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The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'

There are so many good episodes of Chicago P.D., but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Start Digging" the best, or is "A Shot Heard Round the World" your favorite episode of Chicago P.D.? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Chicago P.D. are, let's rank every Chicago P.D. episode from best to worst.

Chicago P.D. is an American police procedural drama, the second series in the Chicago franchise. The series debuted as a mid-season replacement on January 8, 2014, and stars Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, and Sophia Bush, who won the 2017 People's Choice Award for "Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress." Chicago P.D. follows the patrol officers and detectives of the 21st District of the Chicago Police Department.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Chicago P.D., and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Chicago P.D. episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Episode Description: Intelligence searches for a missing teen who they believe poses a threat to students at his school; Atwater wants to make a good impression on a police captain.
  • Life Is Fluid
    2
    September 30, 2015
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Episode Description: Intelligence pursues heroin kingpin Derek Keyes; Lindsay's downward spiral continues; Olinsky tells Platt about a secret from his past; Roman talks to Burgess about his concerns regarding Ruzek.
  • I Remember Her Now
    3
    February 8, 2017
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 13
    • Episode Description: When the crushed body of a young teen who ran away from a treatment center for troubled girls is found in an abandoned building, Voight sends Halstead under cover as a guard to investigate the center from the inside.
  • Endings
    4
    October 3, 2018
    • Season: 6
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Episode Description: Intelligence joins forces with Firehouse 51 after a devastating high-rise fire is ruled arson, and Halstead, who has a tragic connection to the fire, struggles to stay objective as he gets deeper into the investigation.
  • Call it Macaroni
    5
    September 24, 2014
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Episode Description: As the Sheldon Jin investigation moves forward, Internal Affairs keeps a close eye on Voight; Voight's vehicle is T-boned while following an armored car carrying Ruzek; Burgess meets her new partner; Lindsay visits her mom.
  • Ties That Bind
    6
    February 13, 2019
    • Season: 6
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Episode Description: Upton and Burgess find themselves in a difficult situation when Intelligence tracks a cache of cop killer machine guns to a local gun show in Wisconsin.
  • Care Under Fire
    7
    November 15, 2017
    • Season: 5
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Episode Description: Halstead goes under cover to stop an ex-military kidnapping crew from killing an innocent child.
  • What Do You Do
    8
    February 18, 2015
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 15
    • Episode Description: Burgess and Roman become trapped after Burgess pursues suspicious activity at a convenience store without calling in for backup; the intelligence team receives taser certification.
  • Shouldn't Have Been Alone
    9
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 10
    • Episode Description: The intelligence team works to find those responsible for Burgess' wounds; a search of the house provides valuable information.
  • Last Minute Resistance
    10
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 19
    • Episode Description: When Burgess realizes that her sister, Nicole, never made it home after a night out with friends, the members of the intelligence team make finding Nicole their top priority.
  • Prison Ball
    11
    November 5, 2014
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 6
    • Episode Description: Ruzek and Atwater go under cover as prison inmates in order to find the man they believe killed a 10-year-old girl; Burgess and Roman give a tour of the district to some boys they believe are part of the Police Explorers program.
  • Start Digging
    12
    May 25, 2016
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 23
    • Episode Description: When the body of a single mother is found in the trunk of her car, the team is shocked to learn the victim had contact with Voight's reformed son.
  • 8:30 PM
    13
    April 30, 2014
    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 12
    • Episode Description: As Voight and his team search for the bombers, they realize there might be more bombs set to detonate; Burgess' niece fights for her life.
  • A Shot Heard Round the World
    14
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 8
    • Episode Description: A highly trained killer is believed to be targeting the police department; Lindsay speaks to Antonio about his job with the state's attorney.
  • Forty-Caliber Bread Crumb
    15
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 17
    • Episode Description: During a bank run for his off-duty security job, Halstead and his co-workers are attacked by a violent robbery crew, which leads to a shootout; Voight and Lindsay talk to a dispensary owner who says her business has received threats from local gangs.
  • Fallen
    16
    November 8, 2017
    • Season: 5
    • Episode Number: 6
    • Episode Description: A family is killed, and the team searches for a drug dealer with a likely connection; Voight asks Vice Sgt. Sean McGrady for help.
  • A Little Devil Complex
    17
    February 4, 2015
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 13
    • Episode Description: Antonio and his sister talk to Elliot Gish about the person they think is responsible for the fire that killed Shay; Lindsay has second thoughts about the task force; Platt's new, sunny demeanor results in curiosity.
  • The Weigh Station
    18
    October 8, 2014
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Episode Description: When a bartender takes a bullet intended for Halstead, the bounty on him becomes more real; following a tense interaction, Platt and Nadia reach an understanding.
  • Wrong Side of the Bars
    19
    January 15, 2014
    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Episode Description: Antonio believes a Colombian gang is involved in his son's kidnapping; Halstead learns new information about Lindsay; Voight offers Antonio a new way to get information about Diego's whereabouts.
  • Descent
    20
    December 5, 2018
    • Season: 6
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Episode Description: As his dependency on prescription painkillers grows, Antonio crosses a line, endangering someone close to him and ultimately putting the entire team at risk.
  • The Number of Rats
    21
    April 29, 2015
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 20
    • Episode Description: After arriving in Chicago to assist Voight and the team with a rape/murder case that has distinct similarities to a decade-old case from New York, Sgt. Benson asks Fin and Amaro to help; the prime suspect asks for a meeting with Lindsay.
  • Natural Born Storyteller
    22
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Episode Description: Roman and Burgess discover the corpse of a young boy who was reported missing; Burgess talks to Ruzek about Roman's suspicious behavior; Bunny plans to make a statement that could impact Voight's career.
  • Forget My Name
    23
    November 11, 2015
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 8
    • Episode Description: When Intelligence follows up on a tip about an upcoming drug trade, the team discovers a man's mutilated body; Burgess helps plan a surprise for Platt.
  • Actual Physical Violence
    24
    October 14, 2015
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Episode Description: A desperate man searching for his daughter holds a member of the team hostage; Voight learns about the accusations Bunny made regarding a case from his past; Antonio finds out that Olinsky has been keeping a secret.
  • Knocked the Family Right Out
    25
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 11
    • Episode Description: A teenage girl is violated during a home invasion; Voight helps a former acquaintance; Platt and Mouch receive upsetting news regarding their upcoming wedding.