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The Cases That Need to Be Solved
Season: 3
Episode: 16
Original airdate: February 24, 2016
Written by: Matt Olmstead
Directed by: Jean de Segonzac
Episode chronology
Previous episode: A Night Owl
Next episode: Forty-Caliber Bread Crumb


When a young boy is executed, Intelligence turn to the boy's parents for information and upon further investigation, discover the father has a criminal background and was a part of a local gang. After another shooting in gang territory, this time nonfatal, Lindsay and Halstead speak to the victim's mother to see if the two crimes are related and Mouse works to find a connection. To honor the deceased young victim, Antonio, Platt, Roman, Burguess, Mouse and a number of other CPD officers and members of the community come together for a candlelight vigil.


Main Cast

Guest Stars


  • Chris Agos as Assistant State's Attorney Steve Kot
  • Tiffany Renee Johnson as Lauren Brooks
  • Javoun Baker as Miles Johnson
  • Robert Upton as Jordan Lockett
  • Furly Mac as Colin Lowe
  • DeAndre Brown as Jesse Kemp
  • Karla Beard as Emmie Kemp
  • Ireon Roach as Chelsea Kemp
  • Melanie Loren as Female Witness
  • Celeste Cooper as Medical Examiner
  • Ray Austin as Officer Bobby Hiller
  • Desmond Gray as Paramedic Desmond
  • Zach Garcia as Diego Dawson
  • James Randle as 20-Year Old Male Witness
  • Jay Thurman as Homeowner
  • Robert Thompson as Sam Fowley


Background information and Notes

  • 150th episode in the franchise.

Chicago P.D. season 3
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