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Writer's Detective Bureau
Writer's Detective Bureau
Det. Adam Richardson

The Writer's Detective Bureau is a podcast hosted by veteran Police Detective Adam Richardson. Adam answers questions about criminal investigation and... more

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Exonerations, Getting SWAT to a Victim, and Legalities of Eavesdropping

Adam talks about exonerations after perjury, getting to a downed victim during a SWAT call, and the legalities of eavesdropping... more

31 Jul 2022 · 18 minutes
Cold-ish Case, Civilians in LE, and Arrests Made Outside of Jurisdiction

Register for Adam's upcoming writing workshop on Detective Character Mindset & Motivation. writersdetective.com/workshop In this episode, Adam talks about... more

13 Jul 2022 · 13 minutes
Sketching a Crime Scene, Immigration in 1995, and Trespassing to get the Scoop

Adam talks about sketching a crime scene, how immigration status violations were handled in California circa 1995, and what would... more

19 Jun 2022 · 13 minutes
Inside Dispatch, Moving a Morgue, and Getting Investigative Help from Ma Bell

Adam talks about how 9-1-1 calls get dispatched over the police radio, what would happen if the morgue becomes unusable,... more

01 Jun 2022 · 26 minutes
Complaining About Paperwork, Fatal Hit & Run Investigations, and Suspect Extraditions

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

23 Apr 2022 · 19 minutes
Investigating False Accusations, Alphabet Soup Body Snatchers, and Investigating Decades-Old Remains

Adam talks about investigating false allegations made against a detective, what would happen if Alphabet Soup feds barged in to... more

12 Apr 2022 · 19 minutes
Personal Ties to a Homicide, Chalk Outlines, Jury Duty for Cops, and ChefsForUkraine

Adam talks about what happens if a homicide detective has personal ties to a homicide victim, if chalk outlines are... more

06 Apr 2022 · 18 minutes
Coroner Inquests, Small Town Sheriff or Police Chief, and different Investigative Divisions

Adam explains what a Coroner's Inquest is and why inquests aren't used much anymore, the difference between a small-town Sheriff... more

29 Mar 2022 · 24 minutes
Fusion Centers, Brady List, and Teletypes

Adam explains what DHS Fusion Centers do, what a Brady List is and how to use them in your writing,... more

19 Feb 2022 · 18 minutes
Home Invasion Robberies, Environmental Crimes, and Computer Forensics

19 Jan 2022 · 24 minutes
Writer's Detective Bureau
Exonerations, Getting SWAT to a Victim, and Legalities of Eavesdropping
Writer's Detective Bureau