Original air date: 10/02/2019 Runtime: 42:28 min. The SWAT team works to stop a serial bomber that is using drones as detonation devices; just as Hondo settles into legal guardianship of Darryl, his home life becomes more complicated when his estranged father unexpectedly moves in.
Original air date: 10/16/2019 Runtime: 41:08 min. The team bumps heads with Lt. Lynch when she signs them up for an off-book undercover operation to take down a local gang printing counterfeit money without giving them enough time to prepare for the mission. Also, tensions rise at home for Hondo as his parents' strained relationship becomes worse.
Original air date: 10/23/2019 Runtime: 41:28 min. Deacon's family gets caught in the crosshairs of a drug cartel when he and the SWAT team aim to bring down its leader, a former foreign rebel force leader running drugs in plain sight via a local flower market. Also, Hondo receives troubling news regarding his father, and Tan is forced to go before an internal review board due to his girlfriend's indiscretion.
Original air date: 10/30/2019 Runtime: 42:04 min. Street reconnects with his estranged foster brother, Naterdict, to help a joint investigation between SWAT and the Long Beach Police Department when criminals steal a mass arsenal of LAPD assault rifles. Also, Hondo finds himself at odds with his father over the elder man's declining health, and Luca is overwhelmed when the entire team reconsiders becoming investors in his food truck.
Original air date: 11/06/2019 Runtime: 42:35 min. The Harrelsons engage in a tense family reunion when Hondo's older sister, Winnie (April Parker Jones), begrudgingly arrives in Los Angeles to see their sick father for the first time in decades. Also, the SWAT team searches for an abducted Middle Eastern human rights activist; Luca's food truck business hits a snag; and Street worries that dating Captain Hick's daughter, Molly (Laura James) , will negatively impact his career.
Original air date: 11/13/2019 Runtime: 41:30 min. The SWAT team searches for thieves who are on the run with a high-tech thermal lance that can cut through almost anything. To find the thieves, SWAT works to identify their target. Also, Chris confronts an imbalance in her relationship with Kira and Ty.
Original air date: 11/20/2019 Runtime: 42:32 min. The SWAT team engages in tense negotiations with a family that takes a local officer hostage when they're evicted from their home due to eminent domain. Also, Hondo reflects on his personal life choices as he helps his father through a medical crisis and Chris' relationship with Kira and Ty reaches a critical juncture.
Original air date: 11/27/2019 Runtime: 40:59 min. The SWAT team joins forces with the Los Angeles Organized Crime division to recover an officer abducted during a failed undercover operation. Also, Chris struggles with how to comfort the kidnapped officer's parents when she is restricted from giving them certain details of the investigation.
Original air date: 12/11/2019 Runtime: 42:40 min. The SWAT team's task to provide security for a warlord is threatened by assassins determined to take him out before he's extradited by the International Criminal Court. Also, Hondo's father, Daniel Sr. tries to make amends to his mother, Charice, Street's foster brother, Nate, asks for his help with a corrupt boss and Deacon reluctantly explores therapy for his daughter, Lila
Original air date: 01/15/2020 Runtime: 42:24 min. Street is caught between his duty to SWAT and his commitment to his foster brother, Nate, when Nate is ensnared in a criminal enterprise that could ruin them both. Also, the SWAT team goes after a ruthless crew that uses deadly force while stealing from card casinos, and Buck approaches Deacon to partner on a private security opportunity.
Original air date: 01/29/2020 Runtime: 42:38 min. Hondo, Deacon, Tan and Commander Hicks engage in a manhunt across Tokyo when they escort an extradited fugitive to Japan, where he escapes local custody. Back in Los Angeles, the rest of SWAT search for any contacts the criminal cultivated while hiding out in Los Angeles, and Street isolates himself from the team as he deals with family issues.
Original air date: 03/04/2020 Runtime: 42:13 min. The SWAT team searches for a link between the seemingly unconnected victims of a lone gunman targeting women. Also, Luca assists with a homicide investigation in his neighborhood; Lieutenant Lynch pushes Chris to do a news interview; and Hondo reaches a juncture in his relationship with Nichelle.
Original air date: 03/11/2020 Runtime: 42:40 min. Deacon's second job places the SWAT team in the middle of a kidnapping case when a prize fighter's wife is abducted. Also, Hondo's young charge, Darryl, becomes frustrated with his lack of paternal rights regarding his infant son, and Tan prepares to introduce his critical mother to his girlfriend, Bonnie.
Original air date: 03/18/2020 Runtime: 42:30 min. The SWAT team's search for an abducted teen leads them to a member of the Witness Protection Program and a decades-old political extremist group. Also, Hondo and his girlfriend disagree over a guest speaker at her community center; Luca worries he's not physically ready to return to the field; and Commander Hicks reconnects with his estranged son.
Original air date: 03/25/2020 Runtime: 41:03 min. The SWAT team must protect a hotel full of civilians after a joint task force mission with the LAPD Gang Division goes wrong, and the city's most dangerous gang leaders scatter across the building to find an escape. Also, Luca's efforts to coordinate the team's mission are complicated when his brother, Terry, a freelance stringer reporter, crosses police lines to shoot footage.
Original air date: 04/08/2020 Runtime: 42:44 min. Hondo and the SWAT team race to save Buck, their former unit leader, when he goes off grid and they fear he plans to harm himself. Flashbacks reveal the search for Buck, which coincides with one of the team's most brutal missions, as each team member receives counseling and discusses the untold mental and emotional difficulties inherent to working in SWAT.
Original air date: 04/29/2020 Runtime: 41:18 min. The SWAT team pursues a couple reminiscent of Bonnie and Clyde, when the duo goes on the run and on the hunt for a set of rare chest pieces worth millions. Also, Hondo and Darryl are surprised when Darryl's ex-girlfriend visits with his young son, and Luca confronts his fear of failing his requalification to return to the field as he helps Kelly, his mentee.