"Reckoner" is the third episode of Season Five and the 94th overall of Criminal Minds.
Rossi's personal and professional life is brought to the forefront when the BAU is called to investigate a case in Commack, Long Island, Rossi's hometown.
- David Rossi: "Justice without force is powerless. Force without justice is tyrannical." - Blaise Pascal
- David Rossi: "I have always found that mercy bears richer fruit than strict justice." - Abraham Lincoln