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The 5 Most Interesting Law Enforcement Podcasts

September 30, 2009 at 12:44
Law Enforcement PodcastsRegardless of your role in law enforcement, there is always a need for more knowledge. However, finding good information on the internet can often be a difficult and time consuming process.

Luckily, over the past few years, Podcasts have become a great way to get information on-demand easily. Below are my top 5 law enforcement podcasts. is an irreverent weekly podcast “for cops, by cops” discussing the latest in news and tech in law enforcement.

The U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Training Center produces several free podcasts with tips and techniques across the law enforcement spectrum, from proper evidence handling to interrogation techniques to officer liability.

Inside the NYPD is the official podcast of the New York City Police Department. It features updates on high-profile incidents (for instance, interviews with the first responders to the January 15, 2009 US Airways plane crash in the Hudson River), crime prevention tips for the general public and happenings and updates in the department.

Another agency podcast, Inside the FBI is the official podcast of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Each week, the podcast covers tips and techniques for both law enforcement and the general public, items of historic interest and happenings within the Bureau.

One of the few law enforcement podcasts available in both audio and video formats, CrimeTime is a discussion-style podcast featuring a panel of guests from across the law enforcement spectrum. Topics range from how the latest news effects law enforcement to proper techniques and tactics.

So, which podcasts do you listen to?

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