3 Cops Talk - Rebuilding Community Trust

3 Cops Talk - Rebuilding Community Trust

Welcome to 3 Cops Talk. On this podcast, three active-duty police officers discuss behind the scenes stories and real-life accounts of what it's like to be a cop. Every episode, You'll get an inside look at the challenges and dangers they face on a daily basis, as well as the triumphs and inspirational moments that make it all worth it. If you want to understand more about the men and women who put their lives on the line for us every day, and what they are dong to mend the relationship between civilians and police, then this is the show for you!

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Recent Episodes

95: An Officer Down Steps Back Up with Sergeant Laurie White (ret.) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Sept. 22, 2022

On this week’s episode, Scott and Shaun are joined by retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sergeant, Laurie White, to discuss her biographical book, 10-33, An Officer Down Steps Back Up. Laurie covers her journey to and thr…

Guest: Laurie White

94: Effective Message Management with Tamrin Olden of Law Enforcement Social

Sept. 15, 2022

The boys of 3CT talk with public relations and marketing expert, Tamrin Olden of TOC Public Relations and Law Enforcement Social , about the importance of controlling an impactful public safety narrative through effective c…

Quick Hit #3 - Smile, You're on Body Worn Camera!

Sept. 12, 2022

On this Quick Hit episode, the boys from 3CT talk about Shaun's return to the street and his fascination with the body worn camera, or as it's commonly known in police circles, the BWC. They also provide some perspectives on…

Resiliency And Wellness

93: Tactical Longevity with Dr. Jennifer Prohaska

Sept. 8, 2022

Scott and Shaun talk with Clinical Psychologist and University of Kansas Jayhawk, Dr. Jennifer Prohaska (Ph.D) about a police officer resiliency program that she developed to better treat the high number of police officers t…

92: Unfair to Elections with Deputy Director Chris Harvey of the Georgia POST Council

Sept. 1, 2022

On this episode, the guys speak with long time law enforcement professional, Chris Harvey of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council , about his unique experiences as the former Elections Director of the Geo…

Quick Hit #2 - Street Takeovers

Aug. 30, 2022

On this Quick Hit episode, Scott and Shaun are joined by good friend and guest host, Sergeant Kevin Ameiss (Episode 67: Go West, Young Man! ) to discuss the increasing incidents of vehicular "Street Takeovers” sweeping the U…

About the Hosts

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Shaun Ferguson

Police Officer & Podcast Host

A 1989 graduate of The Citadel and former United States Army Officer, serving in Germany & Operation Desert Storm. Police Officer since 2000, assigned to Patrol, Tactical, Narcotics, Honor Guard & Training Units. 17 years of SWAT experience. Duties involved community education, fugitive apprehension, directed enforcement & inter-departmental interdiction operations. Served as a narcotics & vice detective. Certified Trainer in Firearms, Less Lethal Weapons, Active Threat Response, Tactical Medicine & Peer Support.

Created & presented public education forums related to the impact of narcotics on the community. Developed a recruiting & retention model through an in-depth police officer internship program. Received numerous awards for individual & team performance. Awarded the Medal of Valor.

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Chris Sherwin

Police Officer, CEO and Host

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Scott Thorsen

Police Supervisor and Host

Scott is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration. He was hired as a police officer in 2000 and has held various assignments including Field Training Officer, Patrol Tactical Unit team member, Narcotics Investigator, DEA Task Force Officer and Mobile Field Force Team Leader. Since being promoted to Sergeant in 2015, Scott has spent three years as a Patrol supervisor and four years as an Investigations supervisor overseeing various units including narcotics, criminal intelligence and special events. He has worked for over 15 years as an instructor for a suburban police academy providing classroom and scenario based training on crimes in progress, surveillance tactics and traffic stops.