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Does it get any more important than this?

Laura is truly the most knowledgeable, experienced, hardest-working, best informed, and most articulate person in podcasting, and that’s not to mention her tremendously impactful career in law enforcement, victim advocacy, and public awareness. I can’t recommend this podcast enough, it’s eye-opening and extremely educational, the prevalence of violence against women and girls is horrifying and every possible measure should be taken to end it. Educating yourself and the men in your life particularly is so important!!!!

Finally some in-depth knowledge and real intelligence in the field of crime analysis. Laura's meticulous nature and highly considered delivery is truly infectious, leaving the listener wanting more and finally being able to see the crimes from the perspective of the person who matters the most. The Victim. Women and children now have a voice through her. Laura's delivery is impeccable, I am utterly hooked.

Laura Richards is truly amazing. Her passion and drive are insperational. I urged you to listen to her podcasts; which at times can be a challenging and disturbing experience. Laura, thank you.

Critical forensic analysis from a modern woman’s perspective

Have so much respect and admiration for all the work Laura Richards does for victims. I love listening to her logical, empathetic, and no-stone-unturned podcast.

Strong Analysis

Laura gives victims a voice. Great analysis of the case and impact on families and survivors. Highly recommended.

Aside from her impeccable credentials, experience and expertise, Laura is so very articulate and clear and champions the victims and their families, raising up the victims to front and centre, relegating the ghastly perps to only such mention as is necessary to analyse their terrible crimes. Follow Laura, too, in the Realcrimeprofile podcast and on Twitter, she's marvelous!

Listen carefully and learn ❤️

I devour my podcasts of choice. I listen at 1-1/2 speed on most so I can enjoy them more quickly. However I leave CRIME ANALYST on standard speed. So much to take in and think about. Dig in, listen, learn, and be empowered! Thank you Ms. Richards you’re our hero 🤟🏼.

This is an excellent, well informed podcast which discusses serious issues such as femecide, coercive control, domestic violence/abuse, murder and what needs to change for the system to do better.

Love this podcast!

I have been a fan of Laura Richards for many years… Laura is an incredible advocate for women, and for all victims of crimes! I love how she always puts the victim first! Thank you Laura for all of your hard work!


You can feel how much Laura cares about her work and all the victims/survivors discussed. Laura's passion and empathy are unmatchable. Thank you Laura for all that you do!

Kerri Kasem and Casey Kasem

Excellent podcast featuring Kerri Kasem. Insightful and thought-provoking. Elder abuse is not discussed enough in society. Laura lets her guests not only tell their stories and share expertise, but allows them to process their thoughts in a kind, respectful way. Highly recommend! Nanette

Forgotten Victims

We don’t have much knowledge in America about the massive manhunt for England’s maybe second most notorious serial killer. This went on in Yorkshire, England between 1969 and 1980, but the series of gruesome attacks on women gripped the entire country. Laura’s deep dive into the police investigation and criminal analysis of the perpetrator and his background are instructive to the point of mind-blowing. Everyone can learn from Laura’s experience and should listen to this.

Powerful and insightful

Episode 2 is outstanding. Richard McCann is such an insightful and compassionate person. I have been a fan of Laura Richards for years. These two activists together: there is hope for the world. Throughout this series: Excellent points on treatment of victims, the legal process, focus on the perpetrators, language used in these cases, and media. I was enthralled with this series from the beginning. More so with each new episode. Important criminal justice lessons as applicable in the USA as Britain. Highly recommend.

Excellent podcast

Laura is bringing critically important issues to the forefront, and inspiring us all to action.

She breaks it down so well!!

I adore her! I listen to her on Real Crime Profile Podcast. i am so excited that she has her own podcast. I have enjoyed the first few episodes. She breaks things down and makes you understand in a different light. So much victim blaming on women. I feel stronger as a woman from just listening to her. As women, we are to worried about others feelings that we put ourselves in unsafe situations. She really points out the double standards in our society and the world around us. Thank you, Laura!

Laura Richards is so inspiring in her relentless quest for justice for women and our rights to live our lives without being harassed, stalked, assaulted, or murdered by men who feel rejected. Thanks Laura for all you do to protect victims and tell our stories.

Laura is a hero.

I first discovered Laura on the Amy Sher episode of The Vanished. That case touched me more than almost anything I’ve ever seen or heard in the “true crime” realm. Its right up there with the wrongful conviction of Adnan Syed in Baltimore in 1999. But when I heard Laura speak in Amy’s episode I discovered my favorite law enforcement agent on the internet. I listen to Real Crime Profile and Crime Analyst because of Laura’s contribution to that episode of The Vanished. I’ve learned so much about coercive control - what Amy’s husband Robert Desmond (ARREST HIM BEFORE I FIND HIM IN CALIFORNIA OR ALABAMA AND TAKE CRIME INTO MY OWN HANDS) did to her was absolutely despicable and it sickens me to my core. I could go on forever about how I admire Laura, but, words really can’t do how I feel about this woman justice. The world is a better place because of her and I support any and everything she does. Thank you, Laura Richards. Thank you for all you do. You are truly an inspiring and amazing person.

Listen to this

I probably should leave reviews more often, but I sometimes forget. I found this podcast through Real Crime Profile (another podcast that I love). I have always felt while listening to RCP that Laura does an amazing as an advocate for women victimized by crime, and is just an advocate overall for women everywhere. While listening to this podcast, “Crime Analyst”, I feel like I have learned SO much, but stuff I feel like should have known! I was disappointed in myself! I have both a son and a daughter (twins) and I always try to stay on top of information for BOTH of them regarding: relationships, consent, violence, etc. Luckily, my kids have no experience with any of this stuff so far. They are 14 though… In the past recent years I have always double checked my facts and sources…but I admit that stuff I learned when I was younger was a little bit more hardwired. This podcast has really inspired me to look back at what I have learned when it comes to certain things. Thank you Laura.

Great podcaster. Laura is always insightful with her knowledge. Highly recommend 👌xx

Laura is the best!!! She is so knowledgeable regarding her topic and coersive control. This latest show about Britney Spears and how women have been portrait as crazies, unbalanced, neurotic, "nervous" beings, that need others for being "managed". The fact that others can tell you can't get pregnant is a violation of God's natural law. Our own physical, generic make up is to procreate and give birth. This is only opening the gates of hell for the government to impose rules or laws that would subject us. We are not only seen as inferior but as property. This episode was on POINT!

Thoughtful and Informative

Laura is my favorite true crime analyst. I am a huge fan of hers and the work she does. I learn so much on how I can honor victims and get involved in supporting them.

Amazing !

Laura is so knowledgeable and such a passionate advocate ! She is inspiring as a woman to hear her stories and accomplishments! Every woman should feel empowered by the work she is doing for so many and how we can help ! ❤️

Excellent podcast from one of the best in their field. Laura always brings such an insightful voice to all manner of crime cases.

The absolute best true crime podcast

Laura Richards is my hero; she does very important work. There is a lot of value to find in her amazing podcast. Highly recommend. She’ll give you lots to think about, that’s for sure.

You are amazing. Keep up the excellent work of speaking out about Femicide, misogyny, victim-blaming and toxic statements by ill-informed, narrow minded coppers. Women weren't put on this earth for "man". If not for us none of them would have ever been born. They need to be grateful, not hateful. It's when I hear of all the millions of murders done by males that I begin to believe in the death penalty in all countries worldwide, most especially when guilt is proven beyond reasonable doubt. Death for murder of women, and castration for rape.

The Best!

With almost 20 yrs in law enforcement and now retired, I find most podcast boring , overly dramatic, or just plain bad! However I find Crime Analyst to be detailed, specific, and honest. No drama, no fluff! Not only the best true crime podcasts, but one of the top podcast to listen too!! 5 stars!!!

Laura is a warrior. The messages she delivers here are based on facts, not hyperbole, and are incredibly important if we have any desire to live in a society that does not accept brutality towards women's as normal.

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 feel like a freaking rockstar (as a woman) after listening to this!! Womens for the win and Laura as the winner!!