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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 07:  Executive producer Matt Olmstead speaks during the 'Breakout Kings' panel at the A&E Network portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on January 7, 2011 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Chicago P.D.'s Showrunner Is Exiting After Season 4

The One Chicago world is experiencing a big change: Matt Olmstead, an executive producer on the four series in NBC's interconnected Chicago franchise, will depart Chicago P.D. as showrunner after its currently airing fourth season, according to Deadline. There is no replacement set.

A key presence in the franchise almost since its inception in 2012, Olmstead joined Chicago Fireas an executive producer and showrunner before co-creating the police procedural spin-off with Dick Wolf.

Also an executive producer on Chicago Med as well as the franchise's latest entry, Chicago Justice, Olmstead is said to have departed under amicable terms and is likely to be fielding offers for a new overall deal. has reached out to NBC for comment.

Chicago P.D. airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on NBC.

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