In the S.W.A.T. episode “Pride”, on the eve of the LGBTQ pride festival in Los Angeles, a hate crime sparks citywide anger that ignites further violence. While Chris (Lina Esco) grows anxious for her fellow LGBTQ community members calling for retribution, the festival reunites Commander Hicks (Patrick St. Esprit) with his estranged gay son J.P.
J.P. Hicks is portrayed by actor Sterling Beaumon. He’s known for his roles on Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (Lyle’s friend Glenn Stevens), Netflix’s The Killing (Lincoln Knopf), Red Widow (Gabriel Walraven), Clue (Seamus), and Lost (Young Ben Linus/Michael Emerson), among others. S.W.A.T. airs Thursdays at 10 pm on CBS, right after FAM. [Watch It Again? Stream any CBS show through Amazon Prime or CBS ALL-ACCESS. Both options offer free trials.]