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

The Rural Badge with Kathleen Dias

June 8, 2023

On this episode, we step outside the hustle of the big cities and the monotony of the suburbs to talk with our guest, a rural policing advocate, Kathleen Dias , about some of the aspects of rural policing in America. You’ll …

Work-Life Balance in Law Enforcement

June 1, 2023

After recognizing the recent passing of a Police Chief, a K-9 and the ever increasing hazards of the job, Scott and Shaun take the time to consider some of the unique difficulties that cops may find in achieving a healthy wo…

A Penny for Your Thoughts

May 26, 2023

On this episode, we provide some thoughts on the recent controversial death of Jordan Kneely, on the New York City Subway System. Kneely, a mentally ill and homeless subject with a violent criminal history, died as the resu…

The National Law Enforcement Memorial

May 18, 2023

In dedication to the service and memory of slain Chicago Police Officer, Areanah Preston , Scott and Shaun discuss the origins and observations of National Police Week, as well as the National Law Enforcement Memorial and ce…

134: Gun Rights......and Wrongs

May 11, 2023

On this episode, Scott and Shaun respond to some listener mail regarding how the police may interact with legal gun owners and the immense responsibilities associated with the freedom to legally own a firearm in the United S…

133: Ausie Educational Ingenuity with Christian Williams

May 4, 2023

Similar to the institution of policing, many in the United States are questioning the effectiveness of our current public education system. So on this episode, we are joined by accomplished Australian schoolteacher, Christia…

About the Hosts

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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 un

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Chris Sherwin

Police Officer, CEO and Host

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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 Medici