Episode Guide

Season 5

Episode Guide

Farewell

S5 E22
May 22, 2022
When control of a university chemistry lab is seized, the team races to thwart a devastating terror attack.

Zodiac

S5 E21
May 15, 2022
A Los Angeles S.W.A.T. lieutenant balances loyalty to the job and to the streets where he grew up.

Quandary

S5 E20
May 08, 2022
When SWAT discovers an illegal weapons dealer has sold stock to someone targeting a high-level politician, the team rushes to stop a deadly ambush.

Incoming

S5 E19
May 01, 2022
When a plane carrying Street and the dangerous prisoner he's transporting is hijacked, the SWAT team races to save the innocent passengers onboard - and one of their own. Also, Hondo take a big step in his relationship with Nichelle.

Family

S5 E18
Apr 24, 2022
When Hicks witnesses the assassination of his longtime friend, the team races to find the shooter and determine why he was targeted; Luca struggles with how to help his brother after he's arrested.

Cry Foul

S5 E17
Apr 17, 2022
When a series of deadly explosions hit oil derricks across Los Angeles, the team must hunt down an activist-turned-terrorist; Deacon and his wife work to free a reformed drug dealer who they believe was sent away for a murder he didn't commit.

The Fugitive

S5 E16
Apr 10, 2022
When body cam footage left at a local news station seems to show Hondo shooting two police officers, he is forced to go on the run while the team works to clear his name.

Donor

S5 E15
Mar 27, 2022
When hospital employees are targeted by a gunman, the SWAT team races to find a grieving father whose son was denied a kidney transplant. Also, Hondo searches for evidence to prove his theory of the culprit behind an alarming rise in Los Angeles stash houses.

Albatross

S5 E14
Mar 20, 2022
When the team busts a group of dangerous robbery suspects, Tan is confronted with a pivotal figure from his past. Also, Luca is tapped to temporarily step in for Hicks.

Short Fuse

S5 E13
Mar 13, 2022
When a terminally ill inmate escapes from a hospital determined to settle old scores before he dies, SWAT must team up with a longtime rival of Hicks to protect the fugitive's targets. Also, Nichelle faces a life-changing event that affects her relationship with Hondo.

Provenance

S5 E12
Mar 06, 2022
After an armed robbery crew invades a downtown auction house, the case quickly turns personal for Hondo when his sister, Winnie (April Parker Jones), is taken as one of the hostages.

Old School Cool

S5 E11
Feb 27, 2022
Hondo and the team race to locate the hacker responsible for accessing LAPD's computers and revealing the identities of undercover officers before the leaked intelligence has fatal consequences. Also, Street is forced to reckon with past misdeeds.

Three Guns

S5 E10
Jan 09, 2022
The SWAT team partners with the DEA to locate stolen rocket launchers smuggled into Los Angeles, high-power weapons with new technology capable of cutting through armored tanks. Also, a personal issue for Tan arises when a colleague is hurt in the field; Hondo's inquiry into the arrest of a homeless veteran for Leroy, Darryl's father, sparks an idea for a new policing initiative; and Luca suspects the mother of his mentee, Kelly, wants to date him.

Survive

S5 E9
Jan 02, 2022
When Deacon enlists Chris' help on an off-duty private security detail, they struggle to survive when they're attacked by a drug cartel looking to kidnap their wealthy VIP client.

Safe House

S5 E8
Dec 10, 2021
When an undocumented woman is violently abducted, the team forms an unlikely alliance to try and bring her home alive.

Keep the Faith

S5 E7
Dec 03, 2021
When Hondo returns as leader, the team is soon pulled into a dangerous case involving a large stockpile of cash and the Russian mob. Also, Daniel Sr. opens up to Hondo about a painful time in his past.

Crisis Actor

S5 E6
Nov 12, 2021
When armed gunmen storm the set of a controversial cable news show that promotes conspiracy theories, the team races to prevent a hostage situation from escalating on live TV. Also, Chris supports Street as he prepares for his mother's funeral.

West Coast Offense

S5 E5
Nov 05, 2021
When the team responds to a home invasion call, they uncover a murderous plot against a famous pro football quarterback. Also, Hicks gets a long-awaited lead on a Jane Doe case he worked 20 years ago.

Sentinel

S5 E4
Oct 22, 2021
As the team races to stop a violent band of armed robbers, the search is complicated by civilians using a public safety app that encourages vigilantism. Also, Street receives difficult news that alters his future.

27 David

S5 E3
Oct 15, 2021
When a robbery crew holds up the iconic downtown Los Angeles library, the team discovers that stolen architectural drawings could lead to a major threat against the city. Also, the squad is surprised by the arrival of a new leader, longtime LAPD veteran and former S.W.A.T. member Rodrigo Sanchez (David DeSantos).

Madrugada

S5 E2
Oct 08, 2021
Still in Mexico, Hondo teams up with a local cop for a dangerous rescue mission, only to find himself with a target on his back. Also, back in Los Angeles, Hicks considers disbanding the team for good.

Vagabundo

S5 E1
Oct 01, 2021
In the aftermath of his decision to speak out in the press, Hondo retreats to a quiet town in Mexico to reassess his life and professional future, only to find himself reluctantly drawn into one local family's fight for justice.