"Protection" is the twenty-second episode of Season Ten of Criminal Minds.


When shooting victims are found in the Los Angeles area with possible links to criminal activity, the BAU launches a manhunt for what they believe to be a vigilante.

Guest Cast


  • "Loom" by Wedding Dress

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways." Buddha
  • Spencer Reid: "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." Albert Einstein

Criminal Minds Episodes