Another huge change within the Dick Wolf-verse: Deadline has confirmed that Jesse Lee Soffer, who performs Det. Jay Halstead, is leaving (*10*)’s Chicago P.D.

Soffer, a member of the unique forged, is anticipated to depart the police drama someday within the fall.

Chicago P.D. first debuted in 2014. It’s about to start out its tenth season subsequent month.

“I need to thank the unimaginable followers for his or her unwavering assist through the previous 10 years and need to specific my deepest gratitude to Dick Wolf and everybody at Wolf Entertainment, Peter Jankowski, Matt Olmstead, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, Rick Eid, Gwen Sigan, NBC, Universal Television, my fellow castmates and our unimaginable crew,” he stated in an announcement obtained by Deadline. “To create this hour drama week after week has been a labor of affection by everybody who touches the present. I’ll at all times be happy with my time as Det. Jay Halstead.”

Giddish is the second actor to depart a Wolf drama within the final week. On Aug. 24, it was revealed tha

t Kelli Giddish can be departing Law & Order: SVU after 12 seasons. She performs Detective Amanda Rollins.

Soffer has an enormous fan base, due to the Chicago franchise and his time engaged on As the World Turns from 2004 to 2010.

Variety was first to report the information of Soffer’s departure.

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