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Detective

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Rank #85 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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The hit podcast from Investigation Discovery is back with an all-new season of stories from behind the yellow tape. This time, the storyteller is Detective Rod Demery, whose successful career is rivaled only by his dramatic personal life.Panoply Podcast Survey Fall 2017: http://bit.ly/2fKf5b2

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The hit podcast from Investigation Discovery is back with an all-new season of stories from behind the yellow tape. This time, the storyteller is Detective Rod Demery, whose successful career is rivaled only by his dramatic personal life.Panoply Podcast Survey Fall 2017: http://bit.ly/2fKf5b2

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1003 Ratings
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Love the podcast!

By Lynn Twynn - Nov 29 2018
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I love the stories you cover on here!

More please!

By deidrekity108 - Nov 10 2018
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I loved all of these... keep hoping for more... longer episodes. Fabulous storytelling!

iTunes Ratings

1003 Ratings
Average Ratings
792
106
39
30
36

Love the podcast!

By Lynn Twynn - Nov 29 2018
Read more
I love the stories you cover on here!

More please!

By deidrekity108 - Nov 10 2018
Read more
I loved all of these... keep hoping for more... longer episodes. Fabulous storytelling!
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Detective

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #85 in News & Politics category

Read more

The hit podcast from Investigation Discovery is back with an all-new season of stories from behind the yellow tape. This time, the storyteller is Detective Rod Demery, whose successful career is rivaled only by his dramatic personal life.Panoply Podcast Survey Fall 2017: http://bit.ly/2fKf5b2

Rank #1: Episode 3 - Motives for Murder

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Kenda describes the three motives for murder and those who need no motive to kill at all…sociopaths.

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Sep 01 2015
15 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 4 - The Motive Was Money

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Kenda opens his case files and reveals the many ways money is a motive for murder.

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Sep 08 2015
16 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 5 - The Motive Was Sex

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Kenda explains the many ways sex is a motive for murder, from three way love triangles to domestic violence cases.

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Sep 15 2015
23 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 2-02 Lessons from a Serial Killer

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The crack epidemic swept through Charlotte in the late 80s and 90s, bringing gang violence and turf wars with it. The Charlotte P.D. was working day and night, covering 388 cases between only six detectives. Despite the lack of sleep, Garry turned to the community for answers. Connecting and teaching the Charlotte youth about the dangers of joining a gang instead of just locking up everyone he could. He not only ingratiated himself with the inner city youth, but also with the families of victims to gang violence – who saw the good work he was doing and began to trust him. However, just as the tide was changing, a vicious serial killer Henry Louis Wallace came to town and changed the city of Charlotte forever.

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Jun 14 2016
28 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 2-01 Every Detective Starts As A Rookie

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Garry went to college and studied physical education, when he and three friends decided they wanted to apply to be police officers. The first few years as a uniformed officer included a shooting he was involved in.  Garry had to learn to be a cop the hard way – by making rookie mistakes. Ultimately, when faced with tough situations he was able to learn from his mistakes and become a better policeman. Garry will talk about taking the leap from rookie to homicide detective. At the time there were 40 or so applicants and he was the only one selected. He went on to be the only African American detective out of six on the homicide unit. His first notable homicide case is discussed in this episode.

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Jun 06 2016
28 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 3-01 Blood

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Detective Rod Demery reveals the childhood trauma that led him to a lifelong obsession with seeking justice before coming face-to-face with the murderer who changed his life forever. 

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Feb 08 2017
27 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 2-05 The Case I’ll Never Forget

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There’s one case that still keeps Garry up at night, Elijah’s case. Garry first met Elijah atthe hospital, surrounded by nurses with tears in their eyes. Garry could barely holdit together as he looked over him – his wounds were bad and the cruelty heexperienced – inexplicable. However, Garry decided to learn from the case. Hestarted taking young children under his wing, showing them how to be adults,giving them the tools they needed to not only survive but thrive. As he says, itstarts with the simple things in life – he teaches all the young men he comes acrosshow to tie a tie before anything else. The path he set himself led him to one girl,Jasmine, who has become like a daughter to him. Garry helped her overcome herrough upbringing and eventually walked her down the aisle at her wedding.

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Jul 05 2016
20 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 7 - The Cold Case

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Kenda describes how a case goes cold, and what can be done about it.

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Sep 29 2015
21 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 10 - 23 Years And 6 Months To The Day

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Kenda talks about the day he decided to retire and the best day he had on the job.

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Oct 20 2015
23 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 6 - The Motive Was Revenge

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Kenda describes revenge killings and how they can lead to charges of first degree murder.

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Sep 22 2015
16 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 8 - Great Detectives

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What makes a great detective? Kenda describes what it takes to do the job.

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Oct 06 2015
23 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 2-06 Black Lives Matter

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Detective Garry McFadden has “retired” – but started his own consulting company and still helps on cases from time to time. He travels the country helping other law enforcement agencies with community policing. He also shares his opinion on the crimes against young African-American men by fellow police officers and his views on the Black Lives Matter movement. He started the non-profit “Cops and Barbers” organization that helps to unite police departments with the communities they serve.

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Jul 13 2016
27 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 2-03 They Weren’t Special, And They Were Black

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Charlotte was reeling, serial killer Henry Louis Wallace had killed 9 young women and the Charlotte P.D. was struggling to provide answers to the community. They put Garry, against his will, in front of a microphone – expecting him to take the fall.  Dee Sumpter, a notorious critic of the Charlotte P.D. at the time even said “the victims weren’t prominent people – they weren’t special and they were black.” However, Garry turned to his family and the values they instilled in him. In true McFadden fashion, Garry returned to Charlotte and answered the call. Garry gave the community the answers they were looking for and even received an award from Dee Sumpter’s advocacy group, Mothers of Murdered Offspring, for how he handled the case. After connecting with the community on a larger scale – Garry then has a very personal conversation with a killer – revealing in incredible detail the road that led him from child abuse to homelessness and eventually…to murder.

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Jun 21 2016
26 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 9 - Married To The Job

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What is it like being married to someone who is married to the job?, with special guest: Mrs. Kathy Kenda.

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Oct 13 2015
28 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 2-04 To Protect and Serve…and Love

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In the early 90s, Garry lost a case due to an error in evidence processing. It was heart-wrenching to watch a guilty killer walk free but despite their frustration, the victim’s family thanked Garry for how he handled their case. Garry not only saw the people of Charlotte as citizens, he saw them as family. He learned how to talk to the people of the city, how to be a community member first and a detective second. He uses his unique Garry flair to ‘get in the door’ to talk with people – either families of suspects, victims or key witnesses. Rebounding from his loss in court, Garry had a case where 5 children lost their mother, grandmother, uncle and aunt to murder in less than 30 days. Garry took it on himself to take care of the children and make sure they found a safe home.

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Jun 28 2016
23 mins
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Rank #16: Season 2 - Teaser

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Get a sneak peek at Season 2 with Detective Gary McFadden. New episodes start Tuesday, June 7.

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May 23 2016
5 mins
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Rank #17: Exclusive Preview: Stranglers

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From 1962 to 1964, women in Boston lived in fear of the infamous Strangler, who committed 13 known murders — crimes that included vicious sexual assaults and bizarre stagings of the victims’ bodies. After the largest investigation in the city's history, Albert DeSalvo confessed. Despite DeSalvo’s full confession and imprisonment, authorities never put him on trial for the murders. And more than 50 years later, doubts continue to surround the case. Was DeSalvo really the killer? Was there more than one Strangler? And did the Boston PD do everything necessary to stop the murderer? Stranglers, the new podcast from Earwolf and Investigation Discovery, is a fascinating investigation of the Boston Strangler.

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Nov 16 2016
8 mins
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Rank #18: Season 3 Preview

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The hit podcast from Investigation Discovery is back with an all-new season of stories from behind the yellow tape. This time, the storyteller is Detective Rod Demery, whose sucessful career is rivaled only by his dramatic personal life. Listen to the exclusive preview before the new season starts on Wednesday, February 8. And watch Rod Demery's new television series, "Murder Chose Me" on Investigation Discovery, starting Wednesday, February 15 at 10/9c. 

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Feb 01 2017
1 min
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Rank #19: Episode 3-06 Redemption

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Three cases affected Rod the most: his mother's murder, his brother's crime, and the murder of a boy named Nicholas. What happened to Nicholas and what brought Rod back together with his brother after fifteen years?

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Mar 15 2017
25 mins
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Rank #20: Episode 3-05 Confession

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Detective Demery has an impressive solve rate, and it's due to getting the confession. How does Rod find the evidence he uses to skillfully coax out a confession? And how does he make sure someone isn't admitting to something they didn't do?

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Mar 08 2017
25 mins
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