafficking. Burgess and Roman try to find the shooter from the hospital after using surveillance footage to identify him. Platt shows her deep respect for police and the dangerous work they do by honoring their fallen brother.
(Nobody Touches Anything (1) aired on Chicago Fire, season 3, episode 7. Chicago Crossover (2) aired on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, season 16, episode 7.)
Assignment of the Year
While Antonio continues his off-duty security job for Asher and Layla, Asher is killed. While they work the case, Halstead and Lindsay go undercover in a rather uncomfortable location. Kot shows up to ask Lindsay for an answer.
Called In Dead (1)
A friend of Nadia’s leads the intelligence unit to a huge heroin bust. Unfortunately this bust results in Olinsky arriving home to find the suspects are holding his wife. Voight and the team think they’ve found a common thread with the suspects but it’s not who they think. Meanwhile Burgess and Roman are given an assignment where they get paired with a K-9 officer, Jenn Cassidy who is Roman’s former partner and girlfriend.
Shouldn't Have Been Alone (2)
With Burgess in the hospital after suffering gunshot wounds, the intelligence team is determined to find the people responsible. Lindsay delays her start on the federal task force so she can help with this case. Search of the house provides a lead and when a bomb is triggered a key suspect is found. Meanwhile the team takes turns watching over Burgess. Voight informs Burgess of a new opportunity that this affords her.
We Don't Work Together Anymore
Lindsay has her first case with the task force and realizes she needs to call on Voight and the Intelligence unit to assist. Meanwhile Burgess is back on the job, but relegated to desk duty which allows Desk Sgt. Platt the opportunity to partner up with Roman.
Bob Ruzek is the first to arrive on the scene of a double murder. Intelligence arrives to take over the investigation and tensions arise as Bob needs to hand over the case to his son and Voight. Lindsay's new gig has her planning a trip to Bolivia for an undercover investigation that could be for an extended amount of time. Burgess and Roman realize they need to put past events behind them so it doesn't jeopardize them going forward.
A Little Devil Complex (2)
Antonio and his sister Gabriela go to the office of Elliot Gish, the man they believe started the fire that killed Shay. Intelligence, along with patrol officers Burgess and Roman, put pressure on Gish to confess. Lindsay approaches Voight about returning to Intelligence when she realizes that the task force isn’t what she thought it would be. Desk Sgt. Platt has everyone curious why she’s being overly cheery, friendly and nice. (Three Bells (1) aired on Chicago Fire, season 3, episode 13.)
Bunny comes to Lindsay concerned about a suspicious repeat customer at her husband’s rental company. This lead brings Intelligence into a case which robbery-homicide has been working for months.
What Do You Do
Burgess begins to regret her recent decision to stay on the beat. While at a convenience store she sees some suspicious activity and pursues it without calling in for backup. It's a slow day in Intelligence as they spend their time receiving taser certification.
What Puts You on That Ledge
Commander Fischer updates Voight on a missing officer that Narcotics had deep undercover with a robbery crew. Antonio connected with one of the crew members years ago, so he's asked to reestablish contact to help them find the officer. Meanwhile, Roman and Burgess are dealing with a squatter situation and they enlist Chicago Fire's Mouch to help.
Say Her Real Name
With a World Trade conference in Chicago, all members of intelligence are undercover in various protest groups to determine potential threats. Ruzek, infiltrates the Black Grid group and befriends Sierra. When she ends up dead intelligence is suspicious of an Argentine Secretary, Fabian Sosa. Voight and Olinsky question Sosa about the death and the team enlists Mouse to help with their tech needs in tracking Sosa. Meanwhile Halstead’s brother, Dr. Will Halstead shows up in town for an undetermined amount of time and is already stirring up trouble.
Get Back to Even
Intelligence responds to a drug robbery gone wrong and in their investigation it's revealed that the first person Voight ever gave his card to is linked to a double murder. Voight will fight to keep her family safe. At the same time, we learn the real reason why Halstead's brother Will came to Chicago. Meanwhile Desk Sgt. Platt takes care of a young girl at district.
The Three Gs
Led by Olinksy, Intelligence hunts down an elusive Chinatown gangster.
The Number of Rats (2)
Benson has traveled into Chicago to help Voight and intelligence with a rape/murder case that is frighteningly similar to a case from New York a decade ago. She calls in Fin and Amaro to assist. The prime suspect, Yates is let go after rigorous questioning. He then requests a meeting with Lindsay and he warns of unintended consequences from what intelligence is doing.
(We Called Her Jellybean (1) aired on Chicago Fire, season 3, episode 21. Daydream Believer (3) aired on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, season 16, episode 20.)
There's My Girl
The investigation into the bombing of a trendy café hinges on a minor, who witnessed it; and a major blunder lands Atwater in hot water. In other events, Voight helps Platt in her attempt to get a memorial stone for the team's fallen member.
Push the Pain Away
When multiple people are shot inside an athletic club intelligence work to find and take down the shooters before there's any more victims. When they discover that all the targets were from the same law firm it's apparent that it is a case of corporate revenge. Now they need to find out what the motive for these killings. Atwater is dealing with his new assignment, while doing so he plays a key role in locating the shooters. Meanwhile Platt and Halstead are trying to approach Lindsay to see how she's coping with a recent death.
Born Into Bad News
Retired Commander Perry enlists Voight and the team to help extract his cop nephew from a unit of corrupt officers who are robbing drug dealers. When things go bad Voight must take down a younger, more violent version of himself. Meanwhile, Lindsay struggles to stay clean. At the same time a woman from Olinsky's past reaches out to him.