In a second statement, the actor said: “I want to thank the incredible fans for their unwavering support during the past 10 years.
“And want to express my deepest gratitude to Dick Wolf and everyone at Wolf Entertainment, Peter Jankowski, Matt Olmstead, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, Rick Eid, Gwen Sigan, NBC, Universal Television, my fellow castmates and our incredible crew.”
Jesse added: “To create this hour drama week after week has been a labour of love by everyone who touches the show. I will always be proud of my time as Det. Jay Halstead.”
Chicago PD season 10 returns to NBC on Wednesday, January 4. A UK release date has yet to be announced.