Society & Culture

109: FYI, All Cops AREN'T Bastards

Dec. 6, 2022

On this episode, we discuss how our society's long held commitment to individual rights and responsibilities can quickly dissolve when we have the opportunity to judge an entire group based upon the "bad" actions of an indiv…

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108: Currency, Christmas & Crime

Dec. 1, 2022

Today's discussion centers on how the struggling economy, the deflated value of the U.S. dollar, crime and the holiday season are all macro-level factors that interconnect to make for many more micro-level issues for the pol…

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91: Mentor Michael Sartain of Men of Action

Aug. 25, 2022

The boys from 3CT are joined by professional mentor, Michael Sartain of Men of Action , for an extended episode covering many interesting and humorous topics. Michael discusses everything from growing up in Dallas, Texas, hi…

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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 …

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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…

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83: Hot Sauce, Summer in the City

June 30, 2022

This week’s stranger-than-fiction-dispatch finds the boys from 3CT addressing a real-world call involving the unreasonable use of a particularly spicy condiment on a subject’s body part that should normally garner a signific…

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82: The Buck Stops There and the Pride of Exclusion

June 24, 2022

After opening with another installment of “Stranger-than-Fiction Dispatch Theater,” the guys from 3CT offer their thoughts on the Uvalde, Texas Police Chief’s first public statements regarding the tragic school shooting that…

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81: A Democracy, While It Lasts...

June 16, 2022

On this episode, all of the boys get together and respond to a “stranger-than-fiction dispatch” to humorously illustrate the all-too-common calls that police officers regularly receive. The conversation then transitions to t…

Society & Culture

79: 2 Cops Vent

May 24, 2022

On this episode, Scott and Shaun lampoon some current events that are likely distracting us from the more pressing issues truly facing our society. They air some of their personal and professional frustrations but also point…

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76: Discussing The Grand Rapids Shooting, with Dave Smith

April 22, 2022

Renowned police trainer, Dave Smith, rejoins 3CT to provide some perspective on the officer involved shooting of Patrick Loyoya in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dave discusses the need to consider all of the circumstances beyond …

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75: Reacting To The Grand Rapids Shooting

April 16, 2022

Shaun provides us with some quick programming notes for the state of the podcast, recognizes our 911 Dispatchers and acknowledges the need to further discuss the officer involved shooting in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He also d…

Society & Culture

72: What’s the Deal with Confrontations?

March 17, 2022

This week’s episode is a mix of nostalgia and commentary that covers the expanse of grand-parental interior design, dentistry and the need to return to a balanced approach of dealing with violence and human confrontation. Th…

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71: The Blue Divide with Author Will Moravits

March 11, 2022

On this week’s episode, the boys from 3CT talk with former police officer, author and professor Will Moravits about his recently published book, The Blue Divide; Policing and Race in America. Will discusses his police roots,…

Guest: Will Moravits
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66: Drawing on Your Talents with Officer Joseph Arnold

Feb. 2, 2022

This week, the boys from 3CT are joined by Police Officer and professional animator, Joseph Arnold, to help promote his artistic contribution to the soon to be released fictional graphic novel, The Thin Blue Line . Joe and t…

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65: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Virus

Jan. 27, 2022

This week’s episode brings the boys back together for the first time in 2022! Sergeant Scott discusses, of his own free will, his personal bout with the dreaded virus and how it sidelined him for everything from work, holida…