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Best Case Worst Case

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We take you behind police lines. Former FBI profiler Jim Clemente & former federal prosecutor Francey Hakes get unparalleled access to law enforcement officers, looking back at their most memorable cases – for better or for worse.

We take you behind police lines. Former FBI profiler Jim Clemente & former federal prosecutor Francey Hakes get unparalleled access to law enforcement officers, looking back at their most memorable cases – for better or for worse.
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United States

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Wondery

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We take you behind police lines. Former FBI profiler Jim Clemente & former federal prosecutor Francey Hakes get unparalleled access to law enforcement officers, looking back at their most memorable cases – for better or for worse.

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English


Episodes

89 | The Kavanaugh Abuse Allegation: Wrongfully or Credibly Accused?

9/21/2018
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh might become a Supreme Court Justice but Dr. Christine Ford has accused him of attacking her in high school in the 80s. How can we decide who is likely telling the truth?

Duration:00:31:03

88 | The Virtues of Vigilance: Protecting Children from Those Who Would Prey on Them

9/14/2018
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How to spot and defend against Pillar of the Community Offenders who use their position to groom children, abuse them, and ensure the conspiracy of silence. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsor this week, ZipRecruiter! Try ZipRecruiter for FREE by going to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase.

Duration:00:40:57

87 | Gun Violence & Gang Silence

9/7/2018
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A cocky would-be killer taunts the police on social media, confident his gang will protect him. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Quip and ZipRecruiter! Go to http://getquip.com/bestcase to get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. Try ZipRecruiter for FREE by going to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase.

Duration:00:34:14

86 | Easter Sunday 911 Call Brings a Deadly Threat

8/31/2018
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A 911 Call on Easter Sunday in a Small Town Results in a Deadly Police Shooting Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase.

Duration:00:44:06

85 | Nancy Grace and The Case That Haunts Her

8/24/2018
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A 30 year old unsolved murder of a little boy still haunts Nancy Grace. Who killed Chuckie Mauk? Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsor this week, ZipRecruiter! Go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase to try it for free!

Duration:00:33:47

84 | XG Crime News: August 23, 2018

8/23/2018
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Francey, Maureen and Bobby discuss the tragic case developments in the murders of Shannan Watts and Mollie Tibbetts. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase.

Duration:00:28:30

83 | XG Crime News: August 10, 2018

8/21/2018
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Jim, Francey and Bobby analyze the grim discoveries in the New Mexico desert compound where 5 adults were holding 12 children in squalor. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase.

Duration:00:30:28

82 | Criminal Minds Star Reveals Deep Impact of Dark Material (Part 2)

8/17/2018
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Star of Criminal Minds Paget Brewster Talks About Portraying an FBI Agent and Being a Role Model for Women and Girls. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsor this week: Quip! Go to http://getquip.com/bestcase to get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

Duration:00:38:36

81 | Criminal Minds Star Reveals Deep Impact of Dark Material

8/10/2018
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Star of Criminal Minds Paget Brewster Talks About Her Sense of Responsibility Toward Law Enforcement and Dealing With Dark Material. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsors this week: HelloFresh and NutraFol! For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com/bestcase30 and enter BESTCASE30. To get your first month supply of Nutrafol with a subscription for $10, visit nutrafol.com and use the promo code...

Duration:00:39:50

80 | Missing Mollie Tibbetts

8/7/2018
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Where is Iowa’s Mollie Tibbetts and what happened to her? Has the 20 year old young woman been abducted? Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase.

Duration:00:33:07

79 | Worst Case Scenario: The Staircase on Netflix (Part 2)

8/3/2018
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Is it a best case or a worst case? The whole team, Jim, Francey, Bobby, and Maureen break down the case against Michael Peterson as depicted on Netflix’s series The Staircase. Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the bottom of staircase. What happened? This docu series brings us behind the scenes and our team dissects it. What does Peterson’s behavior tell Jim? What does the bloody scene suggest to Maureen? What investigative steps should have been done from Bobby’s perspective? And how was...

Duration:00:44:32

78 | Worst Case Scenario: The Staircase on Netflix

7/27/2018
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Is it a best case or a worst case? The whole team, Jim, Francey, Bobby, and Maureen break down the case against Michael Peterson as depicted on Netflix’s series The Staircase. Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the bottom of staircase. What happened? This docu-series brings us behind the scenes and our team dissects it. What does Peterson’s behavior tell Jim? What does the bloody scene suggest to Maureen? What investigative steps should have been done from Bobby’s perspective? And how was...

Duration:00:35:08

77 | The Death of Darrius Sweet: Accident or Murder?

7/20/2018
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When 13 month-old Darrius Sweet dies while being watched by his mother’s boyfriend, police investigate whether it was murder or an accident. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsor this week: Somebody's Daughter! Somebody's Daughter is the new psychological thriller by bestselling author David Bell. It's available July 10​th​, and you can start reading an excerpt of this twist-filled ride now at ​prh.com/davidbell​.

Duration:00:36:14

76 | WhiteWater: Jim Joins The Investigation of a President and First Lady

7/13/2018
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Major fraud expert FBI Agent Jim Clemente gets drawn out of his natural habitat, NYC, and into the deep south of Little Rock, Arkansas to join the WhiteWater investigation into the activities of Bill and Hilary Clinton and their closest associates Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Somebody's Daughter and Casper! Somebody's Daughter is the new psychological thriller by bestselling author David Bell. It's...

Duration:00:39:15

75 | The Bloody Third (Part 2)

7/6/2018
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On his first day, a rookie cop encounters the man who would soon threaten his life in a barrage of bullets in the Bloody Third - the highest crime area in St. Louis. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Somebody's Daughter and Quip! Somebody's Daughter is the new psychological thriller by bestselling author David Bell. It's available July 10​th​, and you can start reading an excerpt of this twist-filled ride...

Duration:00:44:46

74 | The Bloody Third

6/29/2018
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On his first day, a rookie cop encounters the man who would soon threaten his life in a barrage of bullets in the Bloody Third - the highest crime area in St. Louis. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsor this week: Madison Reed! Find your perfect shade of hair color with Madison Reed. Go to madison-reed.com and get 10% off plus free shipping on your first color kit with promo code: BESTCASE.

Duration:00:34:47

73 | First Watch Brings a Grim Discovery

6/22/2018
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Is justice always done when the one who pulls the trigger is held to account? Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Madison Reed and Casper! Find your perfect shade of hair color with Madison Reed. Go to madison-reed.com and get 10% off plus free shipping on your first color kit with promo code: BESTCASE. Get $50 toward select Casper mattresses by visiting casper.com/bestcase and using BESTCASE at checkout.

Duration:00:36:30

72 | Missing Man Haunts Rookie Detective

6/15/2018
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A loving daughter insists foul play is involved in the disappearance of her beloved father and the case is caught by a rookie detective who refuses to give up. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsor this week, Quip! Visit http://getquip.com/bestcase to get your first refill pack free.

Duration:00:33:35

71 | Class Clown to Cop: An Unlikely Journey

6/8/2018
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A directionless kid from Chicago becomes a cop and rescues a girl. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase. Thanks to our sponsor this week, Storyworth! For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/bestcase when you subscribe!

Duration:00:34:28

70 | The Bus Stop Rapist

6/1/2018
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A detective uses gut instinct to try and solve a series of brutal rapes of women at bus stops in Atlanta. Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode: http://www.wondery.com/shows/bestcaseworstcase.

Duration:00:37:49