Narelle Fraser Interviews

By Black Salmon

Narelle Fraser was in the Victorian Police Force for 27 years, 15 of which were spent as a detective dealing with everything from a stolen bicycle to a stolen life. However, Narelle’s career was cut short when she succumbed to PTSD, retiring in 2012 and reinventing herself as a public speaker and occasional guest on the Australian True Crime Podcast. In NFI, Narelle examines the human side of the impact of crime in a compelling and emotive series of podcasts

  1. 1.
    Steve Van Aperen - The Human Lie Detector
    58:39
  2. 2.
    Anne Craigie - The Correctional Nurse
    1:16:04
  3. 3.
    Keith Banks - Not for the faint-hearted
    1:02:55
  4. 4.
    Telia Tonkin - The 000 operator
    1:00:14
  5. 5.
    Patrick Tidmarsh - The criminologist
    1:08:16
  6. 6.
    Jane - A harrowing discovery Part 2
    42:37
  7. 7.
    Jane - A harrowing discovery
    1:10:57
  8. 8.
    Cam Taylor - A helping hand
    41:47
  1. 9.
    Part 2: Cathy Campesato - Talking time behind bars
    43:47
  2. 10.
    Part 1: Cathy Campesato - Talking time behind bars
    48:39
  3. 11.
    Part 2: John Ashby - The popular cop
    31:41
  4. 12.
    Part 1: John Ashby - The popular cop
    48:38
  5. 13.
    A case from Narelle's career
    39:55
  6. 14.
    Shelley Robertson: Searching for clues in the deceased.
    49:26
  7. 15.
    Part 2: Helen had only been a police officer for three years when she attended a job that would change her life.
    33:12
  8. 16.
    Part 1: Helen had only been a police officer for three years when she attended a job that would change her life.
    45:16
  9. 17.
    One December afternoon walking through Melbourne CBD, the unthinkable happened to a young woman making her way home for the night.
    59:21
  10. 18.
    There's a lot that goes into a VicPol missing person investigation, and Helen was tasked with putting the pieces together.
    1:05:38
  11. 19.
    Justine is no stranger to uniforms, having served in both the military, ambulance service and the SES. Today she talks to Narelle about her struggles with mental health.
    1:08:23
  12. 20.
    Eleesa experienced a volatile childhood, disrupted by violence, lies and deception.
    1:04:12
  13. 21.
    Part 2: Tracie talks about the journey she took to turn her life around.
    34:59
  14. 22.
    Part 1: Tracie had to endure levels of mental, physical, and sexual abuse growing up that are completely unimaginable.
    45:40
  15. 23.
    David Keys returns to Narelle Fraser Interviews this week to talk more about his illustrious career as an aircrewman with Police Rescue.
    1:00:12
  16. 24.
    Lorraine was Narelle's boss for only five years of her 27 years in VicPol but she had the greatest influence on Narelle's career by far.
    1:00:44
  17. 25.
    In the season one closer, Narelle shares a few lighter moments from her career in VicPol.
    16:27
  18. 26.
    Zac Jones is currently serving close to a five-year sentence for a crash he caused while drunk, stoned and speeding in which four passengers were seriously injured. Narelle talks with his mother, Jane.
    1:10:56
  19. 27.
    Vikki Petraitis returns this week to talk about the 1990 disappearance of Sarah MacDiarmid.
    58:04
  20. 28.
    Acclaimed true crime writer, Vikki Petraitis, joins Narelle to talk about controversial ex-detective Paul Dale, and Paul Denyer, better known as the Frankston Serial Killer.
    1:00:00
  21. 29.
    Scott found solace in Narelle's podcast, prompting him to reach out to her. As it turns out, his own story is quite unbelievable.
    55:03
  22. 30.
    In 2011, David Prideaux disappeared on a hunting trip in Victoria. His body has never been found.
    46:03
  23. 31.
    Narelle talks about the 'triggers' that led to her PTSD diagnosis.
    29:15
  24. 32.
    Ricky and his young son and daughter had just picked up a brand new off-road buggy. But on the very first test drive, a tragedy unfolded. Narelle talks to Ricky's partner Tereas‪a
    1:12:01
  25. 33.
    Heading towards breaking point - two cases that contributed to my PTSD diagnosis.
    46:12
  26. 34.
    In the early hours of December 8, 2012, Melissa and Peter McGuinness got a knock at the door that would change their lives forever.
    1:13:14
  27. 35.
    Rebecca Badendoch has over 30 years of experience in practising family law and as an independent children's lawyer, an unenviable part of her job is representing children affected by crime.
    54:54
  28. 36.
    David Key Part 2
    1:11:16
  29. 37.
    David Key Part 1
    1:32:49
  30. 38.
    Ben Shenton was just 18-months-old when he was forced to join the 'The Family', a cult headed by Australia's most notorious cult leader, Anne Hamilton-Byrne.
    1:37:01
  31. 39.
    Lex de Man was a Detective Sergeant on Operation Forest Taskforce, a team of VicPol operatives who investigated the abhorrent crimes that Australia's most notorious cult leader, Anne Hamilton-Byrne committed upon the children of 'The Family'.
    58:27
  32. 40.
    Sarah Lawrence is a regional reporter for Channel 9 and in this episode, she talks to Narelle about the challenges of reporting crime and the effect that it has on her.
    48:54
  33. 41.
    Interviewing victims of crime. This week, Narelle discusses the importance of determining the accurate events of a crime through interviewing victims.
    30:19
  34. 42.
    As a Christmas bonus episode, the team at Black Salmon compiled a list of questions and turned the interview tables on Narelle Fraser for 30 minutes of fun.
    27:55
  35. 43.
    You can't have a police career in Homicide, the Armed Robbery Squad right and the Special Operations Group without coming up against the most dangerous criminals in the country. Craig Walsh has just about seen it all.
    1:04:29
  36. 44.
    Over a 30 year career with Victoria Police, Peter Bellion attended 2000 fatal car accidents. His job was to reconstruct these harrowing scenes and determine the cause of the crash.
    1:06:14
  37. 45.
    Lorraine Moss held a heinous secret about the fate of her husband for 15 years but finally her unforgivable crime was uncovered.
    1:08:53
  38. 46.
    What we know about undercover cops usually comes from Hollywood, but Keith Banks lived the life of an undercover cop in Queensland for most of his career. His stories are unbelievable!
    53:13
  39. 47.
    Melissa Sell took a traumatic phone call in 2017 that would change her life forever.
    51:50
  40. 48.
    Tim Peck & I both remember 2nd October 2014 for reasons which couldn't have been more opposite.
    1:02:14
  41. 49.
    Kira Olney and The Mornington Monster
    1:03:46
  42. 50.
    Former Victorian Hostage Negotiator John O'Neil pt 2
    59:07

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