Jim Clemente talks “Without Consent” and Criminal Minds with Allison Weiner

Via Allison Weiner and Crime Time.

Child abduction online and through the Darknet is discussed with Jim Clemente, who details his experience as an FBI SSA, and how it has informed his writing on CRIMINAL MINDS. Citing several episodes of CRIMINAL MINDS that dealt with child abduction and murder, and the real-life basis of the dramatizations, we discuss how online acquaintances can manipulate children into sexual trafficking, and how kidnapped kids can be shamed and programmed through torture into staying with their captors in this uncensored Crime Time, hosted by Allison Hope Weiner.

GUEST BIO:
Jim Clemente is a retired FBI agent and current advisor, writer and producer for the TV series “Criminal Minds.” A graduate of Fordham University School of Law, Jim was the head of the Child Sex Crimes Prosecution Team in Bronx County for the New York City Law Department. As a result of undercover work that led to the imprisonment of a child sex offender, Clemente was recruited into the FBI. From 1998 until October 2009 he was a Supervisory Special Agent in the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit in Quantico, Virginia. He is an expert in the fields of Sex Crimes Investigations, Sex Offender Behavior, Child Sexual Victimization, and Child Pornography. Clemente has investigated and consulted on thousands of cases involving the violent and sexual crimes, sexual victimization of children, and he has interviewed hundreds of victims and offenders. He has also testified as an expert witness and lectured on these topics across the country and around the world.

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EPISODE BREAKDOWN:
00:01 Welcoming Jim Clemente to Crime Time.
02:20 Criminal Minds Episode: “The Hunt”.
03:57 Inspiration behind, “The Hunt”.
06:40 Trusting the internet and social norms.
09:00 “E-quaintance”: Advice and cautionary tales of child abduction.
12:30 The spectrum of “Internet Auctions”.
14:39 Trauma bonding and Elizabeth Smart.
16:40 Distress codes/signals and survival tactics.
20:40 Criminal Minds Episode: “Gabby”.
23:03 False allegations and behavior of child abduction.
25:25 Factors and footage.
27:50 Bundling real life cases to create “Criminal Minds” episodes.
29:20 “Big Mamma” and child adoption predators.
33:40 Using technology to locate children.
37:15 Interrogation techniques.
38:17 Thanks and goodbye.