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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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Federal Inmate Escapes, Hawaiian Floaters, and a Foreign Leader Murder Suspect

This week we are talking about what happens when a federal inmate escapes from prison, a body in Hawaiian waters,... more

03 May 2023 · 14 minutes
Disaster Fraud, Moving to a New State, and Percipient Witnesses

This week, Adam answers questions about financial crimes, how a detective could go about becoming a police chief in another... more

15 Mar 2023 · 13 minutes
Undercover FBI, Prisoner Release, Pyromania, and Gun Types

Adam answers questions about a fictional FBI undercover story involving a prisoner release, pyromania, and gun types.

01 Mar 2023 · 22 minutes
Why Choose to be a Detective -and- Martial Arts in Law Enforcement

This week, we do a deep dive into why your character might want to be a police detective. Plus, I... more

15 Feb 2023 · 18 minutes
US Marshal Task Forces, Warrant Time Restrictions, Good Faith

18 Jan 2023 · 18 minutes
Interview with Matthew Gentile - Writer and Director of AMERICAN MURDERER

Adam interviews Matthew Gentile about writing and directing his new feature film, AMERICAN MURDERER.  This true-crime inspired movie stars Tom... more

24 Oct 2022 · 40 minutes
UK vs. US CSI, Lying about Immunity, Ring Doorbell Footage

The Writer's Detective Bureau is now also a video podcast on YouTube. In this episode, Adam talks about the differences... more

20 Oct 2022 · 14 minutes
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
Writer's Detective Bureau
Federal Inmate Escapes, Hawaiian Floaters, and a Foreign Leader Murder Suspect
Writer's Detective Bureau