The series will pick up following the season finale when Hotch (Thomas Gibson) was apprehended at his home in front of his son for suspected conspiracy. As the BAU raced to prove his innocence, they discovered a larger plot concerning a planned prison break by 13 serial killers, now on the loose.
She joins previously announced Adam Rodriguez, who’s joining the cast as series regular Luke Alvez, a new recruit to the BAU.
Season 12 of Criminal Minds premieres September 28 on CBS.
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