"Hanley Waters" is the twentieth episode of Season Six of Criminal Minds.


The BAU is called into Tampa to investigate spree killings that appear to be warm-ups for a bigger event. Meanwhile, each member is dealing with their feelings over the loss of Prentiss.

Guest Cast

  • Aaron Berger - Sam
  • Dianna Catterton - Joy
  • Chris Ivan Cevic - Surgeon
  • David Chisum - Don Chamberlain
  • Lynne Alana Delaney - Frightened Mom
  • Quinn Friedman - Damien Chamberlain
  • Allan Graf - Larry Connors
  • Mark Heidelberger - Officer Farraday
  • Louis Herthum - Chief Thiers
  • Preston James Hillier - Officer Gibbs
  • Jason E. Kelley - Paul Lyons
  • Zach Lewis - Bill
  • Angela Martinez - Reporter
  • Katherine Ann McGregor - Jennifer
  • Brandon Morales - Officer Sparks
  • Doug Simpson - Father
  • Andrew Stramel - Police Officer
  • Kelli Williams - Shelley Chamberlain

Referenced Criminals


  • "This Little Light of Mine" by Harry Dixon Loes

Bookend Quotes

  • Derek Morgan: Poet Antonio Porchia wrote, "Man when he does not grieve, hardly exists."


  • The episode title appears to be a reference to the real-life intersection of Hanley Road and Waters Avenue in Tampa.
  • Angela Martinez, the actress who portrayed a Reporter, also portrayed a Correspondent in an episode of Suspect Behavior.

Criminal Minds Episodes