According to Jim Clemente, retired FBI behavioral analyst and criminal profiler, when it comes to the “nature vs. nurture” debate, “genetics loads the gun, personality and psychology aim it, and your experiences pull the trigger…” As a criminal profiler, it was his job to catch murderers, serial killers and rapists and pick up the slack where forensic evidence failed. Clemente explains how he went about his job tracking down some of the world’s most dangerous people. 

Clemente is a retired FBI behavioral analyst and criminal profiler, and co-host of “Real Crime Profile,” a true crime podcast distributed by Wondery. For more information about his career, go to or follow him on twitter at

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