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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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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

126 | Worst Case Scenario: Stolen From Mom's Arms

5/24/2019
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Does it seem like violent crimes against children are increasing? What motivates someone to take a child in broad daylight on a public street right in front of her mother? What kind of person kills a pregnant woman and steals her baby? Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security and Brumate! adt.com/podcastbrumate.comBESTCASE15% off

Duration:00:42:46

125 | High Seas Drug Smuggling

5/17/2019
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The Panama Canal was a hot bed of drug activity and one boat was flagged for ferrying tons of cocaine. Were all those on board part of the smuggling scheme? Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security and ZipRecruiter! adt.com/podcastFREEhttps://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:43:23

124 | Bosch Star Titus Welliver on Playing a Gritty and Moral Cop

5/10/2019
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Titus Welliver, star of Amazon Prime’s “Bosch” talks about the responsibility of playing an LAPD detective, what the role means to him, and whether it lets him beat traffic tickets! Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security, Best Fiends and Quip! adt.com/podcasthttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:47:59

123 | Worst Case Scenario: The Delphi Murders (Part 2)

5/3/2019
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Two girls were brutally murdered in a small town while hiking on a trail. Who could have done it? Police spoke directly to the murderer in a press conference. The team breaks down the evidence and profiles the killer and the actions of the police. Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security, Best Fiends and OpenFit! adt.com/podcastbcwc

Duration:00:33:30

122 | Worst Case Scenario: The Delphi Murders

4/26/2019
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Two girls were brutally murdered in a small town while hiking on a trail. Who could have done it? Police spoke directly to the murderer in a press conference. The team breaks down the evidence and profiles the killer and the actions of the police. Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security and FabFitFun! adt.com/podcasthttps://fabfitfun.com/CASE$10 off

Duration:00:39:02

121 | Who Took Amy Mihaljevic?

4/19/2019
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A little girl gets a phone call and goes to meet a stranger. Then, she vanishes. An Ohio community rallied to find her but couldn’t. Then, tragedy struck. Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security, Quip, and Robinhood! adt.com/podcasthttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREEFREEhttp://bestcase.robinhood.com

Duration:00:34:48

120 | Hunted

4/12/2019
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A woman sought help from law enforcement and tried to separate herself from an abusive ex-boyfriend, but her actions only enraged him, leading to a murderous encounter at a local laundromat. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Madison Reed, ADT Security, Hulu's The Act, and ZipRecruiter! 10% off plus FREE SHIPPINGadt.com/podcastevery WednesdayFREEhttps://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:37:05

119 | Fall of an Icon (Part 2)

4/5/2019
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Michael Jackson had it all and everyone loved him, even Jim. Until he saw classic signs of offender behavior. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Stitcher, ADT, and ZipRecruiter! FREEstitcherpremium.com/wonderyWONDERYadt.com/podcastFREEhttps://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:38:14

118 | Fall of an Icon

3/29/2019
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Michael Jackson had it all and everyone loved him, even Jim. Until he saw classic signs of offender behavior. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Stitcher, Quip, and Robinhood! FREEstitcherpremium.com/wonderyWONDERYhttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREEFREEhttp://bestcase.robinhood.com

Duration:00:39:57

117 | Worst Case Scenario: Murder on His Mind

3/22/2019
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Why did Amberly Barnett have to die and what should happen to her killer? Is there anything we can do to prevent another child from being victimized? Thanks to our sponsors this week: Stitcher, FabFitFun, and Warby Parker! FREEstitcherpremium.com/wonderyWONDERYhttps://fabfitfun.com/CASE$10 offwarbyparker.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:27:37

116 | Worst Case Scenario: Abducted in Plain Sight

3/15/2019
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What lessons can we learn from the story told by the victim in Netflix documentary Abducted in Plain Sight? Thanks to our sponsors this week: Stitcher, Quip, and ThirdLove! FREEstitcherpremium.com/wonderyWONDERYhttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREEhttp://thirdlove.com/bestcase15% off

Duration:00:46:01

115 | Worst Case Scenario: Neverland Nightmares

3/8/2019
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The Leaving Neverland documentary depicts 2 men describing the sexual abuse they say they suffered at the hands of entertainer Michael Jackson. They previously denied any abuse. Were they telling the truth then or now? The BCWC team analyzes it! Thanks to our sponsors this week: Robinhood and ZipRecruiter! FREEhttp://bestcase.robinhood.comFREEhttps://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:33:50

114 | Dead Mountain Mystery (Part 2)

3/1/2019
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Hikers on Dead Mountain are found dead, with violent injuries all over their bodies. What happened? Murder? A dogged documentarian and New York Times bestselling author trekked all the way to Siberia for answers. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Flamingo and Warby Parker! $16 + FREE SHIPPINGhttp://shopflamingo.com/bestcasewarbyparker.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:36:28

113 | Dead Mountain Mystery

2/22/2019
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Hikers on Dead Mountain are found dead, with violent injuries all over their bodies. What happened? Murder? A dogged documentarian and New York Times bestselling author trekked all the way to Siberia for answers. Thanks to our sponsors this week: CareOf and FabFitFun! 50% offhttps://takecareof.com/BESTCASE50.https://fabfitfun.com/CASE$10 off

Duration:00:35:52

112 | Worst Case Scenario: Less Dead

2/15/2019
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A serial killer stalks the country victimizing the "less dead" to avoid detection. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Quip and Robinhood! http://getquip.com/bestcaseFREEFREEhttp://bestcase.robinhood.com

Duration:00:37:49

111 | A Life For $10

2/8/2019
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St. Louis' Bloody Third District strikes again with a horrifying case of cold blooded senseless murder. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Stitcher, ThirdLove, and ZipRecruiter! FREEstitcherpremium.com/wonderyWONDERYhttp://thirdlove.com/bestcase15% offFREEhttps://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:50:11

110 | Worst Case Scenario: R Kelly & Michael Jackson, Predators?

2/1/2019
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Jim and Francey discuss the revelations in two new documentaries about the abuse allegations against R Kelly and Michael Jackson. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Flamingo and Warby Parker! $16 + FREE SHIPPINGhttp://shopflamingo.com/bestcasewarbyparker.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:39:03

109 | Tony Denison: The Ultimate TV Cop (Part 2)

1/25/2019
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Ultimate TV Cop and Actor Tony Denison talks about the most difficult case his The Closer character worked. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Robinhood and Quip! FREEhttp://bestcase.robinhood.comhttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:37:45

108 | Tony Denison: The Ultimate TV Cop

1/18/2019
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Ultimate TV Cop and Actor Tony Denison talks about the most difficult case his The Closer character worked. Thanks to our sponsor this week: CareOf! 50% offhttps://takecareof.com/BESTCASE50.

Duration:00:33:28

107 | Cleared Hot

1/11/2019
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Learn what happens after zero dark thirty when a Navy Seal is cleared hot to take out people who seem up to no good. But, were they really? Thanks to our sponsors this week: Madison Reed, ThirdLove, and ZipRecruiter! 10% offFREE SHIPPING BESTCASEhttps://madison-reed.com/http://thirdlove.com/bestcase15% offFREEhttps://www.ziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:32:58