The Thing About Heroes
Season: 5
Episode: 2
Original airdate: October 4, 2017
Written by: John Dove
Directed by: Rohn Schmidt
Episode chronology
Previous episode: Reform
Next episode: Promise


After a van explodes during a Chicago street festival, a Muslim patrol officer Frank Toma goes missing and evidence quickly piles up pointing to his involvement. Burgess - who helped train Toma - is desperate to prove his innocence, even if that means going against her superiors.


Main Cast

Guest Stars


  • Sean Parris as Brian Mooney
  • Mahmoud Alshaikh as Azul Rahim
  • Salar Ardebili as Bashir Wateef
  • Ninos Baba as Mukesh Hassan


Background information and Notes

Chicago P.D. season 5
Episodes ReformThe Thing About HeroesPromiseSnitchHomeFallenCare Under FirePoliticsMonsterRabbit HoleConfidentialCaptiveChasing MonstersAnthemSisterhoodProfilesBreaking PointGhostsPaybackSavedAllegianceHomecoming
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