18 episodes

They are the women who have brought down some of the nation's worst criminals and helped shape the face of policing in Australia. From deadly bombings to gangland clashes, hear the incredible true stories of our top female cops in five explosive tell-all interviews.

Police Tape True Crime Australia

    • True Crime
    • 3.7 • 738 Ratings

They are the women who have brought down some of the nation's worst criminals and helped shape the face of policing in Australia. From deadly bombings to gangland clashes, hear the incredible true stories of our top female cops in five explosive tell-all interviews.

    Introducing - I Swear I Never

    Introducing - I Swear I Never

    Have you ever found yourself in a situation, you swear you never could have predicted? A situation so far from the ordinary that even remembering it feels surreal? Season 2 of I Swear I Never is publishing now, you'll hear from Peter, an ex homicide detective haunted by his past, Tina, a mum who hit rock bottom after a prescription drug addiction and Amber, a pregnant woman who went out to dinner during a pandemic and got more than what she ordered. Search I Swear I Never wherever you get your podcasts.

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    • 6 min
    My work as a real-life ‘Mindhunter’

    My work as a real-life ‘Mindhunter’

    She trained at the FBI Academy featured in Silence of the Lambs, but when it comes to depicting the work of criminal profilers, Kris Illingsworth says TV’s Mindhunter does it best – though real life is still nowhere near as glamorous. Instead it’s hour...

    • 41 min
    Cop’s crazy Christmas with gangland’s Carl

    Cop’s crazy Christmas with gangland’s Carl

    Just how Sara Morse ended up spending Christmas Day with Carl Williams – the gangland killer having been snuck out of prison – is a tale from the darkest days of Melbourne’s underbelly. But for Morse’s mum the biggest concern was that Williams shouldn’...

    • 19 min
    Risks of the job: Death threats and an infatuated stalker

    Risks of the job: Death threats and an infatuated stalker

    Now Queensland Deputy Commissioner Tracy Linford’s world was literally blown apart when as a junior constable a bomb went off outside the Russell St police HQ where she was stationed in Melbourne. Since then she’s worked to bring paedophile priest Kevi...

    • 30 min
    Bomb squad trailblazer’s scariest mission

    Bomb squad trailblazer’s scariest mission

    Inspector Jodie Pearson had seen the damage an explosion could do to a human body and felt prepared for what she might face on any callout. The murder of a top cop in a targeted car bombing, with the killer still at large, changed that. “I was terrifie...

    • 28 min
    The woman who ‘made bikies cry’

    The woman who ‘made bikies cry’

    “No matter how big the gang that we might be facing, we’re a bigger gang.” NSW detective superintendent Deborah Wallace is referred to as the gangbuster, having taken on T5 in Cabramatta, Middle Eastern crime gangs and the bikies, but it was a shocking...

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
738 Ratings

738 Ratings

Ansnsjjzizisjakw ,

Bring back Merrick

Season 1 was 5 stars and season 2 is 2 stars at best, narration was far better in season 1!

Kaye54 ,

Intriguing stories

Love this podcast. The narrators and the stories are great. Fantastic ladies. Fantastic life experiences

Erikles ,

Merrick

Loved it when Merrick was hosting it. He was the reason I started listening to it!! Please get him back

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