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Season 2

Dec. 29, 2021

Betty Migliaccio - Clean Underwear and other Life Lessons

Today’s guest is a longtime friend of mine, Betty Migliacco. Betty was born in Pennsylvania but moved to Richmond when she was seven years old and has been a city resident ever since. Betty and I talk about how we …

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Dec. 22, 2021

Dan Vilardo's Cozy Corner

Today’s guest is Dan Vilardo, a former Richmond cop and current podcaster with his own YouTube channel. Dan reached out to me on Instagram because we have the same goals on our podcasts; promoting positivity. Dan and I cover ...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Shannon Taylor - Henrico Commonwealth Attorney

Today’s guest is Shannon Taylor, the Commonwealth Attorney for Henrico County, Va. Shannon and I worked together when she was a prosecutor in Richmond. She then worked for the Richmond area Multi-jurisdictional grand jury, le...

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Dec. 8, 2021

RPD's Heroes - School Resource Officers

Today’s guest is RPD Sgt. James Hale. Sgt. Hale is one of the supervisors for RPD’s School Resource Officers. These are the police officers who not only keep the students and faculty safe, but also mentor the students, take t...

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Dec. 1, 2021

Christina Benkahla- A minority at both ends

Welcome to Christina's episode! After the interview was done, I texted Christina multiple thumbs up because of how well she did. She replied that she thought people would hate her because of what she said. I replied, ‘Nah’, b...

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Nov. 24, 2021

Austin Darnell - Keeping it Juicy

Today’s guest is Austin Darnell, a Homicide detective with the Richmond Police Department. Darnell and I worked on separate Homicide teams, then I became his acting supervisor while his sergeant was having some shoulder surge...

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Nov. 17, 2021

Reggie Allen - Law Dog

Today’s guest is Reggie Allen, a 30yr veteran of the Richmond Police Department. Reggie started with the department in 1988 and retired in 2019. While with the department, Reggie spent a few years in patrol, about nine years ...

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Nov. 10, 2021

Antoinette Tull - Make Room for Conversation

Today’s guest is Antoinette Tull. Antoinette worked for the City of Richmond for nearly 14yrs as the Human Resources Chief for the Richmond Police Department. She also established RPD's first Wellness Unit in 2019. I initiall...

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Nov. 3, 2021

Donna Mensah - Author Extraordinaire

Today’s guest is Donna Mensah, an author I met on Instagram. Her book, ‘Diaries of a Nagging Wife’ is available on Amazon and she SWEARS it’s not autobiographical. As my mother used to say, WJS: we’ll just see. Listen to …

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Oct. 27, 2021

Kim Mooney-Outreach is a Two-way Street

Today’s guest is Kim Mooney, a lieutenant with the Richmond Police Department. Kim’s current assignment is at the police academy and she and I speak about what she sees in the new recruits and what she and the rest of …

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Oct. 20, 2021

Sonia Austin-Moore

Today’s guest is Sonia Austin-Moore, a Forensic detective with the Richmond Police Department. Sonia’s been with the Richmond Police Department for (16) years and has been a Forensic detective for the last decade. Sonia and I...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Chief Eric English

Today’s guest is Henrico police Chief Eric English. Chief English has been Henrico’s Chief for just over a year, and before that he was the chief in Harrisonburg, Virginia. And before THAT, he was with the Richmond Police Dep...

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Oct. 6, 2021

Joi Fultz - Passionate about Richmond

Today’s guest is Joi Fultz. Joi works for local tv station WTVR and is the daughter of retired Richmond Homicide detective Joe Fultz. In today’s somewhat divided political and media climate, Joi’s in the unique position of wo...

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Oct. 4, 2021

Joe 'Papa Bear' Fultz

Today’s guest is retired Richmond Police Homicide detective Joe Fultz. Joe was with the Richmond Police Department for over 30yrs and worked many different assignments before landing in Homicide. Joe was one of my mentors whe...

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Sept. 29, 2021


Welcome back to the podcast. Today’s guest is Shayna Perlstein, a drill sergeant and police officer. Shayna and I talk about her military service as well as the two police agencies that she’s worked for, as well as her views …

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Sept. 22, 2021

Patrol and Prayer

Welcome back to the podcast. Today’s guest is RPD officer Chris Saunders. Chris works midnight shifts in Richmond’s 4th Precinct and has been with the department for (7) years. He’s active on Facebook and Twitter, with a pers...

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Sept. 17, 2021

Vaughan Jones- Pedestals, Problems and Progress

Today’s guest is Vaughan Jones, a defense attorney and lifelong Richmond resident. Vaughan and I met twenty years ago when he did a three year stint as a prosecutor in the Richmond Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. Recently, Va...

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Sept. 15, 2021

Comfort Zone Camp

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Lynne Hughes of Comfort Zone Camp. My friend Anthony Jackson reached out to me and said that he thought Lynne would be interested in being on the podcast and …

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