With Burgess in the hospital after suffering gunshot wounds, the intelligence team is determined to find the people responsible. Lindsay delays her start on the federal task force so she can help with this case. Search of the house provides a lead and when a bomb is triggered a key suspect is found. Meanwhile the team takes turns watching over Burgess. Voight informs Burgess of a new opportunity that this affords her.
District 21 of the Chicago Police Department is made up of two distinctly different groups: The uniformed cops who patrol the beat and deal with street crimes, and the intelligence unit, the team that combats the city's major offenses, such as organized crime, drug trafficking and high-profile murders. Leading the intelligence team is Sgt. Hank Voight, a man not against skirting the law in the pursuit of justice.
Demanding and tough, only those who can take the heat survive under Voight's command. Take Det. Antonio Dawson, for example. Despite a troubled history with his boss, Dawson has ambitions of running the unit. If that means facing off against Voight every day, he'll persevere. From the street cops with dreams of moving up to the elite crew who are already in, life on the job is a daily challenge.