Episode: 00148 Released on February 27, 2023
Description: Realists know where they want to go, but dreamers are already there. In this episode, Renee Richardson discusses how she dreamt about being a crime analyst, and how she made it happen. Nowadays she helps others achieve their dreams through her continual work as a trainer, consultant, and mentor. Renee’s badge story pertains to the Granddad Bandit, a serial bank robber who hit 25 banks in 13 states. Renee broke down how investigations and analytics were done compared to today, and how information sharing among surrounding agencies was still as crucial in solving crimes back then as it is today. Renee is currently retired, but continues to give back to the profession through her leadership consulting work.
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00:00:17 – Introducing Renee
00:13:20 – Clerk Typist in Crime Analyst Unit
00:21:29 – Finally Becoming an Analyst
00:28:39 – Break: Dawn Reeby & Jessica Elsmore
00:29:49 – ABS: Granddad Bandit
00:43:00 – Supervisor Role
00:51:57 – Leadership
00:59:55 – Private Sector
01:02:10 – Personal Interest: Native American Heritage
01:07:43 – Words to the World
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