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A video surfaces of officers partaking in a clear case of entrapment; Frank searches for the leaker; Eddie retaliates against a co-worker who is pranking Jamie; Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a tabloid writer.

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Robin Green (created by), Mitchell Burgess (created by) | 4 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Donnie Wahlberg ... Danny Reagan
Bridget Moynahan ... Erin Reagan
Will Estes ... Jamie Reagan
Len Cariou ... Henry Reagan
Sami Gayle ... Nicky Reagan-Boyle
Tom Selleck ... Frank Reagan
Marisa Ramirez ... Maria Baez
Vanessa Ray ... Eddie Janko
Leon ... Cameron Gooding
Steve Schirripa ... Anthony Abetemarco (as Steven R. Schirripa)
Gregory Jbara ... Garrett Moore
Robert Clohessy ... Sid Gormley
Abigail Hawk ... Abigail Baker
Yasha Jackson ... Maya Thomas
Justin Walker White ... Martin Richardson
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A video surfaces of officers partaking in a clear case of entrapment; Frank searches for the leaker; Eddie retaliates against a co-worker who is pranking Jamie; Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a tabloid writer.

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Crime | Drama

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TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Josh Asher, man who played "Tuna", is Jenny McCarthy's ex-husband and father of her child. Jenny McCarthy is now married to Donnie Wahlberg. See more »

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The main premise of one of the sub-plots is the NYPD entrapping people via use of a broken down truck carrying merchandise. As depicted, it was not "clear-cut" entrapment, nor was it entrapment at all. In Jacobson v. United States, 503 U.S. 540, 548 (1992), a valid entrapment defense has two related elements: (1) government inducement of the crime, and (2) the defendant's lack of predisposition to engage in the criminal conduct. In Mathews v. United States, 485 U.S. 58, 63 (1988), the court held that of the two elements, predisposition is by far the more important.

Inducement is the threshold issue in the entrapment defense. Mere solicitation to commit a crime is not inducement. In Sorrells v. United States, 287 U.S. 435, 451 (1932), the court ruled the government's use of artifice, stratagem (such as the truck example), pretense, or deceit establish inducement.

A clear-cut case of entrapment would involve undercover NYPD officers on the street encouraging others to illegally enter the truck and steal the merchandise. See more »

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References Cops (1989) See more »

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Summary of this episode is misleading.
16 December 2018 | by gblaylockSee all my reviews

The summary of this episode says that it involves a clear case of entrapment. No, it does not. Entrapment occurs when law enforcement personnel coerce a person into committing a crime which that person would not ordinarily do and then arresting that person for the crime. That is not what happened in this episode. In this case, the police set out some bate and scooped up the people who took it. There was no coercion. The people who took the bait did so of their own free will without the police saying or doing anything to them until they were arrested. It was clearly not entrapment.

Also, just in case there may be some controversy about this, I asserted that it does not contain spoilers because the events described occur at the very beginning of the episode. The drama occurs as a result of how the department deals with the situation that results.


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