Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior involves an elite team of special agents who work in the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit. Forest Whitaker portrays Unit Chief Sam Cooper, a long-time agent who left the FBI, but returned to head a team of renegade profilers that operates as far out of the bureaucracy as possible. Beau Garrett portrays SSA Gina LaSalle, tough agent armed with a cunning sense of perception. Matt Ryan is SSA Mick Rawson, an ex-British Special Forces soldier, and Michael Kelly is SSA John "Prophet" Sims, who spent six years in jail. Janeane Garofalo, as Beth Griffith, from the FBI Threat Assessment Task Force, is the newest member. Kirsten Vangsness as Penelope Garcia brings her computer wizardry to the team.
Cooper and his team head to Cleveland to investigate multiple child abductions.
The Red Cell team travels to Cincinnati to track down a killer who is targeting single businessmen in upscale hotels
Cooper and his Red Cell team are called in by the Tucson Police Department to capture a serial killer who removes the eyes of the victims.
The serial sniper the team is trying to catch begins to taunt Mick.
The team searches for a bomber who set off an explosion at a small town school.
Cooper and the Red Cell team track down a murderer who travels across the country and hangs his victims after he kills them.
The team investigates a case involving the abduction of several women, one of whom was never reported missing.
After a spree killer targets three Oklahoma City residents with the same physical description, Cooper and the Red Cell team are called to uncover their connection before the situation escalates.
The Red Cell team must track down a suspect who is kidnapping young mothers. Meanwhile, Beth discovers why this particular case hits close to home for Mick.
Cooper is called to testify when a case involving a woman on death row petitions for a mistrial based on the testimony given by FBI director Fickler. Meanwhile, Cooper puts Beth in charge of threat analysis.
The Red Cell team is asked personally by FBI Director Fickler to find the estranged daughter of a federal judge, who is his longtime friend.
Cooper and the red cell team try to find a killer who disfigures the faces of his victims.
Cooper and the red cell team track a serial killer who is randomly shooting people in crowded areas. Also, Beth's life is put in peril when she and Prophet go undercover.