Henry is Frank’s (Selleck) unapologetically bold father and former police chief. Henry is widowed and never made it to Commissioner as he was unable to play the political game needed.

Henry Reagan Quotes

I got my new ID. I always thought it was silly how they stamped RETIRED all over it. It may as well say rest in peace.

Henry

No, you're suppose to hit the other guy in the head.

Henry [to Jamie as he is practicing flipping his nightstick]

Blue Bloods Quotes

"By general law, life and limb must be protected, yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life, but a life is never wisely given to save a limb," Abraham Lincoln. This department is the life, Officer Whitman is a limb.

Frank

Frank: Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean. Who is neither tarnished or afraid.
Henry: Raymond Chandler?
Frank: His definition of a hero.