VIDEO: Retired BPD cold case detective has new career as a novelist

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A retired cold case detective with the Buffalo Police Department is now spending her days as a novelist.

The backdrop of Lissa Redmond’s first novel, “A Cold Day in Hell””, takes bits and pieces from her 22 years as a member of the local department, and some of the locales.

Redmond stopped by the News 4 studio Wednesday to discuss her novel and its inspiration. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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