After a 10 season run, Jesse Lee Soffer exited NBC’s Chicago P.D during episode titled “A Good Man.”!
Detective Jay Halstead did not die and could potentially return in the future. He turns in his badge and resigns. He tells Hailey he’s changed and has taken a job with the Army and will be posted in Bolivia. He will be running a full squad of guys tracking down the worst drug cartels.
The episode sparked a rise in ratings for the show seeing a 7% increase becoming the highest rated episode of the season so far even beating out the premiere episode ratings.
The episode received 5.821M views and a .60 demo.
Up from the last episode 5.440M views and .66 demo.
Congratulations on an amazing run Jesse! The fans tuned in for you!
Jesse shared in final tweets:
“For anyone that’s ever been a Halstead fan, I just want you to know that I’m grateful. Thank you for going on this journey with me. I’m just grateful. If I could like every single tweet I would. I appreciate all the love. It means so much to me. Thank you ❤️”
Chicago PD stars Jason Beghe, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati, LaRoyce Hawkins, Tracy Spiridakos, Amy Morton, Benjamin Levy Aguilar, and Jesse Lee Soffer. The show follows the personal and professional lives of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department’s elite Intelligence Unit. They combat the city’s most heinous offenses including organized crime, drug trafficking, and high-profile murders. Detective Sgt. Hank Voight (Beghe) is at the center of the department’s war on crime and he’ll do anything to bring criminals to justice.