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Join Jim Clemente (former FBI profiler), Laura Richards (criminal behavioral analyst, former New Scotland Yard) and Lisa Zambetti (Casting director for CBS' Criminal Minds) as they profile behavior from real criminal cases.

Join Jim Clemente (former FBI profiler), Laura Richards (criminal behavioral analyst, former New Scotland Yard) and Lisa Zambetti (Casting director for CBS' Criminal Minds) as they profile behavior from real criminal cases.
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Join Jim Clemente (former FBI profiler), Laura Richards (criminal behavioral analyst, former New Scotland Yard) and Lisa Zambetti (Casting director for CBS' Criminal Minds) as they profile behavior from real criminal cases.




Episode 123 - The Facts of the Sandusky Case

Jim Clemente and Lisa Zambetti discussed convicted serial pedophile Jerry Sandusky and the investigation into whether Penn State officials including Head Football Coach Joe Paterno knew about his offenses and failed to take action. Jim discussed his analysis of the Freh Report and the concept of grooming from "Nice Guy Acquaintance Offenders" such as Sandusky. Sorry about some of the sound issues as there was problems with the VOIP during recording. If you or someone you know needs help...


Episode 122 - Michael Cohen, Stormy Daniels and New Legal Precedents

Today Jim and Lisa interview powerhouse defense attorney and television commentator Sara Azari. Sara has some interesting insights into the legal precedents being set in recent current events. We talk about the raid on lawyer Michael Cohen's office and the implications of all kinds of legal issues going on in the current political climate. Laura is away in the U.K. continuing her fight for more stalker awareness.


Episode 121 - Stalking: Living In Real Fear

Laura Richards and Rachel Horman award winning lawyer and Chair of Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service take a deep dive into the subject of stalking. Laura and Rachel discuss many cases including the five year stalking campaign waged on Helen Pearson which escalated to attempted murder, the case of Justene Reece and Dr Alison Hewitt who was stalked by a narcissistic psychopath and narrowly survived. Many of our listeners have written in with questions about what to do if you are...


Episode 120 - My Daughter Alice

The RCP team talk with Clive Ruggles whose daughter, Alice, was stalked and murdered on October 12 2016 in Newcastle. Clive shares key insights about the warning signs and the risks and dangers of stalking, bravely speaking out to ensure that no other family has to pay the price that his family have. This important pod marks the start of National Stalking Awareness Week April 16 2018 in the UK. "To the living we owe respect; to the dead, only the truth"...


Episode 119 - Discussing Crime Scene Staging with Laura Pettler

Recorded at CrimeCon 2017, Laura Richards and Lisa Zambetti sat down with Dr. Laura Pettler, a forensic criminologist, to discuss her methods of crime scene staging and her renaissance woman life. New to Real Crime Profile? Never miss an episode by subscribing today at


Episode 118 - We Stand With Her

The RCP team discuss the Belfast Rugby Rape trial, a trial that lasted 42 days and reached a conclusion last Wednesday 28 March 2018. It took the jury just 3 hours and 45 of deliberations (the amount of time it takes to do one laundry cycle) to acquit the accused Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding, Blane Mcllory and Rory Harrison on all counts. Paddy Jackson, 26 and Stuart Olding, 25, were charged with rape after a night out in Belfast on June 28 2016. Blane McIlory, 26, was charged with...


Episode 117 - Truth and Justice with Bob Ruff

The Real Crime Profile team (Jim Clemente, Laura Richards and Lisa Zambetti) interview one of our favourite guests and podcasters Mr Bob Ruff from @truthjusticepod about his latest crowdfunded re-investigation into the murders of three eight year old boys Christopher Byers, Michael Moore and Stevie Branch on May 5 1983. #HisNameWasChristopher #HisNameWasMichael #HisNameWasStevie Listen to Truth and Justice season 5 episodes...


Episode 116: A Bitter Aftertaste

The RCP team continue to follow the six-part Netflix event #Wormwood —a true-crime docuseries about the death of Dr Frank Olson —directed by Errol Morris. Was Dr Frank Olson pushed, did he jump or was he thrown when he "went out the window" of a room in New York City’s Statler Hotel on November 28 1953? There's some significant reveals in the next three episodes. The night manager at the hotel contacts Eric and tells him about a telephone call he overheard the night Dr Olson died. The...


Episode 115: The Death of Dr Frank Olson

In the early morning of November 28, 1953, 42-year-old Army scientist Frank Olson "went out the window" of a room in New York City’s Statler Hotel. Did he jump or fall? Was it an accident or was it murder? The #RCP team discuss and analyse this case using the arc of Wormwood, the Netflix true-crime documentary re-enactment series from Academy Award-winning documentarian director Errol Morris. Two-plus years in the making, this innovative narrative from the director who pioneered many...


Introducing Safe For Work

Sometimes the workplace can get crazy and messy, that's where the podcast Safe For Work comes in. Join the former head of marketing for Nike, NatGeo, and the Oprah Winfrey Network, Liz Dolan and recovering lawyer turned comedian and executive recruiter, Matt Ritter as they take your calls about the workplace and help you get through Monday to Friday with a little less stress, more confidence and a little more fun. Subscribe to Safe For Work on Apple Podcast or wherever you're listening to...


Episode 114: OJ Simpson: The Lost Confession

Our experts Jim Clemente and Laura Richards provide insight and analysis on the interview with OJ Simpson that aired on Fox on March 11. They forensically deconstruct OJ's 'hypothetical' with Lisa Zambetti. #HerNameWasNicole #HisNameWasRon You can watch the interview here: DASH Risk Model


Episode 113: Dying To Be Heard

Laura Richards and Lisa Zambetti discuss Sally Challen's murder conviction and successful appeal on March 1st, the pioneering coercive control law and the lawyer, Harriet Wistrich, who is holding the state to account when they let women down. This is a special episode to mark International Women's Day and pay tribute to Harriet and other leading advocates who tirelessly lobby, campaign and raise awareness of injustice on behalf of women who have lost their voice and been let...


Episode 112: Her Name Was Molly McLaren

Laura, Jim and Lisa discuss the horrific murder of Molly McLaren who was brutally stabbed to death by her ex on June 29 2017 in Kent, UK. Many of our listeners have asked for us to discuss what happened and how these murders in slow motion can be prevented. "To the living we owe respect; to the dead - only the truth" (Voltaire) This episode is dedicated to Molly McLaren. #HerNameWasMolly #HonouringHerLife...


A Message Regarding Episode 111

You spoke and we listened. In the response to the strong feedback we got on episode 111, we decided to insert this prologue so that future listeners can understand the context of our discussion. We want to thank you all for voicing your opinions. We appreciate you weighing in and we will be more reflective on our tone moving forward. Take a listen, and as always, let us know what you think. All the best, Jim, Laura and Lisa.


Episode 111: The Rafay Family Murders of The Confession Tapes

Jim Clemente and Lisa Zambetti analyze the first two episodes of the Netflix series The Confession Tapes. They break down the initial 911 call, the scene of the Rafay family murders and the trial of Atif Rafay, and his friend Sebastian Burns. New to Real Crime Profile? Never miss an episode by subscribing today at


Special Episode 110: Remembering The Florida High School Victims - Profiling Mass Shootings

The RCP team honour the lives of the victims, profile the warning signs and the lessons from the horrific mass shooting in Florida on Valentine's Day and other mass shootings. Yet again there are links to domestic abuse and stalking: 39 call outs to police, domestic abuse, stalking, escalation, threats to kill, animal abuse, access to guns, self-harm - the warning signs were all there. Urgent and swift action is now required learning the lessons from the UK and Australia. Information...


Episode 109: Mindhunter - In The Light

The #RCP team discuss the tenth and final episode of the Netflix show Mindhunter. Holden crosses the line yet again using knowledge he's gleaned from interviewing Kemper in a criminal investigation. The team explore his spiralling behaviour, the break-up and his continuing relationship with Kemper. Having courted this intimate connection with a serial killer, Holden suddenly has to come to terms with the consequences of his actions. This episode is dedicated to all the...


Episode 108: Mindhunter - Whoever Fights Monsters

The #RCP team analyse and discuss the penultimate episode of season 1 of the Netflix show Mindhunter. The FBI profilers interview another prolific serial killer who doesn't want to talk. Holden goes on the proactive and goes "off-script" to rapport with him, a tactic that has lasting repercussions. Our team debate the merits of his strategy and behaviour to gain insight and potentially useful and actionable intelligence to assist operationally. Or is Holden becoming a liability...


Introducing Business Wars

Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet, or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or to ruin. Hosted by David Brown, former anchor of Marketplace. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John...


Episode 107: Mindhunter - Something or nothing?

The #RCP discuss Episode #8 of the Netflix show "Mindhunter" and the case of the creepy foot tickler. The team profile Principal Wade's behaviour: is it something or nothing? Professor Wendy Carr (played by Anna Torv), expresses outright confusion. “I can’t imagine why you would go after a respected school principal with no history of abuse,” she says. But what do our profilers conclude? We discuss the role of age appropriate and healthy relationships education with children and the...


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