Murder of an Undercover Cop
Detective Corporal James “Jimmy” Grimes is a funny, lovable cop who grew up wanting to “protect and serve” his hometown of Cumberland, Rhode Island. But on August 26th, 1996, Jimmy was found dead in an undercover police car in downtown Providence. At first, investigators assume this healthy 33-year-old died of natural causes, but when the medical examiner submits her report, it’s learned that Jimmy’s neck was broken “military-style” and the case is classified as a homicide. Jimmy’s family has not stopped searching for answers to many mysterious details that surround this case. Why was Jimmy in Providence that night, and who killed him?SUBMIT A TIP
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Perhaps murdered by a fellow cop who was crooked.
i think he was killed by some kind of paranormal entity.
Why say something careless like that. This is a someone’s son, someone’s friend, and a sibling of others. Show some compassion. This society can use a little more sensitivity towards tragedy. We are highly sensitive towards everything else except tragedy for some reason.
I HATE how the USA has Law Enforcement boundaries that are communities —— NOT STATE or FEDERAL. It makes Law Enforcement horrible !!!!!!!!
Really enjoyed this season of the podcast. I hope this case gets solved. It had to be someone he knew or worked under cover to expose who found out.
I am truly so, so sorry to his family. From one blue family to another, you deserve closure. I pray it comes quickly!
This the problem that we have with policing in America, this idea of a “blue family” a fraternity. This is supposed to be a public job, not a private club. This is for the people by the people and police officers are drawn from ordinary citizens, this idea of us and them looks like it is coming to a halt. You cannot have the proper amount of accountability with this boys club attitude.
Great episode! At the end we figure out their was a man that sit behind Jimmy in his car and snapped his neck. I’m seeing a picture of Jimmy for the first time. He looked fit, I’m assuming when he was working under cover he didn’t wear his gun? Didn’t ymca and homeless shelters take names back then. I agree with his sister that the guilty man was a person that he picked up from the ymca. Got bless this family