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

June 4, 2021

https://www.facebook.com/TrooperBobSC/about_contact_and_basic_info 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…

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…

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 …

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…

27: Talking Gun Control

May 6, 2021

On todays show the crew talks about GUN CONTROL. We discuss truthful statistics, the right to bear arms, and the need to end gun violence. The discussion is about holding people responsible for gun violence. We talk about …

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…

25: Police Officer Training - How To Improve It, and Why It Makes A Difference

April 23, 2021

The police need to obtain more real world training to better serve the community. A better-trained police department means a safer community, and a better trained community. On today's episode we evaluate the different tra…

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…

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…

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…

21: Active Shooter & Fallen Officers - A Cop's Perspective

March 25, 2021

On today's show, we discuss the active shooter situations in Boulder and Atlanta, what it's like to respond to an active shooter situation , and the reaction (both personal and as a police force) to a fallen Police Officer.

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.

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.

18: Stories from Flint, Michigan: Urban Blight, It’s Effects on Policing and Communities with Retired Sargent Bill Meyer

March 4, 2021

On today's show, we have special guest retired Sargent Bill Meyer, who was a Flint MI policeman for 30 years. Today we discuss a number of topics, including: -lack of training for police -economy as it relates to crime -eve…

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…

16: Police Reform Legislation Explained with Mike Kmiecik of Sheep Dog Guardian | HB3653 Illinois Police Reform Legislation

Feb. 20, 2021

A better breakdown of the HB3653 Illinois Police Reform Legislation with a subject matter expert. Listen to this all the way through and help get the bad legislation redone or revoked. Mike breaks down over 800 pages of leg…

15: Police Reform Debate - Breaking Down Illinois HB3563

Feb. 12, 2021

Today the boys and special guest Michael O'Neal dig into the nitty gritty of the new Police reform act HB 3563 from Illinois. Is it as bad as it looks? Should we panic if we are a police officer, or is there some nuance in…

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…

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…

12: Ask Us Anything! Q&A Show #2!

Jan. 22, 2021

On this episode, we've got a guest in studio and have a great time answering questions!

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…

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…

9: Street Encounters Between Police and Civilians

Dec. 30, 2020

Today the guys discuss street encounters between police and civilians. We discuss your fourth amendment rights and reasonable vs unreasonable search and seizure. This is a great episode to spur the everyday citizen to kno…

8: Police Officers and The Use Of Force

Dec. 23, 2020

In this episode, we talk about when and why the use of force is necessary, what goes through our minds as we are in tense situations, and what kind of discretion we have during a specific situation.