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

90: A Journey from Victim to Survivor with Jen Lee of the I Need Blue Podcast

Aug. 18, 2022

Scott and Shaun meet with Jen Lee, the host of the I Need Blue Podcast to discuss how she turned a physically and emotionally stressful experience as the victim of a violent crime into an opportunity become an empowered surv…

Quick Hit #1: Understanding Search Warrants

Aug. 16, 2022

In light of the often confusing and conflicting media coverage of the recent FBI search warrant on former President Donald Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago, our subject matter expert, Sergeant Scott, takes us through law enforceme…

89: Mo' Problems, Mo' Money - Understanding On-Call Pay for the Police

Aug. 11, 2022

Recently, a 12-member jury delivered a verdict against officers of the Louisville (Kentucky) Metro Police Department's SWAT team. The lawsuit was filed by the officers in 2016 and sought millions of dollars of back pay for "…

88: The Warrior vs. Guardian Cop

Aug. 4, 2022

This week, the boys from 3CT provide some personal perspectives regarding the ongoing debate surrounding police officers acting as either “guardians” or “warriors” in service to their communities. They discuss the concepts …

87: Limitless Momentum with Officer Ariana Stone

July 29, 2022

3CT meets with a fellow cop that literally puts her challenging experiences as a police officer to aid the communities that we all serve. The guys have an entertaining conversation with Entrepreneur and Police Officer, Arian…

86: How "Being Offended" Impacts Our Society And Keeps Us Divided

July 21, 2022

Chris and Shaun discuss how the perpetual “culture of offense” impacts the current state of our deeply divided society. Initially, they provide examples of how often innocuous events and words can be contaminated through th…

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 & Training Units. SWAT Officer since 2003. Duties involved community education, fugitive apprehension, directed enforcement & inter-departmental interdiction operations. Served as a narcotics & vice detective, conducting investigations, in-depth reports, search warrants, subpoenas & testimony for various State's Attorney’s Offices. 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 Thorse

Police Supervisor and Host