Criminal Minds First Look: 'Sick Day'

In this week's episode, we see a particularly rough case involving children as seen from SSA Jennifer Jareau's eyes. While discussing the case with her husband, we discover just how much the job impacts her life at home.

1. "Sick Day"

When JJ arrives home late after a particularly rough case, she breaks down and tells her husband about a child abductor who kidnapped two children, on Criminal Minds this Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 9/8c on CBS.

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JJ and Agent Alvez prepare to enter a burning building.

2. JJ and Agent Alvez prepare to enter a burning building.

"Sick Day" (Episode 2, Season 12 of Criminal Minds)
JJ tries desperately to save one of the kidnapped children.

3. JJ tries desperately to save one of the kidnapped children.

"Sick Day" (Episode 2, Season 12 of Criminal Minds)
Agent Alvez races to unchain a victim.

4. Agent Alvez races to unchain a victim.

"Sick Day" (Episode 2, Season 12 of Criminal Minds)
SSA Jennifer Jareau races through the climbing flames.

5. SSA Jennifer Jareau races through the climbing flames.

"Sick Day" (Episode 2, Season 12 of Criminal Minds)