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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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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

138 | The Real 21 Jump Street

8/16/2019
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Breaking Homicide’s own Derrick Levasseur was a very young patrol cop when he was tapped to go undercover to expose a college drug ring. Truth? Fiction? Worlds collide!

Duration:00:41:25

137 | Gone In An Instant

8/9/2019
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A 15 year old girl vanishes from a local store without a trace. Can GA’s own super cop Joanne Southerland find her in time to save her life? Thanks to our sponsor this week: HelloFresh! $80 offhellofresh.com/bestcase80BESTCASE80

Duration:00:36:55

136 | Fighting For the Forgotten

8/2/2019
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Atlanta’s own Kevin McNeil takes on a serial rapist attacking the forgotten women walking Atlanta’s streets. Can he get justice for those considered unimportant by many?

Duration:00:39:09

135 | Worst Case Scenario: Epstein Facts Keep Getting Worse

7/26/2019
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Millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is still in the news. This time, there is more info on his work release during his early sentence. And, did he really try to commit suicide? Thanks to our sponsor this week: Pretty Litter! 20% offhttp://prettylitter.comBESTCASE

Duration:00:37:29

134 | Worst Case Scenario: Jeffrey Epstein (Part 2)

7/19/2019
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Jeffrey Epstein skated responsibility in Florida for what looked like a wide-ranging commercial sex trafficking scheme involving children. A decade later, he is facing new charges in New York. Will he skate again? Thanks to our sponsors this week: Brumate and ZipRecruiter! brumate.comBESTCASE15% offFREEziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:42:16

133 | Worst Case Scenario: Jeffrey Epstein

7/12/2019
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Jeffrey Epstein skated responsibility in Florida for what looked like a wide-ranging commercial sex trafficking scheme involving children. A decade later, he is facing new charges in New York. Will he skate again? Thanks to our sponsors this week: Pretty Litter and Quip! 20% offhttp://prettylitter.comBESTCASEhttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:40:23

132 | Worst Case Scenario: Mackenzie Lueck

7/5/2019
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Mackenzie Lueck vanished from the airport in Salt Lake City. What happened? Did forensics solve the case? Thanks to our sponsor this week: HelloFresh! $80 offhellofresh.com/bestcase80BESTCASE80

Duration:00:46:35

131 | Crime Jewels

6/28/2019
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What is it like to travel the world buying and selling precious metals and gems? Dangerous! Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security, Chase, and Best Fiends! adt.com/podcasthttp://chase.com/​bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:38:20

130 | Fool’s Gold?

6/21/2019
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A globe trotting gemologist goes to buy millions in gold in Africa, but things are not what they seem. Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security, Chase, and Quip! adt.com/podcasthttp://chase.com/​bestcasehttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:41:44

129 | Blood Circle Mystery

6/14/2019
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St. Louis cops come upon a perfect circle of blood around a recently murdered woman in an antique shop. What happened? Who killed her? How does her murder resonate with Tim Clemente still these many years later? Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security and Best Fiends! adt.com/podcast

Duration:00:38:28

128 | Worst Case Scenario: Criminalizing Cowardice

6/7/2019
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Deputy Scot Peterson was criminally charged for his apparent cowardice in failing to do a single thing to save the children being stalked and killed in the Parkland school shooting in 2018. Will the charges stick? Is criminalizing cowardice in this context a good idea? Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security, HelloFresh, and ZipRecruiter! adt.com/podcast$80 offhellofresh.com/bestcase80BESTCASE80FREEziprecruiter.com/bestcase

Duration:00:37:28

127 | Worst Case Scenario: Ted Bundy's Wicked Movie

5/31/2019
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Why does Hollywood keep minimizing victims? In this movie, Ted Bundy is portrayed as warm and charming and victims are given short shrift. Shocking? Yes! Thanks to our sponsors this week: ADT Security and Quip! adt.com/podcasthttp://getquip.com/bestcaseFREE

Duration:00:36:04

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