Danny R. Smith is a retired homicide detective who spent 21 years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. In 2004 he moved to Idaho where he worked as a private investigator and consultant before retiring his business in 2022.
He is the author of the Dickie Floyd Detective Novel series, the Rich Farris Detective Novel series, his autobiography, Nothing Left to Prove: A Law Enforcement Memoir, and The Murder Memo, a true crime (et cetera) blog.
Danny has appeared as a subject matter expert on numerous crime podcasts and shows including True Crime Daily and the STARZ channel’s WRONG MAN series.
He is a member of the Idaho Writers Guild and the Public Safety Writers Association.