40 Best Criminal Justice Podcasts
Criminal Justice Podcasts
Here are 40 Best Criminal Justice Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Criminal Justice Evolution Podcast
The Criminal Justice Evolution Podcast is a growth and development podcast for criminal justice professionals. It was created for criminal justice professionals and hosted by a retired criminal justice professional.
Play⋅ 2.5K⋅ 3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact More
2. Doin Time
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centers.
Play⋅ 11.3K⋅ 9.9K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact More
3. Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff
Bob Ruff is currently investigating the double homicide of Fort Worth couple Agnes and Lloyd 'Smitty' Courtney. The Truth & Justice Podcast recently wrapped up Season 7 (The Murder of Bill Little), and Season 5 (The Forgotten West Memphis Three). The podcast investigates a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. Bob asks listeners to help with the investigation, in an attempt to prove who actually committed the crimes and free the wrongfully convicted. Truth & Justice is a true crowdsourced investigation in real time.
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Play⋅ 34.3K⋅ 39.1K⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Apr 2015 Get Email Contact More
4. Escaping The Odds
Escaping the Odds highlights individuals who were impacted by the criminal justice system and who are now entrepreneurs.
Play⋅ 1K ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact More
5. Light 'Em Up
'Light 'Em Up' takes a deep dive on the criminal justice system, crime scene investigation and leadership. We take you under and behind the crime scene investigation tape to get at the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help us God! Justice comes to those that fight ... not those that cry!
Play 4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact More
Atlanta, Georgia, US
From the producers of Up and Vanished, Sworn pulls back the curtain on the criminal justice system, exposing the untold stories and hard truths behind major cases. Host Philip Holloway, a defense attorney and former prosecutor with a background in law enforcement, not only digs into the legal aspects of these cases but the emotional consequences of their outcomes.
Play⋅ 5.3K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact More
London, England, UK
Welcome to JUSTICE, a podcast brought to you by the charity One Small Thing. New voices and intelligent discussion around criminal justice, with founder and prison philanthropist Edwina Grosvenor.
Play⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Aug 2018 Get Email Contact More
8. Justice Tech Pro's Podcast
New York City, New York, US
The difference between the 'Text Book' Law and what truly plays out within the Criminal Justice System. Interviews, stories, opinions, facts, and truths uncovered.
Play⋅ 183⋅ 301 ⋅5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
9. Women and Crime
Two Criminologists cover a new female-focused story each episode and examine how women fare in the criminal justice system. We'll explore the causes of female crime, victimology, as well as celebrate heroines who have left their mark on the criminal justice system. Dr Meghan Sacks and Dr Amy Shlosberg are both Associate Professors of Criminology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Both have years of first-hand experience working with offenders and professionals in the criminal justice system.
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Play⋅ 2K⋅ 595 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact More
10. William & Lonsdale: Lives in the Law
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
William and Lonsdale explores the legal ecosystem in Victoria and the fascinating people and stories that make it tick. In season 1: Lives in the Law, host Michael Green interviews guests from all corners of the criminal justice system, delving into what keeps them motivated, passionate and engaged; their challenges, frustrations; and how their lives in the law have shaped them.
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Play⋅ 215⋅ 191 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact More
11. Another Not Guilty
The forbidden stories of the criminal justice system told by its' unsung heroes, the public defenders, with a little humor, drama, and passion for justice.
Play⋅ 602 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 67 min ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact More
12. America Unmuted
The United States is the wealthiest country to ever exist. Why then do we have the highest incarceration rate in the world and an 83% recidivism rate? Join Silas Deane, Founder of The Resource Project, and Bernard Salandy, the former jailer for some of the largest jails in the world, as they interview the formerly incarcerated, researchers, politicians, and the criminal justice complex to lift the curtain on how we as a society can create change the lives of our future generations.
Play 8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact More
13. Criminal (In)justice
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
Sometimes challenging, often disturbing, occasionally absurd, always timely: Criminal Injustice explores the most complex and urgent issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system in conversation with the field's most knowledgeable experts. It's not a lecture hall, and you don't need a law degree to keep up. But you'll walk away from each episode with a deeper, richer understanding of what's wrong with the criminal justice system and how to fix it.
Play⋅ 387⋅ 2.3K ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact More
14. The JustPod
Chicago, Illinois, US
Podcast for the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association. We'll talk about current issues in criminal justice reform, policy and the Supreme Court. We'll discuss the work of the Criminal Justice Section including events, Task Forces, Standards, the ABA's ICC project, and more.
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Play⋅ 99K⋅ 120.5K ⋅6 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact More
15. Not Guilty
Los Angeles, California, US
What defines guilt? Should we judge the accused based on the evidence found against them? Or by the decision made about them by a jury of their peers? Each week we look at complicated criminal cases, where the evidence and the verdict don't always line up, testing the limits of 'innocent until proven guilty.' Not Guilty is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
Play⋅ 34.4K⋅ 19.3K ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact More
Baltimore, Maryland, US
The Undisclosed podcast investigates wrongful convictions, and the U.S. criminal justice system, by taking a closer look at the perpetration of a crime, its investigation, the trial, and ultimate verdict... and finding new evidence that never made it to court.
Play⋅ 52.4K⋅ 80.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Sep 2015 Get Email Contact More
17. Crime Redefined
Los Angeles, California, US
Crime Redefined drills deep into forensics and criminal investigation from the viewpoint of the defense and explores the intersection of the media and the justice system. Hosted by a DNA expert/criminal justice insider and an entertainment veteran/executive producer. A Zero Cliff Media production.
Play⋅ 202⋅ 400 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact More
18. The Crime Story Podcast with Kary Antholis
Conversations about crime and justice narrative in all its forms. We will interview audio-visual and literary storytellers about how and why they create crime and trial stories. We will also speak with criminal justice experts about how they present compelling narratives for criminal cases and for public policy initiatives to jurors, judges, legislators and the general public. Hosted by Crime Story Publisher/Editor Kary Antholis.
Play⋅ 685⋅ 687 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 13 min ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact More
19. Dogged Justice
Dogged Justice is an educational podcast focused on sharing the positive impact facility dogs make in the criminal justice system. Hosted by Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist Dr. Jim Ha and Courthouse Facility Dog Handler Colleen Phelan each episode will share a new aspect of the worldwide work of the Courthouse Dogs Foundation. Weekly 30 - 45 minute episodes will bring you insightful interviews from members of the community, to deep dives into cutting-edge research, and Jim's Training Corner.
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20. The 39A Podcast
New Delhi, India
Project 39A is a criminal justice organisation based out of National Law University, Delhi, which provides pro-bono legal representation and engages in research on a variety of criminal justice issues. The 39A Podcast is our endeavour to make contemporary issues in criminal justice accessible.
Play⋅ 10.6K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact More
21. We Stay Looking
After successfully investigating the disappearance of 26-year-old LaToya Thompson in 'Looking For LaToya,' citizen sleuth, Rose Cranberry, is back to take on injustice in our system. Starring Terri J. Vaughn as Rose Cranberry, this satirical 'true crime' series uses comedy to shed light on systemic issues and racial disparities within the media and the criminal justice system. 'We Stay Looking' is a production of Radio, Tenderfoot TV, and HBO, and is adapted from HBO's acclaimed series 'Insecure'. Stream all seasons of Insecure now on HBO and HBO Max.
Play 7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More
An investigative podcast hosted by ABC journalist Rachael Brown, Trace examines the fractures in Australia's criminal justice system, and the decades-long ripples they have caused.
Play⋅ 98.3K ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 1 min Get Email Contact More
23. State of Criminal Justice by PushBlack
Welcome to State of Criminal Justice by PushBlack: A weekly series where we talk about the most important events happening in criminal justice at the moment.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact More
24. Chasing Justice
San Francisco, California, US
A podcast on criminal justice reform featuring some of the nation's most prominent thought leaders. Hosted by progressive prosecutors San Francisco District Attorney, Chesa Boudin and Rachel Marshall.
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25. In The Name of Justice
A weekly podcast dedicated to providing support and information for families and inmates. Tune in to our podcast.
Play 12 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact More
26. Justice Focus Podcast
A criminology podcast that focuses on the latest exciting projects happening in criminal justice all over the world. It brings together practitioners, front line staff, NGO workers, academics - basically all those people working passionately and compassionately in criminal justice systems.
Play⋅ 214⋅ 2.5K ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
27. Voir Dire
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Harvard Kennedy School's Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management brings you a series of in-depth conversations with the people on the front lines reforming the criminal legal system. Hosted by Schuyler Daum.
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Play⋅ 2.3K⋅ 978 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact More
28. Crisis of Crime
Yuma, Arizona, US
Hello friends! My name is Rachel Means and I'm a criminologist. I graduated from Boston University with my Master's in Criminal Justice in 2018. I have worked predominately for non-profits focusing on youth programs to reduce juvenile delinquency. Join me for my weekly podcast where I discuss topics of interest relating to our Criminal Justice System.
Play⋅ 94⋅ 39 ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact More
29. American Justice Podcast
Truth and Justice don't always agree. We're here to bring attention to the cases where the American Criminal Justice system got it wrong.
Play⋅ 664⋅ 2⋅ 195 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 63 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
30. 360 Justice
Where Criminal Justice Leaders Collaborate: The 360 Justice Podcast gives leaders in the criminal justice industry a platform to discuss how they are solving tough social infrastructure challenges, including overcrowded and aging facilities, changing demographics, staffing shortages, insufficient funding, and more. We know there is a strong desire to learn from others in the justice profession. Join us each month as we talk with distinguished guests from the criminal justice industry about top of mind issues and solutions that have worked for them.
Play⋅ 166⋅ 346 ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact More
31. Reasonably Suspicious
Reasonably Suspicious is Just Liberty's monthly podcast on criminal justice issues. Just Liberty is a bipartisan 501c(4) organization dedicated to comprehensive criminal justice reform in Texas.
Play⋅ 1.7K⋅ 660 ⋅ Jan 2017 Get Email Contact More
32. Not Your Normal Murder
Sisters Mary and Deirdre have always been obsessed with true crime. With Deirdre's background in criminal justice and Mary's degree in mental health, these sisters give a unique perspective on each case.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 56 min Get Email Contact More
33. Criminal Justice On Trial
Jeremy Dein QC looks at how coronavirus has thrown the criminal justice system into chaos. We talk to former prisoners, relatives, politicians, and campaigners to uncover the devastating implications for the process.
Play⋅ 391 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
34. DIE-ALOGUE: a true crime conversation
New York City, New York, US
What are we even talking about when we talk about true crime?That is the big question DIE-ALOGUE host, Rebekah Sebastian, is getting to the heart of when she interviews her guests - a diverse cross section of true crime and criminal justice players. From lawyers and advocates to authors and survivors, DIE-ALOGUE examines the most compelling aspects of true crime and challenges some of the genre's tropes and is committed to exploring the ethics of engaging true crime content as both creators and consumers.
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Play⋅ 369⋅ 921⋅ 492 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 41 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact More
35. The Extra Mile for criminal justice students
Criminal justice issues in the 21st Century with hosts, Dr. David R. White, Ferris State University & Dr. Michael J. Kyle, Missouri State University. Listen to our opinion by tuning to our podcast.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 23 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
36. Mental Health in the Criminal Justice System
In the podcast, we talk about the mental health of both the workers as well as the offenders in the criminal justice system.
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Criminal Justice Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|iHeartPodcasts and Tenderfoot TV||swornpodcast.com||65|
|Greens List Barristers||anchor.fm||45|
|Dr. Meghan Sacks and Dr. Amy Shlosberg||womenandcrimepodcast.com||34|
Criminal Justice Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
Criminal Justice Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Miscarriage Of Justice Podcasts||9|