23 Episodes 2012 - 2013
The third season of this family-cop drama finds Jamie (Will Estes) assigned a new partner: brash Vinny Cruz (Sebastian Sozzi), who isn't quite as by-the-book as Jamie is. Before long, his big brother Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) finds himself in a similar situation when his longtime partner Jackie (Jennifer Esposito) decides to quit the force, leaving Danny to team up with several new partners throughout the season. Erin (Bridget Moynahan) is faced with a blast from the past when her ex-husband comes back to town and squares off against her as opposing council in the courtroom. Danny also finds himself crossing paths with his spouse, Linda (Amy Carlson), now that she's returned to her job as a hospital nurse. Also on the domestic front, Frank (Tom Selleck) tries to convince his father (Len Cariou) that it's time to stop driving for safety reasons. By season's end, Frank must also worry about the safety of his officers when a powerful gang declares war on the police department.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 60 mins
In the third-season opener, a criminal seeks revenge on Danny by abducting Jackie. Elsewhere, Jamie is assigned a new partner; and a young cop is unnerved after he mistakenly shoots an innocent person.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 60 mins
A woman recants a domestic-abuse claim, but Danny and Jackie continue to investigate the situation. Soon they uncover the woman's secret affair with a powerful politician who's friends with Frank. Meanwhile, Linda returns to the workforce, causing chaos at home.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 60 mins
Erin's ex-husband reappears in her life and goes up against her in court. Meanwhile, Danny suspects a serial killer is responsible for the murders of two individuals who were part of a group accused of a gang rape.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 60 mins
Danny and Jackie are taken off a murder case involving a bride and reassigned to protect a Central American president, who's under threat of assassination. Elsewhere, Vinny performs an unjustified stop, causing Jamie to challenge his tactics.
Risk and Reward
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 60 mins
A detective gets abducted shortly after getting an award for his undercover work in Malaysia, so Frank has Danny search for the Malaysian drug lord who's holding the detective hostage. Elsewhere, Henry does a ride-along with Jamie.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 60 mins
A photographer who's an important witness in one of Erin's cases is almost killed in a hit-and-run, so Erin asks Danny to protect him. Elsewhere, Jamie and Vinny shut down a drug operation.
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 60 mins
Danny learns about voodoo while investigating a stabbing committed by someone in costume on Halloween. Meanwhile, Garrett reveals a deep secret to Frank; and Erin and Nicky take Danny's sons trick-or-treating.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 60 mins
Danny investigates the murder of a college student who may have been dealing drugs. Elsewhere, Jamie reexamines his life after meeting up with a former law-school buddy; and Erin tries to allow Nicky to be more independent.
Secrets and Lies
Fri, Dec 7, 2012 60 mins
Linda overhears a shooting victim talking to his priest about a case Danny is investigating. Elsewhere, Henry gets mugged, and Jamie vehemently pursues the attacker.
Fathers and Sons
Fri, Jan 4, 2013 58 mins
Danny and Kate search for a sniper who appears to be a radical environmentalist. Meanwhile, Danny's youngest son is seriously injured in a bicycle accident.
Front Page News
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 60 mins
Jamie experiences grief following an incident at work. Elsewhere, Mayor Poole takes the witness stand in a case Erin is prosecuting.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 60 mins
Danny is caught on the wrong side of the law when a bag of cocaine is found in his car trunk and he's taken into police custody. Meanwhile, the Reagans are eager to prove Danny's innocence.
Fri, Feb 1, 2013 60 mins
When a man riddled with rat bites gets dumped from a moving vehicle, Danny and Det. Candice McElroy catch the case and try to determine who did it and why. Meanwhile, Frank tries to be diplomatic while dealing with a controversial radio-show host who is broadcasting from the city.
Men in Black
Fri, Feb 8, 2013 60 mins
Danny's investigation takes him inside the Hasidic community after a new Grand Rebbe dies suddenly. Elsewhere, Frank learns a family secret from Henry.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 60 mins
Danny is forced to enroll in an anger-management class because of his use of aggressive tactics on a case. Elsewhere, Frank tries to halt the persecution of a young Turkish woman.
Quid Pro Quo
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 60 mins
Erin and Danny join forces to solve a cold case involving a wealthy man who escaped conviction for attacking his girlfriend. Meanwhile, a basketball-game injury results in a lawsuit between Jamie's and Danny's friends.
Protest Too Much
Fri, Mar 8, 2013 60 mins
Danny pursues a pair of "Bonnie and Clyde" bank robbers who injured a bystander and snatched an off-duty cop's gun. Elsewhere, Frank ponders dating an acquaintance of Erin's.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 60 mins
Tragedy links seemingly random victims, and Danny tries to find a common thread among the cases. Elsewhere, Frank's old buddy displays signs of alcoholism, so Frank helps him deal with it.
Loss of Faith
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 60 mins
Danny investigates a murder in a cemetery and discovers that the victim was a religious woman who was hiding her interfaith romance from her family.
Ends & Means
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 60 mins
Linda stops Danny from questioning a wounded accomplice before surgery, but the patient doesn't survive the procedure, leading to a feud between Linda and Danny concerning protocol.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 60 mins
A bewildered man is found in the park covered in his girlfriend's blood, and he claims he has no memory of the events that lead him there. Elsewhere, an off-duty cop catches an armed robber, and Jamie helps cover up the officer's intoxicated state.
The Bitter End
Fri, May 3, 2013 60 mins
Danny blames himself when a young woman commits suicide because he had made a promise to her in the wake of her parents' deaths. Meanwhile, violence involving a gang at a housing project erupts and affects the Reagans.
This Way Out
Fri, May 10, 2013 60 mins
In the third-season finale, the Reagans go after a gang leader who killed someone close to them, and Danny works an angle involving the gang leader's girlfriend. Meanwhile, a second crisis occurs and unnerves Frank.