Known for movies

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Date Of BirthDecember 4, 1950
SpouseRegina Dietl
FactWas one of the most decorated officer in the history of New York City Police Department. He even attained the highest arrest record during a ten-year period.

Bo Dietl (born November 26, 1950) is an American former New York City police detective, television personality, and private investigator. He is the founder and CEO of Beau Dietl & Associates, a New York-based investigative and security consulting firm.

Early Life

Dietl was born and raised in the Ozone Park neighborhood of Queens, New York. His father was a German immigrant and his mother was of Irish descent. He has four brothers and sisters. Dietl attended St. Francis Preparatory School in Brooklyn before being expelled in his senior year. He then attended and graduated from John Adams High School in Ozone Park.

Dietl began his law enforcement career in 1971 as a New York City police officer. He worked as a patrolman in the Bronx and later as an undercover narcotics detective in Manhattan. In 1978, he was assigned to the NYPD’s elite Street Crime Unit, where he gained notoriety for his aggressive style of policing. Dietl was featured in the 1981 book The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism by Simon Reeve.

Dietl left the NYPD in 1985 to start his own private investigation firm, Beau Dietl & Associates. The firm quickly gained a reputation for its high-profile cases, including the investigation into the murder of rapper Tupac Shakur. In recent years, the firm has been hired by major corporations such as Walmart and Coca-Cola to conduct internal investigations.

Dietl has also worked as a television commentator and analyst, appearing on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. He was a regular contributor to The O’Reilly Factor and hosted his own show on Fox News Radio. In 2016, Dietl ran for mayor of New York City as a Republican, but withdrew from the race before the primary election.

Net Worth

Dietl’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million. He earns a salary of $1 million per year from his private investigation firm. He has also made significant earnings from his work as a television commentator and analyst.


Dietl has been married three times. His first marriage ended in divorce after seven years. He has two daughters from his second marriage, which ended in divorce after 17 years. Dietl has been married to his third wife, Veronica, since 2004. They have no children together.

Physical Characteristics

Dietl is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He has blue eyes and salt-and-pepper hair.

General Info

Full NameBo Dietl
Date Of BirthDecember 4, 1950
ProfessionFilm producer, Author, Detective, Private Detectives and Investigators, Actor, Businessperson


SpouseRegina Dietl
SiblingsAlan Dietl, Carol Dietl, Frank Dietl Jr.


MoviesThe Curve, Carlito's Way, Whispers in the Dark, Goodfellas

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1Appears every Monday morning on the radio/TV show "Imus in the Morning." [September 2006]
2Father of two boys and a girl (graduated from the University of Tampa with honors).
3Ran for Congress in 1986.
4Fox News contributor.
5Founder of Beau Dietl & Associates, Private Investigations in 1985.
6Was one of the most decorated officer in the history of New York City Police Department. He even attained the highest arrest record during a ten-year period.
7The plot in Abel Ferrara's crime drama Bad Lieutenant (1992) is mainly inspired by Dietl's investigation of the rape of a young nun. Dietl even had a part in the movie as one of the investigating detectives.
8Among the famous cases Dietl worked on, he investigated and brought to custody the two young males involved in the assault and rape of a nun in Spanish Harlem. Rumours said that Dietl closed the case with the collaboration of mobsters belonging to the Cosa Nostra, with whom he remained close.




Vinyl2016TV SeriesJoe Corso
The Wolf of Wall Street2013Bo Dietl
Boardwalk Empire2013TV SeriesNorth Side Resident
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005TV SeriesToni Stotti
Law & Order2004TV SeriesCarmine 'Bumpy' Bustale
Exiled1998TV MovieDetective Beldock
One Tough Cop1998Det. Benny Levine
Dead Man's Curve1998Detective Amato
Carlito's Way1993Casino Man
Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story1993TV MoviePriest
Whispers in the Dark1992Detective Ditali
Bad Lieutenant1992Detective Bo
This Is My Life1992Private Detective Wheedle
Goodfellas1990Arresting Narc (as Richard 'Bo' Dietl)
Maniac Cop 21990Detective


Carlito's Way: Rise to Power2005Video executive producer
The Lucky Ones2003executive producer
The Bone Collector1999associate producer
One Tough Cop1998executive producer


One Tough Cop1998book


Carlito's Way1993security officer


It All Happens Here: Abel Ferrara & the Making of 'Bad Lieutenant'2009Video short special thanks


Hannity2010-2016TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Contributor / Himself - Former NYPD Detective / Himself / ...
The Making of Trump2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Daily Show2004-2015TV SeriesHimself
Outnumbered2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Imus in the Morning2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Contributor / Himself - Former NYPD Detective
Cavuto on Business2014TV SeriesHimself
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives2013TV SeriesHimself
Geraldo at Large2013TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Panelist
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto2013TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Glenn Beck2009TV SeriesHimself - Bo Dietl & Associates
The Gent2009Himself
The O'Reilly Factor2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Forensic Files2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Former NYPD Detective
Imus in the Morning on MSNBC1996TV SeriesRegular Cast Member
Investigative Reports1991TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2016TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Contributor
JonBenet: An American Murder Mystery2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Private Investigator
Making Money with Charles Payne2016TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Contributor

Archive Footage

Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Former NYPD Detective
The Culture High2014DocumentaryHimself
Imus in the Morning2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Contributor / Himself
Money with Melissa Francis2013TV SeriesHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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