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This award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails and to chronicle the progress ground-up efforts have made in diversion, bail reform, recidivism, adoption of technology and other crucial aspects of the move toward decarceration at local levels.
 
On June 12, 2011, David Burgert — a convicted felon and militia leader who hatched a plan to overthrow state and local government a decade earlier — led police on a chase through the forests of western Montana. In a wooded area in the Lolo National Forest, David drove up a hill, got out of his truck and shot at two sheriff's deputies before disappearing into the wilderness. No one has seen him since. From the newsroom of the Flathead Beacon comes a new podcast about one of Montana's biggest ...
 
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On this episode, we follow up on some of the conversations we have been having about mail in prison during COVID. In his first few weeks in office, Biden has directed the attorney general to phase out the Justice Department’s use of private prisons...however, the use of private contractors in the prison system to provide basic needs and services to…
 
Today we talk with a special guest who has just recently begun the process of reentry into the outside. He and Chase discuss their experiences. Our guest, Patrick, gives us insight into what COVID has meant for inmates who have been locked up in Colorado during the pandemic. We want to thank all of our listeners for your patience as we've had some …
 
This week, in Fishkill, New York, we look at a murder from James' hometown, where a longtime friendship seemingly falls apart rapidly, leading to one of the worst scenes that we've talked about. Absolute brutality for what seems like very little motive, followed by an attempted cover up that just made it even worse. It's a mess, and we try our best…
 
Hey all, we've had some great feedback! We've had some technical difficulties with our first interview. We will be dropping that tomorrow-in the meantime-some fresh fresh. Please reach out to us with your stories! You can reach us at thefelonandthelibrarian@gmail.com or visit us on our website at www.thefelonandthelibrarian.com. Love you guys, can'…
 
Today we talk about why it's not so easy for everyone to go back to their normal profession after a felony conviction. SURE if you are a musician, actress, famous you can make money on your talent or fame without too much difficulty...but what if the profession you had before a conviction is no longer accessible to you because of your record? Let's…
 
This week, in Dean, Texas, a man who seemingly has it all, ends up having less life than he would have ultimately have liked to have, but who is responsible? The not so happy wife? Her best friend & husband's assistant? The kids? His business partner? Luckily for police, some very fortuitous breaks come their way, and a picture of a cold blooded, p…
 
The shooting happened on an early Tuesday morning in the summer of 2014. Just happens...the murder happened inside a room that was booked under the name Jason Spivack.... at the Isle Hotel and Casino. That morning, Tony Velasquez, 26, was shot in the head....listen as we discuss this horrific/funny shit show. Please reach out to us with your storie…
 
Please reach out to us with your stories! You can reach us at thefelonandthelibrarian@gmail.com or visit us on our website at www.thefelonandthelibrarian.com. Love you guys, can't wait to hear your stories and share them with our listeners. Big thanks to Dylan Spexx for the production and editing as well as Lewis Lancaster for the use of the song S…
 
Please reach out to us with your stories! You can reach us at thefelonandthelibrarian@gmail.com or visit us on our website at www.thefelonandthelibrarian.com. Love you guys, can't wait to hear your stories and share them with our listeners. Big thanks to Dylan Spexx for the production and editing as well as Lewis Lancaster for the use of the song S…
 
Please reach out to us with your stories! You can reach us at thefelonandthelibrarian@gmail.com or visit us on our website at www.thefelonandthelibrarian.com. Love you guys, can't wait to hear your stories and share them with our listeners. Big thanks to Dylan Spexx for the production and editing as well as Lewis Lancaster for the use of the song S…
 
Hi Fam! We love hearing from you, please continue to give us your feedback and ideas for how we can make this podcast support you in your journey with reentry! We are here to break down the stigma of a felony record. We love you all for listening. Please don't forget to rate and subscribe so you never miss a new drop. Big thanks to Dylan Spexx for …
 
This week, in Ely, Minnesota, a frozen puddle of blood opens up a mystery that turns out to be way more complicated than anyone could expect. A friendly night of partying among what seems to be strangers, turns into an attack that seems to really be personal, but is it? Or just a weird impulse that turns both hideous, and deadly? This one has all k…
 
Hi everyone, this isn't our first recording but it is our first completed episode. I'm not sure that we will even publish this, but it's a good start. Before we recorded this we recorded twice after a few cocktails. I think we overcorrected a bit and are edging on boring in this first episode. I think Chase and I are finally getting more comfortabl…
 
This week, in Hartland, Maine, what seems like a simple missing person, turns out to be much more, after an unexpected visit to the local police station by a person with a wild story to tell sends everyone out on a hunt for a body. What they end up finding blows everybody's minds, including the town, the police, and probably even the dogs that assi…
 
This week, in Whiteside, Tennessee, we head to the backwoods to follow the tale of an absolutely horrible killer, and some very odd side characters, including a man who currently lives in a tent, deep in the trees, while hiding from police. The inevitable murder is a callous, and horrible act, that definitely didn't need to happen, but to one depra…
 
This week, in Houston, Delaware, a 911 call from an extremely unlikely source reveals a brutal & awful scene, with very little evidence, and one, very important thing missing. Investigators, including the FBI, are baffled, until a very creative technique gives a glimmer of hope. Luckily, this leads to the culprits, and one of the strangest, most in…
 
This week, in Ross Township, Pennsylvania, a man with a tragic past finds a new life, only to have it taken away, once again? Or is he the one responsible? Things become a bit more clear when we find out that the terrible, and seemingly accidental death has actually happened before. In exactly the same way. Will he get away with it twice?? Along th…
 
This week, in Moses Lake, Washington, the dynamic in a group of young friends becomes very weird, when everyone decides to live in a one room apartment together. The problem is, some are runaways, one is pregnant, some are just plain dumb, and one claims to be a 19 year old Mafia hitman & high Satanic priest, named "Shadowlord". This all leads to a…
 
This week, in Hanover Township, New Jersey, a bright, popular cheerleader disappears from the mall parking lot, leaving her car keys still in the ignition. This causes widespread fear, until another young woman is attacked, then it turns into complete panic. Who would do such horrible things? A very horrible person, of course. And how this person e…
 
This week, in Clinton, North Carolina, where a storybook small town couple make a nice little life for themselves... or so it seemed. Under the surface of community & church, were secrets that nobody wanted to have come out in the open. Multiple plots, from all sides leads to one deadly night. But who was killed? And who did it? This one is wild! A…
 
This week, on a special Bonus episode, we give you "Small Town Murder Express", where we'll look at some crazy cases, and get right to Shutting Up & Giving You Murder! We check out a murder in East Amwell Township, New Jersey, where a 17 year old girl disappears from her own from porch on a lazy summer day. Where was she last seen? Going out with a…
 
This week, in Hampton, New Hampshire, a surprise knock at the door isn't a friendly neighbor, bringing cookies, but is instead, a shadowy figure, with murder on the mind. Everyone is shocked when the truth comes out, as the murderer is one of the last people anyone would suspect... Until you do a little digging into his background. There's crazines…
 
This week, in Barnesville, Georgia, a gruesome Christmas Eve discovery has investigators processing a crime scene & doing autopsies on Christmas morning. What they find is equally obvious & absurd. A thin plot, somehow covered up for longer than it should have been, but questions still remain. At least we got a new Christmas song out of it! Along t…
 
This week, in Gormania, West Virginia, a young woman runs out the door, after receiving a mysterious phone call, never to be seen again. A full on posse is organized, as well as the FBI, State, & local police, as a maximum effort is made to find this woman, hopefully alive. Everyone is the tiny town is a suspect, but will the case ever go down? Alo…
 
This week, in Brownstown Township, Michigan, a seemingly normal situation spins very quickly out of control, when a person begins to believe that other people may be possessed by demons... and we all know there's only one way to get rid of the demons, and that's murder! This truly bizarre tale gets even weirder with the post-murder behavior, and be…
 
This week, in Anniston, Alabama, for the first time, we are doing a second case from a town! Why? Because the case is just that wild. So wild, that it involves mysterious illnesses, suddenly appearing twin sisters, and an armless best friend. A twisted mystery that seems solved, only to end up being even more of a mystery, before a very final endin…
 
This week, in Needham, Massachusetts, a mysterious death in the Boston suburbs turns out to be not as mysterious as originally thought, but is instead, much more twisted. A young man with excruciating similarities to Ted Bundy unleashes his darkest fantasies, but will insist on his innocence. What was found in his home was just disturbing & the mai…
 
When jails across the country began releasing thousands of people amid the COVID-19 outbreak earlier this year, and mass demonstrations against police brutality brought millions out of their homes, criminal reform advocates wondered if they'd finally see significant and lasting reform. Journalist Renata Sago reports on two Florida jails that are ha…
 
This week, in Golden Valley, Arizona, a very nice gesture leads to some not very nice murder. Actually, it's vicious, nasty murders that make very little sense, and that's only the start. We can't say "why??" quite enough during this episode, as the brutality is just so out of proportion. And can a 14 year old girl really be part of a couple of adu…
 
In California, so-called quality of life laws criminalize panhandling, living in cars, and blocking sidewalks. Reporter Sarah McClure chronicles how arresting homeless individuals entangles them in a cycle of poverty and incarceration—and how three groups are breaking the cycle. This episode talks about some troubling details, which involve gun vio…
 
This week, in Fruitville, Florida, where a body is found in a drainage ditch, with its skull caved in. A peek into their life reveals a person that more people wanted dead, than liked them. At first the culprit seems clear, but the addition of extra witnesses & suspects confuse everything. This story is a crazy, wild ride, from start to finish! Alo…
 
In Alaska, rising violent crime and substance abuse across the state have also increased incarceration rates among Native Americans. Making use of their legal sovereignty, some Alaska Native leaders issue “blue tickets,” documents that sentence offenders to legal expulsion. Journalist Emily Schwing reports on the consequences and cultural impact of…
 
This week, in Lafayette, Indiana, a terrible, hideous murder makes investigators look in the wrong place, for a minute, before the culprit becomes very obvious. A person as deranged as anyone we've ever talked about, turns out to have their own twisted belief system that causes delusions of epic proportions. The murder is absolutely crazy, and the …
 
Sean Wesley knew he had Hepatitis C when he started serving his prison sentence in Louisiana, and spent years trying to get treatment. Despite an innovative arrangement between a drug manufacturer and the state's Department of Corrections, he was transferred from facility to facility, and even finished his sentence, without ever receiving proper ca…
 
This week, in Sutherland, Nebraska, where right before Halloween, a quiet, rural area is sent into a panic, when a news broadcast breaks in on the regularly scheduled show to tell residents to stay in their homes, lock their doors & load their guns, because there is a maniac on the loose! It turns out to be worse than anyone could've imagined, as t…
 
Over the past few years, voters across the U.S.have elected prosecutors who promised to implement much-needed criminal justice reforms, from decriminalizing marijuana to ending cash bail. Journalist Ruxandra Guidi revisits her reporting on the election of a new prosecutor in Houston two years ago, and chronicles how activists, relatives of incarcer…
 
From DCP Entertainment, "Say Their Name" is a documentary series that focuses on the assault and killing of unarmed Black people by police and in ‘Stand Your Ground’ states. It highlights incidents throughout the United States, memorializing these individuals through the words of the people that knew them best and helping us understand the aftermat…
 
This week, in Darby, Montana, a twisted plot, and two year long fear campaign end in a vicious murder, that shocks everyone around. The problem is, things aren't what they seem, or what anybody thinks. When the truth comes out, it is almost met with disbelief at exactly how disturbed a person would have to be, to do what this person did. Seriously …
 
Kirsten made her way out of jail and addiction with the help of a special court on the Penobscot Nation reservation in Maine. There, culture and justice work together to bypass traditional punitive measures for more restorative ones. Reporter Lisa Bartfai visits the Healing to Wellness Court to see how it all works. Sign up for our newsletter today…
 
This week, in Colby, Wisconsin, a strange interweaving of marriages, and relationships leaves a man wanting revenge. What follows is one of the most brutal, heartless, and insane stories we've ever heard. A bloody mess, complete with some parts of the victim that are never found. Which parts? Well, let's just say it's two things that no man wants t…
 
The Trump administration has issued numerous policies to systematically dismantle asylum as a legal right. They're also locking up asylum seekers for months or years, until they either win their case, are returned to their home countries, or self deport. Reporters Valeria Fernández and Jude Joffe-Block follow two asylum seekers as they endure deten…
 
This week, in Fairfield, Ohio, a picturesque wedding, beside a river, ends in horror when a bridesmaid sees a severed leg, washed up on shore. The investigation of the legs uncovers more than everyone bargained for, when we find out where, and how the deceased spent their last moments. The craziness that ensues is one for the books. Betrayals, befr…
 
Reporter Sonia Paul takes us to Detroit, where 80% of residents are Black, and examines the tools, models and methods changing the nature of policing in the city — from the rise of live-streamed surveillance to facial recognition technology. She investigates their impact on residents, and implications for overpoliced communities of color across the…
 
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