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Adam talks about whether a search warrant is needed to seize evidence from another police agency’s evidence room, assessing urgency, and the realities of police radios being encrypted. Transcript and links to donate for Australia’s wildfires at writersdetective.com/73

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Adam answers your questions about: your one free phone call from jail, obtaining video evidence, and notifying victims of an offender’s release from custody. Transcript available at writersdetective.com/72

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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.

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Adam gives you a tip on a great new forensic science resource and answers questions about getting a warrant signed by a judge and the realities of knock and notice. Transcript available at writersdetective.com/74

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Adam covers what it really feels like inside a crime scene, the limits of a search warrant, and some clarification on cold cases and criminal appeals. Transcript available: writersdetective.com/63

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Adam answers your questions about the role subject matter experts play in an investigation, the real purpose behind those red dot lasers sights for firearms, and his thoughts behind approaching a suspect you want to interview. Transcript and shownotes are available at writersdetective.com/66

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Adam talks about firearms qualifications for police officers, when your suspect is terminally ill, and what the heck OODA means. Transcript available: writersdective.com/61

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Adam talks about the 20BooksVegas conference and answers questions about police acronyms and slang like POI and UNSUB, as well as the more technical side of setting up a wiretap investigation. Transcript available at writersdetective.com/68

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Adam answers your questions about: an investigation into a justified shooting, where FBI books their arrestees, and calling for back-up. A transcript is available at writersdetective.com/69

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Adam answers writers' questions about when cops ARE allowed to lie, what it really means when you’re brought in for questioning, and what happens when there are gaps in the recording of an interrogation. Transcript: writersdetective.com/62

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Welcome to the first episode of the Writer's Detective Bureau, a podcast by veteran Police Detective Adam Richardson. Adam answers questions about the career path of a detective protagonist and how multi-jurisdictional murder cases are investigated.

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This week I’m talking about preparation for NaNoWriMo, the State of the Bureau, creating an FBI Consultant as a character, and the role of a hostage negotiator in a swat standoff. Transcript available: writersdetective.com/64

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Adam talks about how to write about bad cops, romantic complications between a detective and a victim, and some hack for building rapport during an interview. Transcript: writersdetective.com/60

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Sept. 21, 2022

Black Lives Matter - 091

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Adam answers your questions about what constitutes a hate crime, how to use search warrants in a proactive investigation where a crime hasn’t occurred yet, and death investigations in paradise. Transcript and show-notes available here: writersdetective.com/67

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Adam answers your questions about: how human resources at a police department would handle confidentiality of a transgender employee, poking plot holes through the movie Inside Man, and handling romance while undercover. Transcript available: writersdetective.com/71

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