In "Criminal Minds" season 12, episode 16, Reid's bail has been declined and he needs to be transferred to Millburn Correctional Facility. Unfortunately for him, many criminals in that prison were captured by BAU and naturally bear a grudge to Reid. However, he made a friend and ally, Alan Shaw, who is also a former agent.

The team will catch a criminal who ruins young men's faces with acids in "Criminal Minds" season 12, episode 16, according to the latest promo. Meanwhile, Reid's situation will get even worse as the official synopsis for the next episode reveals to fans that he, with the need to adjust as a newbie and accept a new set of rules that would be imposed in the prison.

This would certainly make a living hell from Reid's life in "Criminal Minds" season 12, episode 16. And since one of the guards in the jail hates him, he purposely made him go with the general population and we all know what happens when ex-police officer ends up in prison. What's more, the guard even acted to defend him so other prisoners would hate him even more.

The teaser promo for "Criminal Minds" season 12, episode 16 revealed Reid's time is ticking. "Predator or prey, which one are you?" Shaw asks him. The scene shifts to Reid getting attacked by other prisoners, according to the report. Spoilers reveal he would be in prison until episode 17.

Meanwhile, the synopsis of "Criminal Minds" season 12, episode 16 also revealed that BAU will pursue a criminal known as the Bone Crusher. They detectives will get help from the mother of the unsub who will give them very valuable information. Tatum O'Neal will guest star as Miranda White, the criminal 's mother.

"Criminal Minds" season 12, episode 16 titled "Assistance is Futile" will be shown on Wednesday, March 15, at 9 p.m. ET on the CBS Television Network. As the series is skipping a week, fans will need to wait two weeks to see the next episode.