Real Crime Profile

Join Jim Clemente (Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent/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.

Congratulations to the Real Crime Profile team for recently winning two awards!

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About the hosts

Jim Clemente is a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent/Profiler and former New York City Prosecutor. During his 22-year career with the FBI, he investigated cases from Bank Robberies to Serial Killers. He also investigated Public Corruption in the White House, White Collar and Violent Crime and has worked as an undercover agent posing as everything from a street beggar to a Broker on Wall Street. For over a decade he was an FBI Profiler investigating violent and sexual serial crimes. He is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of Sex Crimes and Abduction/Homicides. Today he is the Founder/CEO of XG Productions, a cross-platform development and production company. He co-hosts the WONDERY podcasts: REAL CRIME PROFILE, BEST CASE WORST CASE and hosts LOCKED UP ABROAD. He is a Writer/Producer for Criminal Minds and The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey on CBS, as well as the Co-Creator of Manhunt: Unabomber on NETFLIX. He also Executive Produced the upcoming series: TRUTH & JUSTICE and COLONIAL PARKWAY MURDERS on OXYGEN Network. Clemente authored his first novel, WITHOUT CONSENT based on his true story and co-authored the non-fiction Audible series, EVIL HAS A NAME.


Lisa Zambetti is a Casting Director in Los Angeles who casts for television, film and new media. She is the casting director for CBS’ long running drama Criminal Minds, but has also worked on shows for NBC, ABC and cable; as well as on award winning independent features, large studio movies and blockbusting video game franchises. She has a real interest in real crime and the minds that solve those crimes.


Laura Richards BSc, MSc. MBPsS

Laura is a criminal behavioural analyst and advocate who worked for a decade at New Scotland Yard as Head of the Homicide Prevention Unit and Head of the Violent Crime Intelligence and Analysis Unit.

Laura is Founder of Paladin, National Stalking Advocacy Service, which she set up following the successful stalking law reform campaign and spearheaded the Domestic Violence Law Reform campaign, which resulted in the offence of coercive control being introduced.

Laura is the author of the Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Abuse Risk Model (www.dashriskmodel.co.uk) and Oxford University Press book ‘Policing Domestic Violence.’

Laura was consulting producer on ‘Dirty John, the Dirty Truth,’ co-creator and executive producer of “The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey” on CBS and “The Case of: Caylee Anthony” on Oxygen.

Laura has a golden doodle puppy called Beatrice.

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