Following the case and ultimate suicide of Frank and Jane, individuals within the BAU are in an uncomfortable position. As Frank's mission was a personal one against him in many respects, Gideon feels guilty for the death of his friend Sarah and others at the hand of Frank. The unit is under review by Hotch's boss Erin Strauss, who has told Hotch in no uncertain terms that she feels the unit's recklessness and disarray is his fault and that his days in the unit are numbered. And without anyone else's knowledge, Strauss has asked Prentiss, whose transfer into the BAU was arranged by her, to assist her not only in getting Hotch removed from his position but also to have him fired from the FBI altogether. In the meantime, work for the BAU continues. Their next case takes them to Flagstaff, Arizona where female brunette students at a liberal arts college are being murdered. Because the victims have had no defensive wounds, the BAU surmise that the unsub is someone who blends into life at ...
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Despite what is depicted in this episode, a summary suspension of a federal employee without pay based on a job performance issue would not be lawful. The only time it would be permitted would be if the employee were charged with a crime; or in rare situations involving a medical condition; or if the employee violated security protocols - none of which is the case here. It also requires detailed written notice and a hearing before the suspension can be without pay; otherwise, the employee would be punished on a supervisor's whim without due process. See more
[voice over, reading the first line of his letter which we find out is to Spencer
I knew it would be you who would come.