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 Jan 9, 2021

NGC300
 Nov 14, 2020
A welcome addition to the true crime genre.

smithenjones
 Feb 3, 2020
This is binge worthy.

Patricia
 Jan 24, 2020
Easily my favorite podcast!


 Nov 28, 2019

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Small Town Dicks is a podcast about the big-time crime that’s happening in Small Town, USA. Each episode features the detectives who broke the case in their small town, and includes assets like jailhouse phone calls, suspect interviews and 9-1-1 calls. The show is anchored by veteran, identical-twin detectives Dan and Dave, and hosted by actress, Yeardley Smith.

Episode Date
8: Family Ties
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Police get called to do a welfare check on a mother and son who have been unusually hard to reach. Officers arrive at the home to find the mother brutally murdered and there’s no sign of the son. Is he a victim or a suspect?
 
The Detective: 
Sgt. Ken has worked in several positions at his local agency over the past 14 years including Crime Scene Investigator (CSI), field training officer, SWAT technology officer, drone operator, and peer support. He spent a year as a detective doing fraud cases and two years investigating sexual assaults. He was promoted to sergeant 3 years ago.  His department is authorized to have 199 officers for 89 square miles.
May 07, 2021
7: Keep Digging
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A man goes missing in a small Scottish town. His mother, Mrs. T., is dissatisfied with the way the police have handled his disappearance and hounds her local PD until she is finally put in touch with Det. Roddy who promises to take a fresh look at the case. It turns out, Mrs. T's maternal instincts were right and her son didn’t just pack up and leave without a trace, without saying goodbye. Another Small Town episode from overseas.
 
The Detective: 
 
Detective Roddy retired from Tayside Police in Scotland in 2014 after 33 years of service. He spent most of his career in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and at every rank, from Detective Constable to Detective Chief Superintendent. Tayside comprises 3 counties and has about 2000 officers and staff. Roddy started in Perth and Kinross, a county with a population of 175,000, where he lives. The county is predominantly rural comprising the small city of Perth, a number of market towns, good farmland, and good people. Since retiring, he has worked for the local council in Community Safety.
Apr 30, 2021
Payback
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Two women are found gunned down inside their home, along with a couple of piles of empty bullet casings. Detectives discover that the victims were sisters and someone was not happy they had been living together. Lt. Joe Kenda is on the case.
 
Special Guest: Retired Lieutenant Joe Kenda
 
Joe Kenda retired at the rank of Lieutenant from the Colorado Springs Police Department, where he conducted criminal investigations involving violent crimes for over 23 years. Joe served as a Detective, Detective Sergeant, Detective Lieutenant, and finally Commander of the Major Crimes Unit, and achieved a solution rate of 92% of the 387 homicide cases assigned to him and his unit. Joe has a television series called "American Detective" that launched this year on discovery+ - season 1 is available to stream now. His previous show, ”Homicide Hunter”, ran for 9 seasons on ID.
Apr 16, 2021
6: The Runaway
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Police get called to a seedy motel after reports of a fight. They find two women injured, one badly, as well as a group of men standing around videotaping the incident on their phones. As Det. Scott begins to investigate, he quickly realizes there is much more than meets the eye as he follows the evidence into a world of gangs and human trafficking.
 
Special Guest:  Detective Scott:
Detective Scott has been in law enforcement for over 15 years. His assignments include patrol, the gang unit at his agency, and special victims’ crimes. He currently works narcotics at his agency, as well as working on a task force that helps federal agencies investigate international crime organizations. He has a Masters's Degree in communications and is an avid reader of nonfiction. 
Apr 09, 2021
5: Betrayal
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A young mother rushes her infant son to the emergency room. Doctors find suspicious bruises and call the police. The investigation uncovers a trail of cruelty and deceit in a case “Classic” retired Det. David will never forget. 
 
Special Guest:
Detective David (Retired) served 10 years as a Scout in the U.S. Army, followed by 20 years in Law Enforcement starting as a former Patrol Officer and retiring as a Detective Lieutenant. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Forensic Psychology. While he was on active duty as a police officer he worked Patrol, SWAT, Criminal Investigations, Compliance and Internal Affairs Investigations, and also served as a Special Operations Commander. He currently supervises investigations for a large transportation company and is the father of three girls.
Apr 02, 2021
4: Vanished
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This week, Small Town Dicks returns to Scotland. A series of killings along the Scottish/ English border has detectives scrambling and residents frightened. As police chase hundreds of possible leads, a man in a tiny town witnesses the kidnapping of a local girl in broad daylight. Could this be the lead law enforcement so desperately needs?. Another story from retired Deputy Chief Constable Tom.
 
Special Guest:
Ret. Deputy Chief Constable Tom was one of Scotland’s most senior police officers during his tenure. A graduate of Edinburgh University and The FBI Academy, his last role was as commander of a linked murder investigation, commonly known as The Worlds End Murders. He writes a regular "Inside Justice" column for The Scotsman newspaper and has authored several books, including "The Worlds End Murders: The Final Verdict" and a groundbreaking study of forensic science called "Ruxton: The First Modern Murder." He is currently working on a new book examining the sex industry. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Mar 26, 2021
3: Final Destination
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Today we hear from our own  Detective Dave as he investigates disturbing allegations of child abuse. Just as he prepares to take his suspect into custody, he learns the suspect has fled on a bus and has a 12-hour head start. Unable to make up the time and distance in pursuit of the suspect, himself, Dave is forced to rely on other agencies along the bus route to try and intercept the fugitive before he gets away for good.
Mar 19, 2021
2: Not In My Backyard
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A husband calls 911 to report that his wife is dead - drowned in the hot tub. Investigators are immediately suspicious when they notice injuries to the husband’s wrists. As evidence begins to mount, the victim’s well-heeled friends and neighbors push back at the idea that it could be murder. Because that’s something which happens to other people.
 
Special Guests: Sergeant David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. As a detective, he has lead investigations into murder, child abuse, robbery, narcotics, auto theft, burglary, and sexual assault. He has worked patrol, is currently the SWAT team commander, and is in charge of his agency’s detective bureau.
 
Lieutenant George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent 12 years as a detective in the Violent Crimes Unit of his town’s police agency. George has been a member of SWAT for 17 years. He has also served on Bike Patrol and as a Field Training Officer.
Mar 12, 2021
1: The World's End
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Two young women go missing from a famous local bar in Scotland called The World's End. When their dead bodies are found, police start a groundbreaking investigation into the serial killings. The Small Town team crosses the pond to talk to retired Deputy Chief Constable Tom about a decades-long case that changed the way a whole country investigates violent crime.

Special Guest: Ret. Deputy Chief Constable Tom was one of Scotland’s most senior police officers during his tenure. A graduate of Edinburgh University and The FBI Academy, his last role was as commander of a linked murder investigation, commonly known as The Worlds End Murders. He writes a regular "Inside Justice" column for The Scotsman newspaper and has authored several books, including "The Worlds End Murders: The Final Verdict" and a groundbreaking study of forensic science called "Ruxton: The First Modern Murder." He is currently working on a new book examining the sex industry. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Mar 05, 2021
Season 8 trailer
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Coming March 5!
Feb 26, 2021
The List
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A woman is found shot dead in her car. Her child is missing. As police investigate, the heart-wrenching tragedy unfolds. In this special episode, legendary homicide detective Lt. Joe Kenda walks us through one of his early, unforgettable cases. 
 
Special Guest: Retired Lieutenant Joe Kenda
 
Joe Kenda retired at the rank of Lieutenant from the Colorado Springs Police Department, where he conducted criminal investigations involving violent crimes for over 23 years. Joe served as a Detective, Detective Sergeant, Detective Lieutenant, and finally Commander of the Major Crimes Unit, and achieved a solution rate of 92% of the 387 homicide cases assigned to him and his unit. Joe has a television series called "American Detective" that launched this year on discovery+ - season 1 is available to stream now. His previous show, ”Homicide Hunter”, ran for 9 seasons on ID.
Jan 08, 2021
11: The Girl Next Door
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A teenage boy stays home from school one day and notices a shadowy figure lurking in the house next door. He investigates and discovers the shadowy figure is a girl… and she’s being held captive by her own father. 

Special Guest: Detective Scott
 
Detective Scott has been in law enforcement for over 15 years. His assignments include patrol, the gang unit at his agency, and special victims’ crimes. He currently works narcotics at his agency, as well as working on a task force that helps federal agencies investigate international crime organizations. He has a Masters Degree in communications and is an avid reader of nonfiction. 
 
Dec 11, 2020
10: A Single Thread
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Several checks go missing from a local business. It’s not the sort of low-level crime that would necessarily land at the top of Ret. Detective David’s list, but this is a small town and the son of the owners is a felon so police bring him in for questioning. As Detective David peels back the layers of the onion, a complex, criminal conspiracy leads the investigation all the way to the Mexican border.

Special Guest: “Classic” Retired Detective David
Detective David (Retired) served 10 years as a Scout in the U.S. Army, followed by 20 years in Law Enforcement starting as a   from Patrol Officer and retiring as a Detective Lieutenant. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Forensic Psychology. While he was on active duty as a police officer he worked Patrol, SWAT, Criminal Investigations, Compliance and Internal Affairs Investigations, and also served as a Special Operations Commander. He currently supervises investigations for a large transportation company and is the father of three girls.
Dec 04, 2020
Then There Were 3
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Paul Holes takes the team through a series of cold cases that sat unsolved for years until modern DNA testing shed new light on the killers. This is an episode about persistence and keeping a close eye on even the smallest speck of evidence.

Special Guest: Paul Holes spent the majority of his 27-year career investigating cold cases and serial-predator crimes in the Bay Area of California. Just before he retired in April 2018, Paul led the team that broke the Golden State Killer case, which brought him worldwide acclaim. Other notable cases he’s worked on include The Zodiac, Laci Peterson, Jaycee Dugard, Darryl Kemp, Joseph Naso, and Joseph Cordova Jr. Paul recently released an audiobook titled “Evil Has a Name” which is available on Audible. You can also hear him on the true-crime podcast, "The Murder Squad.” which he co-hosts with investigative journalist Billy Jensen.
 
Nov 27, 2020
9: The Monster in the House
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Officers are called to a house on a quiet, rural street to investigate a noise complaint. When they get no answer at the front door, they go around to the back and see a woman lying on the kitchen floor, under a man who’s holding her down at knife-point.

Special Guest: Det. David
Detective David (Retired) served 10 years as a Scout in the U.S. Army, followed by 20 years in Law Enforcement starting as a   from Patrol Officer and retiring as a Detective Lieutenant. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Forensic Psychology. While he was on active duty as a police officer he worked Patrol, SWAT, Criminal Investigations, Compliance and Internal Affairs Investigations, and also served as a Special Operations Commander. He currently supervises investigations for a large transportation company and is the father of three girls. 
Nov 20, 2020
Science Fiction
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A well-established East Coast doctor travels to a small university town and distributes flyers asking students to participate in a sex experiment he’s conducting. Police are called to investigate when one suspicious student thinks the information on the flyer sounds an awful lot like soliciting prostitution. 

Special Guest:
Lieutenant Scott is a 31-year veteran of law-enforcement. Scott has worked at a variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, and Special Operations, to gang enforcement, Internal Affairs, and Special Investigations. Lt. Scott is also a forensic artist.
Nov 06, 2020
8: The Snitch
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Lou is in and out of prison, but if you put him in a shirt and tie and sat him behind a desk, you’d never know that about him. It’s just one of the unique things about Lou. One day, he’s approached by a fellow inmate named Jason about a murder-for-hire. Lou immediately contacts the cops. As Det. Robert investigates he gets much more than he bargained for.

Special Guest: Detective Robert
Detective Robert has been in law enforcement for over 18 years. He spent nine years on patrol, where he served as a field-training officer (FTO) and an FBI-trained hostage negotiator. He was subsequently promoted to corporal and later to detective. As a new detective, he worked in the crimes against children unit, which investigates sex crimes, serious physical abuse, and child homicides. He was later re-assigned to the violent crimes unit, where he continues to serve. He is an active member of his county’s major crimes team, which investigates homicides and officer-involved shootings.
Oct 30, 2020
7: Firestarter
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Firefighters get called to a late-night fire. Police see a white Jeep leaving the area and catch the license plate. As Ret. Det. Dawn starts her investigation, she finds a trail of destruction that leads back to a man who tells law enforcement it wasn’t him because he was buying a phone at 3 am. Yep. 

Special Guest:  Retired Detective Dawn
Dawn is a U.S. Army veteran and now a retired detective.  During her career, she became an expert in Arson Investigation and Computer Forensics and worked with the DOJ, ATF, and other national and international agencies.  For her work, Dawn has earned awards from the International Association of Arson Investigators and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.  Since retiring, Dawn continues to train new officers and investigators in sexual assault investigations and has earned a National award for her efforts as a firearms instructor at her State’s Police Academy.  
Oct 23, 2020
6: The Fourth Man
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A military general from a Southeast Asian country gets arrested in the United States, along with his bodyguard, for orchestrating a million-dollar heroin deal. However, not content to sit and wait for their trial to begin, the two men plan a jailbreak. They just need two other participants to pull it off, which is how one of our favorite guests, Sgt. David becomes the Fourth Man.

Special Guest: Sgt. David
Sgt. David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. As a detective, he has lead investigations into murder, child abuse, robbery, narcotics, auto theft, burglary, and sexual assault. He has worked patrol, is currently the SWAT team commander, and is in charge of his agency’s detective bureau.

Oct 16, 2020
5: Nullum Corpus
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Darrell, the donut maker, doesn’t show up for work one morning, which is highly unusual for him. When Investigator Tracey and her team are called in they find evidence of a violent, bloody confrontation at Darrell’s home, but still no sign of Darrell. This became a groundbreaking case for prosecutors in Tracey’s jurisdiction.

Special Guest:  Investigator Tracey
After reading her first Nancy Drew mystery at age 7 Inv. Tracey knew that she wanted to solve real-life mysteries.  She graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Criminal Justice/ Law Enforcement.  She attended the police academy in 1983 as one of only a few females in her class.  For the next 30 years, she was a Criminal Investigator for the Solicitor General and District Attorney's offices.  She is married to a retired Federal Special Agent, has two grown sons and a Jack Russell fur baby
Oct 09, 2020
Amanda
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A discussion about what happened to Amanda, the victim from episode 4, and how the police department can make changes that will better serve vulnerable victims.

Special Guest:  Detective Jay 

Detective Jay has been in law enforcement for 18 years. He began his route into police work at age 19, when he joined the Explorers, or Youth Volunteers, and started going on ride-a-longs with law enforcement in his hometown. In 2004 he became a sworn police officer and for the next 10 years served on Patrol. In 2014, he was promoted to Detective in the Person Crimes department where he now investigates homicides, assaults, and sex crimes in his small town.
 

Sep 25, 2020
4: A Dangerous Caller
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Amanda is a troubled pre-teen who lives with her grandmother. When Grandma discovers that Amanda has been sneaking out at night and that grown men have been sending her pornographic photos, Grandma calls the cops. Detectives Kyle and Jay start an investigation that uncovers a sophisticated overseas predator with multiple victims. 

Special Guests:  Detective Jay and Detective Kyle
Detective Jay has been in law enforcement for 18 years. He began his route into police work at age 19, when he joined the Explorers, or Youth Volunteers, and started going on ride-a-longs with law enforcement in his hometown. In 2004 he became a sworn police officer and for the next 10 years served on Patrol. In 2014, he was promoted to Detective in the Person Crimes department where he now investigates homicides, assaults, and sex crimes in his small town.

Detective Kyle has been a law enforcement officer for 13 years.  He is currently a Narcotics Detective and a member of SWAT at his police agency.
Sep 18, 2020
3: The Man in the Van
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A woman is out jogging on a country road when she sees a white van in the area that appears to be lost. As the woman goes up to the driver to offer directions, she notices he’s holding handcuffs and a roll of duct tape. 

Special Guest: Captain Terri 
Captain Terri has been in law enforcement for 23 years. Over the course of her career, she has been a dispatcher, a corrections officer, a patrol deputy, and a detective sergeant before being promoted Captain in 2014. One of her focuses as a law enforcement agent has been helping victims maneuver through the criminal justice system.  She has a master's degree in criminal justice. 
Sep 11, 2020
2: Kilcullen 248: End of Watch, Part 2
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(Part 2) The murder of Officer Chris Kilcullen, in broad daylight, devastated the community he served. Our own Detective Dan was the first to arrive on scene and tend to him, while the armed suspect fled, leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a treacherous, high-speed chase up a remote logging road. Where the road dead-ends, a tense standoff commences and our own Detective Dave steps in as the crisis negotiator. In this two-part episode, Detective Dan reflects on the worst day of his law enforcement career alongside Chris’ widow, Kristie, and Chris' former lieutenant, and partner, who remember the kind of man and police officer he was.
 
 Special Guests:
 
 Ret. Officer Risko
 
Risko is a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan and was born and raised in Chicago, Il. Prior to becoming a police officer, he served 3 years as a paratrooper in the US Army. After leaving the Army, Risko became a police officer and his career in law enforcement spanned nearly 30 years. During that time he worked on patrol, as a FTO, narcotics detective, and motorcycle officer. He was also a member of the SWAT team. He served an additional 8 years as a member of the National Guard while working as a full-time police officer. Risko is a member of the Peer Support Team which offers assistance to people in law enforcement after critical/traumatic incidents. Risko has a master scuba diver rating, has assisted in scuba instruction, and volunteered at a coastal aquarium, an activity he enjoyed with his best friend and work partner, Chris Kilcullen. He’s married and has 3 adult children.
 
Lt. Bills
 
Lt. Bills recently retired after serving her community for over 25 years. She has worked on patrol, bike patrol, Crowd Control-Bike Officer, background investigations, and as a crisis negotiator. Bills volunteered for her department's Honor Guard and served for 10 years. She was eventually promoted to Sergeant and then Lieutenant which saw her supervising Special Operations, Investigations, and serving as a Watch Commander. In addition to her supervisory roles, she served as the Crisis Negotiation Team Sergeant for 4 years. Bills graduated from the FBI National Academy and the Senior Management Institute of Policing. She is married to a wonderful woman and they have a son who became a police officer. Her hobbies include playing ice hockey, ski patrol, and all things two-wheeled (bicycles & motorcycles.
 
Lt. Bills feels most privileged to have been asked to be the family liaison to Kristie Kilcullen after Chris Kilcullen's murder.

To read the transcript, go to: https://www.smalltowndicks.com/episode/kilcullen-248-end-of-watch-part-2/
 
For more information on the Chris Kilcullen Memorial Scholarship Fund, please go to www.oregonstudentaid.gov.
Sep 04, 2020
1: Kilcullen 248: End of Watch, Part 1
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(Part 1) The murder of Officer Chris Kilcullen, in broad daylight, devastated the community he served. Our own Detective Dan was the first to arrive on scene and tend to him, while the armed suspect fled, leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a treacherous, high-speed chase up a remote logging road. Where the road dead-ends, a tense standoff commences and our own Detective Dave steps in as the crisis negotiator. In this two-part episode, Detective Dan reflects on the worst day of his law enforcement career alongside Chris’ widow, Kristie, and Chris' former lieutenant, and partner, who remember the kind of man and police officer he was.

Special Guests:

Ret. Officer Risko

Risko is a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan and was born and raised in Chicago, Il. Prior to becoming a police officer, he served 3 years as a paratrooper in the US Army. After leaving the Army, Risko became a police officer and his career in law enforcement spanned nearly 30 years. During that time he worked on patrol, as a FTO, narcotics detective, and motorcycle officer. He was also a member of the SWAT team. He served an additional 8 years as a member of the National Guard while working as a full time police officer. Risko is a member of the Peer Support Team which offers assistance to people in law enforcement after critical/traumatic incidents. Risko has a master scuba diver rating, has assisted in scuba instruction, and volunteered at a coastal aquarium, an activity he enjoyed with his best friend and work partner, Chris Kilcullen. He’s married and has 3 adult children.

Lt. Bills

Lt. Bills recently retired after serving her community for over 25 years. She has worked on patrol, bike patrol, Crowd Control-Bike Officer, background investigations, and as a crisis negotiator. Bills volunteered for her department's Honor Guard and served for 10 years. She was eventually promoted to Sergeant and then Lieutenant which saw her supervising Special Operations, Investigations, and serving as a Watch Commander. In addition to her supervisory roles, she served as the Crisis Negotiation Team Sergeant for 4 years. Bills graduated from the FBI National Academy and the Senior Management Institute of Policing. She is married to a wonderful woman and they have a son who became a police officer. Her hobbies include playing ice hockey, ski patrol, and all things two-wheeled (bicycles & motorcycles.

Lt. Bills feels most privileged to have been asked to be the family liaison to Kristie Kilcullen after Chris Kilcullen's murder.

To read the transcript, go to: https://www.smalltowndicks.com/episode/kilcullen-248-end-of-watch-part-1/

For more information on the Chris Kilcullen Memorial Scholarship Fund, please go to www.oregonstudentaid.gov.

Sep 04, 2020
Season 7 Trailer
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Coming September 4!
Aug 28, 2020
Behind the Badge: Training Days
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What makes a good cop? One key ingredient is good training. Detectives Dan and Dave talk about some of the early, unforgettable experiences they had with their field training officers when they were first-year cops.

Behind the Badge is an occasional series of conversations with Small Town Dicks co-hosts Detective Dan and Detective Dave about the state of American policing.
Jul 31, 2020
Behind the Badge: Police Reform
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With the backdrop of nationwide protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd, Detectives Dan and Dave discuss calls for reform in America's police departments, including the 'defund the police’ movement. 

Behind the Badge is an occasional series of conversations with Small Town Dicks co-hosts, Detective Dan and Detective Dave, about the state of American policing.
Jul 31, 2020
Coming soon! 'Behind the Badge'
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Howdy, Small Town Fam! We have a couple bonus episodes coming your way Friday. Hit play for details.
Jul 29, 2020
12: The Devil You Know, Part 2
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Christy was a young girl when her mom was murdered in what was said to have been a botched bank robbery. But it never sat right with her. Years later she had an epiphany, and she started to think her father was involved. She cajoled cops to start a new investigation, but it did not lead to a new arrest. A decade went by and Christy was able to convince a TV show to come in and take another look. With the help of local police they uncovered new evidence about the murder and the victimization of an underage girl, Jodi.  

Special Guest: Captain Terri 
Captain Terri has been in law enforcement for 23 years. Over the course of her career, she has been a dispatcher, a corrections officer, a patrol deputy, and a detective sergeant before being promoted Captain in 2014. One of her focuses as a law enforcement agent has been helping victims maneuver through the criminal justice system. She has a master's degree in criminal justice. 
Jun 06, 2020
11: The Devil You Know, Part 1
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Christy was a young girl when her mom was murdered in what was said to have been a botched bank robbery. But it never sat right with her. Years later she had an epiphany, and she started to think her father was involved. She cajoled cops to start a new investigation, but it did not lead to a new arrest. A decade went by and Christy was able to convince a TV show to come in and take another look.

Special Guest: Captain Terri 
Captain Terri has been in law enforcement for 23 years. Over the course of her career, she has been a dispatcher, a corrections officer, a patrol deputy, and a detective sergeant before being promoted Captain in 2014. One of her focuses as a law enforcement agent has been helping victims maneuver through the criminal justice system.  She has a master's degree in criminal justice.
Jun 05, 2020
Behind the Badge: On the Killing of George Floyd
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As protests continue across the country over the killing of George Floyd, Detectives Dan and Dave offer their professional perspectives on the conduct of the officers now charged with his murder.

Detective Dan is a former K9 handler and Violent Crimes detective at the same Small Town police department as his brother, Dave. Dan regards his years as a K9 handler to be the most rewarding of his career. He is now retired.

Detective Dave began his career in law enforcement in 2007. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent six years as a detective primarily investigating Sex Crimes and Child Abuse for his police department in Small Town, USA. He still serves as a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator, and during his tenure as a detective, he served on the advisory boards of multiple children’s and victims’ advocacy groups. Despite Dave’s well-deserved promotion, the Small Town Dicks Team will continue to call him “Detective Dave” on the podcast because … well… we like to give him a hard time. And because “Detective Dave” is basically his stage name now so we’re sticking with it.
Jun 04, 2020
10: Snatched
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A little girl is kidnapped from her home. A harrowing search gets underway in hopes of finding her before she’s killed. Police know time is of the essence. The story is about the little things that go right and the inspiration a victim can provide decades later, without ever knowing about it.

Guests: Lieutenant Scott is a 31-year veteran of law enforcement. Scott has worked at a variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, and Special Operations, to gang enforcement, Internal Affairs, and Special Investigations. Lt. Scott is also a forensic artist.

Lieutenant Nate served in the US Navy prior to beginning his 28 years of service with his local police department. During his career, Nate was a Field Training Officer (FTO), an Emergency Vehicle Operation Instructor, a SWAT team leader, and SWAT Sergeant. Nate promoted to lieutenant and was an acting captain prior to his retirement in 2018. He now works in Sporting Event Public Safety Planning in the private sector.

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May 29, 2020
9: Engine 5
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The firefighters of Engine 5 get called to a house fire. As the trucks pull up, they realize they’re being shot at. As they retreat, cops get called in. Meantime, two more houses catch fire as officers try to find the shooter in the shadows. Det. Justin leads the investigation. Officers Andy and Robert look to save the day.

Guests:
Captain Craig began his career as a firefighter in 1991. He joined his current fire department 13 years ago and was eventually promoted to Captain.  His fire station/crew specializes in Water Rescue Operations.  He’s been married for 20 years and has 4 children.

Firefighter Dave has been a firefighter & paramedic for the last 20 years.  He is part of a Water Rescue Crew and trains new firefighters who join his crew.  Dave has encountered guns and knives in his job several times but until the incident in “Engine 5,”  he had never been shot at. Dave was struck in the helmet by a shotgun blast. He’s been married for 10 years and has 3 children.

Firefighter Bob began his career in fire when he was in high school as an Explorer Scout. He has served as a Firefighter/Paramedic for 41 years, and for the past 20 years, Bob has specialized in Water Rescue.  He and his wife have 4 children.

Officer Robert’s career in law enforcement has spanned almost 22 years with 3 different local agencies. He began as a Deputy in the County Jail which led to him being hired by a local municipality.  He transferred to his current police agency two years ago. During his career, Robert has served as a K-9 Handler, a Field Training Officer, and a patrol officer.  He’s married and has 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

Officer Andy began his law enforcement career in 1995 as a military policeman in the Army.  After his Honorable Discharge in 2003 he was hired by his hometown police department and is in his 16th year with the agency. During his career, Andy has been a financial crimes detective, a K-9 handler, and is currently on patrol. Andy has a wife and a daughter and they live with Andy’s retired K-9 and another family dog.
May 22, 2020
Cover Now
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Retired Detective Jeff wanted to do a daily  push-up challenge to raise money for a national agency that provides services to law enforcement families in need. When he discovered there was no such organization, he started one called the Cover Now Fund. The Small Town Dicks team sits down with friend and actor Kevin Pollak, who is on the board of Cover Now and its founder, Det. Jeff, to discuss their work in providing outreach to first responders in need.

Kevin Pollak is an award winning actor, writer, director, and comedian who has appeared in over 85  films.  He’s starred in blockbusters such as “A Few Good Men,” “The Usual Suspects,” and "Casino.”  He currently co-stars on the hit comedy, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and was voted among the Top 100 Comedians of all time by Comedy Central. Kevin has been involved with philanthropic causes for several years including “Big Slick” who work with and raise money for Children’s Mercy Hospital for children’s cancer treatment and research. Kevin loves, respects, and has compassion for our nation’s law enforcement and brings his knowledge of media, marketing, and influence to the board of directors of Cover Now.
 
Jeff Stine is the president and CEO of Cover Now (Law Enforcement Emergency Fund.) Jeff began his career in law enforcement in 1995 and worked in the patrol division for th El Cajon Police Department in San Diego County, California. His jurisdiction was economically and racially diverse and had a high crime rate which allowed Jeff to better understand the pressures law enforcement officers face. When Jeff medically retired he earned a degree in theology and founded to separate companies which became successful.  He then decided to start Cover Now. Jeff has a family, a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and enjoys the mental and physical demands of ultra running.

For more information, go to covernowfund.org
May 15, 2020
8: What About Bob?
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Bob is an educated and successful married man who orders up an online escort.  When the escort shows up, Bob gets more than he bargained for.  The police are called and a multi-state investigation ensues.

Special Guest: Detective Robert
Detective Robert has been in law enforcement for over 18 years. He spent nine years on patrol, where he served as a field-training officer (FTO) and an FBI-trained hostage negotiator. He was subsequently promoted to corporal and later to detective. As a new detective, he worked in the crimes against children unit, which investigates sex crimes, serious physical abuse and child homicides. He was later re-assigned to the violent crimes unit, where he continues to serve. He is an active member of his county’s major crimes team, which investigates homicides and officer-involved shootings.
May 01, 2020
7: Friendly Fire
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A group of LARPER (Live Action Role Player) friends get together for a party. Drugs are passed around. One of the party hosts retreats into his room after taking LSD and comes out shooting. Police respond and try to save as many of the partygoers as they can.

Special Guest: Detective David
When retired Detective David started out in law enforcement in 2002, his agency was so small they doubled as both police officers and firefighters, carrying their dual-purpose gear in the trunk of their patrol cars. After three years of doing double duty, David was promoted to detective. He has also served as a Patrol Sergeant and was elected Under Sheriff of his county in 2011. In 2013, David transferred back to detectives and finished out his career as an investigator for the District Attorney’s Office, until he retired in 2018.
Apr 24, 2020
6: The Imposition
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A mother gets home to find her infant Mariah’s head lolling from side to side when she holds her in her arms. The mother asks Mariah’s father, who had been looking after the baby, "What happened?!" He says he doesn’t know and that the child was fine when he put her to sleep. The parents rush Mariah to the hospital and, when the doctors examine her, they immediately call the police to investigate. 

Special Guest: Detective David
When retired Detective David started out in law enforcement in 2002, his agency was so small they doubled as both police officers and firefighters, carrying their dual-purpose gear in the trunk of their patrol cars. After three years of doing double duty, David was promoted to detective. He has also served as a Patrol Sergeant and was elected Under Sheriff of his county in 2011. In 2013, David transferred back to detectives and finished out his career as an investigator for the District Attorney’s Office, until he retired in 2018.
Apr 17, 2020
5: Two-Faced
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Sheriff Carl returns to tell us about when two factions of the same gang begin to clash. The members are forced to pick sides and, for one of them, it has deadly consequences revealing a labyrinth of alliances and codes of conduct.

Special Guest: Sheriff Carl
Sheriff Carl began his career in law enforcement in 1991 after he was honorably discharged from the Air Force. He started out as a patrol officer and in 2005 he was promoted to detective. The jurisdiction he served was so small he was often the only detective at his agency. Over the course of his career Sheriff, Carl has investigated everything from property crimes to homicides. In 2015 he graduated from the FBI National Academy and in 2016 he was named Lawman of the Year by the Sheriff’s Association in his state.

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Apr 10, 2020
Pandemic
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Our very own Detective Dave talks about how police do their work in the time of the coronavirus/covd-19 pandemic. Detective Dan offers his own perspective on how cops deal with the various biohazards they encounter on the street and when the police take someone into custody.

Guests:
Detectives Dan and Dave.
Mar 27, 2020
4: Jekyll and Hyde
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A woman is found dead on her couch, a gun by her side. It appears maybe she shot herself in the head. More than a decade later a woman is found dead in her bed, a gun nearby. What did they have in common besides the manner of death? A man who stalked the first woman and married the latter. 

Special Guest:  Det. Tracey
After reading her first Nancy Drew mystery at age 7 Inv. Tracey knew that she wanted to solve real life mysteries.  She graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Criminal Justice/ Law Enforcement.  She attend the police academy in 1983 as one of only a few females in her class.  For the next 30 years she was a Criminal Investigator for the Solicitor General and District Attorney's offices.  She is married to a retired Federal Special Agent, has two grown sons and a Jack Russell fur baby
Mar 20, 2020
3: Discarded
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A family finds the dead body of a woman on a remote logging road. It’s wrapped in a blanket. Police at first don’t know what happened, though foul play is suspected. They figure out who the victim is and then find her boyfriend, who happens to be in jail for a separate assault. Despite thin resources, detectives begin to build a case.

Special Guest:  Det. Chad
Detective Chad went to school with Detectives Dan & Dave when they were growing up. In High School, Det. Chad started as an Explorer/Cadet with his local police department.  He was hired by The Sheriff’s Office after college and has been in Law Enforcement for 24 yrs.  He’s worked in Corrections, Patrol, and has been a detective for 9 years.
Mar 13, 2020
2: Ambush
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A peaceful apartment complex turns violent when an angry tenant named Mitch takes out his frustrations on the on-site manager. Det. Dave recounts the fateful summer day when Mitch does the unthinkable.

Guest:  Detective Dave
Dave began his career in law enforcement in 2007. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent six years as a detective primarily investigating Sex Crimes and Child Abuse for his police department in Small Town, USA. He still serves as a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator, and during his tenure as a detective, he served on the advisory boards of multiple children’s and victims’ advocacy groups. Despite Dave’s well-deserved promotion, the Small Town Dicks Team will continue to call him “Detective Dave” on the podcast because … well… we like to give him a hard time. And because “Detective Dave” is basically his stage name now so we’re sticking with it.
Mar 06, 2020
1: The Grudge
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Chris’s house is burglarized while he’s at a music festival. When police arrive they see that his outdoor security camera lines have been cut. Turns out the crime was committed by his former roommate because Chris stole his former roommate’s girlfriend. We later find out that the suspect is also wanted in conjunction with a home invasion where his DNA ends up at the scene of the crime because he got hit in the head with the muzzle-end of a shotgun and it took out a chunk of his skull. 

Guest:  Det. Dan
Dan was formerly a K9 handler and Violent Crimes detective at the same Small Town police department as his brother. Dan regards his years as a K9 handler to be the most rewarding of his career. He is now retired.

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Feb 28, 2020
Paul Holes: NorCal Rapist Update
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Investigator Paul Holes tells us about the arrest of the NorCal Rapist, delves into the DNA evidence that identified him, and discusses the balance between privacy and safety when using this powerful new law enforcement tool. 

Special Guest: Paul Holes spent the majority of his 27-year career investigating cold cases and serial-predator crimes in the Bay Area of California. Just before he retired in April 2018, Paul led the team that broke the Golden State Killer case, which brought him worldwide acclaim. Other notable cases he’s worked on include The Zodiac, Laci Peterson, Jaycee Dugard, Darryl Kemp, Joseph Naso, and Joseph Cordova Jr. Paul recently released an audiobook titled “Evil Has a Name” which is available on Audible. You can also hear him on the true-crime podcast, "The Murder Squad.” which he co-hosts with investigative journalist Billy Jensen.

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Feb 28, 2020
Season 6 Trailer
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Small Town Dicks returns February 28
Feb 21, 2020
12: Crime and Punishment, Part 2
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Trevor Walraven was convicted of an unthinkable crime when he was 14 years old. He spent nearly 18 years in prison before he was released. In this two-part conversation, we talk to him about the crime he committed, his co-defendant,  how he spent his time in prison, and his emergence as an advocate for giving other inmates a second chance to become productive members of society.

Trevor Walraven spent nearly 18 years in prison for a murder he committed when he was 14 years old. He was released after going through Oregon’s “Second Look” process, which required him to show he had taken responsibility for his crime and demonstrated "outstanding reformation." He now advocates for criminal justice reform with a special focus on youth, who he argues are more likely to reform and deserve meaningful opportunities when released. Trevor co-founded the Oregon Youth Justice Project under the Oregon Justice Resource Center in mid 2018.

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Dec 21, 2019
11: Crime and Punishment, Part 1
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Trevor Walraven was convicted of an unthinkable crime when he was 14 years old. He spent nearly 18 years in prison before he was released. In this two-part conversation, we talk to him about the crime he committed, his co-defendant,  how he spent his time in prison, and his emergence as an advocate for giving other inmates a second chance to become productive members of society.
Dec 20, 2019
10: Supply Chain
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Through a combination of patience and careful police work, Detective Justin snakes his way up the heroin supply chain and links it to a cartel south of the border. And a couple of lives are turned around in the process. 
 
Special Guest: Detective Justin has been in law-enforcement for 10 years and has worked in a variety of assignments from Bike Patrol, K-9, SWAT, Field Training, firearms instruction, and as a Narcotics Detective. In fact, Detective Justin took over Detective Dan’s K-9, Fedo, after Dan had complications with eye surgery.
 
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Dec 13, 2019
9: Trouble Follows
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Beth, a successful woman who is now retired, offers to provide her grandson with some stability. At first things go well. But Beth soon learns that her strong sense of family has not trickled down to the younger generation and that no good deed goes unpunished. 

Special Guest: Det. Robert 
Detective Robert has been in law enforcement for over 18 years. He spent nine years on patrol, where he served as a field-training officer (FTO) and an FBI-trained hostage negotiator. He was subsequently promoted to corporal and later to detective. As a new detective, he worked in the crimes against children unit, which investigates sex crimes, serious physical abuse and child homicides. He was later re-assigned to the violent crimes unit, where he continues to serve. He is an active member of his county’s major crimes team, which investigates homicides and officer-involved shootings.

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Dec 06, 2019
Mother's Day
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​In this Thanksgiving Day special, ​Detectives Dan and Dave sit down with the woman who raised them. You'll hear what it's like to be the mother of not one, but two cops, and all the ups and downs that come with it. As you gather with friends and family, we invite you to pull up a chair and join us for a​ funny and profound conversation.

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Nov 22, 2019
8: Impact
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On a winter evening, Jeremy and his father, Joseph, who’s visiting from out of the country, walk to a nearby grocery store.  On their way back, Sarah, who’s driving to visit her husband at work, misses a freeway exit and has to reroute. Within minutes Joseph, Jeremy, and Sarah’s worlds collide and lives are changed forever. Detective Dan talks about a case that was solved with the help of a stunned community.   

Detective Dan was formerly a K9 handler and Violent Crimes detective at the same Small Town police department as his brother. Dan regards his years as a K9 handler to be the most rewarding of his career. He is now retired.

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Nov 15, 2019
7: Slacker
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A homebound woman, Patty, is found dead in her apartment with a bloody rock propped on her shoulder. A little digging reveals a cast of shady “friends” who come and go through Patty’s apartment and seem to take more than they give.    

Special Guest: Sgt. David
Sgt. David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. As a detective, he has lead investigations into murder, child abuse, robbery, narcotics, auto theft, burglary, and sexual assault. He has worked patrol, is currently the SWAT team commander, and is in charge of his agency’s detective bureau.

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Nov 08, 2019
6: Bad Company Part 2
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This Part 2 of Det. Jay’s three-month investigation into the murder of a homeless man who was viciously stabbed to death in the restroom of a public park restroom. With the help of two confidential informants, detectives close in on three men suspected in the killing. 

Episode 2 Cont’d
Special Guest: Detective Jay
Detective Jay has been in law enforcement for 18 years. He began his route into police work at age 19, when he joined the Explorers, or Youth Volunteers, and started going on ride-a-longs with law enforcement in his hometown. In 2004 he became a sworn police officer and for the next 10 years served on Patrol. In 2014, he was promoted to Detective in the Person Crimes department where he now investigates homicides, assaults, and sex crimes in his Small Town.

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Nov 01, 2019
5: Bad Company Part 1
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Det. Jay and his team investigate the murder of a homeless man who is found stabbed to death in a public park. After a slow start, the investigation focuses on three men, including a charismatic leader in the local meth community, and an ex-con who’s fled to a nearby state to become a standup comedian.

Special Guest: Detective Jay
Detective Jay has been in law enforcement for 18 years. He began his route into police work at age 19, when he joined the Explorers, or Youth Volunteers, and started going on ride-a-longs with law enforcement in his hometown. In 2004 he became a sworn police officer and for the next 10 years served on Patrol. In 2014, he was promoted to Detective in the Person Crimes department where he now investigates homicides, assaults, and sex crimes in his Small Town.

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Oct 25, 2019
Buried with Paul Holes
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Paul, Dan and Dave talk about what it’s like to lead a murder investigation, interacting with the families of victims, and how DNA is changing the way murder investigations are conducted. WARNING: This episode contains graphic descriptions of sex crimes and violence. Listener discretion is advised. 

Special Guest: Paul Holes: Paul Holes spent the majority of his 27-year career investigating cold cases and serial-predator crimes in the Bay Area of California. Just before he retired in April 2018, Paul led the team that broke the Golden State Killer case, which brought him worldwide acclaim. Other notable cases he’s worked on include The Zodiac, Laci Peterson, Jaycee Dugard, Darryl Kemp, Joseph Naso, and Joseph Cordova Jr. Paul recently released an audiobook titled “Evil Has a Name” which is available on Audible. You can also hear him on the true-crime podcast, "The Murder Squad.” which he co-hosts with investigative journalist Billy Jensen.

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Oct 11, 2019
4: Fair Game
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Police get a 911 call from a man named Brad who says he fears for his safety after an older man, William, has hit the back of his truck. While Brad is still on the phone with police, he claims William is advancing on him and pulls the trigger on his rifle. The bullet strikes William in the head and kills him. When Sgt. George is called out to the scene, he learns that Brad is a 30-something, UFC-trained fighter, and former military sniper, while William, ‘Brad’s aggressor,’ is a boozy 60-year-old. Something doesn't add up. 

Special Guest: Sgt. George
Sgt. George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Before his
recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent 12 years as a detective in the Violent
Crimes Unit of his town’s police agency. George has been a member of
SWAT for 17 years. He has also served on Bike Patrol and as a Field Training Officer.

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Oct 04, 2019
3: Pariah
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The following episode discusses a child pornography investigation. However, no specific narratives of the images will be shared. In this case, Detective Dave walks us through his investigation of two online predators who were sexually exploiting children online and how multiple agencies around the country work together to try to keep children safe. Of the 6+ years Dave spent investigating sex crimes and child abuse, these two cases, in particular, got under his skin and changed him forever. 

Guest: Co-Host Detective Dave
Dave began his career in law enforcement in 2007. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent six years as a detective primarily investigating Sex Crimes and Child Abuse for his police department in Small Town, USA. He still serves as a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator, and during his tenure as a detective, he served on the advisory boards of multiple children’s and victims’ advocacy groups.

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Sep 27, 2019
2: Collateral
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In a rural western town, where everyone knows everyone, a casual night of good friends hanging out turns deadly. 

Special Guest: Sheriff Carl
Sheriff Carl began his career in law enforcement in 1991 after he was honorably discharged from the Air Force. He started out as a patrol officer and in 2005 he was promoted to detective. The jurisdiction he served was so small he was often the only detective at his agency. Over the course of his career Sheriff Carl has investigated everything from property crimes to homicides. In 2015 he graduated from the FBI National Academy and in 2016 he was named Lawman of the Year by the Sheriff’s Association in his state. 

Sep 20, 2019
Disclosure
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When a child first reveals they are the victim of abuse it’s a process police call “disclosure.” That’s where Nichole comes in. She’s a trained forensic investigator and relies on a mix of research and empathy to give the victims a voice and bring criminals to justice.

Special Guest:  Nichole
Nichole is currently the Lead Forensic Interviewer for her local Child Advocacy Center. Since 2006, she has been interviewing children who have been witness to, or victims of crime and has conducted over 3,800 interviews. She testifies as an expert witness in child development, disclosure processes, and other topics related to child abuse. In addition to interviewing, she is currently a State and Regional trainer and has been involved in revising the State Guidelines for 2014 and 2017 reviews.  She has a BA degree in Law and Justice and a MS degree in Psychology with an emphasis on child and adolescent development.  
Sep 13, 2019
1: Zero Hour
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​T​hree young children ​are found ​alone in their home​. Their sister is missing. Their parents are dead upstairs. ​And t​he kids aren’t talking. Capt. Terri ​returns to Small Town Dicks to tell us how she and her fellow detectives pieced together what happened in a house with a dark history.

Special Guest: Captain Terri 
Captain Terri has been in law enforcement for 23 years. Over the course of her career, she has been a dispatcher, a corrections officer, a patrol deputy, and a detective sergeant before being promoted Captain in 2014. One of her focuses as a law enforcement agent has been helping victims maneuver through the criminal justice system.  She has a master's degree in criminal justice.

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Sep 13, 2019
Season 5 Trailer
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Sep 06, 2019
“Hey, Small Town Fam!”
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Aug 23, 2019
5: She Said He Said
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When a young teenager tells her father that her former stepdad spent several years sexually abusing her when she was younger, Detective Dave is called in to investigate this delicate case, which appears to have little physical evidence and is hobbled by the passage of time. Please be warned that this episode involves the sexual abuse of a minor. Listener discretion is advised.

Additional note:

This is Episode 5: “the missing episode” from Season 1. We took it down for a while to make a few additional redactions.  Now it’s back where it belongs.  We thank you for your patience.
Jul 01, 2019
12: Rampage
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One fall afternoon a man decides to inflict as much damage as possible on his small town.

Guest: Co-Host Detective Dave.
Dave began his career in law enforcement in 2007. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent six years as a detective primarily investigating Sex Crimes and Child Abuse for his police department in Small Town, USA. He still serves as a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator, and during his tenure as a detective, he served on the advisory boards of multiple children’s and victims’ advocacy groups. 
Jun 14, 2019
11: The Bitter End
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Police arrive on the scene of what they are told is a suicide. But as they begin their investigation a different story starts to emerge. WARNING: This case involves the death of a minor.

Special Guest: Captain TerriCaptain Terri has been in law enforcement for 23 years. Over the course of her career, she has been a dispatcher, a corrections officer, a patrol deputy, and a detective sergeant before being promoted Captain in 2014. One of her focuses as a law enforcement agent has been helping victims maneuver through the criminal justice system.  She has a master's degree in criminal justice.

Jun 07, 2019
10: Lured
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A young man’s trusting nature ends up having deadly consequences. 

Special Guest: Det. David
When Detective David started out in law enforcement in 2002, his agency was so small they doubled as both police officers and firefighters, carrying their dual-purpose gear in the trunk of their patrol cars. After three years of doing double duty, David was promoted to detective. He has also served as a Patrol Sergeant and was elected Under Sherriff of his county in 2011. In 2013, David transferred back to detectives and finished out his career as an investigator for the District Attorney’s Office, until he retired in 2018.
May 31, 2019
9: Life Line ll
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Dispatcher Dawn brings us 3 memorable stories that stand out for her as a 9-1-1 operator with 25 years of experience on the job at her small town police agency. 

Special Guest: Dispatcher Dawn
Dispatcher Dawn has worked in law enforcement communications for 25 yrs. She is a Field Training Officer for new dispatchers and also serves as a Crisis Negotiator for her department’s SWAT team. 

May 24, 2019
"Introducing Murder Minute"
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May 15, 2019
8: The Accused
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We sit down for a conversation with one of the suspects from a 2-part case we covered in Season 2 called “Presumed Guilty.” 

Special Guest: Sgt. David 
Sgt. David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. As a detective, he has lead investigations into murder, child abuse, robbery, narcotics, auto theft, burglary, and sexual assault. He has worked patrol, is currently the SWAT team commander, and is in charge of his agency’s detective bureau.

May 10, 2019
7: Paul Holes: Proclivity
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We sit down with world-renowned forensic scientist and cold-case investigator, Paul Holes, to hear about one of his first cold cases, as well as the profiling techniques he developed over the years to catch the serial sexual predators he hunted.
Special Guest: Paul Holes: Paul Holes spent the majority of his 27-year career investigating cold cases and serial-predator crimes in the Bay Area of California. Just before he retired in April 2018, Paul lead the team that broke the Golden State Killer case, which brought him worldwide acclaim. Other notable cases he’s worked on include The Zodiac, Laci Peterson, Jaycee Dugard, Darryl Kemp, Joseph Naso, and Joseph Cordova Jr. Paul recently released an audiobook titled “Evil Has a Name” which is available on Audible. You can also hear him on the true-crime podcast, "The Murder Squad.” which he co-hosts with investigative journalist Billy Jensen.

WARNING: this episode deals with graphic descriptions of sexual assault. Listener discretion is advised. 
May 03, 2019
6: Cut and Run
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Detectives George, Dan, and Dave are called to a deceased subject. There’s blood everywhere but it’s not immediately apparent how the victim died. A mountain of lies from multiple suspects make solving this case especially challenging. 

Special Guest: Sgt. George.
Sgt. George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Before his
recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent 12 years as a detective in the Violent
Crimes Unit of his town’s police agency. George has been a member of
SWAT for 17 years. He has also served on Bike Patrol and as a Field Training Officer.
Apr 26, 2019
5: Accelerant
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The fire department is called to a fire in a small community where an elderly widow is found murdered in her own home. Which also happens to be the scene of the fire.


Special Guest: Detective Greg.
Det. Greg has been in law enforcement for over 24 years. During that time he has worked in Corrections, Patrol, and Narcotics. He has spent 16 years as a member of his agency’s SWAT team, and the past 5 years as a detective in the Violent Crimes Investigations unit.
Apr 19, 2019
4: Friend Request
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A concerned mother calls police to report that her 14-year old daughter is receiving sexually explicit messages on Facebook from an adult male. So Detective Dave sets an irresistible trap to catch the cyber predator.

Guest Sgt. Dave.
Dave began his career in law enforcement in 2007. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent six years as a detective primarily investigating Sex Crimes and Child Abuse for his police department in Small Town, USA. He still serves as a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator, and during his tenure as a detective he served on the advisory boards of multiple children’s and victims’ advocacy groups. 
Apr 05, 2019
3: Disgruntled
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Carlos arrives to work and finds his manager-boss dead in the walk-in freezer. He calls 911. Investigator Tracey arrives and begins to peel back the onion revealing a robbery and a vendetta. 

Special Guest: DA Investigator Tracey
After reading her first Nancy Drew mystery at age 7 Inv. Tracey knew that she wanted to solve real life mysteries.  She graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Criminal Justice/ Law Enforcement.  She attended the police academy in 1983 as one of only a few females in her class.  For the next 30 years she was a Criminal Investigator for the Solicitor General and District Attorney's offices.  She is married to a retired Federal Special Agent, has two grown sons and a Jack Russell fur baby

Mar 29, 2019
2: Breach
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Detective Rich takes us into the world of online gaming where a shadowy, vindictive prank known as “swatting” leads to ruined lives and even murder. 
Guest: Detective Rich. 
Mar 22, 2019
1: CROSSFIRE
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A drug deal gone wrong leads to dire consequences for an innocent victim. Guest: Ret. Detective Don.
 
Mar 15, 2019
13: Live Show with Investigator Paul Holes
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On November 4th 2018 the Small Town Dicks team appeared in their first ever live show at the Death Becomes Us true crime festival. While Detectives Dan and Dave remained concealed off-stage on mics, Yeardley and Zibby sat down with investigator Paul Holes to interview him on his 24 yearlong investigation into the Golden State Killer case. The Golden State Killer was one of the most prolific predators in U.S. history. He was a serial killer, rapist, and burglar who committed at least 13 murders, more than 50 rapes, and over 100 burglaries in California from 1974 to 1986. This is a recording of that live show which was produced by D.C.’s Brightest Young Things and held at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington D.C.

 

Dec 28, 2018
12: Murder In Plain Sight
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Detective Tracey takes us through one of her most memorable cases where a murderer’s greed and arrogance lead to a slew of sloppy mistakes. Even as the crime rocks the community in Tracey’s small town for years to come.

Special Guest

Investigator Tracey After reading her first Nancy Drew mystery at age 7 Inv. Tracey knew that she wanted to solve real life mysteries.  She graduated with a BS in Criminal Justice/ Law Enforcement after which, she attend the police academy in 1983 as one of only a few females in her class.  For the next 30 years she was a Criminal Investigator for the Solicitor General and District Attorney’s offices.  She is married to a retired Federal Special Agent, has two grown sons and a Jack Russell fur baby.

Dec 21, 2018
11: Stolen
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Sgt. Rick was prepared to issue a routine traffic ticket to a driver who was driving dangerously slow. But when he pulled the driver over, he interrupted a crime far worse than impeding the flow of traffic, proving that there is no such thing as a “routine” traffic stop.

Special Guest

Sergeant Rick Sergeant Rick has been in law enforcement for 26 years. He’s held positions as Patrol, SWAT, undercover narcotics Detective, the Sniper/Observer team, K-9 Handler. Currently he serves as Watch Commander/Sergeant for his agency.

Dec 14, 2018
10: No Good Deed
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On a routine visit to check on his elderly father, Murray, Paul discovers him laying in his bed. Dead. Murray had a history of falling, so it’s possible his death was an accident. But the unusual position of Murray’s body on the bed prompts Paul to call 9-1-1. Fan-favorite, Lt. Scott, returns to Small Town Dicks with a case about a string of bad decisions that lead to the deepest form of betrayal. All for the price of some marijuana and donuts.

Special Guest

Lieutenant Scott Lieutenant Scott is a 31-year veteran of law-enforcement. Scott has worked at a variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, and Special Operations, to gang enforcement, Internal Affairs, and Special Investigations. Lt. Scott is also a forensic artist.

Dec 07, 2018
9: Thurston Part 2: A High School Shooting
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(Part 2/2) This is the Thurston School shooting through the eyes of the Springfield police officer who was first on the scene that morning, as well as one of the detectives who arrived minutes later to help process the carnage. We also sit down for a rare interview with one of the students who survived being shot that day.

Special Guests

Officer Donnie was a police officer in Springfield, Oregon for almost 12 years. While he was there he spent three years on the SWAT team, two years as an auto theft detective, and two years as an undercover narcotics detective. In 1998, he was a first responder to the Thurston High School shooting and assisted with taking the shooter into custody. In 1999, he was awarded the City of Springfield and the State of Oregon Medal of Honor for his actions during a critical incident in the line of duty. He retired from law enforcement in 2007.

Detective Don recently retired after serving in law enforcement for over 30 years. Don spent much of his career as a detective but also served on SWAT and as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator.

Nov 23, 2018
8: Thurston Part 1: A High School Shooting
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(Part 1/2) This is the Thurston School shooting through the eyes of the Springfield police officer who was first on the scene that morning, as well as one of the detectives who arrived minutes later to help process the carnage. We also sit down for a rare interview with one of the students who survived being shot that day.

Special Guests

Officer Donnie was a police officer in Springfield, Oregon for almost 12 years. While he was there he spent three years on the SWAT team, two years as an auto theft detective, and two years as an undercover narcotics detective. In 1998, he was a first responder to the Thurston High School shooting and assisted with taking the shooter into custody. In 1999, he was awarded the City of Springfield and the State of Oregon Medal of Honor for his actions during a critical incident in the line of duty. He retired from law enforcement in 2007.

Detective Don recently retired after serving in law enforcement for over 30 years. Don spent much of his career as a detective but also served on SWAT and as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator.

Nov 16, 2018
7: Hubris
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In 2016, during a follow-up visit to a rape victim who’d been assaulted six months prior, Detective Jay is unexpectedly assigned the case. When months later, a DNA test finally returns a positive ID, Detective Jay begins piecing together evidence that points to a serial sex offender who’d been on the loose for almost 30 years.

Special Guest

Detective Jay has been in law enforcement for 18 years. He began his route into police work at age 19, when he joined the Explorers, or Youth Volunteers, and started going on ride-a-longs with law enforcement in his hometown. In 2004 he became a sworn police officer and for the next 10 years served on Patrol. In 2014, he was promoted to Detective in the Person Crimes department where he now investigates homicides, assaults, and sex crimes in his Small Town.

Nov 09, 2018
6: You Don't Know Me
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Rachel, Allison, and Kim don’t know each other. They don’t even live in the same town. Using old-school detective work and modern-day cyber tools, Detective Dave uncovers the disturbing way in which the three victims are linked and, in the process, reveals a family of like-minded predators.

WARNING: This case involves the sexual assault of children. Listener discretion is advised. 

Nov 02, 2018
5: Keyless Entry
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Detective Dan takes us through one of his most arduous and sprawling investigations, as he tracks a prolific serial burglar who crosses state lines, pens a manifesto, and wreaks havoc on multiple small towns.

Oct 26, 2018
4: Wolf
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WARNING: The subject matter of this case is sensitive and graphic. It is not suitable for young listeners. Joseph and Valerie head out of town for a weekend getaway, leaving their two children – ages 9 and 7 – in the care of a close family member. But just a half hour after leaving town, Valerie realizes they forgot something at the house. They decide to turn around and go back for it. It’s then that Joseph walks in the front door and comes face-to-face with a parent’s worst nightmare… 

Oct 12, 2018
3: Interstate
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There was no sign of forced entry and no obvious indication of how a middle-aged woman died in her hotel room. Detectives Dan, Dave, and George recount their investigation into a case that took them across state lines, tested their agility, and landed them in some very unusual circumstances, even for seasoned homicide detectives.

Special Guest

Detective George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent 12 years as a detective in the Violent Crimes Unit of his town’s police agency. George has been a member of SWAT for 17 years. He has also served on Bike Patrol and as a Field Training Officer.

Oct 05, 2018
2: Getting Over Sandra
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After years of enduring an emotionally abusive marriage, Sandra finally filed for divorce from her husband, Paul. She moved in with a friend, enrolled in school, and started making plans for a fresh start. But Paul and their 17-year-old son, Jason, were not pleased, and when Sandra held her ground, father and son began making plans of their own.

Special Guest

Detective Kurt began his career in law enforcement in 1971. Over the course of his career, he worked for both the police and sheriff’s departments in his Small Town. After starting in patrol, he became a narcotics officer for 10 years and then a violent crimes detective for 9 years. Though he retired in 2002, Detective Kurt still works cold case homicides on a volunteer basis for the sheriff’s department he served for so many years. He is also a volunteer consultant for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Sep 28, 2018
1: 45 Seconds
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Molly was a senior in high school. Trevor was her slightly-older boyfriend who’d already graduated. While Molly was well-liked and social, Trevor was more of a loner and could be possessive. It was the source of their on-again-off-again relationship. One night, as the two walked home from a party thrown by several of Molly’s friends, a car full of passersby placed a frantic 9-1-1 call to police, then found themselves rendering aid to Molly as she lay bleeding on the sidewalk.

Special Guest:

Detective George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Before his recent promotion to Sergeant, he spent 12 years as a detective in the Violent Crimes Unit of his town’s police agency. George has been a member of SWAT for 17 years. He has also served on Bike Patrol and as a Field Training Officer.

Sep 21, 2018
16: Presumed Guilty (Part 2)
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Part 2/2 Multiple accounts of a single crime, countless provable lies, and very little evidence in a convenience store robbery-turned-murder leave law enforcement scouring for answers. In this two-episode case, Sgt. David returns to Small Town Dicks to tell us how he ended up solving this murder eight years after two men had been convicted and imprisoned for the crime.

Special Guest

Sgt. David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. During his tenure he has worked patrol, SWAT, and several different assignments in Detectives, including Narcotics, Auto Theft, and Violent Crimes.

Jun 01, 2018
15: Presumed Guilty (Pt. 1)
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Part 1/2. Multiple accounts of a single crime, countless provable lies, and very little evidence in a convenience store robbery-turned-murder leave law enforcement scouring for answers. In this two-episode case, Sgt. David returns to Small Town Dicks to tell us how he ended up solving this murder eight years after two men had been convicted and imprisoned for the crime.

Special Guest

Sgt. David Sgt. David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. During his tenure he has worked patrol, SWAT, and several different assignments in Detectives, including Narcotics, Auto Theft, and Violent Crimes.

May 25, 2018
14: The Classifieds (Part 2)
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Part 2/2: If you’re a teenager and you runaway from home your #1 priority is likely survival. Any promise to put a roof over your head and make sure you’re safe would surely feel like a relief. Until you realize that those promises come at a cost that’s higher than you ever imagined. Detective Curt leads us deep into the grimy underworld of sex trafficking right here in Small Town, USA. This case contains phone calls with some of the victims. We have digitally manipulated their voices to further their identities.

Special Guest

Detective Curt has been in law enforcement for more than 15 years. In 2008 he was assigned as a detective to work narcotics, gang enforcement, sex trafficking and Violent Crimes. He is currently serving as a detective on the Special Investigations Unit.

May 18, 2018
13: The Classifieds (Part 1)
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Part 1/2: If you’re a teenager and you runaway from home your #1 priority is likely survival. Any promise to put a roof over your head and make sure you’re safe would surely feel like a relief. Until you realize that those promises come at a cost that’s higher than you ever imagined. Detective Curt leads us deep into the grimy underworld of sex trafficking right here in Small Town, USA. This case contains phone calls with some of the victims. We have digitally manipulated their voices to further their identities.

Special Guest

Detective Curt Detective Curt has been in law enforcement for more than 15 years. In 2008 he was assigned as a detective to work narcotics, gang enforcement, sex trafficking and Violent Crimes. He is currently serving as a detective on the Special Investigations Unit.

May 11, 2018
12: Matricide
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Most law enforcement personnel will tell you that true mental illness is rare and unmistakable. Detective George returns to Small Town Dicks to talk about one of his and our own Detective Dave’s most memorable murder investigations, sharing with us the intense, unsettling suspect interview George had with the killer.

Special Guest

Detective George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. For the last 12 years he has been a detective assigned to Domestic Violence, Auto Theft, and currently Violent Crimes. George has been a member of SWAT for 16 years. He previously served on Bike Patrol and as a Field Training Officer.

May 04, 2018
11: Life Line
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Veteran 9-1-1 Dispatcher, Carrie, sits down with us to discuss how she does what she does and why. As we listen to three of her most memorable 9-1-1 calls we get the lowdown on what it’s like to be on the receiving end of the emergency line in Small Town, USA.

Special Guest

Dispatcher Carrie has worked in law enforcement for 15 years. She currently serves as a dispatcher, a hostage/crisis negotiator, and a Field Training Officer in her small town.

Apr 27, 2018
10: Family Business Pt. 2
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A family’s criminal enterprise exposes them to the cost of doing business when a home invasion robbery leads to murder. Detective Carl and Deputy DA Erik untangle a web of lies that point them to the cutthroat world of a white supremacist prison gang.

Special Guests

Deputy District Attorney Erik has been a prosecutor for approximately 23 years. The last 15 years he has been assigned to a Major Crimes team, focusing on child sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, and homicide cases.

Sgt. Carl has worked in law enforcement for 23 years. During his tenure he has been a part of SWAT and patrol. He has also served as a detective and been a supervisor of the detective division in his small town. Carl is currently a lieutenant supervising the Police Services Division.

Apr 20, 2018
9: Family Business Pt. 1
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A family’s criminal enterprise exposes them to the cost of doing business when a home invasion robbery leads to murder. Detective Carl and Deputy DA Erik untangle a web of lies that point them to the cutthroat world of a white supremacist prison gang.

Special Guests

Deputy District Attorney Erik has been a prosecutor for approximately 23 years. The last 15 years he has been assigned to a Major Crimes team, focusing on child sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, and homicide cases.

Sgt. Carl has worked in law enforcement for 23 years. During his tenure he has been a part of SWAT and patrol. He has also served as a detective and been a supervisor of the detective division in his small town. Carl is currently a lieutenant supervising the Police Services Division.

Apr 13, 2018
8: Bait and Switch
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When a drug deal goes wrong leaving one victim at death’s door and two armed suspects on the run, this Small Town police department draws on their “mutual aid agreement” with neighboring agencies to help set up an extensive perimeter and conduct the manhunt. They call in K-9 handler, Justin, and his four-legged partner, Fedo, to assist. If you’ve ever doubted that a police dog can perform in ways above and beyond his human counterparts, this episode will make you a believer.

Special Guest

Detective Justin Detective Justin has been in law-enforcement for 10 years and has worked in a variety of assignments from Bike Patrol, K-9, SWAT, Field Training, firearms instruction, and as a Narcotics Detective.

Apr 06, 2018
7: The Protégé
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Lt. Scott returns to fill us in on the details of Francisco, the equally-depraved trainee of corrupt cop, Robert from Season 1: THE SOCIOPATH AND THE WHISTLEBLOWER. As Lt. Scott tells us, Robert may have been the initial focus of the Internal Investigation at his Small Town police agency, but it soon became apparent that Francisco was taking everything Robert had taught him about preying on vulnerable women –and perfecting it. This is the story of the protégé.

Special Guest

Lieutenant Scott is a 31-year veteran of law-enforcement. Scott has worked at a variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, and Special Operations, to gang enforcement, Internal Affairs, and Special Investigations. Lt. Scott is also a forensic artist.

Mar 30, 2018
6: Stalked
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Yeardley shares a personal story of being targeted and stalked at a time in her career when her success and notoriety as an actress were starting to get some much sought-after traction. Brought up to assume she can handle whatever comes her way without asking for help, Yeardley quickly finds herself in over her head. Zibby, Detective Dan and Detective Dave help her unpack the details of this cautionary tale.

Mar 23, 2018
5: Monster Pt. 2
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It was a sunny afternoon in August of 2008, when this Small Town police department began fielding multiple 9-1-1 calls from alarmed residents in a quiet neighborhood just outside of town. The callers told dispatch they had just witnessed what appeared to be the kidnapping of a ten-year-old neighborhood girl as she rode her bike. This triggers multiple agencies in the area coming together in a frantic effort to catch the kidnapper before he disappears with his victim forever.

Special Guests

Deputy District Attorney Erik has been a prosecutor for approximately 23 years. The last 15 years he has been assigned to a Major Crimes team, focusing on child sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, and homicide cases.

Sgt. Carl has worked in law enforcement for 23 years. During his tenure he has been a part of SWAT and patrol. He has also served as a detective and been a supervisor of the detective division in his small town. Carl is currently a lieutenant supervising the Police Services Division.

WARNING: This case involves the abduction and sexual assault of a child. Listener discretion is advised.

Mar 16, 2018
4: Monster Part 1
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It was a sunny afternoon in August of 2008, when this Small Town police department began fielding multiple 9-1-1 calls from alarmed residents in a quiet neighborhood just outside of town. The callers told dispatch they had just witnessed what appeared to be the kidnapping of a ten-year-old neighborhood girl as she rode her bike. This triggers multiple agencies in the area coming together in a frantic effort to catch the kidnapper before he disappears with his victim forever.

Special Guests

Deputy District Attorney Erik has been a prosecutor for approximately 23 years. The last 15 years he has been assigned to a Major Crimes team, focusing on child sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, and homicide cases.

Sgt. Carl has worked in law enforcement for 23 years. During his tenure he has been a part of SWAT and patrol. He has also served as a detective and been a supervisor of the detective division in his small town. Carl is currently a lieutenant supervising the Police Services Division.

WARNING: This case involves the abduction and sexual assault of a child. Listener discretion is advised.

Mar 09, 2018
3: If These Walls Could Talk Pt. 2
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Part 2/2: A husband breathlessly calls 9-1-1 to say that he just arrived home to find his wife dead of a gunshot wound. As the 9-1-1 operator immediately dispatches officers to the scene, she tries to get as much information as she can from the husband about what happened. But his odd behavior during the call raises some serious red flags. Lt. Scott returns to Small Town Dicks with another shocking case that involves clandestine recordings, suspect interviews, and good old fashioned detective work.

Special Guest

Lieutenant Scott is a 31-year veteran of law-enforcement. Scott has worked at a variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, and Special Operations, to gang enforcement, Internal Affairs, and Special Investigations. Lt. Scott is also a forensic artist.

Mar 02, 2018
2: If These Walls Could Talk Pt. 1
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A husband breathlessly calls 9-1-1 to say that he just arrived home to find his wife dead of a gunshot wound. As the 9-1-1 operator immediately dispatches officers to the scene, she tries to get as much information as she can from the husband about what happened. But his odd behavior during the call raises some serious red flags. Lt. Scott returns to Small Town Dicks with another shocking case that involves clandestine recordings, suspect interviews, and good old fashioned detective work.

Special Guest

Lieutenant Scott is a 31-year veteran of law-enforcement. Scott has worked at a variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, and Special Operations, to gang enforcement, Internal Affairs, and Special Investigations. Lt. Scott is also a forensic artist.

Feb 23, 2018
1: Girl For Rent
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Sgt. David and his officer-in-training are working the graveyard shift on a cold winter night when they scout out an abandoned lot in their small town that’s a well-known spot for illegal activity. As they approach, they see a car with its lights off and two passengers inside: a man in his 50’s and a young girl seated on the passenger’s side. Though there’s no crime in just sitting in your car, Sgt. David has a gut feeling that something is very wrong. What he discovers is even worse than what he suspected.

Feb 14, 2018
14: The Sociopath & The Whistleblower Pt. 4
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This is the chilling story of a man who, as a police officer, took his police department’s solemn oath to be guided by professionalism, integrity, courage and honor. He also promised that his behavior would meet his department’s standard of honesty and accountability. Then, for 10 years, he patrolled the community, gaining its trust, while simultaneously victimizing those he knew would be too afraid to speak up.

For this episode we sit down with Lieutenant Scott who broke this case in his Small Town. He didn’t want any part of it at first. But as he uncovered one alarming detail after another, he went from jaded skeptic, to full-fledged advocate for the victims. A case so big we had to split it up into 4 jaw-dropping episodes!

Nov 23, 2017
13: The Sociopath & The Whistleblower Part 3
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This is the chilling story of a man who, as a police officer, took his police department’s solemn oath to be guided by professionalism, integrity, courage and honor. He also promised that his behavior would meet his department’s standard of honesty and accountability. Then, for 10 years, he patrolled the community, gaining its trust, while simultaneously victimizing those he knew would be too afraid to speak up.

For this episode we sit down with Lieutenant Scott who broke this case in his Small Town. He didn’t want any part of it at first. But as he uncovered one alarming detail after another, he went from jaded skeptic, to full-fledged advocate for the victims. A case so big we had to split it up into 4 jaw-dropping episodes!

Nov 17, 2017
12: The Sociopath & The Whistleblower Pt. 2
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This is the chilling story of a man who, as a police officer, took his police department’s solemn oath to be guided by professionalism, integrity, courage and honor. He also promised that his behavior would meet his department’s standard of honesty and accountability. Then, for 10 years, he patrolled the community, gaining its trust, while simultaneously victimizing those he knew would be too afraid to speak up.

For this episode we sit down with Lieutenant Scott who broke this case in his Small Town. He didn’t want any part of it at first. But as he uncovered one alarming detail after another, he went from jaded skeptic, to full-fledged advocate for the victims. A case so big we had to split it up into 4 jaw-dropping episodes!

Special Guest Lieutenant Scott: a 31-year veteran of law-enforcement. Scott has worked at variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, special operations, gang enforcement, internal affairs, and special investigations. Lt. Scott is also a Forensic Artist.

Nov 10, 2017
11: The Sociopath & The Whistleblower
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This is the chilling story of a man who, as a police officer, took his police department’s solemn oath to be guided by professionalism, integrity, courage and honor. He also promised that his behavior would meet his department’s standard of honesty and accountability. Then, for 10 years, he patrolled the community, gaining its trust, while simultaneously victimizing those he knew would be too afraid to speak up.

For this episode we sit down with Lieutenant Scott who broke this case in his Small Town. He didn’t want any part of it at first. But as he uncovered one alarming detail after another, he went from jaded skeptic, to full-fledged advocate for the victims. A case so big we had to split it up into 4 jaw-dropping episodes.

Special Guest

Lieutenant Scott is a 31-year veteran of law-enforcement. Scott has worked at variety of assignments from patrol, SWAT, Detectives, special operations, gang enforcement, internal affairs, and special investigations. Lt. Scott is also a Forensic Artist.

Nov 03, 2017
The Sociopath and the Whistleblower: Mini-series Teaser
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This is a teaser for a 4 part mini-series which tells the chilling story of a man who, as a police officer, took his police department’s solemn oath to be guided by professionalism, integrity, courage and honor. He also promised that his behavior would meet his department’s standard of honesty and accountability. Then, for 10 years, he patrolled the community, gaining its trust, while simultaneously victimizing those he knew would be too afraid to speak up. The series will commence on Friday Nov. 3, 2017

 

Oct 27, 2017
10: 10 Below
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This murder case would end up making national headlines for it’s made-for-Hollywood plotline, including a hostage negotiation and two dead bodies. Who says Small Town, USA is only home to small-time crime?

Special Guest

Detective Don recently retired after serving in law enforcement for over 30 years. Don spent much of his career as a detective but also served on SWAT and as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator.

Oct 19, 2017
9: Dead Man Walking
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Sonja had filed for divorce from her husband, Roberto, and taken out a restraining order against him due to his violent tendencies towards her and their two children. So when Roberto doesn’t show up for court and Sonja doesn’t show up for work, police are dispatched to the house where they encounter the couple’s oldest daughter yelling that her father has a gun and is going to kill her mother. Detectives recount the hours-long stand-off and its impossible ending.

Special Guests

Sergeant David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. During his tenure he has worked patrol, SWAT, and several different assignments in Detectives including Narcotics, Auto Theft, and Violent Crimes.

Detective Don recently retired after serving in law enforcement for over 30 years. Don spent much of his career as a detective but also served on SWAT and as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator.

Detective George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. The last 12 years he has been a detective assigned to Domestic Violence, Auto Theft, and currently Violent Crimes. George has been a member of SWAT for 16 years. He previously served on Bike Patrol, and as a Field Training Officer.

Oct 13, 2017
8: Evidence Breaks The Case
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A scorned lover, a brazen suspect, an autistic witness, and good old fashioned detective work break this case wide open for Detective Dan. 

Oct 05, 2017
7: Keep Out
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Emma was a 24 year-old woman who had recently become engaged and was renting a room at her friend, Bill’s, house when Doug showed up. Doug was Bill’s cousin and had been given permission to stay, temporarily, in the detached garage. He was a heavy drug user with a criminal record, and he gave Emma the creeps. That was just one of the reasons Bill had made it clear to Doug that he was not allowed in the main house where Emma was living. But Doug didn’t listen.

Special Guests

Detective Kyle has been a law enforcement officer for 13 years.  He is currently a Narcotics Detective and a member of SWAT.

Detective George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. The last 12 years he has been a detective assigned to Domestic Violence, Auto Theft, and currently Violent Crimes. George has been a member of SWAT for 16 years. He previously served on Bike Patrol, and as a Field Training Officer.

Sep 29, 2017
6: Goofy Loop
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Zibby shares a personal story of being violently attacked and then waiting for hours before she called the police. Law enforcement refers to this delay as, “The Goofy Loop.” In this episode Detectives Dan and Dave explain how easily it happens to civilians and law enforcement personnel, alike.

Sep 21, 2017
4: What Is Your Emergency?
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Murder investigations are often described by law enforcement as being like a giant jigsaw puzzle that you assemble one painstaking piece at a time. But in this particular case police got a full confession from the suspect. On the 9-1-1 call. Before detectives even arrived at the scene.

Special Guest

Dispatcher Dawn has served in law enforcement for 23 years. After working in records for 3 years, Dawn became a dispatcher. She is a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator and Field Training Officer for Dispatchers.

Sep 08, 2017
3: Unspeakable
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**WARNING: The subject matter of this episode is very graphic and may be very difficult for some listeners to hear**

Detective Don already had 28 years of experience in law enforcement when he caught Lindsay’s murder case. And yet, the extent of the abuse the young girl had suffered still shocked him. As a result of this investigation, the way routine child-welfare checks are done in this Small Town, changed forever.

Special Guest

Detective Don Detective Don recently retired after serving in law enforcement for over 30 years. Don spent much of his career as a detective but also served on SWAT and as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator.

 

Sep 01, 2017
2: Is This Thing On?
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A concerned wife calls the police after coming home to find her husband yelling threats and wielding multiple firearms. Police and S.W.A.T. are dispatched to the house where a violent stand-off culminates in an eerie revelation. Featuring real time recordings of the  Detectives in action.

Special Guests

Sergeant David Sgt. David is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. During his tenure he has worked patrol, SWAT, and several different assignments in Detectives including Narcotics, Auto Theft, and Violent Crimes.

Detective Don Detective Don recently retired after serving in law enforcement for over 30 years. Don spent much of his career as a detective but also served on SWAT and as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator.

Detective George Detective George has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. The last 12 years he has been a detective assigned to Domestic Violence, Auto Theft, and currently Violent Crimes. George has been a member of SWAT for 16 years. He previously served on Bike Patrol, and as a Field Training Officer.

Sep 01, 2017
1: Don't Go!
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As far as Lynn was concerned, her on-again-off-again relationship with Allen was over for good. But Allen wanted to give it one more try. What began as “just dinner” between the two exes, ended in passion and murder. Detectives Dan and Dave, along with the victim’s mother, discuss the details of the case and the devastating effects of domestic violence. Featuring actual audio of the interrogation room confession, as well as an exclusive interview with Sydney - the mother of the murder victim.

Special Guests

Detective Don recently retired after serving in law enforcement for over 30 years. Don spent much of his career as a detective but also served on SWAT and as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator.

Sydney, the mother of the murder victim, sits down with Yeardley and Zibby to share her daughter's story and offer a poignant account of the ripple-effects of domestic violence, as well as the loss she now lives with, since the murder of her only child.

Sep 01, 2017
Small Town Dicks - Season 1 - Teaser
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Dan and Dave are identical twins and Detectives in Small Town, USA. At the end of each week the two brothers wind down and discuss their cases, from murder to robbery to kidnapping and everything in-between. Names, locations, and certain details have been altered to protect the privacy of the victims and their families. Hosted by Yeardley Smith and Zibby Allen.

Aug 14, 2017