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Esai Morales Cops Blue Bloods Role

Onetime NYPD Blue lawman Esai Morales will again wield a shield on Blue Bloods.

TVLine has learned that the actor — who most recently was seen as The Brink‘s POTUS and joins From Dusk Till Dawn tonight as a crime lord — will guest-star in a late fall episode of the CBS procedural as Delgado, a charismatic NYPD sergeant who has a plan to increase the accuracy of police statistics by seeking the opinions of city youth, and thus earns a promotion from commish Frank Reagan.

The fly in the ointment? Seems that Delgado may be hiding some sordid behavior that could cause his image to lose some luster.

I shall always favorably remember Morales from his turn as Bad Boys‘ Paco, while his myriad TV credits include Criminal Minds, Magic City, 24, Vanished and Caprica.