The Best True Crime Podcasts

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Vote up the podcasts about true crime that you listen to the most.

Crime and mystery fans, we're ranking the best true crime podcasts. Featuring mysterious disappearances, cold cases, and unsolved murders, the most popular true crime podcasts covers real stories and conspiracies. What is the best true crime podcast?

If you're looking for true crime podcasts currently airing new episodes, Sword and Scale is a must-listen. Hosted by Mike Boudet, the podcast examines the crime underworld, high-profile trials, and unsolved mysteries. Some true crime podcasts are so compelling they even become TV shows.

Another great true crime podcast is Crimetown, a new series from Gimlet Media. Hosts Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier investigate the crime culture in a different American city for each season. The first season of Crimetown looks at organized crime in Providence, Rhode Island, involving crooked cops, mobsters, and dirty politics. Other good true crime podcasts include Criminal, In the Dark, True Crime Garage, Casefile True Crime, and Someone Knows Something

Vote up the best true crime podcasts and feel free to add any of your favorite mystery case podcasts missing from the list. 

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  • Casefile True Crime
    311 votes

    Casefile True Crime

  • My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
    628 votes

    My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

  • Criminal
    194 votes


  • Crime Junkie
    245 votes

    Crime Junkie

  • Serial
    238 votes


  • True Crime Garage
    214 votes

    True Crime Garage