Criminal Minds: Season 3, Episode 18

The Crossing (7 May 2008)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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As a favor to the D.A. in Boston, Hotchner and Rossi profile a woman who murdered her husband, though the D.A. may not like their findings. Back at the office, J.J.'s personalization of a stalker case baffles the rest of the team.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Keri Derzmond
Ryan Scott
Detective Steve Berry
Mike Hicks
DA Eve Alexander
Audrey Henson
Sarah Henson (as Aviva)
Nathan Henson


Hotch and Rossi profile a woman who has killed her husband in order to disprove the claim that she suffered from battered wife syndrome while the rest of the team chases a stalker in Baltimore. Meanwhile, JJ becomes very tense for some reason... Written by J. Rieper

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JJ and Prentiss stand discussing resources outside a building with a plaque reading "Bernero Bros Building Silver Springs, MD Conservation Comission National Register Of Historic Places". Edward Alen Bernero is producer of the series. See more »


J.J. tells Keri that she "read the letter that you wrote to the Silver Spring Police". Silver Spring, as an unincorporated area, does not have its own police department. Law enforcement in Silver Spring is handled by the county police. See more »


Emily Prentiss: What was that?
Jennifer 'JJ' Jareau: Bureaucratic red tape. Every case we take, I have to explain why, in terms of cost and size relative to the BAU. They don't always think it's worth it.
Emily Prentiss: They do have four agents doing the work that locals should.
Jennifer 'JJ' Jareau: Just because there isn't a dead body doesn't mean we shouldn't take the case.
Emily Prentiss: Hey, I... the fact that law enforcement, including the FBI, can't help someone until they've been injured is appalling. All I'm saying is it is a drain on the system.
Jennifer 'JJ' Jareau: Emily. Last year in Denver,...
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