At first highly skeptical, especially when Johnny implicates a sheriff's deputy who is Bannerman's good friend, by the end of the pilot he and Johnny have joined forces to apprehend the perp.
So once he cracks a case using his senses, he still has to catch the perp like any other cop.
It doesn't make sense that the perp did it.
The perp did a quick job of searching the house before we got here.
Some perp thinks Youngblood is the real deal; the Psychic Tipster, so he cuts him up like pork roast, gets to the truth, and dumps him.
But who is the perp, as you call him?
After all, he was the victim, not the perp.