Resiliency & Wellness Special Guest

31: From an Austrian Detention Camp to State Trooper, with "Trooper Bob" Beres

June 4, 2021 On today's show we chat with Trooper Bob about how he and his family persevered from a detention camp in Hungary through Austria ultimately to the US. The gu…

Society & Culture Special Guest

30: Why Building Relationships Matters The Most, with Andre Taylor

May 28, 2021

The deadly 2016 shooting of Che Taylor by Seattle Police sparked outrage in the Black community and a level of demand for more police accountability not seen since the deadly shooting of John T. Williams. Che Taylor was shot…

Society & Culture Special Guest

29: Policing The Media, with Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith

May 21, 2021

This episode explores the media and it's relationship to police officers. Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith retired in 2009 as a 29-year veteran of a large metropolitan police department in the Chicago suburbs. Beginning her career …

Society & Culture Special Guest

28: Turning Your Life Around with Anthony Farrer of The Timepiece Gentleman

May 10, 2021

Today we hear from Anthony Farrer, co-owner of The Timepiece Gentleman. ( @timepiecegentleman ) Anthony’s story is how his mindset and determination turned his life around from prison to successful business owner and entrepr…

Training & Development Special Guest

26: How to Choose, (And Keep) The BEST Police Officers, with Dr. Karen Amendola

April 30, 2021

This episode we talked about obtaining and keeping good officers. Dr Amendola speaks about what agencies can do better to get the best cops, and retain the best cops to serve the communities. We talk about how officers are…

Training & Development Special Guest

24: SPIDR Founder Rahul Sidhu

April 16, 2021

he SPIDR Tech platform is the world’s first customer service infrastructure built exclusively for law enforcement. This show was about obtaining customer service data to make police better. It is a customer service database…

Training & Development Special Guest

23: Using Police De-Escalation Techniques vs. Force, with Dr. Robin Engel & Sgt. Justin Witt

April 9, 2021

Spoke with Dr. Robin Engel Director of International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and University of Cincinnati Center for Police Research and Policy, and Sgt Justin Witt of Louisville Metro about how the police wor…

Community Education Special Guest

22: Civilian and Law Enforcement Response to Autism, with Stefan Bjes

April 1, 2021

How to keep officers and people safe during an encounter with someone diagnosed with Autism. Today we discuss civilian and law enforcement response to Autism. We have Stefan Bjes who is an active law enforcement officer wit…

Society & Culture Special Guest

20: UK Police Officer Helen Hayes - Cops Across The Pond

March 18, 2021

Special Guest Helen Hayes called in from the UK today. We discussed the differences between policing in America compared to England.

Society & Culture Special Guest

19: Why Accountability Matters, with Garland Mays

March 11, 2021

Garland Mays is back in studio to talk about civilian and police accountability. We chatted about how important it is to accept accountability and accepting our actions as police officers.

Society & Culture Special Guest

17: A Black Police Officer’s Perspective on The Job. A Father & Son Who Have Made Their Career Law Enforcement

Feb. 25, 2021

Today we welcome Brandon and Zach, an african american father and son who are both police officers. On this show we chat about a number of key issues, including: * How they've handled being called derogatory names * How th…

Community Education Special Guest

14: Child Sexploitation and Trafficking with Richard Wistocki

Feb. 5, 2021

Today, the boys have Richard Wistocki in studio, and they cover a number of important topics, including: -how to protect you children from predators -how to protect your children on their devices The stats show that child pr…

Society & Culture Special Guest

13: How 2 Police Officers Turned Around the Life of a Hardcore Criminal

Jan. 30, 2021

Today's show features our guest Garland Mays. We get into some really interesting stuff, including: -how the streets lured him into a life of crime . (and eventually murder) - how he became a hardened criminal that was move…

Society & Culture Special Guest

11: An African American Father & Son Have A Candid Chat With 3 Active Duty Police Officers - part 2

Jan. 14, 2021

We had a FANTASTIC CONVERSATION with these guys, including topics like: -solutions of how we might bridge the gap between civilians and police -A full Q&A between street guys and us cops -true communication between both part…

Society & Culture Special Guest

10: An African American Father & Son Have A Candid Chat With 3 Active Duty Police Officers - part 1

Jan. 7, 2021

On this episode, an African American father and son sit down with us to talk about how we might bridge the gap in our communities, what impressions of police officers they grew up with, and how the son has begun his traini…