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The sixth season of Chicago P.D., an American police drama television series with executive producer Dick Wolf, and producers Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, and Rick Eid, was ordered on May 9, 2018.[1] The season premiered on September 26, 2018.[2] The season concluded on May 22, 2019 and contained 22 episodes.[3]

Chicago P.D. (season 6)
Chicago PD S6 Poster.jpg
Chicago P.D. Season 6 poster
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes22
Release
Original networkNBC
Original releaseSeptember 26, 2018 (2018-09-26) –
May 22, 2019 (2019-05-22)
Season chronology
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List of Chicago P.D. episodes

Contents

CastEdit

RegularEdit

RecurringEdit

Special guest starEdit

Crossover charactersEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1071"New Normal"Eriq La SalleRick EidSeptember 26, 2018 (2018-09-26)7.14[4]
The Intelligence unit deals with the aftermath of Olinsky’s death. Voight is put on suspension following the last case when he shot the suspect in cold blood. The Intelligence unit investigates a series of overdoses of heroin. Ruzek begins to butt heads with Dawson when he is put in charge of the Unit. Later, both Ruzek and Dawson have opposing views on good police work and get into a violent brawl. Everyone is still dealing with the loss of Alvin Olinsky. Later, everyone attends a funeral for their friend, with Voight watching at a distance.
1082"Endings"David RodriguezGwen SiganOctober 3, 2018 (2018-10-03)7.78[5]

One of the patients at Chicago Med goes missing following a 25-story apartment fire. The Intelligence unit discovers that the patient had extracted a chip from her body leading to believe that she had been tracked and involved in a trafficking ring. Meanwhile, Halstead mourns the loss of his father and is forced to sit out of this case.


This episode concludes a crossover with Chicago Fire and Chicago Med that begins on Chicago Fire season 7, episode 2 and continues on Chicago Med season 4, episode 2.
1093"Bad Boys"Nick GomezTimothy J. SextonOctober 10, 2018 (2018-10-10)7.16[6]
The Intelligence investigates the kidnapping of a teenage girl from a wealthy family kidnapped for a professional robbery gang. They soon discover that the kidnapping was staged and that the girl is in a relationship with one of the robbers. Meanwhile, Voight and Platt work to get Olinsky exonerated. Also, Ruzek and Upton have a romantic encounter.
1104"Ride Along"Nicole RubioGavin HarrisOctober 17, 2018 (2018-10-17)6.95[7]
Burgess is requested to go on a ride along with a civilian looking to become a police officer. However, the ride along goes sideways when they run into a crossfire and the civilian goes missing. Meanwhile, Burgess is forced to choose sides when it comes time to go to the review board. Also, Antonio gets hooked on pain killers.
1115"Fathers and Sons"Eriq La SalleJeffrey NachmanoffOctober 24, 2018 (2018-10-24)6.64[8]
The Intelligence unit investigates a drug dealing ring that involves the brutal death of a young drug mule. Ruzek decides to go undercover however, he is shocked to find his own father is supposedly involved with it.
1126"True or False"Paul McCraneStory by : Rick Eid & Gavin Harris
Teleplay by : Rick Eid
October 31, 2018 (2018-10-31)6.95[9]
The Intelligence unit investigates the brutal beating and death of an alderman’s wife leading to Upton opening up about her childhood. Meanwhile, Upton and Ruzek continue to try to keep their relationship a secret.
1137"Trigger"Carl SeatonTodd RobinsonNovember 7, 2018 (2018-11-07)6.84[10]
The Intelligence unit investigates a series of suicide bombings that involves a local Islamic Mosque, Atwater is put undercover to find evidence. Things become tense for Halstead when this investigation brings back memories when he was in the service. The FBI and Voight make a deal to work the investigation together.
1148"Black and Blue"Christine SwansonKim RomeNovember 14, 2018 (2018-11-14)6.00[11]
The Intelligence unit looks into taking down a drug kingpin. Things escalate quickly when Atwater discovers that his girlfriend might be involved in drug dealing and possibly murder. Meanwhile, Dawson’s shoulder pain continues to get worse.
1159"Descent"Nicole RubioRick Eid & Timothy J. SextonDecember 5, 2018 (2018-12-05)6.82[12]
Dawson’s addiction to pain killers takes a dramatic turn when he gets involved in drug dealing. Voight gets wind of Dawson’s problem and try’s to help him out. Later on, Dawson’s daughter is kidnapped and the Intelligence unit does everything in their power to find her.
11610"Brotherhood"Mykelti WilliamsonGwen SiganJanuary 9, 2019 (2019-01-09)6.86[13]
Following Dawson’s actions, Voight plans to cover up his crimes and send Dawson to rehab but is duped by Ruzek, feeling a sense of loyalty to Voight and Intelligence. Intelligence is called in when a wave of recent carjackings suddenly turns deadly. Voight, Platt, and Upton try to find a way out for Ruzek, who may not have a way out of what he chose to do.
11711"Trust"Lily MariyeGavin HarrisJanuary 16, 2019 (2019-01-16)7.26[14]
The Intelligence unit investigates the murder of a well known defense attorney. Voight suspects that a police Superintendent who is running for Mayor of Chicago, might be involved in local gangs. Meanwhile, Dawson returns to work following his rehab stint.
11812"Outrage"Vincent MisianoStory by : Timothy J. Sexton & April Fitsimmons
Teleplay by : Timothy J. Sexton
January 23, 2019 (2019-01-23)7.22[15]
When the intelligence Unit goes undercover to take down a heroin operation, Halstead gets recognized by a criminal that he and the Chicago Police Department had a beef with gets released from Prison. Halstead believes that he’s a person of Interest in an unsolved murder case. Later on, Ruzek and Burgess go undercover to take him down, plans go south and the criminal turns up dead and Halstead is the Person of Interest.
11913"Night in Chicago"Eriq La SalleRick Eid & Ike SmithFebruary 6, 2019 (2019-02-06)7.38[16]
When Atwater goes undercover to stop a criminal enterprise, he and his partner are stopped by police and his partner is shot and killed forcing Atwater to figure where his allegiance lies. The situation escalates to a number of protests about police using excessive force.
12014"Ties That Bind"Paul McCraneKim Rome & Katherine ViscontiFebruary 13, 2019 (2019-02-13)7.49[17]
While undercover trying to take down criminals responsible for making non traceable firearms, Burgess and Upton get kidnapped at gunpoint. Meanwhile, Burgess discovers something about Hailey and Adam’s relationship.
12115"Good Men"Donald PetrieGwen SiganFebruary 20, 2019 (2019-02-20)8.91[18]

Joe Cruz reveals the firefighter behind the missing key from the firehouse lock box. As the Intelligence unit investigates Voight tries to play this investigation by the books without tarnishing reputations.


This episode concludes a crossover that began on Chicago Fire season 7 episode 15.
12216"The Forgotten"Eriq La SalleGavin HarrisFebruary 27, 2019 (2019-02-27)7.15[19]
After taking down another case for the Intelligence unit, one of Voight’s CI’s goes missing. They continue to investigate when they discover that she had been kidnapped by a infamous serial killer. Meanwhile, Alderman Price tries to persuade Voight to get into politics.
12317"Pain Killer"Nicole RubioTimothy J. SextonMarch 27, 2019 (2019-03-27)7.01[20]
Chaos ensues Chicago when a sniper shooter is targeting members of law enforcement and government employees. Voight digs deeper and discovers that the suspect was one of Voights former cases and a CI.
12418"This City"Carl SeatonRick Eid & Gwen SiganApril 3, 2019 (2019-04-03)6.86[21]
Voight and Ray Price team up to come up with a peace offering to the rise of gang violence after a mother of two is caught in a crossfire. Meanwhile, Burgess grows suspicious about her new boyfriend.
12519"What Could Have Been"Eriq La SalleRick Eid & Gwen SiganApril 24, 2019 (2019-04-24)6.99[22]
The Intelligence unit investigates the murder of Burgess’s boyfriend Blair. Voight suspects that Blair might have been involved in a violent drug crossfire and Burgess tries to prove it wrong. Later on, there is new evidence that the homicide might be connected to potential new Chicago Mayor Ray Price.
12620"Sacrifice"John HyamsGavin HarrisMay 8, 2019 (2019-05-08)6.29[23]
The Intelligence unit investigates a series of pharmaceutical robberies. One of the criminals involved is stealing because his wife is sick. Meanwhile, Ruzek and Upton’s romantic relationship interferes with the case which leads to Platt giving Upton some advice.
12721"Confession"Carl SeatonTimothy J. SextonMay 15, 2019 (2019-05-15)6.73[24]
The Intelligence unit tries to take down a drug dealer. While investigating, Dawson shares a connection with the case and begins to have a guilty conscience from a previous case. Also, Voight does everything in his power to get evidence against Kelton.
12822"Reckoning"Eriq La SalleRick Eid & Gwen SiganMay 22, 2019 (2019-05-22)6.59[25]
The Intelligence unit tries to dig up evidence to try to stop Kelton from becoming Mayor of Chicago and disbanding Intelligence. Complications arise when Voight tries to track down one of Kelton’s drug dealing confidants who might be the key to take him down and he turns up murdered. Meanwhile, evidence becomes clear from the Internal Affairs office that Ruzek had been lying and trying to cover up for Dawson’s actions. Later on, Ruzek sticks with his word and ends up getting arrested for the crime. Later, Kelton was found shot dead.

ProductionEdit

Cast changesEdit

On April 19, 2019, NBC announced that Jon Seda would again depart the series at the end of the sixth season.[26]

RatingsEdit

No. Title Air date Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "New Normal" September 26, 2018 1.2/6 7.14[4] 1.0 4.06 2.2 11.21[27]
2 "Endings" October 3, 2018 1.2/5 7.78[5] 1.2 4.36 2.4 12.14[28]
3 "Bad Boys" October 10, 2018 1.2/5 7.16[6] 0.9 3.91 2.1 11.07[29]
4 "Ride Along" October 17, 2018 1.1/5 6.95[7] 0.9 3.83 2.1 10.79[30]
5 "Fathers and Sons" October 24, 2018 1.2/5 6.64[8] 0.9 3.94 2.1 10.59[31]
6 "True or False" October 31, 2018 1.1/5 6.95[9] 0.9 4.04 2.0 10.99[32]
7 "Trigger" November 7, 2018 1.1/5 6.84[10] 1.0 4.11 2.1 10.95[33]
8 "Black and Blue" November 14, 2018 1.0/5 6.00[11] 1.0 4.02 2.0 10.02[34]
9 "Descent" December 5, 2018 1.1/5 6.82[12] 0.9 3.93 2.0 10.75[35]
10 "Brotherhood" January 9, 2019 1.0/5 6.86[13] 1.0 4.26 2.1 11.12[36]
11 "Trust" January 16, 2019 1.1/5 7.26[14] 0.9 4.06 2.0 11.32[37]
12 "Outrage" January 23, 2019 1.1/5 7.22[15] 1.0 4.33 2.1 11.56[38]
13 "Night in Chicago" February 6, 2019 1.2/6 7.38[16] 1.0 4.18 2.1 11.55[39]
14 "Ties That Bind" February 13, 2019 1.1/5 7.49[17] 0.9 4.00 2.0 11.54[40]
15 "Good Men" February 20, 2019 1.4/6 8.91[18] 1.1 4.46 2.5 13.39[41]
16 "The Forgotten" February 27, 2019 1.1/5 7.15[19] 1.0 4.21 2.2 11.36[42]
17 "Pain Killer" March 27, 2019 1.1/5 7.01[20] 1.1 4.45 2.1 11.46[43]
18 "This City" April 3, 2019 1.0/5 6.86[21] 0.9 3.86 1.9 10.73[44]
19 "What Could Have Been" April 24, 2019 1.0/5 6.99[22] 0.9 4.08 2.0 11.08[45]
20 "Sacrifice" May 8, 2019 0.9/4 6.29[23] 0.8 3.60 1.6 9.89[46]
21 "Confession" May 15, 2019 1.0/5 6.73[24] 0.9 4.08 1.9 10.81[47]
22 "Reckoning" May 22, 2019 1.0/5 6.59[25] 0.9 4.14 1.8 10.64[48]

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