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Wowwy wow wowser!

Laura is my new hero! She is the voice I have been searching for! Thank you so much for this podcast and sharing your knowledge and process.


Holy crappoly

Facts: The pace is fast The information is coming at you quickly Laura shares a LOT. Friggin love this podcast!! It’s revealed levels of misogyny I held that I wasn’t even aware of and I think EVERYONE should hear this message. (It is graphic, there are crime details so it’s not “for everyone”) I…


LOVE YOU, LAURA!!!

LOVE YOU, LAURA!!!


Excellent

An excellent, compassionate, thoroughly researched podcast. Kudos to Laura for holding the line by honoring the victims over sensationalizing the perpetrator.


Incredible Podcast

Laura is a force that does not stop. We need more like her. Not only riveting but necessary. Why aren’t there more people bringing these types of issues forward ? Women are not valued or respected in this society and it’s tragic. Thank you Laura.


Tells it like it is

I love listening to Laura's analysis of how criminals could have been stopped if only authorities would change their ways. Laura doesn't just talk about what could have/should have been done, but fights to change policies and legislation to protect victims, especially women and children. She's a re…


SUBSCRIBE! Obsessed!

LOVE IT! Laura has always been an advocate for women and is a powerful voice for those who need it. Yaaaaasssss 🙌🏻🙌🏼🙌🏽🙌🏾🙌🏿


Voice to the victims

True crime has capitalized on sensationalizing the murderers, not the murdered. Laura Richards puts the emphasis on telling the victims stories and it is honestly the only true crime I want to listen to!


Laura is my Shero

Laura is a real champion for women everywhere. I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to learn through her expertise and insightful analysis of victimology and perpetrators of male violence. Her commitment to changing the world for the better is inspiring and has pushed me to educate myself furthe…


The best!

Thank you, Laura, for sharing you knowledge and giving a voice to the victims. This is such a helpful and powerful resource and I appreciate all the hard work you put into it!


Crime Analyst

Laura is always on point and tells the story that connects the listener to the victim. So much insight and analysis goes into the production of this podcast! She is devoted to her work!


Appreciated

Thank you not only for what you do but sharing your life and what your vocation means. We all have family and friends both female and male and you never know when or who they will come in contact with.


An Eloquent Voice for Victim Advocacy

Laura Richards is a powerful and inspiring advocate for women through her true crime podcast platform. I hope the legislation in the UK can get some “teeth” and that some day the USA will follow suit.


Amazing and Intelligent

Laura, I appreciate how you honor the victims. Your talent and dedication speaks volumes and I’m so glad you are sharing it with the world!


Intelligent Analysis

I’ve loved listening to Laura on RCP and was thrilled to hear she was starting her own show. Her focus on victims instead of lionizing perpetrators is refreshing and sorely needed in the true crime case. I do have one request - please stop referring to sex workers as “prostitutes.” The former gi…


❤️

Laura has provided language to help understand and explain what 28 yrs ago I could not. Much admiration and appreciation for her exhaustive work.


Really In Depth

I love love love this podcast. Laura goes so deep into this investigation, she wrings it out like a sponge. You will have no questions remaining because she asks and answers and researches every question endlessly. Not to mention (I’m an American) and I love the accent. Amazing job!


Thank you!

Thank you for all you do for women and the issue of domestic violence.


Really In Depth

I love love love this podcast. Laura goes so deep into this investigation, she wrings it out like a sponge. You will have no questions remaining because she asks and answers and researches every question endlessly. Not to mention (I’m an American) and I love the Scottish accent. Amazing job!


TRULY MIND-CHANGING!

This true crime podcast is revolutionary. While many sensationalize the murderers, Laura Richards centers the victims. She tells their stories, never failing to honor each person’s humanity. As these are all women, her profound care in ensuring none are dismissed due to class, profession, race, or …


Fascinating

Excellent, compelling podcast. In-depth information and insight from a law enforcement expert regarding how crimes are investigated. Laura is a great advocate for crime victims and women.


Beyond the crime

This podcast goes beyond the crime- it is a sobering look on our society when it comes to victims of a violent crime. Laura does a deep dive into the victim-ology, the mind of the perpetrator and educates the listener into looking at a perpetrator outside of a media moniker for what they really ar…


Honoring Victims

I think this is a great podcast, not sensationalizing but analyzing and honoring. Love anything you do Laura.


Listen and Learn

I absolutely love being able to listen to Laura. I have learned so much from her and this podcast and look forward to each episode to hear her insight and analysis.


Incredibly moving and thought-provoking.

Such a thoughtful, meticulous podcast. It has completely changed my perspective on true crime and how we approach violence against women and girls. I never knew how triggering pithy monikers for murderers were - now I notice them everywhere and try not to use them myself. Great work Laura, what you…


Deep Analysis

Great long form analysis. Much more rewarding than the 1 hour turn around true crime show.


To quote the spice girls GIRL POWER.

This woman can do it like lunch. I love the eye opening jaw dropping point of view. Thank god someone with her genius is helping us take on the patriarchy through the crime lens. Her passion and wit are inspirational.


Perfect!

Love this! I have so much admiration for Laura’s work and passion. So glad she has her own podcast because I could never get enough of what I needed to hear about advocacy and how much further we need to go as a society to protect women from violent predators.


Excellent

This became my favorite podcast by her second episode. It’s a must listen.


Stellar

Laura’s heartfelt sensitivity for women who are victims of unspeakable cruelty combined with her keen insight into the analysis of male violence against women make this podcast, like everything she touches, gold. Dawn Wilcox Founder & Executive Director Women Count USA: Femicide Accountability P…


Thank you.

I can’t say it any better than the other commenters, so I’m just going to thank you for your informative and thought provoking podcast. You get me riled up every week, and thinking about how we can start getting things to change. I was waiting for your comments on Ms. Everard, and you were exactl…


Great Podcast

This podcast is very thorough. I appreciate the in-depth details.


Best Podcast

I’ve listened to a lot of true crime, but Laura’s analysis is the best. Thank you Laura for all your advocacy, and for using the words ‘’misogyny’ and ‘femicide’ to name these crimes. How long before society realizes that half the population is targeted for violence because of the their sex.


Informative

I like the podcast and I’ve heard and seen Laura on tv and other podcasts and I really like how she has made the victims the most important part of the story and how she looks at the case with an instructive eye. I did find it a bit hard to follow, I kinda felt like I was just dropped in the middle…


The more things change

Based on what is happening in the UK right now. The police don’t seem to have changed there attitudes about women


Crime analyst

I love this new podcast by Laura. I’ve heard her before on other podcast as guest speaker. Really like that you pay attention to victims and name them and try to speak very little if the perpetrator. Thanks for all your hard work. I like that you speak about victim blaming and then problems associa…


Among the very best!

There are no other podcasts like Crime Analyst. This isn’t a true crime podcast. It’s a victim-centered analysis of criminal behavior through the lens of an experienced woman who doesn’t hold back on calling out misogyny and the roots of male violence. The case may be decades old but the same probl…


I love this podcast!

Laura offers great insights and I love how she gives power back to the victims and takes it away from the perpetrator.


finally...

a crime podcast focusing on the VICTIMS...well done...


Great Listen

This podcast is informative and thought provoking - one of the best podcasts I’ve heard. Laura brings a valued twist to the tale by focusing on the victims rather than glorifying the perpetrator.


Crime analyst

I love this new podcast by Laura. I’ve heard her before on other podcast as guest speaker. Really like that you pay attention to victims and name them and try to speak very little if the perpetrator. Thanks for all your hard work.


A True Crime podcast that gets it right

Laura Richards is a breath of fresh air in that she doesn’t treat crime as entertainment. Richards sees violence, especially violence against women and girls, as the horror it really is. She centers victims in their own stories, as well as their family and friends. Richards also traces the ongoing…


Great Analysis of the Strengths and Weaknesses in Criminal Investigation

Laura Richards consistently focuses on the victims, not on elevating the criminal. This is not only a refreshing change from many true crime podcasts, it is the ethical way to stave off some level of copycat behavior in pathological and narcissistic people listening to media. This first series of…


A win for victims.

It’s nice to finally give the victims and their family a voice after decades of victim blaming/shaming. Laura’s passion is evident as is her compassion. She truly makes the victims the focus and it’s wonderful.


So informative, not sensationalistic!

I love Laura and I love her take, the female lens looking back at this horrible crime spree. I have learned so much and I have communicated many of your takeaways with my 16-year-old daughter as well. Keep them coming Laura -quite interested in what you’re putting out. Thank you!


Expert Crime Analysis Through A Female Lens

Laura is an expert in her field. She shines a spotlight on victims and their families, by centering them in their own stories, is refreshing. It is well past time to have crimes viewed through a female lens, reviewing and reframing the narrative. So often, women are at the receiving end of male vi…


Laura alone is great!

After years of TCP I found it often got too much off on chit chat and less of crime analysis. I have great hope that Laura alone will be focused and on point. The first episode is great. Thank you!


This!! We need more of this!!

Thank you, Laura! Your passion and insistence that the status quo is not acceptable, is not kind to victims and is NOT the solution! Thank you for helping to define our mission!


Laura is voice for the victims!

I’ve been a long time listener of Laura and I’m so grateful for her dedication to give a voice to the victims and fighting misogyny in this world. Laura is the voice we need.


Fierce advocate for victims

I’m a huge fan of Laura Richards, having first heard her on RCP. Her intelligence, passion for her work, unflinching honesty and, above all, empathy and advocacy for victims, especially women and girls, separates this podcast from all the rest. We get fascinating insight into criminal behavior from…


Thank you, Laura

So many important issues that are very much contemporary societal problems are discussed by Laura and her guests. She is truly an advocate for women who are so often blamed and shamed for the acts of violence men perpetrate against them. Let’s keep talking about how this happens and how we can chan…


Amazing advocate for the vulnerable

Laura’s perspective speaks to what is needed to protect the most vulnerable, hard to reach individuals that need it the most. The lack of training and understanding in police lead to inaccurate criminal profiles and victimology. Laura’s life work is to change that, and I feel fortunate Laura shares…


A MUST listen for BOTH men and women.

I’d have preferred to give this podcast 100 stars. It is not story time to tell the tale of this criminal. It is meant to drive home the point that male violence and women’s conditioning to fear men is real and has literally harmed ALL of us either directly or indirectly. I encourage all to listen …


Smart and fearless

Laura should be our goals! She is intelligent and fighting for the well being of other women. We should be grateful for people like her spreading knowledge on this type of crime.


Great Podcast

Laura is a wealth of knowledge and I truly love hearing her insight and perspective! I learn something from every episode. She fights the good fight!!!! Thank you Laura!


PS

This interview had me in tears at times. I was living in the UK during the time that PS was killing women. I was too young and ignorant at the time to really make sense of the effect on women. Today when the two of you talked about rape not killing you, and the effect of sexual abuse, you confirme…


A true hero of women everywhere

Laura is an advocate that is needed today. Looking back at cases to see how things could have been handled differently in order to protect more people today is necessary. Thank you for all your hard work and speaking out for us all.


Shero!

This is my new favorite podcast! Thank you Laura for all that you do!


Laura's work has saved my mom's life.

I have listened to every episode of Crime Analyst as it comes out and almost every episode of Laura's other show, Real Crime Profile. The insights that she has provided over the years have taught me SO much about the warning signs of Domestic Violence. I've followed up with reading several books an…


Such a great gem we get to hear from!

The women of Earth are safer and better off because of Laura and the enormous amount she has done in her career as a behavioral analyst, specifically in the areas of domestic abuse, serial rape, murder of women and the common correlation between the three.


The best

Best true crime podcast in the world. No sensationalism, all facts, all criminology and all in the name of saving women and children.


Cream of the crop

This podcast goes way beyond the telling of a story. It makes victims and their families human. It speaks to effects of acute and chronic trauma. It’s a window into the thinking processes of law enforcement and behavioral analysts. I’d say there is no other podcast that gets this deep. It an educat…


True crime with a greater purpose

In this new solo podcast, Laura Richards is truly in her element - taking a deep dive into a vexing case that has haunted her since the beginning of her career. It’s amazing to be a fly on the wall of Lauras intelligence cell, and follow along as she peels back layer after layer in her re-investiga…


Amazing podcast

Fantastic podcast ! Laura Richards is brilliant so many people failed these women it’s nice to hear Laura calling them out!


Really well done

Laura Richards is a shero and this podcast is really great. She is an expert in the field and a fierce advocate for victims which is rare in the crime podcast world. We’re lucky she is taking the time to share her insight and be a voice for the victims of crime.


Excellent Podcast

Laura Richards brings a wealth of knowledge and true empathy to her analysis of criminal behavior as well as assessing police response. She puts the victims front and center and shines a light on coercive control. Absolutely fascinating and so needed


Thank you for always putting victims first!!

Instead of sensationalizing the crimes and glorifying the perpetrator, in Crime Analyst, Laura Richards puts the victims at the center of their own stories. And she calls out the misogyny and male entitlement at the heart of violence against women. This podcast is a must-listen. Thank you, Laur…


Outstanding

Laura Richards is a force. She’s a passionate no-nonsense victim centered advocate with so much experience and knowledge. Already loved her on her other podcast, RCP, but crime analyst is my new fav. Have binged all the episodes one after another. Keep them coming!!


Brilliant work

Thank you for sharing your wisdom.


Deep dive into crime

The hostess takes a novel approach to discussing crime- focus on the victims, both direct & indirect, living and dead. This approach provides a more thorough view of motive, compulsion, and psychology of crimes. Also delivers a more compassionate story when the victim and their families are given m…


Victim centered! Thank you!!!

So refreshing to hear a Crime podcast that centers on the victims and does not glorify the perpetrator!


Laura!!

I love you on RCP, but I especially love you here. Your passion and eloquent words have opened my eyes to how desperately things need to change. Thank you for speaking up for those who have no voice. Because of you, I will forever be cognizant of how I speak of victims and those how victimize. K…


Crime Analyst

Laura Richards handling of this devastating and brutal subject matter is flawless in its professionalism. Her empathy and compassion for the victims , survivors and the families of those affected is evident in every episode. Laura Richards is an expert guide on this deep dive into a disturbing case…


Amazingly insightful!

I can’t give enough praise.


Changed my words and attitude

Thank you Laura for opening my mind to the words we use when we describe crimes and their victims.


Fighting for women

I’m so happy you are fighting for women’s right to live their lives without violence and fear. More people should listen to you and your podcast as there is so much to learn. There is so much I’ve learned from you and I thought I knew so much !! Keep up the good fight and I will fight along side yo…


Incredible

Amplifying voices and remember the victim is so important in true crime. So many times the victims are glossed over. Called only the victim. But Laura always makes sure #wesaytheirnames showing respect and honoring them. I’m inspired. I am changed. Just over 2 episodes. So good.


Men

Men think differently but I don’t think they should get an out for their behavior. If they see prostitutes and they aren’t checked for sexually transmitted diseases he could bring that home to his wife or partner. please when you finish this killer can you talk about what his behavior and personal…


Love Laura!

I have been listening to Laura for years since the beginning of her other podcast. I love her insight and expertise and I always appreciate her focus on the victim. You can hear her passion for the victims and giving a voice to the voiceless.


Stop everything you are doing and listen immediately.

I am blown away by Laura Richards and her podcast Crime Analyst. Her investigative skills are extraordinary, but what I enjoy even more is her ability to communicate her findings and reasoning with such clarity and conviction. She is also changing the narrative of this case where a serial killer ha…


Exceptional Crime Podcast

From: @spinwithvin1 This podcast is an exceptional work. Episode #3 where Laura interviews Richard McCann is remarkable. After listening to the latest episode, I can’t wait for the next episode. It’s mesmerizing. The subject matter is horrendous, but the passion and enthusiasm for her work shines …


Inside the Mind of a Crime Analyst

Listening to this podcast is like being inside Laura’s mind as she connects the dots and works for victims, and it’s fascinating.


Intense

Laura pulls no punches and this podcast is like listening in on a master class on serial murder and investigation. Entertainment is not the goal here - listeners will be absolutely engrossed and moved.


Amazing and informative

This podcast is like sitting in on a crime analyst class. Instead of just grisly crime details, and sensationalized murder, Laura puts everything in context, and encourages you to use your own logic skills to deconstruct events and learn how to see a perpetrator using the aftermath of his crimes. T…


Like an analyst seminar

I love Laura Richards’ format for this podcast. It feels like being lucky enough to attend one of her seminars. Appreciate her caring and expertise.


A Plus

I have never written a podcast review, but have been been listening to Dr. Richards for years on Real Crime Profile (which is dear to me). There is nuance, sensitivity, and truth here. Be prepared to use your heart and with good reason as she gives us an opportunity to be our best selves and advoca…


Listen and learn - Laura pulls NO PUNCHES

The most eloquent advocate for all victims. She won’t even NAME perpetrators. Keeps her focus on crimes against women and the terrible price we all pay when criminals become stars. Hurrah for Laura’s passionate crusade for justice!


F’ing Brilliant

Laura is.. I cannot think of enough or the correct positive adjectives to describe her. She is empowering


This woman is amazing.

enough said!


Finally a crime podcast from a humanitarian

Laura Richards’ credo is that the victims must be elevated and not the perpetrators. And she delivers! Instead of the usual sensational murder porn offering, Ms. Richards deep dive into crime is 3-dimensional. She highlights the impact of crime upon a broader scope of victims, friends, family an…


Laura Richards is a BAMF

I’ve adored Laura Richards for a long time. Unapologetic defender of women. I’ll listen to anything she says.


Highly qualified host with subjects that are absolutely heartbreaking

Laura Richards has long been a voice of reason, sanity and fierce intelligence backed up with TRUTH I truly hope that judges and defense attorneys that work with proven killers and abusers will listen to these episodes, learn as much as they can- and find their soul to change the insane laws that a…


Great

Very happy, and can’t wait to hear next time Thank you!


Love anything by Lara Richards

Serious, academic and informative. She takes great care to honor victims.


Fantastic

Laura Richards is a must have at the top of your True Crime podcast list. She knows and shares so much information about domestic violence and is such an advocate for victims you really want her in your ear when listening or watching true crime.


Wow. Laura always does amazing shows.

I knew this podcast would be great, but I wasn’t expecting it to be as emotional as it is. Wow. Laura is truly amazing in her work. Episode 2 with Richard was great. Listening to him speak of his mother and sister was heartbreaking, to say the least, but beautiful, as well. What an inspiration he i…


Love Laura Richards

I could listen to this all day long. I’m so glad there’s someone out there to give victims a voice.


Like taking a master class in crime analysis

Imagine taking an engaging course from the best professor to learn how crime analysts see criminal behavior? Laura Richards was already one of my sheroes, but now I feel like she also here to teach us how to look at criminal behavior and call out the biases in investigation that allow perpetrators…


Intelligent Analysis

I’ve loved listening to Laura on RCP and was thrilled to hear she was starting her own show. Her focus on victims instead of lionizing perpetrators is refreshing and sorely needed in the true crime case. I do have one request - please stop referring to sex workers as “prostitutes.” The former gi…


A strong woman defending women

We need more women in the world like Laura Richards. She’s intelligent, empathetic, & willing to be a voice for victims.