48: Mental Health in The Prison System, with Melissa Woolever

Sept. 30, 2021

On this show we discuss mental health in the prison system and how the lack of available mental health facilities and consistent care can impact recidivism and continued negative behavior. We also cover how the juvenile ju…

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47: Remembering the Fallen with Sheriff Scott Rose

Sept. 23, 2021

On this week’s episode, we talk with Sheriff Scott Rose of Dodge County, Minnesota and the Officer Down Memorial Podcast about how his unique experiences in broadcasting helped him to create moving tributes to fallen police …

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46: Every Black Life Matters with Kevin McGarry

Sept. 17, 2021

On this week’s episode we discuss some of the topics impacting race and race relations in America with our guest, Kevin McGary, the President of Every Black Life Matters , an organization that considers itself a preeminent j…

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45: Love is Greater than Hate with MLB's Chris Singleton

Sept. 10, 2021

On this week’s episode we talk with our inspiring guest, Chris Singleton, a moving speaker, who recounts how the tragedy at the Emmanuel AME Church, which took his mother’s life, has impacted him and motivated him to affect …

Society & Culture

44: Creating Connections Between Police And The Community with Kassy Alia Ray and Jenny Wooten McGill of Serve and Protect

Sept. 2, 2021

On this week’s episode we talk with CEO, Kassy Alia Ray and Community Outreach Coordinator, Jenny Wooten McGill of Serve and Connect . We learn how Kassy turned an immense personal loss into a mission to combat divisiveness …

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43: A New Model of Police Officer Recruiting with Sarah Shendy

Aug. 27, 2021

On this week’s episode we speak with Sarah Shendy, the Director of the Ohio Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment. We discuss how her unique perspective as a Muslim American, community service-oriented police officer and tra…

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42: Unpacking Police Training with Trainer Matthew Little of Graybeard Actual

Aug. 19, 2021

On this week’s episode we speak with a mainstay of the police tactical world, Trainer Matthew Little. His vast experience in both the US Army Special Forces and SWAT operations provides us with a unique perspective regarding…

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41: Doing "God’s Work" with Reverend Sanford Key

Aug. 13, 2021

On this week’s episode we talk with a man that truly performs “God’s work,” Reverend Sandy Key. He provides us with a unifying message that helps us to make sense of the many tragedies that we all face. This is to honor our …

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40: Policing, Past and Present, with Robert Stasch

Aug. 6, 2021

Today we talk about policing from the 1960’s to the 2000’s. How policing has evolved over time. A true honest conversation about how society and police officers have made mistakes over the years, and how we need to mend th…

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39: Mental Health for First Responders & Civilians, with Carlos Farina and Richard Wistocki

July 30, 2021

Today we're talking mental health for police officers and first responders . By bringing this epidemic to the forefront and not making it so taboo, we are able to save more lives . First Responders see the most horrific si…

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38: Talking Financial Security, with Atty. Jeffrey T. Theriault

July 23, 2021

Today we discuss the importance of finances. Whether you're an officer or civilian, one must not only protect themselves and their loved ones from a physical standpoint but protect what they have worked so hard for througho…

Political Process Special Guest

37: Building Bridges with Police Reform Advocates, with Chief James Schrimpsher and Det. Marco Monteblanco

July 16, 2021

In this episode we talk with Chief James Schrimpsher and Detective Marco Monteblanco of the Washington State Fraternal Order of Police. We discuss how they helped to form coalitions with police reform advocates such as Andre…

36: Policing in the South with Chief Mike Turner

July 9, 2021

Today we discuss the uniqueness of policing in the “South.” The Right to Work vs Unions, good will, community policing, work-life balance, faith, personal accountability and much more. In 1990 Mike spent six months studying…

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35: Make the RIGHT Choices, Even If They Are The HARD Choices, with Danny Stone

July 1, 2021

Today's Guest: Danny Stone, also known as "Coach Stone", is a Life and Business Coach, Transformational Speaker, Author of 2 best-selling books, and Host of The Grind and Gratitude Show podcast. He went from growing up in lo…

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34: Knowing Your Rights, with Trial Attorney Audrey Anderson

June 25, 2021

https://www.andersonaa.com/ Audrey Anderson is an experienced, dynamic, and accomplished trial attorney. She is a 20-year veteran of the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office who has conducted over 250 trials to verdict an…

33. Mental Health for Police Officers

June 17, 2021

Guest: Melissa Woolever is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. https://willowtree-therapy.com/ We discussed mental health for police officers. How what we see and deal with are not regular sites. How we deal with t…

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32: Comedy and Policework??? Doing the Whip and Nae Nae with Bryston Lystrop

June 10, 2021

A few years ago, a Utah police officer was caught on a 7/11 surveillance camera doing the "Whip" and the "Nae Nae" dances. The footage went viral, and was one of the first examples of the "humanity" of police officers being…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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…

Society & Culture

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 …

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

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…