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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.
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    • 4.7 • 595 Ratings

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.
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    The Briefing Room: Situational Awareness

    The Briefing Room: Situational Awareness

    Over the next few weeks, we're sharing a few episodes of The Briefing Room. The series began on our Patreon feed but is going to become a brand new show in January. Today, we discuss situational awareness: Detective Dave and Detective Dan talk about ways to increase your safety by paying closer attention to what's going on around you.



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    • 27 min
    Lords of Soccer: How FIFA Stole the Beautiful Game

    Lords of Soccer: How FIFA Stole the Beautiful Game

    Yeardley invites you to enjoy a special preview of a new documentary series called Lords of Soccer. Join veteran foreign correspondent Conor Powell as he digs deep into the murky world of international soccer, or football as most of the world knows it, to expose the graft and corruption that brought down the elite businessmen behind the World Cup. Lords of Soccer: How FIFA Stole the Beautiful Game is the unbelievable true story of how a corrupt few turned the world’s most popular game into a criminal con job. You can listen to the first five episodes right now at http://link.chtbl.com/lordsofsoccer



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    • 9 min
    Gone Fishin'

    Gone Fishin'

    A young couple go missing after heading out to a local camping spot. A search party discovers their bodies - both have been shot to death. Investigators from this rural town turn over every stone in search of the killer but come up empty. Over 40 years pass before a DNA test points to a suspect. Detectives scramble to arrest him and get justice for the victims.
    The detectives: Detective Chad went to school with Detectives Dan and Dave. In high school, 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 years. He’s worked in corrections and patrol and has been a detective for 9 years.
     
    Detective Greg has worked at his current agency for 24 years. During that time, he spent 3 years working in corrections, 13 years in patrol, 3 years in narcotics, and 5 years investigating violent crime. He has also been active on SWAT for 16 years.




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    • 58 min
    Out of Reach

    Out of Reach

    A brutal murder. A primary suspect. But small mistakes made by fellow officers in the early hours of the investigation hinder Detective Lins’ pursuit of the man he believes is responsible for bludgeoning a woman to death in her driveway. But the investigation continues until Lins receives word that his prime suspect is dead. Or is he? Even in retirement, Detective Lins says he’s not ready to give up the ghost.
    The detective: Retired Detective Lins began his 31-year-career in law enforcement when he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Military Police Corps in 1967 after he graduated from UC Davis. He served two years at the United States European Command in Stuttgart Germany, where he was promoted to first lieutenant, and commander of the military police station. Later, as a captain, he commanded the first post stockade annex at the now defunct Fort Ord in CA. His most memorable investigation in Europe was solving the case of the bananas missing from a 4-star general’s kitchen. Det. Lins went on to spend two decades as a deputy sheriff with the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department, first as a patrol deputy and then as a detective working major crimes for 14 years. His final 7 years in law enforcement were as a District Attorney Investigator for the Monterey County DA, where where his assignments included major crimes and child sexual assault. During his law enforcement career he investigated over 40 death cases, with the majority being homicides.\

    

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    • 32 min
    The Very Worst

    The Very Worst

    The stories about Sam are almost unbelievable. He’s wealthy, successful, and a family man. But look closer and you’ll discover a deeply disturbed predator with a dangerous habit of victimizing kids. When Detective Robert and his team take over the case, they find themselves  crossing state lines and international borders in the pursuit of evidence which ultimately confirms Sam is exactly what they thought he was: the very worst. WARNING: This episode deals with the sexual abuse of children.
    The detective: Detective Robert has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Prior to becoming a detective, he spent nine years on patrol, where he served as a Field Training Officer (FTO) and an FBI-trained hostage negotiator. As a detective, he worked in a unit that investigated crimes against children, including sex crimes, serious physical abuse and child homicides. He was later re-assigned to the violent crimes unit, where he investigated homicides, robberies and other serious felonies. He was an active member of his county’s major crimes team, which investigated homicides and officer-involved shootings. After 10 years in investigations, Robert has been promoted to sergeant, where he currently supervises a graveyard patrol shift.



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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Disturbing the Peace

    Disturbing the Peace

    An attentive security guard confronts a rowdy group outside a bar. One of the group pulls out a gun and shoots the security guard, killing him. As investigators try to sort out what happened, they discover the security guard was wearing a body camera that recorded the whole event. Detective Chris leads a manhunt to apprehend the suspect.
    The detective: Detective Chris has been in law enforcement for 10 years. Over the course of his career he has been on patrol and served on his agency’s SWAT team. As a detective Chris has been assigned to property crimes, as well as violent crimes detective, which include crimes against children. Chris grew up playing sports and currently enjoys playing golf, poorly. He also enjoys spending time with his wife.

    

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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
595 Ratings

595 Ratings

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Favourite Podcast!!

I love this podcast! All of the hosts have the perfect amount of banter without getting side tracked from the story and I love how personal Dan & Dave get about their real experiences as police officers.

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Welcome back!!

I’ve really missed you guys. Loved the show you all have such great empathy and vibe between the group. Great podcast best in true crime.

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Small Town Dicks Rocks

I just found this show and am really enjoying it. I like the banter between the hosts and the cases are very interesting.

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