On the Blue Bloods episode “With Friends Like These,” New York City Police Commissioner Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) reprimands the behavior of some of the members of the city’s fire department. A battle between the departments ensues. Frank goes head-to-head with the commissioner of the New York City Fire Department, Stan Rourke, who doesn’t like to be ordered around.
Commissioner Stan Rourke is portrayed by Dan Lauria. The Brooklyn-born actor is best known for his role as Jack Arnold, Kevin’s dad on the beloved family drama, The Wonder Years. Since then Lauria has had recurring roles on several TV shows including The Good Wife (Ronnie Erickson), Ed (Richard Vessey), Hot In Cleveland (J.J.), JAG (Allen Blaisdell), Law & Order (Chief Joe Strudevant), and Party of Five (Coach Russ Petrocelli). Blue Bloods airs Fridays at 10pm on CBS.