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Preface…

Timothy C. Richards is a former detective with the St. Louis, Missouri Metropolitan Police Department. After leaving the police department in 2005, Tim began a career writing true crime books. Tim’s books have crime scene photos, indexes with true names, and are in the Missouri History Museum Library, and deemed as cop/crook history. Read More…

Preface…

Timothy C. Richards is a former detective with the St. Louis, Missouri Metropolitan Police Department. After leaving the police department in 2005, Tim began a career writing true crime books. Tim’s books have crime scene photos, indexes with true names, and are in the Missouri History Museum Library, and deemed as cop/crook history. Read More…

Books…

All books are shipped on the next working day, personally autographed.

NONFICTION
Twenty-nine true short stories about the challenges and lives of St. Louis City and St. Lous County female police officers from 1970 to 2022. Some prospered, and some died; many were victimized by the cop system, married cops, divorced them, and dated married cops. All were smart and dedicated, and attractive.

 

NONFICTION
Jimmy Cochran was a serial bank robber and abductor in the 60s and 70s. In and out of incarceration, he robbed a bank in north St. Louis, shot it out with city cops, and abducted several people, making his escape.

I was one of the cops assigned to track and kill him.

 

NONFICTION
A sequel to Crooks Kill, Cops Lie. An investigation by an organized crime Intelligence gathering unit within the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department which uncovered the serial killings of four young women in and around Jefferson County, Missouri, and led to the arrests of serial killers Gene and Robert Lohman.

NONFICTION
At the not so tender age of 42, Detective Timothy C. Richards is transferred to a DEA task force, consisting of young cops and Special Agents with the agency. Tim hits the ground running, gets beat up on his first drug deal, realizes that the agency and the special agents suspect him of being a drug dealing mole, and basically hate him with passion. 

Tim Richards - Superman's Eye

NONFICTION
Superman’s Eyes is a compilation of 6 short stories, each one titled, describing the author’s observations of a mid-city police district (Central West End) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri in 1970’s. 

NONFICTION
In the 1970s and 1980s, St. Louis was rocked by a mobster war that caused car bombings from the impoverished north side of the city to the tony suburbs in west county. Richards, a former St. Louis police detective, goes behind the scenes of the elite city police Intelligence Unit and exposes the lies of fellow cops.

Tim-Richards-Murder-at-the-DEA

FICTION
Murder at the DEA. A cop/detective murder mystery with the backdrop of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Fast and well written, hard boiled and real. Everything you’ve wanted to know about federal law enforcement but were afraid to ask. Written by a cop who was there.

Tim Richards- Murder On Casey Key

FICTION
A Detective Ray Arnold mystery based in St Louis. Detective Ray is in trouble again. His gorgeous female partner in homicide quits the police department, leaves in a huff, and ends up stabbed to death on a beach in Osprey, Florida. His old crooked supervisor from uniform patrol is also murdered by a knife attack. Ray is determined to find out why.

Tim Richards - The Phantom Rapist

NONFICTION
Patrolman Milton Brookins was a cop, and serial rapist in St. Louis, Missouri in the late 1960’s. Milton learned early in his cop career that women were not afraid to open their doors when someone knocked on them during the daylight hours. This was his modus operandi. 

Contact…

Let Tim know if you have any questions. He is happy to talk to his readers. 

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