Detective Trapp

Detective Trapp

By Los Angeles Times | Wondery

Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs – as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” The series is about a singular detective on a relentless, sometimes lonely quest for answers.From the Los Angeles Times and Wondery, “Detective Trapp” is a new story from Christopher Goffard, the writer and host of “Dirty John.”

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Behind the Scenes | 6

Christopher Goffard talks with Matthew Shaer, host of Over My Dead Body, about the journey from Dirty John to Detective Trapp.
17/12/19·44m 13s

Secret Graves | 5

Episode 5: A serial killer’s trial does not end the case for Detective Trapp. In its aftermath, she finds herself on a quest all her own.
10/12/19·44m 13s

The Interview | 4

Episode 4: Detective Trapp comes face-to-face with a suspected serial killer during a harrowing 13 1/2-hour interview that tests all her skill and endurance. To win, she must trick her adversary.
03/12/19·45m 17s

Partners | 3

Episode 3: After weeks of frustration, Anaheim detectives break a murder case wide open —and find it larger and stranger than anyone could have anticipated.
26/11/19·43m 37s

Circuits | 2

Episode 2: Detective Trapp finds a young woman’s body at a recycling plant. The investigation leads to the dangerous streets where the victim worked. Is her death connected to the disappearances of three other women?
19/11/19·37m 7s

All the Missing | 1

Episode 1: Detective Julissa Trapp fights her way onto the homicide unit in her hometown of Anaheim, California — and strives amid personal struggles to understand God’s plan for her. In a nearby city, women begin vanishing.
19/11/19·35m 21s

Introducing Detective Trapp

Detective Trapp premieres on November 19th.
05/11/19·1m 45s
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