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FBI Retired Case File Review

The host of FBI Retired Case File Review with Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent writing crime fiction inspired by true crime FBI cases. In this podcast, she interviews retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profile cases, reviews how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies and recommends crime fiction. Photos and links to articles about the cases and topics discussed can be found at

Mar 8, 2018

Retired agent Ed Petersen served with the FBI for more than 27 years. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, he reviews the investigation of the kidnapping and murder of Exxon Oil Executive Sidney Reso. While they negotiated for his release for 52 days, what investigators didn’t know was that Reso had been shot in the arm during the kidnapping, and had died three days later. During his career, Ed Petersen handled a variety of responsibilities to include the coordination of complex investigations involving white collar type crime, fraud, embezzlement, organized crime, foreign counter-intelligence, terrorism and violent crimes, extortion, kidnapping, fugitive and bank robbery cases. Petersen was an FBI certified Hostage Negotiator, Police Instructor, and S.W.A.T. Team coordinator. He also served as the FBI’s liaison with state, local and federal law enforcement agencies and professional sports organizations. Upon retiring, he became the Director of Security for Major League Baseball (MLB), Office of the Commissioner. Currently, Ed Petersen is a co-founder of Buckley Petersen Global, Inc., and has contributed to security assessments and the development of crisis readiness and response plans for corporations, schools, hospitals and professional sports.