Crime Time Inc

Crime Time Inc

Crime Time Inc is not just another True Crime Podcast – it's a portal to the past, where you'll hear stories from retired police officers who were on the frontlines of investigations, facing challenges that tested their skills, intuition, and determination. These tales will transport you to the heart of the action, revealing the unvarnished truth behind the headlines. We're delving into a diverse range of historical cases that continue to intrigue and haunt us to this day.

Hosted by former detectives Simon McLean and Tom Wood.

Edited and produced by Chris Burt.


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The Magnificent Violet: Britain's Forgotten Anti-Death Penalty Crusader
July 14, 2024x
14
19:5737.47 MB

The Magnificent Violet: Britain's Forgotten Anti-Death Penalty Crusader

In this episode, Tom shares the remarkable story of Violet van der Elst, an almost forgotten yet incredibly influential British campaigner against capital punishment. Stumbling upon her name while researching the Ruxton murders, Tom discovered Violet's enduring fight against the death penalty, moti...

Gentle Johnny Ramensky
July 07, 2024x
13
21:4040.62 MB

Gentle Johnny Ramensky

In this episode, Tom and the host discuss the captivating story of Gentle Johnny Ramensky, a legendary safe breaker and prison escaper from post-war Scotland. Renowned for his non-violent nature and acrobatic skills, Ramensky became a Robin Hood-like figure whose exploits were widely covered in the...

George Barnsley 2
June 30, 2024x
12
1:06:32125.35 MB

George Barnsley 2

This episode covers a wide range of topics related to policing history and contemporary events. It begins with a discussion on the Elizabeth Emblem, a new award available to families of emergency service personnel who died in the line of duty. Various families have applied, and there are sentiments ...

How I Beat the Mafia at their own Game
June 23, 2024x
11
1:02:27116.53 MB

How I Beat the Mafia at their own Game

In this episode of Crime Time Inc., our host, Simon McLean, interviews Mike Bonventre, an extraordinary guest from New York. Mike details his life story, beginning with his family's encounter with organised crime in 1957. His father, an honest exterminator, was approached by the Mafia but refused to...

Tunnel Vision
June 16, 2024x
10
46:1086.62 MB

Tunnel Vision

In this episode, Simon and Tom engage in a detailed discussion about the evolution of crime investigation, particularly focusing on the mistakes made by senior investigating officers (SIOs) in the past. They explore the concept of 'tunnel vision' and how biases and assumptions can lead to missed opp...