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In a reveal that is been coming most of this season, Chicago P.D. has lastly determined to let Hank Voight in on who’s truly been informing on him from his unit, and we’re right here to let you understand how all of it went down. That is proper of us, Voight now is aware of that Ruzek has been making an attempt to take him down by speaking to Denny Woods, and, as you may think, he’s not blissful.
The episode began with Ruzek and Woods having one other of their clandestine conferences, and the information wasn’t good for Ruzek. Woods was pissed that he had solely been given the footage of Halstead punching a civilian whereas he was undercover from a few episodes in the past as an alternative of handing over one thing “actionable” that he might use to do away with Voight. Not solely did Woods threaten to place Ruzek’s sister behind bars, however he detailed how her child would find yourself in foster care and mentioned he’d publicly damage Ruzek’s profession as effectively. Then, Woods gave him 24 hours to provide you with one thing stable on Voight or danger all hell coming down on him and his household.
In the meantime, the Intelligence Unit is making an attempt to bust open a prescription drug ring that is infiltrated the suburbs and is leaving soccer mothers hooked on medicine like Oxycontin. An undercover Upton is ready to find a avenue degree pusher (at, you guessed it, a youngsters’ soccer recreation), however when the girl will get suspicious, Upton and Halstead have to search out her at house. It is not lengthy earlier than her youngsters come screaming out of the home that their mother will not get up, and the detectives discover her within the strategy of overdosing inside. When the girl dies, they discover out she’s truly the daughter of Tommy Wells, a former cop who went by the academy with Voight and is now an enormous time decide.
With such a high profile case, the stress is now on to search out out who her provider was and shut down the tablet mill. The workforce finds one other low degree pusher, Vance, and handle to show him, largely because of Wells giving the OK for a deal to be made that might give Vance immunity for his crimes after he walks in on the assembly Voight and the D.A.’s workplace are having with the pusher. Sadly, Vance will get killed with a talented shot to the top earlier than he can arrange a meet with the provider.
Whereas the workforce is wanting over Vance’s residence after his demise, they discover $20,000 in a shoebox. Ruzek affords to get the cash into proof, however Voight stresses that he’ll care for it. Then, throughout a quiet second on the precinct, we see that Ruzek has been carrying a surveillance machine that takes audio and video, and reveals Voight taking the money. Later, Ruzek meets with Wooden once more, and we discover out that Ruzek had truly planted that cash in Vance’s place, hoping that Voight would take it and he might get proof of it. Ruzek decides to fake that Voight did not take the bait, however Woods does not purchase it. And, he is tremendous salty over the truth that Ruzek nonetheless hasn’t accomplished his job. He offers the younger detective till 6 p.m. the following day to show over proof in opposition to Voight or carry the money again, or their deal will likely be over.
After Intelligence lastly will get the provider in custody, Voight realizes that he truly is not the one who killed Vance, as they’d beforehand suspected. He was killed by ammo that is solely used within the police issued service revolvers that Voight and Wells got once they had been within the academy; ammo that hasn’t been made since 1994, the 12 months Wells stop the pressure. In change for not turning Wells in, Voight asks for a favor. After all, that favor is to know who’s working with Woods to take him down.
The ultimate scenes of the autumn finale present Ruzek being pushed out to the car parking zone of an deserted manufacturing unit by Olinsky, and Voight getting out of his automotive to face the mole he is been ready to have revealed for a number of weeks. What Voight does not know, although, is that Ruzek instructed Woods off in his final assembly with him, successfully throwing his career and sister beneath the bus. So, when the present comes again from hiatus, it will be fascinating to see if Voight truly believes Ruzek and tries to assist him and his sister out, or, you recognize, if he kills him and buries the physique someplace deep.