S.W.A.T. (2017) s05e05 Episode Script

West Coast Offense

1 Previously on SWAT 20-Squad's been reinstated.
DEACON: Who's team leader? I'm your new 20-David.
Rodrigo Sanchez.
I'm SWAT OG from before your time, and I worked with Hondo, Deacon, Luca.
They were all my brothers.
I look forward to making you family, too.
- You good with this? - It is what it is.
LUCA: There's no way a guy like Sanchez comes back here without an agenda.
Let's just wait and see what happens.
Rodrigo Sanchez.
They sent him to get you to quit.
It's his one and only job there.
Sanchez is in on this? RENEE: I overheard him telling my boss that it wouldn't take him long to get rid of you.
I know about your orders with the commission.
I'm glad this is all out in the open now.
- What the hell is going on here? - SANCHEZ: All it's gonna take is one minor screwup to give the commission what it wants to send you packing.
So have some dignity and just walk away first.
DISPATCHER: Please state the nature of your emergency.
MAN: We need help.
Some guy broke into our house with a gun.
He's shooting.
5814 La Goleta.
DISPATCHER: Police are on the way, sir.
Is anyone in the home injured? MAN: My parents.
I heard screams.
Then gunfire.
Oh, God.
DISPATCHER: Is the man still inside the house? MAN: Yeah.
I think he's high on something.
Oh! Oh, no.
Oh, no.
- He's coming.
He's coming! - [LINE DISCONNECTS.]
DISPATCHER: Hello? Sir, are you there? LUCA: This place is freaky quiet.
TAN: Maybe the suspect already bolted.
He's inside.
We're being watched.
Sanchez, I think the suspect might be expecting us.
SANCHEZ: Roger that.
Remember, everyone, we got three possible victims.
Tan, take point.
SANCHEZ: Stay sharp and don't give up positions.
Shots fired from inside.
Deacon, emergency entry.
HONDO: Tan, moving.
SANCHEZ: 20-David.
There's blood in the kitchen.
No sign of the victim.
- 27-David.
- DEACON: 30-David.
There was a struggle in the kitchen.
Suspect may have a gun and a knife.
TAN: Clear.
Looks like they just moved in.
Some kind of remodel.
- LAPD! Drop that weapon! - CHRIS: Hands up now! STREET: Drop it! What the hell? That's a cardboard cutout.
Suspect is using a 12-gauge.
Let's move.
- Hondo.
Any sign of the residents? - Not yet.
Suspect may be forcing them to hunker down.
House like this, it might have a safe room.
The gunman could be in there with them.
SANCHEZ: What a nightmare.
20-Squad, be advised.
We got a possible hostage situation - inside a fortified safe room.
- LUCA: Roger that.
Nothing in here.
- It's clear.
- Hondo.
SANCHEZ: 20-David in.
Safe room's got to have its own power source.
Bet it's in here.
- Thing's reinforced.
- It's high-tech.
- 27-David.
There is a safe room in the master suite.
Someone inside could be bleeding out.
We got to find a way to override the system.
We're looking, Hondo.
NICHOLS: You try coming in here, I'll rain down holy hell on you! - Drop your weapon! - LAPD! Open the door! - Who's in there with you? - NICHOLS: I got enough bullets in here to kill everybody! - Get the hell out! - 30-David.
- Luca.
- LUCA: Go.
If we don't get this door open ASAP, we're looking at a triple homicide.
Look, he found the power.
Keep him talking.
Hey, man, what do you want? NICHOLS: Is that a brother? Man, how you gonna do me like this? You're the one who shot at me.
NICHOLS: Next time, I won't miss.
Don't be stupid! What's your name? NICHOLS: You know my damn name.
Are you Derrick Nichols, the quarterback? Luca, try this.
NICHOLS: This door opens, you're a dead man! Okay, hey, hey.
Listen to me.
I'm Sergeant Harrelson with the LAPD.
Someone called to report an armed intruder at this residence.
- Did you make that call? - NICHOLS: No! We didn't call the police.
All right, Derrick, we're gonna open the door.
Don't be stupid.
Put the gun on the ground.
We don't want to hurt you.
- All right.
- Here we come! Two.
HONDO: Need you to step out.
Is there anyone else in there with you? - NICHOLS: Don't.
Whoa, whoa, whoa.
- Show me your hands! - Whoa, whoa! - Show me your hands! Come out very slowly.
Don't shoot! Don't shoot.
Carolyn, it's okay.
- Come on out.
They're cops.
I'm his wife.
- NICHOLS: It's okay.
- CAROLYN: I'm his wife.
- Is there anyone else in the house? - No.
All right, come on out.
Come on out.
Keep your hands up.
That's it.
We're speaking with the residents upstairs.
We're a Code 4.
There is no intruder.
The 911 call was a hoax.
This was a swatting? HONDO: Yeah, looks like it.
But we're gonna try and get some answers.
Like why the hell a shotgun was discharged on the police.
Roger that.
MAN: I got friends who kill for a living, Nichols.
And guess what? They're outside your house right now.
Say hi for me if you see them before they put a bullet in your head.
Got that message 30 seconds before you rolled up.
So when I saw movement in the yard, I just fired.
He's telling the truth.
He had no idea you were the police.
How'd you cut your hand? I was in the kitchen.
Didn't think I'd make it to my gun, so I went for a knife.
Fumbled it, I guess.
You have any idea who would've left you a message like that? No clue.
Who would want to do something like this to us? It's all so sick.
- A sick prank.
- This is no prank.
This is attempted murder.
With us as the weapon.
SANCHEZ: Imagine retiring in your mid-30s with a spread like this.
After a decade as a franchise QB.
Word is Nichols and his wife have already flipped quite a few old spreads like this.
We should give the media a few sound bites, get a hold of any bad press.
You know how they love to start in on cops - when there's a swatting.
- I, uh, I need to know that, uh, you have 20-Squad buttoned down.
Being team leader's hard enough without any, you know, bad blood.
No bad blood, Commander.
You admitted in my office that the police commission sent you to SWAT to push Hondo out.
Office politics doesn't affect how I lead in the field.
I like Hondo.
Everyone will be better off when he realizes it's time to move on.
The news made it here in record time.
Yeah, I can already see the headline.
"SWAT team terrorizes quarterback.
" I had a call with the chief on the way over here.
He's treating it as the assassination attempt it was.
Now, SWAT didn't start it, but he wants us to finish it.
Doing what he loves best.
Soaking up the attention.
Anyone else on the team know the truth about Sanchez's agenda? No.
Hondo wanted us to keep quiet - so we don't poison the locker room.
- LUCA: Yeah, he wants to wait it out.
He figures Sanchez will get bored - and move on eventually.
Days like this, I wonder why I even bother answering.
Same old vultures with the same old questions.
I should take this.
Excuse me.
This is Hicks.
- Yeah.
- NICHOLS: I don't know how else to say it.
I have no idea who did this do us.
If I did, I wouldn't be talking to you.
- I'd be handling it.
- I don't doubt that.
That's exactly what the culprit was counting on, that you'd take things into your own hands.
You really can't think of anyone who might want to hurt you? I can think of thousands.
I'd see them every Sunday, screaming how they want to tear me apart.
He still gets heckled sometimes for that interception in Seattle.
Six damn years ago.
HONDO: Think back.
Has either one of you ever been harassed by a stalker? - No.
- Never.
Anyone you owe any money to? Does it look like we're in debt? I've been watching you play since your Dorsey days.
- I went to Crenshaw.
Decade ahead of you.
Aw, man.
You clowns were the worst.
You remember that playoff game in Dallas? Season on the line, fourth and goal.
You were rolling to your right, looking for your open man, but Davis was right there waiting to destroy you.
He had about a hundred pounds on you.
Ended up flat on his back in the end zone.
See, I knew you were gonna run that ball even before the snap.
I didn't know before the snap.
Sure, you did.
You were eying the back right corner of that end zone.
It's subtle, but you have a tell when you're holding something back.
You were doing it way back in high school, and you did it just now.
What aren't you saying? You went to Crenshaw, so you know how the old neighborhood works.
You rise up out of there, everybody you ever knew has got their hand out, thinks you owe them something.
I never bit.
You give into one, next day a dozen show up.
It's like feeding cats.
Think one of them's jealous or angry enough - to want to take you out? - NICHOLS: I didn't.
But now, who knows? They were my biggest fans.
Now most of my hate mail comes from my old zip code.
You save any of these letters? [SCOFFS.]
How about you, Carolyn? Do you hang on to any of this hate mail? I just stuff them in a box.
I don't want any of these people to get in trouble.
I'm sure most of them were just letting off some steam, but some of it's It's awful.
How so? They say Derrick's a sellout.
Say how they're gonna hurt him.
Hurt me.
Burn our house down.
I thought it would stop when he retired, but some people just want to tear down achievers.
Would you mind turning over this mail to us? NICHOLS: That's my girl.
Asked her out sophomore year of college and never looked back.
We about done here, guys? I got some commitments I need to get to.
Actually, we were gonna ask both of you to come with us to enter protective custody until things cool down.
I don't think so.
Are you opposed to a security detail? Free bodyguards? Sure.
Just have them meet me out front.
Thanks for everything, guys.
All right, I'm gonna talk to Sanchez and see if you and Luca can hang back.
Do not let Nichols get out of your sight.
Roger that.
What's up? DEACON: May be none of my business, but that call you answered earlier.
You seemed pretty shook.
Does it have anything to do with the commission coming after Hondo? [EXHALES.]
Well, that's a whole separate problem.
No, it's got nothing - to do with that.
- Okay.
Just checking.
The call It was, um about an old Jane Doe case I never really quite cracked.
- Is it one I know? - No, it was my pre-SWAT days.
I was still working Homicide.
Come here.
It's been 20 years now, believe it or not.
We found her body in the brush off Route 27.
Poor girl was barely more than a kid.
Newspapers dubbed her Highway Jane.
- It says she died of strangulation? - Yeah.
I caught her killer a month later.
Interviewed him more times than I care to count, but he never told us who she was.
To be honest, I don't even believe he knew.
So, I waited for someone to show up and claim her body, but no one ever did.
We buried her in an unmarked grave.
Can't imagine the pain.
Yeah, it's kept me up, for nights for 20 years, not being able to help out whoever her family was.
I reach out to the coroner's office a few times a year, check the status on the case.
- Is that the call you got? The coroner? - Yeah.
Apparently, they ran her DNA through one of those ancestry databases everyone's using.
Think they've identified a first cousin.
- They track down this cousin yet? - Well, I've been trying, but the phone just keeps ringing, so who knows how old the contact info is.
Well, if only we knew somebody that had the equipment or resources to pull an address.
- Any luck sourcing the 911 call? - STREET: Nope.
But we know it was placed from a burner, just like the one that sent Nichols - a death threat.
- Same phone? Yeah.
Whoever swatted Nichols, they covered their tracks, but I'm not sure they're the most sophisticated.
Neither are some of these fans, judging by the grammar - in these letters.
- CHRIS: Get this.
I ran both calls - through our voice ID software.
- SANCHEZ: Uh-huh.
: I got friends who kill for a living.
Suspect was just using a voice-changing app.
- Simple, huh? - SANCHEZ: Word I'd use is "creepy," but yeah.
All right, bring the letters to Forensics.
Have Officer Gibbs take a look.
Tell him I sent you.
- He owes me one.
- Can we help you? Hi.
Justin Wolf.
Derrick Nichols' manager.
I'd like to speak to whoever's in charge here.
That'd be me.
What can I do for you, Mr.
Wolf? The, uh, people after my client.
How close are you to catching them? Mr.
Nichols send you here? No, not explicitly, but Derrick pays me three percent.
He knows that means I keep an eye on things for him.
For three percent of his pay, you better do more than that.
Believe me, I do.
Derrick pays me three percent to make sure he stays rich off the other 97%.
Having a marquee quarterback for a client, that's got to open some doors, too, right? Doesn't hurt, but I'm the one that pushed him to license his name ten years back.
And between that and the real estate, everything is paying off.
You really come here to talk shop? 'Cause I have a feeling you came here 'cause you want to tell us who might be trying to kill your client.
WOLF: Just thinking there might be some way I could leave some sort of anonymous tip? - We can keep a secret.
- WOLF: Not gonna write my name down in some report? You see a pen? Okay.
There's this guy Dips from the old neighborhood.
Derrick's handler since before he was drafted.
Now, over time, Dips got greedy, and eventually, Derrick cut him out, and it ended very badly.
- He ever threaten Nichols' life? - [SCOFFS.]
The death threats were the least of it.
I mean, it got ugly in the end.
Smashed windshields, stolen jewelry.
- Punches were thrown.
- CHRIS: You know where - this Dips guy is now? - Okay, last I heard, selling stolen car parts somewhere downtown.
CHRIS: Seems like Hondo's had an extra eye on you lately.
You mean since my mom died? I guess old habits die hard.
- So, you guys are good now? - Yeah.
I mean, I'm not thrilled that he ghosted us all when he went to Mexico, but, uh he had a lot going on.
We worked it out.
Which one you think is Dips? CHRIS: Guessing the guy ignoring the cops.
Name is Michael.
The only ones call me Dips run with Derrick Nichols.
You here 'cause he got swatted? We're here cause someone almost killed him.
Someone? Don't you mean the cops? Heard you just about did the deed, too.
Damn shame.
- You remember threatening to kill Mr.
Nichols? Kill his family? That's what he told you? Me and him had words, yeah.
Didn't know it was a crime.
Ever place a phony call to 911? Hell, no.
I don't need to hide behind the police.
I'll meet Nichols face-to-face.
Anytime, anyplace.
I ain't the only one he's screwed over.
I read what they say online.
Lots of people say a lot of things about celebrities online.
They do.
There's this one forum of, uh, I don't know, haters.
- Maybe you should check them out.
- What'll we see if we do? The dark side to L.
's golden boy.
Waitresses he didn't tip.
Caddies who saw him cheatin' at golf.
I read about it at night sometimes.
Relaxes me.
If someone wants to kill Nichols, they're on that site, trust me.
Tell him I said good luck.
SANCHEZ: Hey, Hondo.
When you spoke to Nichols, you get a sense he rubs people the wrong way? He's rich and famous.
That does it for some folks.
I mean the people he knows.
Think he's the type that'd have someone in his own circle targeting him? You tell me.
What type is that? [SIGHS.]
You know, I gave you time to make the right call.
Sticking around SWAT will be death by a thousand pinpricks, but that's your choice.
And I'm just fine with my choices.
What about you, Sanchez? Whatever deal you cut with the commission, you're only using it to climb the ladder.
You're determined to make me the bad guy, huh? That's what you need, Hondo, that's what I'll be.
You do what you got to do, but ask yourself this.
How happy are they gonna be with you in six months when I'm still here? DEACON: Our suspect's back.
Just posted a death threat on the Nichols forum.
MAN: Think I gave up? Think again.
You're dead, Nichols.
No one around you is safe.
No one.
Where's Nichols right now? [INDISTINCT CHATTER.]
When I wake up in the morning, I'm-a do it my way - Let me do it, watch me do it - [PHONE RINGING.]
That's what we do, how we do That's what we do - Hondo, what's up? - HONDO: Hey.
There's been a new threat on Nichols' life.
He can't be seen in public.
You got to pull him.
WAGNER: Nichols? I'm coming for you! You son of a bitch! - LAPD! Stop right there! - [INDISTINCT SHOUTING.]
- I'm gonna kill you! - [TAN GRUNTS.]
Hey, hey, guys, guys, guys.
- Down, everyone! - [TAN AND WAGNER GRUNTING.]
LAPD! - Let me go! I'm gonna kill him! - LUCA: I said down! Let me go! Do not move.
Hands behind your back.
Let me go! You're dead, Nichols! I'm gonna kill you! - Nichols is the criminal.
- LUCA: Look, assault is a felony, Mr.
And what's the punishment for destroying a marriage, huh? Son of a bitch screwed my wife.
The way I see it, Nichols assaulted me first.
I was on his O-line for five years.
I spent half my career protecting his ass, and this is how he repays me? By sleeping with my wife? That's why you want him dead? - Who says I want him dead? - TAN: You did.
About eight times.
Tried to bash his head in, too.
Or easier just to get him shot up by police, right? At least this time, you weren't using us to cover your tracks.
Using you? The hell are you talking about? The swatting you put into motion.
I had nothing to do with any swatting.
LUCA: Look, Nichols had an affair with your wife, all right? - Motives don't get stronger.
- WAGNER: Yeah, but I only heard about him and Amanda an hour ago.
You heard from who? The radio.
DJs reported breaking news about him and Amanda.
They read the texts, talked about the pics.
Look, I was on my way home from the gym when I flipped a U-turn, decided to come crash Derrick's book signing instead.
I had nothing to do with whatever happened before that.
Someone hacked Nichols' email, leaked the affair to Bad Behavior.
Whoever's behind this was trying to goad an angry husband into finishing the job for them.
Just about got Nichols killed, too.
Now the press is blaming this lineman for swatting Nichols, acting like the whole thing's case closed.
All right, they can report whatever they want, but this isn't over.
Nichols and his manager are on their way here.
All right, get in touch with someone in that newsroom.
Whoever leaked them this stuff's involved in the plot to kill Nichols.
Get a name.
Gail Morgan? - Yeah? - Robert Hicks, LAPD.
This is my colleague, Sergeant Kay.
I was wondering if we could get a word? Yeah, sure.
What about? Well, 20 years ago, a young woman was murdered, and she was never identified.
Recently, they put her DNA into a family tree database and matched to just one relative.
You're her first cousin.
I'm sorry, I'm not sure I understand.
Do you have any cousins who may have dropped off the grid, say, 20 years ago? She might've looked like this.
I don't know what to say.
I mean, I I didn't even know I had any cousins.
Mom was an only child, and I never knew my dad.
I guess this girl must be from his side? Yeah, she, uh, she'd be his niece.
HICKS: Ma'am, we're eager to track down this girl's parents, and you're the closest we've come to in two decades.
I mean, if you could tell us anything about your father's side of the family? Where they're from? How many siblings? No clue.
- HICKS: Mm.
- Mom never talked about him.
I tried to get her to open up before she died, but she wasn't much of a fan.
The only thing I got from that side was a few birthday cards.
Those stopped when I was a kid.
HICKS: Did you happen to hang on to those cards? Why would I? - Yeah.
- GAIL: I'm sorry.
I-I've got to get ready for my shift.
You want this thing back? [INHALES.]
Well, thanks for your time, ma'am.
- Yeah.
- Sorry for the intrusion.
Hey, the cops ever catch her killer? A long time ago.
He's dead now.
HONDO: When I asked you about enemies, husbands of women that you're sleeping with are exactly the people that I meant.
And I'm guessing there's other women? - And other husbands? - I should've said something to you.
- I'm sorry.
It's Carolyn.
- She must've seen the news.
- HONDO: Go ahead and answer it.
We'll give you some space.
I don't have football anymore.
If I don't have Carolyn, I don't know who I am.
What do I even say? [PHONE CHIMES.]
Call her back and tell her the truth.
That you're sorry.
But then I'd recommend you do more listening than you do talking.
My life's a lie.
Sure, I had talent, but once it started paying off, the money, the women I'm a weak man.
Maybe all this is just the chickens coming home to roost.
You can't change the past, man.
But you can't fix things with Carolyn if you ain't alive to do it.
HICKS: 30 years on the force, you'd think I'd know to not get my hopes up.
Technology keeps getting better.
Unidentified victims get their names back every day.
You just got to give it time.
If time were the answer, she'd have her name.
Her parents would know what happened to her.
They could at least visit her grave.
When you were working Homicide, I'm guessing Highway Jane wasn't the only Doe file that you couldn't close.
What is it about this case? You know, I always said that Barb and the kids were my life, but I'm, I'm not sure that was true early in my career.
I wanted Detective so bad, I'd bring every case home; I hardly saw JP or Molly.
Finding a-a young girl, that must've really hit home.
Always does.
But that's not why this stuck in my craw.
Late one night, Molly came across the case file on my desk.
What'd she see? Crime scene photo or enough of one.
I used to look out my window and record myself, then I'd play back every fact, every detail.
That's how I worked my way through a case back then.
But one night, I turned around, and Molly was there.
Curled up in a corner.
She couldn't have been there more than ten seconds when I realized she saw the photo on my desk.
So I threw this thing down and I ran over to her.
And I, uh I had to explain to my little girl that the world can be a dangerous place.
You seem to remember it all pretty clearly.
I can't forget it.
And then when she calmed down, you know, the questions started who's out looking for the girl? Where are her parents, you know? She asked me to promise that I would find Jane Doe's real name.
And promise I'd bring her back to her mom and dad, so [CHUCKLES.]
I promised.
I swore it.
You did what was best for your kid at the time.
It's all you can do.
Yeah, months went by, and eventually Molly stopped asking about the case, but she never looked at me the same way again.
At least that's how it felt.
I've seen you two together.
Molly adores you.
No I-I know.
I-I know she loves me.
It's not that.
I think it made her sad to find out her dad was a guy who made promises that he couldn't keep.
So from then on, every case I got, it was a reminder of that piece of our relationship my job took away.
When someone puts time and money into attempted murder, they're what we call a persistent threat.
Whoever's after Derrick, you sure they'll try again? Well, you sure they won't? I spoke to the newsroom manager at Bad Behavior.
She won't give up the source of the Nichols affair.
Did you tell her someone's life is at stake? I did.
I pushed as hard as I could.
Call her back.
Ask her if she wants to report the news or she wants to be the news.
Here's what you asked for, Sanchez.
- Nichols' latest statement.
- Great.
All right, I want to go over this with Nichols.
- Where is he? - I saw him in that corner on the phone, but that was a while ago.
Carolyn left him a voice mail.
He was calling her back.
He wouldn't have left without me.
This is Derrick, leave a message.
Straight to voice mail.
Maybe he wanted to speak to Carolyn face to face.
- You think he took off? - HONDO: I really hope not.
His guard's down, and somebody out there is after him.
I wonder what Carolyn said in the message? What are you doing? A few of my clients gave me access to their passcodes just in case they get locked out of their accounts.
I'm in his voice mail.
MAN: We have Carolyn.
If you want her to live, call back in five minutes for instructions.
If you're not alone when you do, your wife is dead.
God, I hope Derrick knows what he's doing.
He doesn't.
Cops posted at the Nichols house haven't seen Carolyn in an hour.
Don't know when, but she was taken.
LUCA: Well, we pinged Nichols' cell.
He ditched it in a trash can a few blocks away.
We're pinging Carolyn's phone, too.
Trying to see when it went dark.
Whoever kidnapped her is using her as bait trying to lure Nichols out.
He should've said something to us.
He's desperate he'll do whatever they say, meet wherever they want.
All right, bring up his enemies list.
DEACON: This is who we're looking at.
Tony Hill mailed nine death threats to Nichols during his final season.
Blake West is an active user on the Nichols-bashing site.
Nichols' golf buddy, Ed, is the only one in his circle with so much as a speeding ticket.
We've had eyes on these three the past few hours? Then there's no way any of them are the kidnappers.
We know who hacked into Nichols' emails and leaked the affair to the press.
This guy Ollie Jones.
Who is he to Nichols? Are you sure you don't know him? I've never seen that guy in my life.
Why do I get the feeling you don't believe me? What about Ollie's old boss? Ever lay eyes on this guy? Yeah, that's Sam Greer.
Personal trainer to elite athletes, turned his business into a coaching empire you know, Derrick almost cut a deal with him last month, but it, uh, fizzled out at the last minute.
Why? You think Greer had something to do with this? Don't know.
How big a deal we talking? 60 million, give or take.
You didn't think to mention this? Why would I? The deal fell through.
Well, if Greer thinks Nichols screwed him out of money like that, killing Nichols could be retribution.
Coaching empire, my ass.
The IRS has been levying Greer's accounts, garnishing 80% of his income.
Sports Commission's after him, too.
There are doping allegations involving ten student-athletes.
Hearing's set for next week.
He gets banned from contact with athletes, he's financially ruined.
SANCHEZ: Somebody's been keeping his head above water, depositing five grand a week cash into his account.
This isn't a one-man job.
Greer has help from someone well-off.
WOLF: No, no, no.
No, no, no.
- I never lied to you.
- You're the one who put Nichols in bed with this con man in the first place.
Exactly how well do you know Sam Greer? Not well at all, okay? I didn't bring Nichols the Greer deal, I swear to you.
The voice mail from the kidnappers.
We got a location on the cell phone.
Do you know where they are? No, but I know where they were when they left the message.
Two pings surfaced on Highway 14 like they were headed to Mission Valley.
WOLF: Wait, Mission Valley? That's where Greer's training facility is.
That was part of his pitch.
A flagship football facility for up-and-coming athletes.
Remember where it is exactly? Yeah, you don't forget a pitch like that.
Place is right here.
It's huge, you can't miss it.
Hello? Carolyn? Anyone there? I came alone! You get recognized on the way? No.
I laid low, like you said.
Better hand over that little hooker pistol you got there.
You want to see your wife? We got business first.
Locker rooms, offices.
Plenty of spots Greer could be holding them.
Well, that's why this is a covert entry.
We got to come up with a rescue plan before they know we're here.
Who knows what he'll do if he gets spooked first? No need to find out.
We'll stay out of sight until we locate Nichols and Carolyn.
I want visual confirmation before we move in.
Luca, Chris, we need heat signatures from everyone in there.
Deac and Tan will breach the side door.
Hondo and Street, meet you inside.
Let's roll.
- You got it.
- Roger that.
Tan, go.
- We're in.
- All right.
Three, two, one.
Hit the wall Someone's coming! [FOOTFALLS ECHOING.]
There's 42 million in that account.
Make the transfer.
I told you, not until I see my wife.
Bring her over! I'm sorry for everything, baby! Did they hurt you? - [GRUNTS.]
- I'm so sorry.
Whatever he wants, just give it to him.
If I give it to him, he'll kill us! Enough! Just listen to your wife.
Or maybe I'll just shoot her first! No! No, no, no, don't! NICHOLS: Don't! Where'd that come from? Anyone got ears? Sounded like the southwest corner of the field house.
Hang tight, we're getting a read.
I'm counting six heat signatures.
Hey, fellas.
I can't make out who's down there.
HONDO: We got to get closer.
Let's move.
30 yards out.
HONDO: I see Carolyn.
Both hostages are in view.
We good to move in? - We have eyes on all suspects? - HONDO: That's a negative.
Only a partial view of Greer.
No angle on the other gunmen yet.
Stay put until we have eyes.
Wait a minute, something ain't right.
- I think the wife's in on it.
- What? What the hell are you talking about? Carolyn and Greer are working together.
She's not a hostage? HONDO: No, she's faking it.
Nichols is being set up.
We got to move.
No one move.
This is my call.
HONDO: Sanchez, you're not hearing me.
Things are about to get real bad.
Stand down, Sergeant.
- Do it or she dies! Move in! - LAPD! Drop the weapons right now! - LAPD! Drop the gun! Turn around, drop your gun! Drop it! Get on your knees! I am not going down for this! Just let her go.
Step aside, Nichols! You want a hostage, take me! Get out of the way! What are you doing?! Derrick, your wife's in on it, man! The two of them have been working together to take you out.
That's insane! Derrick, look at me! Baby, please tell me it's not true! It's not.
Of course it isn't! You believe some random cop over me? Derrick, ask her to explain why she's been holding Greer's hand.
You want real, Derrick? You ended this marriage a long time ago.
I've stood by you since I was 19.
Camps, playoffs, getting released.
It's always been about you.
Your lies.
Your women.
With me and Sam things are different.
- I'm warning you! - Get back! - Drop your weapon! Take it easy, Greer! Just calm down! I'll kill him if you don't stay back! We're not going anywhere.
Stay back! Okay.
We're inside, staying out of sight.
I'm coming up at eight o'clock, Luca's at four.
Soon as one of us gets an angle on Greer, - you want us taking the shot? - Yes.
- Your best bet is to give up right now.
- GREER: Shut up! Just let me, just let me think.
- Just do what he says, man.
- I said shut the hell up! Don't do anything stupid! LUCA: Nichols is in the way.
If he took one more step to the right, I'd have the shot.
Move in! Drop your weapon! - TAN: On the ground! - DEACON: Drop it! TAN: Drop your weapon! Hands behind your head now! - Suspect down.
- TAN: Where'd she go? Where's Carolyn? Stop! Don't move! Don't move.
Get off me, bitch! - [CAROLYN WHIMPERING.]
I got her.
Deacon, I'm glad you're here.
I want to apologize for dumping that on you, - the thing with Molly.
- No, no, don't mention it.
Um, Commander something you got to see.
"Father marks five year anniversary in search for his missing daughter.
" It's from The Rochester, Minnesota Chronicle, 2006.
Jane Doe.
We found her.
- How? - Well, there was something about the way the cousin answered your questions about the birthday cards from the other side of the family.
So I went back and talked to her again.
Asked if she'd take a closer look.
She found one.
She hadn't kept the envelope, but she let me take the card, and I brought it to the lab for the hell of it.
And turns out, there was a faint imprint from a pen on the back with the sender's address.
Barely make out the name.
Braun do we have contact information for her family? There is no family.
Her father died a few years ago.
Her mother passed away when she was young.
Kimberly was their only child.
So all those years I obsessed about what her parents were going through.
They're gone.
There's no one to tell.
Bob you can stand down.
That's her.
Kimberly Braun.
I respect what you did today.
Before you knew the truth about Carolyn.
Running into danger.
It wasn't smart, but it was heroic.
Not football hero.
Real hero.
I hated you guys.
You know Crenshaw.
Y'all beat us three out of my four years in high school.
Yeah, we didn't think much of Dorsey, either.
- You play? - Mm-hmm.
- College? - Thought about it.
Joined the Marines instead.
You ever regret not going for it? My daddy's dream was to watch me play at Grambling.
But I was stubborn.
So you chose to do the opposite.
Something like that.
I was good, though maybe not a five star recruit like you, and I probably wasn't gonna go pro.
But you never know.
I ain't gonna lie.
Can't help but wonder sometimes.
You know what I always wanted to be? Hmm? A cop.
I guess nobody told you - what they pay cops.
Good luck with everything, man.
Thank you, man, appreciate it.
All right.
Stay up.
Aw, second-guessing me in front of the team? Textbook insubordination.
Give me a break, Sanchez.
I was just passing along what I was seeing.
You're making this easy, Hondo.
Strike two.
One more, and you're looking at a mandatory disciplinary hearing.
Just remember you wanted to do this the hard way.
MOLLY: You're gonna help her, right? HICKS: I'm going to do everything I can.
MOLLY: No, promise me you'll help her, Dad.
HICKS: Molly, I swear it, I'll help her.
MOLLY: What grade was she in? HICKS: I I don't know, sweetie.
But I do know she's in heaven.
I know her friends are there, maybe her grandparents, her dog, and toys to play with.
Okay, honey? Come here.
That's why Sanchez took this job To get Hondo to quit.
That's awful.
We got to do something.
What's in this for Sanchez? Your guess is as good as ours.
How's Hondo holding up anyway? He's hanging in there.
I take it you filled them in? Sorry.
We-we-we had no idea.
What can we do to help? I don't know what we can do.
Besides wait him out.
- I'm done waiting, man.
- Yeah, so am I.
You've done so much for all of us.
It's time for us to return the favor.
You don't need to face this on your own.
So we're in agreement then.
We solve this problem once and for all.

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