On the Blue Bloods episode “Stomping Grounds,” while police commissioner Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) has to deal with the fallout of a retired cop (Michael O’Keefe) shooting a group of potential muggers on the subway, detective Danny Reagan’s (Donnie Wahlberg) partner seeks justice. Baez (Marisa Ramirez) is determined to arrest a drug dealer for a murder she witnessed when she was a little girl. The case brings Baez back to her old neighborhood, where we meet Carmen Baez.
Carmen is portrayed by Saundra Santiago. The Bronx native actress is best known for her roles on Damages (Karen Gonzales), The Sopranos (Jeannie Cusamano), Miami Vice (Detective Gina Calabrese), and the daytime soap operas One Life to Live (Carlotta Vega) and Guiding Light (Carmen Santos). Blue Bloods airs Fridays at 10pm on CBS.