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

117: The Alec Baldwin Case - Zweiter Teil

Jan. 26, 2023

Tune in for an unexpectedly German-themed, follow-up to Episode 55: Kyle Rittenhouse & Alec Baldwin - A Tale of Two Shootings https://pdcn.co/e/www.buzzsprout.com/1342087/9572817-55-kyle-rittenhouse-alec-baldwin-a-tale-of-tw…

116: Faith, Female Fashion & FRANKENFINGER

Jan. 19, 2023

On this episode, the boys from 3CT get together to discuss what seems to be society’s waning faith in everything. They ponder whether or not the widespread lack of faith in any higher power is now leading all of us to doubt …

115: CPR Saves Lives with Firefighter/Paramedic Billy Croft

Jan. 12, 2023

Thanks largely to the effective application of CPR by trained and prepared personnel, American Football Player Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills survived his very high profile cardiac arrest. On this episode, we are joined …

114: Fixing Law Enforcement with Major Travis Yates

Jan. 5, 2023

For our first episode of 2023, we are joined by law enforcement ombudsman and truth teller, Major Travis Yates, to discuss one of his recent articles, How to Fix Law Enforcement . We cover his 5 "resolutions" for helping to…

Guest: Travis Yates

113: Leaving a Life of Child Prostitution with Rayanne Irving (Part 2)

Dec. 29, 2022

In what may be our most explicit and frank episodes to date, 3CT is joined by a former sex-trafficked, child prostitute Rayanne Irving for part two of a series covering prostitution. Rayanne discusses the factors that helped…

112: The Life of a Child Prostitute with Rayanne Irving (Part 1)

Dec. 22, 2022

In what may be our most explicit and frank episodes to date, 3CT is joined by a former sex-trafficked, child prostitute Rayanne Irving for a two episode series covering prostitution. Rayanne taps into her real world experien…

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.