196 episodes

Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent and author on a mission to show the public who the FBI is and what the FBI does by conducting interviews with retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profiled cases, reviewing how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies, and recommending crime fiction and dramas. Photos and links to articles about the cases and violations discussed can be found in the show notes for each episode at jerriwilliams.com.

FBI Retired Case File Review Jerri Williams

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Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent and author on a mission to show the public who the FBI is and what the FBI does by conducting interviews with retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profiled cases, reviewing how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies, and recommending crime fiction and dramas. Photos and links to articles about the cases and violations discussed can be found in the show notes for each episode at jerriwilliams.com.

    Episode 192: Kenneth Williams - Phoenix Memo, Phoenix Mountain Arsonist

    Episode 192: Kenneth Williams - Phoenix Memo, Phoenix Mountain Arsonist

    Ken Williams reviews the events that led him to write what is now known as the “Phoenix Memo” and his work on the Phoenix Mountain Arsonist case. Ken authored the Phoenix Memo prior to the 9/11 terror attacks. The five-page communication issued a warning to the intelligence community that Al-Qaeda members were training in the civil aviation community in the United States. Following the September 11, 2001 attacks, his memo became public and received intensive attention from national news media.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Episode 191: Q. John Tamm – Frank Sheeran, The Irishman

    Episode 191: Q. John Tamm – Frank Sheeran, The Irishman

    John Tamm reviews his racketeering investigation of teamster union official Frank Sheeran and the accuracy of the movie The Irishman, specifically addressing Sheeran’s claims that he killed Jimmy Hoffa and was a hitman for the mob. Tamm is a recognized expert on labor racketeering matters.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Bonus Episode: 3 Million Downloads, FBI Myths and Misconceptions

    Bonus Episode: 3 Million Downloads, FBI Myths and Misconceptions

    In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, retired agent, host and author Jerri Williams celebrates 3 million downloads with a two chapters sample from FBI Myths and Misconceptions: A Manual for Armchair Detectives.

    • 43 min
    Episode 190: John Pistole - Deputy Director, Mob Guys and Teamsters Union

    Episode 190: John Pistole - Deputy Director, Mob Guys and Teamsters Union

    Retired agent John Pistole served in the FBI for twenty-six years, climbing through the ranks to become Deputy Director (the second highest position in the Bureau). In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Pistole reviews the time, early in his career, he worked in the New York FBI Office on an Organized Crime Task Force investigating illegal mob ties to the Teamsters Union.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 189: Michael Harrigan – Crime in Indian Country, FBI National Academy

    Episode 189: Michael Harrigan – Crime in Indian Country, FBI National Academy

    Michael Harrigan reviews working in remote areas in the Albuquerque Division supervising criminal investigations involving homicide, sexual assault, kidnapping, missing persons and unidentified human remains on three Native American reservations. He also discusses his assignment as the Chief of the National Academy (NA) Program, the leading national law enforcement executive leadership institution, graduating over 1,800 senior law enforcement officers from every state and more than 40 countries.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 188: Ron Hosko – The Boy in the Bunker, FBI Hostage Rescue

    Episode 188: Ron Hosko – The Boy in the Bunker, FBI Hostage Rescue

    Ron Hosko reviews the abduction and hostage rescue case, known as the boy in the bunker where Jimmy Lee Dykes boarded a school bus, killed the driver, and took a five-year-old boy hostage. At the time of this incident, Ron was the Assistant Director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division. He provides a detailed overview of all the units and programs involved in the coordination of the successful crisis response.

    • 1 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

John Mazzeo ,

Retired law enforcement

Excellent in-depth focus into the Irishman, the facts were right on. Excellent interview & look forward to non fiction crime.

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My favorite podcast!

I love this podcast! I’ve visited other retired FBI agent’s podcasts and keep coming back to Jerri. No drama or politics here, thank you Jerri! The retired agents featured simply tell their stories with honesty, integrity, and display love for serving their country. Thank you Jerri for giving them a forum to speak!

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