Conflict lies at the heart of every great story but writers often get important details wrong when it comes to criminal investigation. You'll get some great tips from this conversation with Detective Adam Richardson.
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Adam Richardson is a California police detective and host of the weekly Writer's Detective Bureau Podcast where he answers questions about criminal investigation and police work posed by crime fiction authors and screenwriters.
- What writers get right (and wrong) about police work
- How police detectives and writers are similar
- Where the line is drawn between police detectives and private investigators
- How different personalities serve different roles in law enforcement
- On the generational differences in law enforcement
- Important points about jurisdiction and how they affect crimes
- Tips for interrogation room scenes
- Movies and books that depict police work accurately