Chicago P.D.

The WORST episodes of Chicago P.D.

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Detective Sergeant Hank Voight and his elite Intelligence Unit at the Chicago Police Department combat atrocious offences and bring criminals to justice.

Last Updated: 6/18/2022Network: NBC
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Payback
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7.61
1147 votes

#1 - Payback

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/11/2018

A string of stash house robberies lead back to an unlikely individual. Voight confronts a key witness in the Bingham investigation.

Directors: Nicole Rubio
In Your Care
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7.63
535 votes

#2 - In Your Care

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/3/2021

The team investigates a rash of car jackings and finds the truth is more complicated than they realize. Burgess makes a discovery about a previous case that will change her life forever.

Memory
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7.63
346 votes

#3 - Memory

Season 9 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/11/2022

Voight and the team delve into a cold case in search of clues to solve a shocking new crime. With its focus on buried memories, the case sparks concern for Burgess and Ruzek about Makayla’s mental healing.

Directors: Benny Boom
Confidential
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7.65
1268 votes

#4 - Confidential

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/10/2018

While trying to find the pimp, Intelligence stumbles on the women's shelter where he's scouting out girls. And Burgess moves the case forward with a series of confidential tips, but risks putting her informant in harm's way.

Directors: Mark Tinker
Adrift
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7.65
381 votes

#5 - Adrift

Season 9 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/6/2022

Ruzek's search for the daughter of an old family friend leads the team into a serious drug investigation. Burgess and Ruzek struggle to move on from the emotional aftermath of Makayla's abduction.

Directors: Marc Roskin
Unforgiven
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7.66
543 votes

#6 - Unforgiven

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/27/2021

A cop is murdered, and suspicion falls on someone who has been holding a grudge against the officer. Intelligence works hard to solve the case, but Deputy Superintendent Samantha Miller is hesitant to defend him until she knows the whole story.

Directors: Chad Saxton
End of Watch
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7.66
435 votes

#7 - End of Watch

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/27/2021

Ruzek reunites with an old colleague to take down a crime ring, but when things don't add up, Voight and Burgess do some investigating of their own.

Directors: Marc Roskin
Impossible Dream
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7.68
480 votes

#8 - Impossible Dream

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/17/2021

When a local business owner is gunned down in his shop, it becomes personal for Atwater, who patrolled the neighborhood as a young cop. Dep. Supt. Samantha Miller comes to Voight with a special request about Andre Cooper.

The One Next to Me
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7.68
452 votes

#9 - The One Next to Me

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/6/2021

Halstead’s past resurfaces when a former Army colleague is implicated in a deadly blast. As the FBI launches an investigation into Roy’s disappearance, Upton feels the pressure of the secret she and Voight are sharing.

Directors: Bethany Rooney
Safe
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7.68
466 votes

#10 - Safe

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/12/2021

After a series of brutal home-invasion robberies, Upton immerses herself in the case and finds herself caught between Voight and Halstead.

Directors: SJ Main Muñoz
Fallen
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7.68
1376 votes

#11 - Fallen

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2017

A picture perfect family is shot dead in their home and the team goes in search of a drug dealer with a likely connection. Voight asks for the help of Vice Sergeant Sean McGrady who has an old beef with Upton. When McGrady turns up dead during the investigation, the case takes an unlikely turn.

Directors: Nick Gomez
Politics
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7.69
1329 votes

#12 - Politics

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/29/2017

One of Voight's friends, Congressman Scott Graynor, is found passed out in his hotel room with a dead Ukranian girl. When Intelligence discovers the murder is connected to a sting and Burgess' boyfriend is working with the Feds, Burgess must choose between compromising her case or her boyfriend's case.

Directors: Mark Tinker
Fool's Gold
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7.70
375 votes

#13 - Fool's Gold

Season 9 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/20/2022

After the murder of a wealthy Chicago man, Atwater and the team dig in to uncover the truth, suspecting there is more to the story than meets the eye.

Directors: Bethany Rooney
Promise
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7.70
1708 votes

#14 - Promise

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/2017

When a young Latina woman is brutally murdered, Intelligence suspects she may have been working as a drug mule. With Antonio leading the case, the team's investigation takes them into the grim world of meat processing, and the discovery that there may be a different motive behind her death.

Directors: John Whitesell
Lies
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7.70
429 votes

#15 - Lies

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/12/2022

Voight employs his new informant to help solve a tricky drug trafficking case. Atwater, who once again struggles to reconcile his personal and professional life, reaches a decision.

Directors: Eif Rivera
Kasual with a K
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7.72
1464 votes

#16 - Kasual with a K

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/23/2016

While responding to a call of shots fired, Voight, Antonio, Halstead and the team come across a secret battered woman's shelter and discover the owner has been wounded and a resident of the shelter has been kidnapped. Burgess and Roman go undercover to track down a man robbing people by catfishing them on a dating app. Lindsay opens up to Halstead about her past.

Directors: David Rodriguez
Protect and Serve
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7.72
495 votes

#17 - Protect and Serve

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/10/2021

Ruzek and Atwater are tasked with making an arrest after a high-profile shooting. The situation becomes complicated when it's clear someone doesn't want them to make it back to the station.

Directors: Eriq La Salle
Sisterhood
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7.73
1161 votes

#18 - Sisterhood

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/28/2018

Intelligence tracks down a vigilante killing rapists. The investigation hits home for Burgess, who begins to question if the men who attacked her sister truly paid for their actions.

Directors: Rohn Schmidt
Anthem
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7.73
1216 votes

#19 - Anthem

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/7/2018

When a basketball star is found murdered after an anti-police rally, Intelligence navigates a politically charged environment to track down the killer. To complicate matters further, Woods' daughter Brianna is tangled up in the case.

Directors: John Hyams
The Radical Truth
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7.73
488 votes

#20 - The Radical Truth

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/31/2021

Ruzek's father goes missing, and the team races to find him before it's too late.

Directors: Lisa Demaine
Signs of Violence
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7.73
476 votes

#21 - Signs of Violence

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/7/2021

A wellness check on a family reveals signs of foul play and Upton is determined to find the parents and young daughter. As Hailey delves further into the troubled family dynamics, she finds herself reflecting on her own childhood trauma.

Directors: Bethany Rooney
Chasing Monsters
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7.74
1225 votes

#22 - Chasing Monsters

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/31/2018

When a gang from El Salvador infiltrates Chicago, Intelligence works with a visiting detective to put an end to the crew's brutal tactics. Antonio finds himself getting close to the Salvadoran Detective, Marcella Gomez, only to learn she has a hidden motive for being in Chicago. Meanwhile, Voight learns that the body of his son's killer has been found.

Directors: Terry Miller
Trouble Dolls
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7.74
459 votes

#23 - Trouble Dolls

Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/5/2021

The shocking murder of a young pregnant woman leads the team on a desperate hunt for the killer, revealing something even darker than expected. Burgess has to make a tough decision about Makayla.

Directors: John Polson
Say Her Real Name
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7.74
1354 votes

#24 - Say Her Real Name

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/25/2015

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.

Directors: Nick Gomez
Profiles (1)
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7.75
1234 votes

#25 - Profiles (1)

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/7/2018

A string of bombings is targeting members of the media; the team enlists firehouse 51 to help examine the devices and prevent the next attack. (Hiding Not Seeking (2) Chicago Fire S06E13)

Directors: Eriq La Salle