Anthony is shot while interviewing a witness; Erin enlists his archenemy, Danny, to investigate the case; Jamie and Eddie get in the middle of a standoff between a police lieutenant and a developmentally disabled man posing as an officer.
When a journalist disappears while working on an exposé about an innocent man serving time for murder, Danny and Baez hope that reexamining the original case will help find her. Also, Frank reluctantly speaks out against an initiative led by Erin’s office to consider drug abuse as a disease first, and a crime second.
The Ottos struggle to be together for Christmas; Taylor teaches Oliver how to ask out a crush.
Heavy Is the Head
Jamie and Eddie ask Erin to drop old charges against a man who bravely rescued a woman from a local hostage situation; Danny and Baez work a case involving car thieves and discover the leader is a mobster they’ve dealt with before.
Danny and Baez join a narcotics task force to track a drug supplier; Baez comes into contact with drugs and gets an accidental overdose; Jamie and Eddie work to protect a rehabilitated sex offender; Frank forms an unlikely alliance with Mayor Dutton.
Half a Sheet Cake & a Blue-Raspberry Slushie
Nelson convinces Bridge to use visualization techniques to improve her life; inspired by Eliza’s financial success with an online venture, a broke Bridge takes to Craigslist for some fast cash.
Pick Your Poison
Eddie’s judgment is clouded by her past when she arrests a loathed college acquaintance; Frank is hesitant to mar the spotless record of a member of the force who tested positive for marijuana.
The Old Blue Mayor She Ain’t What She Used to Be
Marge is frustrated with the local government and decides to run for mayor; she makes Homer the butt of her jokes to win public support.
A case turns personal when Danny works to protect a nurse from her violent ex-boyfriend; an acquaintance of Frank’s comes forth with a theory regarding the death of an inmate; Jamie and Eddie help deliver a baby.