Original air date: 09/27/2018 Runtime: 42:52 min. The Season 2 premiere: The SWAT team engages in a standoff with human traffickers holding child hostages when a major earthquake hits Los Angeles during their operation and compromises the takedown. Also, while Hondo forms an unexpected personal connection with Deputy District Attorney Nia Wells, Jim Street has trouble adjusting to his new life as a patrol officer.
Original air date: 10/04/2018 Runtime: 42:53 min. The SWAT team works together with their former member Jim Street to find a woman and her son who are running from an international drug cartel. Also, Hondo makes a distressing discovery about his incarcerated friend's teen son, and Luca mulls over a government program that allows officers to buy homes in the at-risk neighborhoods they police.
Original air date: 10/25/2018 Runtime: 42:14 min. Hondo and Lina go undercover to infiltrate and take back a cruise ship that's under siege by drug smugglers who will execute passengers if they detect police on board. Also, Street enters the SWAT Training Academy and finds the competition fiercer than he expected, with the applicants all vying for the one SWAT position available for the year.
Original air date: 11/01/2018 Runtime: 42:58 min. The SWAT team tries to determine the next diamond dealer to be robbed by a group of highly organized thieves executing heists across downtown Los Angeles. When Hondo is emotionally affected by a suspect's death during the case, he seeks comfort from his mother. Also, while Street worries that Luca, his SWAT training academy instructor, has a personal vendetta against him, Chris contemplates an unorthodox relationship offer from the new woman she's dating.
Original air date: 11/08/2018 Runtime: 42:28 min. 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.
Original air date: 11/29/2018 Runtime: 42:21 min. 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.
Original air date: 12/06/2018 Runtime: 42:31 min. 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.
Original air date: 01/03/2019 Runtime: 42:57 min. 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 flashback to the day of the tense first mission, on S.W.A.T.
Original air date: 01/10/2019 Runtime: 43:03 min. 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.
Original air date: 01/31/2019 Runtime: 42:10 min. 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.
Original air date: 03/07/2019 Runtime: 42:58 min. The SWAT team tries to zero in on the next target of a carjacking ring that's using deadly force to boost luxury vehicles all over Los Angeles. Also, Hondo takes a big step to help his childhood friend's incarcerated son, Darryl, and SWAT team leader Mumford weighs a major decision.
Original air date: 04/04/2019 Runtime: 41:53 min. Hondo has a tense reunion with a fellow Marine, Ruiz, when the SWAT team hunts an escaped convict who was broken out of prison by criminals using stolen military weapons. Also, Chris prepares for a difficult goodbye when her former K-9 partner becomes ill.
Original air date: 04/18/2019 Runtime: 42:59 min. The abduction of Luca and Street's neighbor sends the SWAT team in pursuit of a home-invasion crew targeting domestic workers to gain entry into upscale homes. Also, the SWAT division prepares to help Mumford mark a major career milestone.
Original air date: 05/09/2019 Runtime: 43:02 min. The SWAT team races to locate the next place a lone gunman will strike while he is at large in L.A. Also, Hondo takes some time away from the team to pursue an investigation that hits close to home, and Jessica is presented with an unexpected opportunity.
Original air date: 05/16/2019 Runtime: 42:46 min. In the Sesaon 2 finale, the SWAT team goes in pursuit again of the militant group The Emancipators when the criminals hold a live stream kangaroo court to publicly execute city politicians. Also, Hondo fights to lift Darryl's spirits; Deacon feels unworthy as he prepares to receive one of the LAPD's highest honors; and Street catches a break in the search for his missing parolee mother, Karen Street.