Ride-along

On the Criminal podcast, host Phoebe Judge spends a day riding along with an Austin, Texas, police officer. thisiscriminal.com Night and day compared with the dysfunctional, dystopian Cleveland criminal justice system portrayed in the Serial podcast. serialpodcast.org

Prison break

The Fox: When Martin McNally met another plane hijacker in prison, they started coming up with a plan to escape using the very thing that got them there in the first place. [Criminal podcast]