Patrick O'Donnell

Patrick O’Donnell is the product of two young Irish immigrants. He was born and spent his early childhood in the great city of Chicago.

Sgt. O’Donnell worked in one of the nation’s largest police departments for 25 years. He has been in charge of thousands of crime scenes and investigations, including homicides, sexual assaults, and robberies.

He is now an author, podcaster and public speaker. O’Donnell is the host of the popular Cops and Writers podcast.

He lives with his wife, kids, and 3 dogs. Hobbies include physical fitness, travel, riding motorcycles, and shenanigans.

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