Chicago PD season 6 character review: Kevin Atwater

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How was Chicago PD season 6 for Kevin Atwater? We’re looking back at how Chicago PD’s latest season went for LaRoyce Hawkins’ character.

As we continue to look back on Chicago PD season 6, we’re breaking down the season for each of the show’s characters.

Did your favorite character have a good season or a bad season? What were their strong points and were there any weaknesses? Was the character affected by the show’s writing, or vice versa? Where could they go from here?

Check out our detailed character breakdown, and let us know your thoughts on how this season was for each character in the comments.

In this article, we’re profiling Kevin Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins).

What happened

The latest season was more of the same for Atwater. While he spent most of his time acting as a supporting character for other people, he had a handful of big moments, usually related to the fact that he’s both a cop and a person of color.

Atwater made a love connection in “Black and Blue” when he met Laila (played by Milauna Jemai Jackson), a community organizer with a dark past. Unfortunately, while Laila liked him, that past also came back to haunt her and she was arrested at the end of the episode, never to be seen or mentioned again.

Another undercover operation went wrong during “Night in Chicago” when Atwater and the guy he was riding with were pulled over by racist police officers. The other man was shot to death, which infuriated Atwater. Though the videotape appeared to tell one story, Kevin didn’t waste any time in finding the officer who’d pulled the trigger and making his feelings very clear.

Those were his only two featured episodes, but he made an impact when he had the chance to.

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