Crime & Courts, Murder, NY Prison Break

Podcast: Judith A. Yates Criminologist, Journalist, and Crime Writer


Judith Yates is an Award-winning true crime author and criminologist. She has been employed in law enforcement for over 35 years.  She discusses her books and why she thinks former prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell helped two convicts escape a NY state prison last June causing an international manhunt.

She is the author of three books:

and a crime prevention workbook, “How to Recognize the Devil.
She has lectured across the country on crime and has attended law enforcement schools across the U.S.

She has worn many hats over the years. She worked in loss prevention, the Sheriff’s Department, the federal prison system at each capacity (minimum security to maximum), as a private investigator, as a criminal justice professor/instructor and a true crime freelance writer.

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