Pride – The SWAT team struggles to maintain peace on the eve of a Los Angeles LGBTQ pride festival after a hate crime sparks citywide anger that ignites further violence. As Chris grows anxious for her fellow LGBTQ community members calling for retribution, the festival reunites Commander Hicks with JP, his estranged gay son. Also, Street fears his mother will be sent back to prison when she fails to check in with her probation officer, and Deacon gets unexpected medical news about his newborn daughter.
Fallen – The team pursues a group of unknown assailants responsible for a patrol officer’s death before tension in the city between the police and the community explodes. Also, as Chris reels from the revelation that she knew the patrol officer who was killed, Deacon and his wife, Annie, prepare to welcome their newest child.
The B-Team – Hondo reunites with an old flame, FBI Special Agent Elle Trask, when the SWAT team works with the FBI to bring in a separatist group with weapons-grade plutonium. Also, the SWAT team worries they will lose an annual law enforcement charity competition to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Encore – The team races to find a militant group that escaped their capture months earlier, when the criminals take hostages in exchange for a $500 million ransom from five corporations they deem corrupt. Also, Hondo’s emotional turmoil begins to affect his team leadership.
Los Huesos – Jessica and Chris go undercover in Mexico, alone and without back-up, to save a Mexican federal agent kidnapped by a drug-dealing gang that Jessica helped bring to justice years before. Also, Hondo’s mother, Charice, worries he’s under emotional strain when he engages in a series of small home renovation projects in her home.
School – The SWAT team faces difficult reminders of a past school shooting when they receive a warning that a copycat plans to re-enact the crime. As the team races to stop the new threat, they flash back to the day of the tense first mission.
1000 Joules – The SWAT team sets out to recover dozens of DNA evidence kits stolen from an LAPD crime lab and bring in the crew responsible, after a close friend of Captain Hicks is harmed during the theft. Also, financial strain at home makes it difficult for Deacon to focus on his role as leader of the SWAT division’s annual holiday toy drive.
Day Off – The SWAT team is called in to work on their day off to end a hostage situation, and they discover one of the captives is a wanted felon. Also, Hondo saves his sister, Brianna, after she’s been roofied at a nightclub, and uses his day off to hunt a serial rapist.
The Tiffany Experience – The SWAT team races to find a stalker pursuing Tiffany, a social media star, after the online celebrity’s dangerous admirer turns a fan event into a shootout that endangers Jessica.
Inheritance – The team hunt for a band of criminals reenacting the crimes of the infamous Symbionese Liberation Army, leading Luca to review the files of his late grandfather. Also, Hondo experiences discrimination from a fellow officer during a training seminar.