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The Writer's Detective Bureau is a podcast hosted by veteran Police Detective Adam Richardson. Adam answers questions about criminal investigation and police work posed by crime-fiction authors and screenwriters writing crime-related stories. To submit a question, visit https://www.writersdetective.com/podcast

The Writer's Detective Bureau is a podcast hosted by veteran Police Detective Adam Richardson. Adam answers questions about criminal investigation and police work posed by crime-fiction authors and screenwriters writing crime-related stories. To submit a question, visit https://www.writersdetective.com/podcast

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United States

Description:

The Writer's Detective Bureau is a podcast hosted by veteran Police Detective Adam Richardson. Adam answers questions about criminal investigation and police work posed by crime-fiction authors and screenwriters writing crime-related stories. To submit a question, visit https://www.writersdetective.com/podcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Sketching a Crime Scene, Immigration in 1995, and Trespassing to get the Scoop

6/19/2022
Adam talks about sketching a crime scene, how immigration status violations were handled in California circa 1995, and what would happen if a journalist went trespassing to get the scoop on a major crime.

Duration:00:12:56

Inside Dispatch, Moving a Morgue, and Getting Investigative Help from Ma Bell

5/31/2022
Adam talks about how 9-1-1 calls get dispatched over the police radio, what would happen if the morgue becomes unusable, and how detectives worked with the phone company on investigations in the 1950s and 60s. writersdetective.com/122

Duration:00:26:00

Complaining About Paperwork, Fatal Hit & Run Investigations, and Suspect Extraditions

4/23/2022
Adam complains about his least favorite bureaucratic paperwork and then talks about fatal hit & run investigations and suspect extraditions.

Duration:00:19:16

Investigating False Accusations, Alphabet Soup Body Snatchers, and Investigating Decades-Old Remains

4/12/2022
Adam talks about investigating false allegations made against a detective, what would happen if Alphabet Soup feds barged in to take possession of a decedent, and the realities of investigating the remains of someone that died sixty or seventy years ago. writersdetective.com/120 writersdetective.com/ukraine

Duration:00:19:46

Personal Ties to a Homicide, Chalk Outlines, Jury Duty for Cops, and ChefsForUkraine

4/6/2022
Adam talks about what happens if a homicide detective has personal ties to a homicide victim, if chalk outlines are really used, whether cops can serve on a jury, and how reviewing this podcast on Podchaser.com can raise money for ChefsForUkraine during the #Reviews4Good campaign. writersdetective.com/119

Duration:00:18:31

Coroner Inquests, Small Town Sheriff or Police Chief, and different Investigative Divisions

3/29/2022
Adam explains what a Coroner's Inquest is and why inquests aren't used much anymore, the difference between a small-town Sheriff and Police Chief, and he talks about the various investigative units and their divisions. writersdetective.com/118

Duration:00:24:25

Fusion Centers, Brady List, and Teletypes

2/19/2022
Adam explains what DHS Fusion Centers do, what a Brady List is and how to use them in your writing, and we go old school tech with Teletypes.

Duration:00:19:12

Home Invasion Robberies, Environmental Crimes, and Computer Forensics

1/19/2022

Duration:00:24:24

New Years Day 2022, Finding Last Wills, Historical Policing Questions from 1912 and 1980s

1/2/2022

Duration:00:17:44

Stake Outs, Closing Cases, Writer's Detective School, and 20BooksVegas Debrief

11/28/2021

Duration:00:22:05

20BooksVegas, Missing Teenagers and Murder

11/7/2021

Duration:00:14:44

Exigent v. Extenuating, Green Lasers, and Gang Association Warrants

10/24/2021

Duration:00:21:21

Money Laundering & Gun Trafficking, Main Character Innocence, and As You Like It

7/20/2021

Duration:00:23:15

Search Warrant Walk-Through, Pinging a Missing Person's Phone, and California Arson Investigations

6/16/2021

Duration:00:27:56

Rainy Day Vehicle CSI, White-Collar Murder, and Writer Outreach to Law Enforcement

5/15/2021

Duration:00:19:27

Interview with Marc Cameron - NYT Bestselling Author and Chief Deputy US Marshal

5/4/2021

Duration:01:10:54

SWAT Snipers, White Collar Crimes, and Consent for Autopsies

3/25/2021

Duration:00:14:07

Attaching Double Jeopardy, Forensic Artists, and that Bloodhound Story

3/3/2021

Duration:00:34:28

Inmate Testimony, Drug Labs, and Drone Flights

1/31/2021
Adam talks about transporting an inmate from federal custody to testify in state court, creating realistic clandestine drug lab scenes, and the realities of cops using drones for an aerial search.

Duration:00:19:07

Finding Addresses, Detective Caseloads, and Duty Assignments

1/12/2021

Duration:00:18:12