Episode 7×13 “Twenty Squad”

SWAT FACES THEIR DEADLIEST ADVERSARY YET

SEASON 7 FINALE

SWAT faces their deadliest adversary yet when a violent cell of extremists looks to extract vengeance by blowing up half of Los Angeles, potentially killing thousands.

Still reeling from the anger and outrage directed at him by his own community, Hondo questions if he still has what it takes to lead 20-Squad, adding to the fear that he won’t be able to pull the team together in time to save the city.

WRITTEN BY: Matthew T. Brown & Daniela Labi

DIRECTED BY: Billy Gierhart

AIR DATE: Friday, May 17 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

Episode 7×12 “Allegiance”

SWAT MUST UNTANGLE KIDNAPPERS’ TWISTED MOTIVES 

When a crew of violent eco-terrorists abducts the teenage son of an energy company executive, SWAT must untangle the kidnappers’ twisted motives before carrying out a high-stakes rescue mission.

Meanwhile, Hondo’s involvement in a shooting draws outrage from the very community he’s dedicated his career to protecting.

And, as Deacon is called on to help with the escalating crisis, he’s forced to confront nagging doubts about his retirement.

WRITTEN BY: Kent Rotherhan

DIRECTED BY: Jay Harrington

AIR DATE: Friday, May 10 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

Episode 7×11 “Whispers”

TAN FINDS HIMSELF ON A ONE-MAN MISSION TO SAVE HIS NEW LOVE INTEREST

Tan finds himself on a one-man mission to save his new love interest and her journalist co-workers when mercenaries take over a black-tie correspondents’ dinner.

After the group escapes, it’s up to SWAT to track down the well-trained gunmen before anyone else is killed.

Meanwhile, Hondo and Nichelle return home to find their house trashed, placing them at odds when it’s revealed that Nichelle has a secret.

And when Hicks, Mumford and Buck take a trip down memory lane, it threatens to end their decades-long friendships.

WRITTEN BY: Sarah Alderson

DIRECTED BY: Cherie Dvorak

AIR DATE: Friday, May 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

Episode 7×10 “SNAFU”

20-SQUAD SCRAMBLES TO TRACK DOWN A COLD-BLOODED SNIPER

As 20-Squad scrambles to track down a cold-blooded sniper terrorizing Los Angeles, Hondo discovers a link to his own South L.A. neighborhood that brings a personal twist to the hunt for the deadly shooter.

Meanwhile, Tan finds himself questioning his leadership abilities while Powell and Alfaro compete in a classic game of SWAT tag.

WRITTEN BY: Charlie Haddaway

DIRECTED BY: Alex Russell

AIR DATE: Friday, April 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

Episode 7×09 “Honeytrap”

A FEMALE ROBBERY CREW “HONEYTRAPS” AND KILLS RICH VIPS

When a female robbery crew “honeytraps” and kills several rich VIPs, HONDO and 20-SQUAD are called in to assist FBI Agent Jackie Vasquez in capturing the dangerous fugitives before the death toll rises.

Commander Hicks is shocked when his new love, Maggie, abruptly ends their relationship without rhyme or reason.

With help from Deacon and Dr. Wendy, Hicks makes an important decision about his romantic future.

WRITTEN BY: Michael Gemballa

DIRECTED BY: Oz Scott

AIR DATE: Friday, April 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

Episode 7×08 “Family Man”

THE SWAT TEAM FACES OFF WITH A FAMILY OF DOOMSDAY PREPPERS

The SWAT team faces off with a family of doomsday preppers barricaded inside their fortress of a home, and Deacon finds himself at the center of the storm.

Also, Tan clashes with a reporter covering the situation and Powell grapples with meeting the child she gave up for adoption 18 years ago.

WRITTEN BY: Amelia Sims

DIRECTED BY: Larry Teng

AIR DATE: Friday, April 12 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Family Man”

Episode 7×07 “Last Call”

HONDO AND THE TEAM LAUNCH A CITYWIDE MANHUNT

After the shocking shooting of a member of 20-Squad, Hondo and the team launch a citywide manhunt for the robbery crew responsible.

Meanwhile, Deacon’s plans for his future hit a snag, and Powell and Alfaro clash over a tricky issue.

WRITTEN BY: Mellori Velasquez

DIRECTED BY: Michael D. Olmos

AIR DATE: Friday, April 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Last Call”

Episode 7×06 “Escape”

HONDO AND THE TEAM HUNT DOWN THREE FEMALE FUGITIVES

After a prison transport van overturns, Hondo and the team hunt down three female fugitives, including a serial killer on the verge of a rampage.

Also, with Annie’s return to work, Deacon struggles to maintain a work life balance, and Luca does his best to teach Kelly to drive.

WRITTEN BY: John Amato

DIRECTED BY: Hanelle Culpepper

AIR DATE: Friday, March 15 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Escape”

Episode 7×05 “End of the Road”

STREET DISCOVERS A BIKER CLUB HAS STOLEN A CACHE OF ARMOR-PIERCING BULLETS

While training with Long Beach SWAT, Street discovers a biker club has stolen a cache of armor-piercing bullets and brings 20-Squad into the hunt for the gang before they can pull off a daring and deadly heist.

As Hondo struggles with changes at work, Nichelle finds herself at odds with her former colleague Bruce, in part two of a two-part episode.

WRITTEN BY: Matthew T. Brown

DIRECTED BY: Jann Turner

AIR DATE: Friday, March 8 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “End of the Road”

Episode 7×04 “Spare Parts”

SWAT hunts down a Chilean arms dealer after he kidnaps a woman and her daughter from a party in L.A. with unexpected intentions.

Crossing paths with his brother, Tan is forced to come clean to his family about his divorce from Bonnie, while Hondo discovers that Hicks has received a job offer that could lure him away from SWAT, in part one of a two-part episode.

WRITTEN BY: Ryan Keleher

DIRECTED BY: Cherie Dvorak

AIR DATE: Friday, March 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Spare Parts”

Episode 7×03 “Good For Nothing”

20-Squad must leap into action when Yakuza assassins descend on L.A., targeting a number of mysterious Japanese ex-pats.

Meanwhile, Nichelle finds her job on the line at the inspector general’s office when a colleague accuses her of taking bribes.

WRITTEN BY: Alan Morgan

DIRECTED BY: Maja Vrvilo

AIR DATE: Friday, March 1 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Good for Nothing”

Episode 7×02 “Peace Talks”

Hondo and Hicks desperately search for Powell, who’s gone missing in Mexico City along with a thermobaric bomb capable of killing thousands.

And while Deacon and Tan assist from L.A., Deacon’s pride gets injured in a boxing match with Rocker.

WRITTEN BY: Sarah Alderson

DIRECTED BY: Billy Gierhart

AIR DATE: Friday, Feb. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Peace Talks”

Episode 7×01 “The Promise”

The team heads to Mexico to escort a fugitive back to the States when things go awry and Hondo has to save an old witness who tied to the case, in the season seven premiere of S.W.A.T.

AIR DATE: Friday, February 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+ (live and on demand for Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers, or on demand for Paramount+ Essential subscribers the day after the episode airs)

PHOTOS: “The Promise”