Cops and Writers Podcast

94 Detective Lieutenant Richard Rybicki Takes Us Into The Real Chicago P.D.

November 27, 2022 Patrick O'Donnell / Richard Rybicki Episode 94
Cops and Writers Podcast
94 Detective Lieutenant Richard Rybicki Takes Us Into The Real Chicago P.D.
Show Notes

Today's show takes us into the "real" Chicago P.D. with retired Detective Lieutenant Richard Rybicki!

The good lieutenant served for over 29 years on the Chicago Police Department where he worked as a Patrol Officer, Tactical Officer, Gang Crimes Specialist, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, and Detective Lieutenant. His last assignment was as the Lieutenant/commanding officer of the Area Three Homicide/Sex/Gang Crimes unit.

If you want to know how the dedicated men and women of the Chicago Police Department actually solve crimes and what lingo and culture are specific to the Chicago P.D., this episode is for you! 

During this episode you will learn:

  • What it was like to be a rookie Chicago Cop back in the late 1970s.
  • What equipment was issued to a rookie way back then.
  • The rank structure for the Chicago Police Department.
  • How homicides are investigated in Chicago. 
  • Lingo and culture that is used in the Chicago Police Department.

All of this and more on today's episode of the Cops and Writers Podcast!

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