Blue Bloods (2010–…): Season 6, Episode 19 - Blast from the Past - full transcript

While hunting for a robbery crew on a wild crime spree, Danny and Baez partner with Detective Jimmy Mosley (Johnathon Schaech), a detective from another precinct who broke Baez's heart years ago. Also, when an officer who was acquitted on charges of killing a young boy is up for a promotion, Frank grapples with the decision of moving him up the ladder and risking public outrage.

Excuse me.

Hey. What do we got?

Hey. Sean Young?

Yeah, the boxer.

He left
The Infatuation Lounge

in the Meatpacking District

with a mystery woman
at about 4:00 a.m.

After the fight?

Their car got jacked
at a stoplight.

Perps took his jewelry,
shot him twice.

He was found lying
in the street.

What about the woman?

Thinking maybe Young was set up.

Sounds like a setup to me.
Is he likely?

No word yet.

These guys with
their after-parties.

Why don't you just go
to the hotel and take a nap?

He's in stable condition
from the stomach wound.

Still have to operate
on the leg.

Uh, you can talk to him later.

All right. Thanks, Doc.

Hey. Danny Reagan.

Mosley, Brooklyn Robbery Squad.

This is my partner, Maria Baez.

Yeah, we know
each other.

Yes, we do.


Okay, well, thanks for
keeping him warm.

We got it from here.

Detective, Sean Young
was shot in Brooklyn,

which makes it my case.

Yeah, but the M.O.
fits the pattern of a crew

that's struck twice
in Manhattan,

so it makes it our case.

Same crew?
Are you sure about that?

Three athletes hit
the same way in the same month?

Yeah, I'd say
there's a connection.

They both weren't shot.

That's a fine

Not to Sean Young, it isn't.

Okay, what do you say

we just work
this case together

until the bosses say otherwise?

Sounds good to me.

Sound good to you?


Thank you.

I always play the same number
for Powerball.

What is it?

If I told you,
it'd jinx it.

Well, have you ever won?


Then how could I jinx it?

Hey, hey, hey. Hey, hey, folks.
Is there a problem here?

Hey, what's going on?

Someone stole our bags.

Okay, calm down.

Just tell us
exactly what happened.

We were checking into the hotel

and someone
stole them!

Okay, did you get a description?

Did you see them?

No. We turned our backs
for, like, a second

and they were gone.

And what about you, Miss?
Did you see anything?

What is it?

Your passport was in the bag?
Your money?

The ring.

What ring?
For my sister's wedding.

I brought it from Oaxaca

for the ceremony.

She trusted me with it!

Don't blame yourself.

Okay, what are you guys' names?

I'm Rosa Alvarez

and this is Maribel Rivas.

Maribel, listen.

A detective will be assigned
to your case right away.

We're gonna do
everything we can

to get your ring back.

You promise?

I promise we'll do our best.

All right. Copy that.

The limo driver who
picked up Sean Young?


He still hasn't turned up yet,
and neither has his car.

Oh. Maybe he's in on it.

Well, let's check the license
plate readers and E-ZPass,

see if anything pops.
All right.

Do you think
I'm not gonna ask?


Come on, Baez.

We get paid to read people
for a living.

You and Mosley.


Just give it a rest
for once, Danny.

I'm just saying...

Come on.


I know he's the detective
who was married,

from your old squad.

The guy who promised
to leave his wife for you.

It doesn't matter.

It doesn't?

It was a long time ago.

I'm over it.


Is that why you've had

so many great
relationships since then?

Because you're so over it?

Just saying,

if you want to sit this one out,
it's no problem.

I'm not getting thrown off
my own case for anyone.

Are you sure?

In case you haven't noticed,
Danny, I'm a big girl.


Okay, what's next?

And I have the final list

of candidates for the
promotion ceremony next week.

Are you sitting down, boss?

Last time I looked.

Right. We got a situation here.

You gonna tell me?

I'm just warning you.

See for yourself.

Thomas Sculley?

Up for sergeant.

How'd this happen?

Strictly by the book.

He stayed on the job,

kept his head down
all these years.

With this in mind?
All I know

is he passed the exam
with flying colors.

He could jam up
this whole department.

Boss, if I may?

We can't just turn
our backs on him.

What the hell?

We're just getting into it.

I hope that what
you're getting into

is a way to make this disappear.

Now, for good.

Hold on, Garrett.
Hold on for what, Sid?

We just don't
throw him under the bus.

He's a cop.

He's a cop that joined
three other cops

putting 61 rounds

into an unarmed Muslim teenager!

He was acquitted of any crime!
By a jury in Albany!

That's where they held
the trial, where else is he...



I know you're going to want
to do this by the book.

I pray there's some
interpretation of that book...

There's not.

...that prevents Thomas Sculley

from being raised up
in this department.

There isn't.
I already checked.

Then you're gonna
let me find a way.

Is that an offer or a threat?
Call it what you want.

Frank, please tell me you're
looking out ahead of this.

I'm trying.

'Cause in this climate--

in any climate in this city--

rewarding this guy
with a rise-up in rank

is gonna undo

years of outreach
and tough compromise

in one fell swoop.


♪ Blue Bloods 6x19 ♪
Blast From the Past
Original Air Date on April 8, 2016

== sync, corrected by elderman ==

Please take this card.

My number's there.

Call me if you need anything.

We'll do our best.

Any leads on that robbery?

Not yet.

I got six opens on my desk
I gotta hit first,

including a home invasion.

I know you guys
took the complaint.

They friends of yours?

No, just following up.

I'll let you know
if anything breaks.


Thanks, Detective.

That detective is too busy.

He's not gonna help us.

Investigations take time.

And it's not his only case.

And who cares about
a couple of Mexican girls

who are gonna be gone
in a week anyway?

Whoa, whoa, whoa,
it's-it's not that.

Oh, really?
Then what's it like?

Maribel is in
a really bad situation.

Just please, please understand.

I haven't even told my family
the ring is missing yet.

It'll be very

difficult for them.

It's an heirloom;

the most valuable
thing they own.

It was made
by Emmanuel Peralta,

a very famous silversmith
in Oaxaca.

There were times
when we almost sold it,

but we passed it down instead.

It's our history,

our pride.

My sister's wedding
is in four days.

I have to get it back!

Just sit tight and
we'll look into it. Okay?

Thank you, officer.

I appreciate it.

You got it.

Did you want to pick
your jaw up off the ground?

Shut up, Janko.

I don't blame you.
I mean, she's gorgeous.

What does that matter?

Admit it, you want to be
her knight in shining armor.

Hey, listen, even if
I was interested-- if--

it's against department policy.

Because we go out,
something goes wrong,

she could sue
the whole department.

But she's only in town for a few
days and then she goes home.

To another country.

Jamie, you could loosen up.
Go for it.

What are you,
my wingman all the sudden?

No, I'm just looking out
for your best interests.

I don't think it's
in my best interest

to go hooking up
with complainants.

Then why did you promise
that you would help her?

Because Rosa is right.

Imagine what it feels like
to come here from Mexico.

People talking about building
a wall to keep you out.

Let's show 'em that
this is New York City.

Everybody's welcome.


Light and sweet.

It's not gonna work
this way, Jimmy.

What way?

It's just good
to see you.

Notice anything?

You never wore it anyway,
so what does it matter?

Come on.

Just... one drink.

Just... just one drink tonight.

Let's talk.

A lot's gone down.

Been there, done that,
lost the T-shirt.

One drink.

It's nothing?

You don't,
you don't feel nothing?

Baez, Mosley!

Sorry to interrupt.

I think I got something here.

CCTV footage
from outside the club.

That's Young.

Yeah, exactly.

Who is she?

Well, that's
the million-dollar question.

Who is she?

Well, it's a bad angle.
You can't see her face.

Yeah, but look at
her body language.

It's almost as if she knew
there was a camera there.

She's sort of hiding herself.

Where are the women
who left with the other vics?

Right here in the file.
Take a look.

Meanwhile, I'm gonna
zoom in on her.

What is this on her ear?

The earring up there?

What do they call that?

It's a cartilage piercing.

Cartilage piercing...

The woman in the hat
has the same one.

Son of a bitch.

She's hiding her face.
Same physical type.

I think they're all
the same woman.

The honey trap
that lures the mark.

I say if we find her,
we find the crew who did this.

Still think it's unconnected?

It's good.

It's good work.

Do you mind?
We got work to do.



Detective Reagan.
This is Detective...


How you holding up, champ?

I might've been better off going
another 12 rounds instead.

Yeah, you got that right.

I don't got much.

Well, just be
straight with us.

We'll be the judge
of what you got.

We heard from some witnesses

that there was
a beef at the club

between you and some guys.

Do you think they might have
been involved in the shooting?

Nah, no.
That was nothing.

I mean, when you're a fighter,

dudes are always
stepping to you,

trying to prove they tough.

Any other beefs?
Uh, gang affiliations?

I'm from Atlanta.

I don't know a soul here.

I never been in a gang.

It was that girl.

That girl--
she set me up.

Had to have been.

Is this her?


Yeah, that's the one

I got in the car with, yeah.

Did you get her name?

Nah, man, I was just
calling her boo.

Yeah, boo.

I didn't exactly ask for I.D.,
you know what I'm saying?

Uh-huh. How about the driver?

You think the driver
could have been involved?

Uh, to be honest,
I didn't even notice him.

He was just kind of supplied,
you know?

Why'd you stop?

One SUV boxed us in
from the front,

another from the back.

There was just, like,

six dudes, I think.

You get a look at 'em?
Nah, they were dressed

in all black and had masks
over their faces

and then went right
for my ice, too.

About 200K worth.

My watch another hundred.

Hear anything? Accents?

Call each other nicknames?

Nah, they were
quick and quiet.

But the guy that
shot me was huge.

Yeah, that's what
I noticed.

I was just staring at the gun.

Why do you think he shot you?
You resist?

No, no, I-I gave it right up.

But he shot me anyway.

His eyes were
totally blank.

Thought I was dead.

What's wrong

with these people?

We ask ourselves
those questions every day.

Hey, guys?

Excuse us.


A Vigilant camera

got a hit
on the missing limo's plates.


It was headed to a parking
garage in Bed-Stuy.

Somebody called in
about the garage,

said it'd been locked all day,
no one could get to their cars.

Anyone been in touch
with the owner?

He's gonna meet us there.

Let's go.


Union President Grant
and Officer Sculley are here.

Thank you, Baker.

Morning, Randy.


Thanks for coming,
Officer Sculley.

Soon-to-be Sergeant Sculley.
Easy, there, Randy.

That's what we're
here to discuss.

Not sure what there
is to discuss.

Well, let me try
and enlighten you.

And forgive me, Officer Sculley,
but I'm going to be blunt.


Of course.

The other
three officers

in the Mohammed Sadiq shooting
resigned after the trial.

They knew there was
no coming back,

and if I had been
commissioner back then,

I would have made sure
you followed suit.

But you weren't commissioner,
and Officer Sculley

was acquitted
in a criminal trial

and cleared of any
departmental charges

by then-Police
Commissioner Connors.

He was then free
to resume his career...

Which he has done,

and I haven't
interfered with it.

But a promotion

would pour salt
in a lot of old wounds.

So what do you
want him to do?

Renounce it?

I didn't say that.


if-if I may.


Look, I know people thought
I was crazy to stay on the job.

But I actually did it
for Mohammed Sadiq.

I wanted to do the job right... honor his memory
with my service.


that's admirable.

But an awful lot
of people that...

It's just gonna
go right over their heads.

Including you.

I'm on your side.

You're judging me
by this one mistake.

Yes, a mistake
he made

when he was 24 years old.

Some mistakes time erases,
some it does not.

I've been trying

to atone for the last 14 years.

And effort
does not guarantee outcome.

You don't get to decide
what the penance is

and when it's done.

Would you like to take a poll
of minority communities

about your promotion?

What, are you managing
by hypothetical polls now?

I've got an ear to the ground,
Randy. That's part of my job.

All due respect, Commissioner,
but this is a non-conversation.

Thomas Sculley
earned this promotion,

and unless you want to change
every departmental guideline,

there are no grounds
for you to block it.

I didn't say anything
about blocking it.

The man's a hero,

in my book.

A hero?

He helped turn an unarmed
young man into Swiss cheese,

finagled to keep his job
at full pay,

and now wants a promotion.

What part of that says hero?

Commissioner, look,
I'm not saying that I'm a hero.


I can hold my head up high
in this city.

Perseverance, Frank.


Under conditions caused
by his own mistakes?

That's called life, Randy.

We're done here.

With what result?

With the result that I'm
asking you to leave now.

This never happens,

Carl Scott's worked
for me for five years.

He's like clockwork.



Hold on.
Is that the office?

I'm gonna look for the limo.

All right.

This locked?


Son of a bitch.

That's him. That's Carl.

All right.
Oh, my God.

All right, you--
step outside, okay?

Step outside.
Hey, come here.

We got a crime scene here,
okay? Lock it down.

- Don't let him go anywhere.
- Over here!

What do you got?

Got blood on the steering wheel.

Definitely a print.

Oh, boy.

Son of a bitch.

You find something?

Yeah, the driver.

So much for witnesses.


That was my final answer.

Please don't bring it up again.

Please don't
shut me down on this.

My opinion is valid
and valuable.

I didn't say it wasn't.

In effect, you did.
Look, Pop, I agree.

I inherited the Sculley problem
from Commissioner Connors.

Don't use the honorarium to me.

He goes by Crooked Connors,
as far as I'm concerned.

Okay, but Connors served his...

Crooked Conners.

He served his time in prison,

he's disappeared
from the scene

and any conversation
for about the past decade.

So it's a card you can play.

If I did it would read
like exactly what it is--

I'm passing the buck.

But it's his buck.

If I bought a house

and the water heater exploded
years later,

should I blame
the previous owner?

Come on, Francis.
This isn't the water heater.

This is a corpse
buried in the cellar.

Well, I'm not
dragging Conners into this.

As much as I'd like to.

Now you're
just being pigheaded.

And now you're sounding
like Garrett.

Even a broken clock
is right twice a day.

What's that mean?
It means that

you use Garrett
as a reverse barometer,

and sometimes you should
just take his advice.

It's a police matter.
It is my job.

It's also a political
stick of dynamite.

There is nothing
in the Patrol Guide

about how to handle this.

I like to think
I stand for cops.

I give one cop up in sacrifice,

I've given up all of them.

Jimmy's got a contact
in Latents.

They're rushing those prints
for him.

He's gonna meet us here.

Good. When'd he call it in?

It wasn't a call.
He told me last night.

You were with him last night?

We had dinner.


You got a problem with that?

No. Nope.

How was it?

Just burgers.

I wasn't talking about the food.

Yeah, I know you weren't.

So, how much you want to know?

How much do you want to tell me?

I think I might've
been in love with him.

I think that's something
that you don't think,

that's something
you usually know.

Not if the guy's married.

How's that?

It's like a particular

kind of bulletproof vest
you wear, if the guy's married.

So certain things can't get in.

Hmm. Like?

Some ideas of romantic love.

What a real relationship

in broad daylight
would be like.

What's in that for you?


The sex.

The thrill of living

in the secret little world

Okay. And now?

And now...

he's divorced, and I'm single,

and we have
maybe this one chance

to see if it works out
in the world.

So, how was dinner?

It was really good.

And we're not
talking about the food.


And you don't think
you need to wear the vest?

Well, not for nothing,

but if it was me, and I got
an arrow through my heart,

I would definitely
wear the vest.

Yeah, I know, but... you can't.

Why not?

Well, otherwise
you're never gonna let him in

and find out what's what.

I guess.

Speak of the devil.

Hey partners.
Hey Jimmy.

We got a match
on the print

from the limo.

Meet John Bell,

chronic felon.
Armed robbery,

home invasion. Him and his crew
have been at this for a while.

Robbing the rich and famous--
that's the new twist.

Six-three, 290.

Fits the description Young gave.

That's our shooter.

We have a last known?

Over the bridge.
Backup's gonna meet us there.

Does everyone have their vests?


Good. What are we waiting for?

What's the matter?

Hey, Dom.

Where'd your friend go?

Went to take a leak.

Is there a law against that?

No, there's no law
against that.

There is a law
against snatching some bags

outside of the Wessex Hotel.

Snatching some what?

What are you guys talking about?

Look, I'm getting
sick of this.

You know,
a kid robs a candy bar

from a bodega,
and you guys bracing me?

I mean, I feel like
I'm the only white guy

in this city
that's getting profiled!

We can talk about it here,
or we can bring you in.

Come on, you both
know that I didn't do

no snatch-and-run at some hotel.

That's ridiculous.

Inside one of the bags
was a ring.

Have you ever heard
of an Emmanuel Peralta?

Yeah, Mexican silver,
turn of the century.

If you stole something like that,
where would you fence it?


that was Donnie Price,
known felon, okay?

Consorting with him is enough
to get you violating parole.

Look, there's one person
that knows something about that,

but if I tell you,

then I could get
jammed up.

How are they gonna know
it was you?


help us out,
we'll leave you alone.

We'll even owe you a favor.

It's balls. It's garbage.

You guys are bunch of liars...

We can lie about it
all the way to central booking.

I guess I don't have a choice,
do I?

What's going on?

We're here for John Bell.
Could you get him?

Why? What'd he do?
Could you just get him, please?

Mommy, are we in trouble?

Hush. Everything's fine.

He's not here.

Hasn't been here for
six months. Haven't even

spoken to him. I don't know why
he used this address.

You mind if we check?

Go ahead.

I got nothing to hide.


Do you have any idea
where he might be?

Last I heard, he was bouncing

at a club in the city--
The Infatuation Lounge.

He met some
skank there.

That's who he left me for.

Do you know her name?
She works there, too?

No idea.
Just smelled her on him.

John did those

didn't he?
From the papers?

What makes you say that?
He used to rob

drug dealers back in the day.

Used a front
girl then, too.

Girl would lure the dude

John and his boys
would be waiting.

Gun to the head, torture 'em,
whatever it took

to get to their stash and cash.

Were you ever that girl, Denise?

No. Never had the stomach
for it.

All clear.

John calls

or comes back,
you let us know.

No. He won't.

Did anybody

in our family come
through Ellis Island?

Sean's doing
an immigration project

for school.

I can speak for myself, Mom.

Hey, she knows that.

I'm sorry, Sean.

Go ahead.

I have to fill out this...

questionnaire full of...


I had to do something
like that.

I should see if I could still
find it, save you the trouble.

Mom, I'm kidding.


since you did do one, Nicky,

at least tell Sean
how we got over here.

Well, if I remember right,

I think we kind of snuck in.

No, we did not sneak in.

Your great-great
grandfather, my dad,

tried to get
through Ellis Island twice,

but they sent him back
to Ireland twice because of

an eye condition
called trachoma.

He finally slipped in
through the Port of New York.

Yeah. Slipped in, snuck in,
what's the diff?

The diff is,

he came here legally.

He just wanted
to avoid Ellis Island

because by then,
they had an eye out for him.

No pun intended.

he must have really

wanted to come to America.

Well, like millions of others,

he'd heard that the streets
were paved with gold.

But he found out
that they weren't paved at all,

and he was expected
to pave 'em.

Still happens, too.
Just not to the Irish.

Are there any traditions
that we still do today?

Well, as a matter of fact...

We still like our drink.

Hear! Hear!

It's for school.

As a matter of fact,
we're practicing

a tradition right now--
having Sunday dinners together.

My father used to say
that he needed

to look into the eyes
of all those he loved

at least once a week
so that he could cut off

any real trouble at the pass.

And what do you see
when you look around

the table at this bunch?

Trouble. Nothing but trouble.

What did you mean
when you said

it still happens,
just not to the Irish?

Just the promise of New York,
of America, of streets paved

with gold or whatever.

It's not as simple
as jumping off the boat

- into open arms.
- Well, what about

what it says
on the Statue of Liberty?

Well, that's the promise,

but each tribe has had
to earn their place here.

And historically, they make it
tough for the tribes

that come after,
just to keep it fair.

How is that fair?

Well, fair to themselves,
which, in the end,

is how most people define fair.

That's the end of the first.

Rangers trail three, one.

That was ugly.

Maybe we should order
some coffee

down to their locker room.

My two cents, Tom Sculley?

I warn you, I got a bankroll

from all the two cents
on that one.

I'll bet you do.


Did you know that he came
and talked to the recruits

when I was in the Academy?

No, I did not.
It was a seminar

on the Mohammed Sadiq shooting.

A lesson in what not to do,
I hope.

Yeah, that's exactly
what it was.

He took us

step by step through
every tactical decision

they made that day.

What did he say about it?

Said it was a perfect storm.

Not that long after 9/11.

A tip that an Arab
was stockpiling weapons.

A cop

had been shot in their precinct
in the housing projects

three days before, so they were
already jacked up and paranoid.

Did he say anything
about the shooting itself?

Said it was the blink of an eye.

Apartment was dark.

Someone moved too fast.

They just opened fire.

Kid was just reaching
for his wallet.

Did he mention
that he shot first?

Yeah, he did.

And the other cops had
a sympathetic response.

But he owned up
to everything, Dad.

I mean, no excuses.

I thought it was pretty brave.

So he's some kind of hero.

But there's more than one
definition of a good cop.


For what it's worth,

his story,
the way he shared it--

we learned more from him than
any other instructor or boss

who was talking at us.


my two cents.

I'll set him up,
you knock him down?

Nicholas Walker?

I'm Officer Reagan.

This is Officer Janko.

- Officers.
- We were hoping

you could help us out with something.
Of course.

If you had an Emmanuel Peralta
ring, inlaid with

diamonds and jade,
turn of the century,

where would you price it?

A Peralta?

Well, I wouldn't sell it here.
I'd take it to auction.

With competitive bidders,
something like that

could go as high as $80,000.


How much did you pay the guys
who fenced it?

I don't deal in stolen goods.

No, not in this store,
you don't. Those deals

happen in your studio,

where your real business
is done.

- Who told you that?
- Tell us what

we want to know,
or detectives will be back

with a warrant
to check the provenance

of every item
in the entire building.

I don't know who you think I am.
We know

who you are and what you are.

Want to call our bluff?

You have no probable cause
for a warrant.

Well, our offer expires

in five, four,

three, two...


Okay, they were here.

They brought the Peralta,

but I swear
I didn't know it was stolen.

I don't admit a thing.

Who was it?

Come this way.

For my own protection,
I record every transaction.


this was...

Thursday last.

That's them.

I met the manager
at The Infatuation Lounge.

John Bell did not
work there long.

Bad temper, scary guy.

What about our mystery girl?
Anything on her?

They did not recognize her
as an employee

or a patron of the club.


Is that John Bell's file?

Yeah, we're looking

into his employment history,
criminal record,

anything that can give us
a clue as to his whereabouts.

Son of a bitch

was locked up nine times,
and that's only in Brooklyn.

How the hell is he even
on the streets?

Anyone ever post his bail?
Let's see.

Yes, an Audra Kinney.

In fact, she posted it...

she posted it
in his last two arrests.

Audra Kinney?

Adam, union, David,
Ralph, Adam. Punch it in.

Here we go.
Criminal mischief, grand larceny,

of stolen property.

She's a real peach.

Got an arrest photo?

That looks like her.

Could definitely be her.

What about the cartilage
piercing? She got one?

Well, she's not wearing it
in the photo,

but she definitely
has a piercing.

That's our girl.

That's not enough to go on.

That's all we got.
It'll have to do.

Last known address is
in Fort Greene.

You think John Bell
and his crew will be there?

We're gonna sit on her house
until we find out. Let's go.

Did she talk
to you about us?

Not much.

Enough to keep
a hairy eyeball on me?

I like to think of it
as me having her back.

Well, you got her back
on the job.

Well, sometimes it spills over
into real life, too.

She thinks really,
really highly of you.

You should know that.

And I think really,
really highly of her.

You should know that, too.


I do.

Only not enough
to always show it, right?

In the past.

Where it belongs.


What happens in the future...

Between you and her.

Clean slate.


Hey, Audra Kinney's walking back
to her apartment now.

It's time to roll.

I do got her back.


Don't scream
or try to warn 'em

in any way.
You understand me?

We know
they're inside.

And don't ask who. Gun.

Give me the key.

Take her.

Go, go.
Go, go, go!

On the ground!
Police! On the ground right now!

Get on the floor!

Right now-- face down!

Don't move.

Gun! Look out!




He's hit! Jimmy's hit!

I need some help!

We got an officer down in here!

You're gonna be fine.
You're gonna be fine.

Hang on.

He's hit, he's hit,
I need some help!

Officer down!

We need some help!

Maribel, Rosa.

I got some bad news.

What is it?
Is the ring is gone?

No, it's not that.

Rosa Alvarez,
you're under arrest

for grand larceny
and for falsely reporting

an incident.

Put your hands
behind your back.

Rosa, what's going on?
No, no,

this is a mistake. You pigs!

Hey, we have your accomplice in
custody and we have you on tape

at the shop selling the ring,
so you can drop the act.

Yeah, and don't
call us pigs.


Rosa, why?

I needed the money, okay?

For what?

I didn't want to go home.

I wanted to stay.

Looks like
you get your wish.

I don't have family
like you.

I don't have anything.

But you were my friend!

It's just a stupid ring!


I'm sorry.

Let's go.

It's hardest when it's someone

who's close to you.

If it's any comfort,
we see it all the time.

It's no comfort at all.

I hope he's all right.

That was a lot of blood.


Guess he's feeling better.

You know, just be a pal

from the precinct or something.




You still want to go see him?

You know, he really
does look okay,

and we've got a mile
of paperwork, so...


Well, then maybe we should just...

Hey. Hey. Come here.

He did just

take a bullet for you, you know.

I know.

How's that make you feel?

Like we're even.

I could see that.

I'm fine.

You know I can see that, too.

You know,
I was never gonna be able

to take off the vest
anyway, so...



I'm better off this way.

You say so.

Yeah. I say so.

Hey. The ring
was vouchered as evidence,

but we'll try
to get it returned to you

before the ceremony.
I know how important it is.

Thank you, Officer Reagan.

You're welcome, Maribel.

What is your first name?



I know that you went out of
your way, you and your partner.

I appreciate it.


Do you think maybe

you want to return the ring
in person?

What do you mean?

To the wedding.

Are you asking me
to be your date?


Well, it's against
department rules.

Your case isn't really closed.

So then what about
as my protection?

I seem to need some
here in New York.

Like moonlighting?

What's that?

Working security, off-duty.

Call it whatever you want.

That I can do.

Officer Sculley.

So, Grant on his way?

No. This meeting
is just between you and me.

It is not on
anybody's calendar.

Do you want to sit down?

An enterprising reporter

at the Times got his hands
on the promotion list.

I asked him to hold it back,
pending us talking.

Why hold it back?

Are you really that naive?

I don't know what you mean.

Look, officer.


Either you or Grant
or both of you

seem to feel
that this hero version of you

is gonna fly-- it's not.

I think you're a good cop
who's paid dearly

for a terrible lapse
in judgment, but...

out there?

Out there is out there.

I thought blue stood with blue.

But out there is who we serve.

And the moment the Times

puts that list
up on its Web site,

there will be a crowd
around your precinct

tossing everything
they can get their hands on.

Okay, so you're worried
about them.

No, I'm not worried about them.

I am worried about
the other cops in your precinct.

And all
the other precincts.

The fallout on them.

Okay. I see.


Garden City out on Long Island.

Boulder and San Diego.


PDs whose chiefs
I have contacted

that have a good slot for you.

All of them making,
by a year from now,

more than you'd
be making here in five.

What if I choose to stay?

You'll get your promotion.

But you'll be riding a desk

out at the Erie Basin
auto pound.

That is not fair,
and you know it.

You want to know
how blue stands with blue?

One of us says

what's best for the rest of us?

I got guys who stand with me.

Including my son Jamie

and my right hand Sid.

But I am not
going to put the other 35,000

men and women of this department

through this wringer
for one cop's crusade.

And if you're the cop
you say you are...

...if you're the cop
I think you are...

you won't either.

Just not fair.

Never said it was.

But it is what's happening here.

Times said that they would
hold back until 6:00,

which means
they'll put it up at 6:01.

I sincerely hope you'll...

get back to me before then.

Thank you.

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