Kathryn 'Kate' Cole who, as a former BAU profiler and now head of the FBI's "Innocent Images" unit, an undercover unit dealing with Child Pornography, comes across an image detailing a young boy in a cage who is going to be 'auctioned' off online in 48 hours. Kate enlists Gideon and the BAU to help identify and save the boy.
202: The Perfect Storm
After a series of gruesome murders, our team profiles and discovers the offenders are a husband and wife team. This will be somewhat like the pilot, wherein we profile what appears at first to be a very fractured personality but we then realize it is more than one person and are surprised to find that the wife is the more aggressive of the pair.
The BAU investigates the murders of three people who have been killed in the last 48 hours at various construction sites in Houston’s Fifth Ward. What they discover is that the killings are not at the hands of a serial killer but a war veteran suffering from severe Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. He thinks he’s in the middle of a war zone and is trying to stay alive until he’s rescued. The BAU stage an extraction to “rescue” this veteran before he kills again.
219: Honor Among Thieves
A kidnapping case is introduced to our team when Agent Prentiss’s mother, Ambassador Elizabeth Prentiss, brings a case directly to the BAU. Russian mobsters in the Baltimore area have been kidnapping immigrants for ransom. The BAU team goes into the heart of Little Odessa and profiles the local mob boss and the Russian Thieves Code. The mystery unravels when the BAU learns that the daughter of the kidnap victim was in on the crime.
The BAU go to Kansas City at the request of a cop whose beat is the downtown area and where 63 people - the hookers, the homeless and the runaways have disappeared off the streets. The team discovers that the serial killer is a wealthy man on a mission to rid his city of “the low life elements.” With the help of his manservant, they abduct their victims and torture them by having them travel through a chamber of horrors before killing them.
222: No Way Out : The Evilution Of Frank
Frank is back and Gideon is his target. Fearing that Frank will kill her, Jane (his love) leaves him and goes in search of Gideon for protection. Unable to find her, Frank goes to Gideon’s apartment; kills a friend of Gideon’s and leaves the message that he will continue to kill the people Gideon has saved until Jane is delivered to him. As Hotch and the rest of the team search for Jane, Gideon and Garcia work together to profile Frank’s history in order to stop him. During the course of this investigation, Hotch continually bends the rules which ultimately puts his position as the BAU team leader in jeopardy. Keith Carradine guest stars as Frank and Amy Madigan guest stars as Jane.