Jay Halstead
Name: Jay Halstead
Profession: Police Officer
Rank: Detective
Family: Pat Halstead (father) (deceased)
Will Halstead (brother)
Marital status: Separated
Spouse(s): Abby McSweeney (separated)
Status: Alive
Portrayed by: Jesse Lee Soffer
Seasons: P.D.: Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
First episode: Fire: A Problem House
P.D.: Stepping Stone

Jay Halstead is a Chicago Police detective and a member of the Intelligence Unit in Chicago P.D.. He is also the brother of Dr. Will Halstead.


Before joining the CPD, brash young police detective Jay Halstead was a specialist with the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and served two tours in Afganistan with former CPD intelligence unit tech expert Craig "Mouse" Gurwitch. He has been awarded an Army Expert Marksman Medal.

Chicago P.D.
Seasons Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5Season 6
Current characters Hank VoightAntonio DawsonJay HalsteadAdam RuzekKim BurgessKevin AtwaterTrudy PlattHailey Upton
Former characters Sheldon JinSean RomanErin LindsayAlvin Olinsky