The BAU heads to Reagan Federal Penitentiary in Liberty, located in east Texas. They are called in on the request of its warden of six months, Miles Tate, who met Hotch once at a business meeting. Officers Keith Rivers and Rudy Hightower were both found murdered within the span of three months, each with their throat slashed, a sock stuffed in their mouth, and with seven broken fingers. Hightower's fingers were broken as defensive wounds during a prison riot, while Rivers' were broken post-mortem. The inmates disabled many of the security cameras during the riot, the reason why the two murders could occur without detection. As such, the large inmate population are all suspects. Reagan is privately owned by the Citadel Corrections Company, who bought it from the government a year ago. As an aged facility, Reagan would have been shut down otherwise. Although he likes Tate, the chief officer, Captain Dale Shavers, a twenty year veteran of Reagan, is open about his disdain for Citadel, ...
Did You Know?
There was a real case of gladiator type games being run by prison guards, but it did not happen in Texas. Those games were being run in several California prisons. See more
Dr. Spencer Reid
The business of incarceration is extremely lucrative and virtually recession proof. The Citadel Corrections Company has more than quadrupled their holding since they were founded 20 years ago. They now have 19 facilities all across the country with 59,603 prisoners in their charge
Guess I had it wrong all this time, crime does pay!
References Fight Club
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