• Understaffed and Exhausted: Getting your team motivated

    Hi Nguyen is a former Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer with 14 years of experience in patrol, close protection, counter-terrorism and undercover operations. He is currently the Director of Protection Services for a large Canadian university. In his 20 years of experience in this industry he’s witnessed the impact of poor leadership at all rank levels: Burnouts, depressions, suicides. This is why he now spend all of my energy coaching the next generation of leaders. Showing them how to successfully lead teams, be recognized for their work and get promoted fast.

  • National Tactical Officer Association's Don Kester

    Don served more than 23 years with the Pima County (AZ) Sheriff’s Department, retiring in 2015. His assignments with the department included training director, patrol district commander, special operations, tactical response and staff services section commander, as well as the support operations and criminal investigations division commander. He now leads NTOA’s Training and Education Department, as well as their prestigious cadre of instructors. He also manages NTOA training courses, seminars and conferences, as well as develop strategic plans to keep the NTOA at the forefront of law enforcement training and practices.

  • Encore Dr. Amir Kfir - Nonflict: The Art of Everyday Peacemaking

    Dr. Amir Kfir is an organizational consultant and management change leader. For over 30 years he has been helping companies worldwide in organizational transformation and has been a leader in the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) forum methodology process. His global experiences have led him to gain a deep understanding of cultural and business diversity. Amir is known for his methodology of Nonflict which he spoke about in a TED talk in 2017. He is also the author of Nonflict: The Art of Everyday Peacemaking in which he offers practical tools and exercises for dealing with conflict.

  • Capt. Michelle Rhone - Leading in the Law Enforcement Industry

    Captain Rhone has been an officer with the Hampton Police Division since June 2002. She has over twenty years of critical problem solving, strategic planning, decision making, and leading others in the law enforcement industry. Specific expertise in training and education, leadership development and human resource functions. Documented record of success solving workplace effectiveness problems through the development of systems, policies, and cultivating relationships., Records, Personnel & Recruiting, and the Training Academy where she was the Director. Most recently, she is the Deputy Branch Commander for Police Operations. Capt. Rhone serves as the Commander of the Crisis Negotiations team and is a member of the Critical Incident Stress Management team where she is a peer supporter.

  • Paul Zalucky - A Day in the Life of a CIA Operations Officer

    Join us to hear Paul Zalucky talk about his 28-year career as a CIA Operations Officer overseas before retiring from its Executive Ranks. He will share his experiences as an Operations Officer in Moscow, the Subcontinent, the Middle East, Kyiv and Warsaw. Mr. Zalucky served in Moscow from 84-86 and was involved in the operations highlighted in David Hoffman’s book “Billion Dollar Spy.” Mr. Zalucky continues to conduct business in the central Europe, travels to Ukraine to assist with security and humanitarian projects and maintains an office in Warsaw.

  • The Biology of Good and Evil: Paul Zak

    Find out why over 1M people view his TED Talks. Join us, especially if you're in Public Safety for a rare look at how extraordinary experiences shape us, our happiness, wellbeing and performance. Paul J. Zak is a professor at Claremont Graduate University and is ranked in the top 0.3% of most cited scientists with over 180 published papers and more than 19,000 citations to his research. Zak’s two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Papua New Guinea. Along the way he helped start a number of interdisciplinary fields including neuroeconomics, neuromanagement, and neuromarketing. He has written three general audience books and is a regular TED speaker. His latest book, Immersion: The Science of the Extraordinary and Source of Happiness (2022), identifies the neurologic basis for extraordinary experiences and uses 50,000 brain measurements to show readers how to create high-impact training among other benefits.

  • Justin King - Developing strong, confident and, capable leaders.

    Justin King is the Chief Product and Strategy Officer (CPSO) of the National Command and Staff College. With over 33 years of Military and Government experience, he leads the organization's product and business development and implementation of the company’s strategic initiatives. Justin is a trusted consultant and coach with a reputation for developing strong, resilient organizations and confident, capable leaders. Drawing on his breadth of experience in business management, training facilitation, and in-the-trenches investigations, he inspires individuals and teams to unparalleled heights of performance.

  • Eric Feldman - Chief of Police & Homeland Security Expert

    Join us as we talk to New Smyrna Beach Chief of Police Eric Feldman about his 24 years of experience in state, local, and federal law enforcement, spanning various roles and responsibilities. His experiences include homeland security, special tactics, cybercrime, and international cooperation. As a law enforcement coach and mentor for Performance Protocol, he is passionate about creating positive organizational change, developing staff, improving training programs, policies, and equipment, and building coalitions between law enforcement agencies and the public.

  • Jack Devine - Bringing the Secret Intelligence World To Light

    Join us as he brings the secret intelligence world and its connections to global hotspots and current events to light. Jack Devine served at the Central Intelligence Agency for more than 30 years, rising to become the acting deputy director of operations – the head of all CIA spying operations.His life’s story is one of gripping intrigue and high-stakes maneuvering, and he was present at nearly every major CIA operation. The issues present in the news today – Russia/the Ukraine, Snowden, cyber security, China, the Middle East, and ISIS – are issues he spent his entire career working on, and his expertise in the intelligence community is highly sought after by top-tier media outlets. Central Intelligence Agency. Jack Devine has had a storied career at the CIA. He ran Charlie Wilson’s War in Afghanistan, which was the largest covert action of the Cold War, and it was Devine who helped to push the Soviets out of Afghanistan with his decision to supply the mujahudeen with Stinger anti-aircraft missiles. He oversaw the operation that brought down Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, was in Chile when Allende fell, and tried to stop the Iran-Contra affair. He also tangled with Rick Ames, the KGB spy inside the CIA, and aided in the search for FBI mole Robert Hanssen. Devine later ran CIA stations in Latin America and Rome, headed the Counternarcotics Center, and eventually rose to become acting chief of the agency’s clandestine service. For his work, he received the agency’s Distinguished Intelligence Medal and several meritorious awards.

  • Encore Canine Expert for VUCA Times

    Steve Stoops has worn many uniforms in service to our Nation. Join us today as he shares his experiences from around the globe in the military and in law enforcement.

  • Father Michael Mannion - Lessons from St. Mother Teresa

    People without a place to tell their story and a person to listen to it never come into possession of themselves. Discovery Ministries was founded in 1974 in Westville, NJ. Since then over 30,000 youth, young adults, and family members have participated in spiritual retreats in an atmosphere of love and acceptance that have helped them grow, pursue their dreams, and develop their talents and gifts. During 2011-12, the Discovery Retreat House was renovated to expand their mission. The renovated house provides handicap access to retreat participants and also serves as a “home away from home” for special needs and chronically ill children and adults and their families. These respite retreats and guest days provide families with opportunities to reconnect with each other, emotionally and spiritually – and enjoy themselves as well!

  • Steve Luce - Make an Extraordinary Difference.

    Since February 2009, Stephen Luce has served as the Executive Director for the Indiana Sheriffs Association. As the Executive Director he administers all affairs of the Association including the following: statewide training for all Sheriffs and their employees, legislation, fundraising, annual membership drive, acts as a liaison for the Sheriffs in communicating to State Offices, and organize and supervise research and educational programs for the Association. Everyday Steve encourages those around him to choose to be extraordinary in everything they do.

  • Sheriff Robert Goldsmith

    Bob Goldsmith is the Sheriff of Tippecanoe County, in Indiana. A Tippecanoe County resident for all but two years of his life, Sheriff Goldsmith graduated from Lafayette Jeff High School, attended Purdue and Ball State Universities, and then began his career in law enforcement as a Tippecanoe County Jail Deputy in 1997. He eventually worked his way up to supervisor before leaving, and becoming a Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy in 1999. On September 11, 2001, he walked into the lobby of the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office and turned in his Deputy Application. He came back home in January of 2002 when he was sworn in as a Deputy with the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office. During his career with the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office, he spent 12 years as a Detective, was promoted to Sergeant of Detectives in 2016, promoted to Lieutenant of Detectives in 2018, and then elected Sheriff of Tippecanoe County in November of 2018. He was then re-elected Sheriff in November of 2022. During his career, he has been a member of the Hostage Negotiation Team, a boat operator for the Dive Team, and participated in an operation where he took on the persona of a child to catch those that were trying to meet up with children and victimize them. He has attended several classes for interviewing children that are victims of crimes, homicide investigation, criminal interview and interrogation schools, computer forensic classes, and much more. Bob has a passion for law enforcement, community service, and doing everything he can to help his teammates become the best they can be - by listening to them, communicating with them, and providing for them.

  • Dr. Amir Kfir - Nonflict: The Art of Everyday Peacemaking

    Dr. Amir Kfir is an organizational consultant and management change leader. For over 30 years he has been helping companies worldwide in organizational transformation and has been a leader in the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) forum methodology process. His global experiences have led him to gain a deep understanding of cultural and business diversity. Amir is known for his methodology of Nonflict which he spoke about in a TED talk in 2017. He is also the author of Nonflict: The Art of Everyday Peacemaking in which he offers practical tools and exercises for dealing with conflict.

  • Shawn Lesser - REAL Mental Health

    At 54, Shawn Lesser isn't just a father of two and a seasoned business leader; he's also a survivor. His recent struggles with anxiety and depression took him through two treatment centers in early 2023, where he was nicknamed Shaky. Instead of letting the experience defeat him, Shawn used his inherent resilience and humor to overcome it. Now, he’s committed to sharing his journey to inspire and help other men facing similar challenges. Shawn is the founder of THE REAL Mental Health Foundation, which has a focused objective: to significantly improve the mental health of men and their families. Leveraging his personal experiences, Shawn aims to challenge societal norms, create environments for open dialogue, and encourage authentic peer connections. THE REAL is set on building a global community to support men's mental health and well-being. The initiative aims to make a ripple effect, positively impacting families and communities by transforming the mental healthcare conversation and structure.Shawn Lesser is channeling his hard-won battles into action, showing that adversity can indeed lead to meaningful change.

  • Kick Ass Frogman Mindfulness: Jon Macaskill

    Jon Macaskill (muh-KAS-kill) is a retired Navy SEAL Commander turned consultant and mindfulness and meditation teacher. He was born in South Africa but grew up in Ruston, Louisiana. After graduating high school, he served briefly as an enlisted sailor in the US Navy before receiving an appointment to the US Naval Academy and graduating from there with a BS in mathematics 4 years later. Jon served in Iraq, Afghanistan, off the coast of Somalia, and in Panama. After retiring, he served briefly as the Deputy Executive Director for the veteran nonprofit, Veteran’s PATH. He now runs a podcast called Men Talking Mindfulness; does keynote speaking engagements on developing leadership, grit, and resilience; and owns his own consulting company, Frogman Mindfulness. In all three roles, his desire is to improve cultures and individuals through mindfulness, meditation, vulnerability, and compassion. Don't miss this episode beyond warrior wisdom to create your masterpiece through mastering inner peace.

  • David Atkins - Living a Leveled Up Life

    David Atkins has a lifetime of experience from childhood, the State Police, and direct sales to breakthrough fear & adversity to play a bigger game in business and life. He has always lived his life according to a set of principles that revealed themselves to him at an early age. At the ripe age of twelve, he set a goal to earn the money to buy a $3000 batting machine and cage. Between fifteen and sixteen, he undertook rigorous physical training to ultimately become an open-water lifeguard. At twenty-nine he suffered the tragic loss of his best friend, a Mobile Response Team member, in a police shootout. By thirty-three, he overcame naysayers and haters to become a million-dollar earner and motivational speaker. David shares all these learnings in his book The Leveled Up Life. Stories from his life will inspire and motivate you to live a life by design, not by default, and reach your fullest potential. Always giving 100 percent, David is grateful to live life on his own terms – a Leveled Up Life!

  • Mark Schlegiel: Beat Fear, Build Leaders

    Join us as we talk with former LA Sheriff, SWAT, celebrity trainer and tactical guru Mark Schlegel. Mark Schlegel, a re-red law enforcement professional with a distinguished career spanning 31 years in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, concluded his service in 2020. In addition to his extensive operational experience, Mark is an accomplished educator, having trained over 10,000 cops across the US and abroad for more than 20 years. His commitment to sharing both the wins and challenges has leK a lasting impact on law enforcement professionals. Mark's journey spans diverse roles, from patrol duties to SWAT, culminating in his retirement as a Team Sergeant from Major Crimes. His legacy is characterized by tireless service, leadership, and a lasting impact on the law enforcement community. Beyond law enforcement and education, Mark has applied his expertise as a consultant in the film and television industry, contributing to various projects with authenticity and dedication. Mark Schlegel's life and career exemplify a steadfast commitment to justice, community safety, and the mentorship of the next generation of law enforcement professionals.

  • What Makes Human’s Thrive: Brian Ellis

    Brian’s passion for empowering others led him to pursue his work at the National Command & Staff College, an international think-tank, and with colleagues launched MAGNUSWorx, an education and data analytics platform dedicated to peak performance and wellbeing. Brian is a speaker, coach, and trainer for government and private organizations, dedicated to promoting leadership, high-performing teams, and providing others with actionable information for personal preparedness and resilience. His work has been featured in various media outlets, including numerous articles, book chapters, and podcasts.

  • John McGinness: CID to Criminal Justice Professor

    John McGinness spent more than 31 years with the Sheriff's Department and has served in every service area of the Department. He is a highly decorated veteran with a background in many high profile assignments. McGinness served for many years as a member of the elite Sheriff's Motorcycle Detail where he was a training officer and team leader. He also served as a CSI investigator, homicide detective and department spokesman. McGinness was promoted through the ranks and ultimately commanded the Centralized Investigation Division until he was appointed under-sheriff in March of 2001. McGinness served as under-sheriff until elected sheriff in 2006. McGinness is an adjunct professor of criminal justice, communications, leadership and professional studies with the California State University. McGinness hosts his own show on Sacramento's top rated NewsRadio KFBK on AM 1530 and FM 93.1.

  • A Legend in Law Enforcement with Lt Col Dave Grossman

    Lt. Col David A. Grossman is an American author and #1 trainer for Law Enforcement who conducts seminars on the psychology of lethal force and truth. He has made revolutionary contributions to our understanding of killing in war, the psychological costs of war, the root causes of the current “virus” of violent crime that is raging around the world, and the process of healing the victims of violence, in war and peace. His first book, On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society, is an analysis of the psychological processes involved with killing another human being and has been cited well over 3300 times. In Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movies and Video Game Violence, Gorssman argues playing violent video games trains children to harden emotionally to the task of murder by simulation. On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and Peace is an extension of his first book. It focuses on coping strategies for the effects of violence on people in careers whose lives are on the line of fire. Grossman's new focus is Grossman on Truth, where he provides truth and equips men and women with mental tools to enable resiliency in the face of adversity. You won't want to miss this personal, in-depth interview with a true legend on our human psyche for both public safety and the impacts of military strategy.

  • TTPs to become truly “FEARLESS” with Matthew Werner

    Retired U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant Crewman (SWCC) and Tier One Operator, Matthew Werner, shares some of the Tips, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) he has learned to be become truly “FEARLESS”. Retiring as an elite operator and leader inside our U.S. Special Operations and Special Forces communities, Matthew became a senior operator leading, mentoring and selecting the top 2% Naval Special Warfare Operators including Navy SEALS, SWCC, EOD and supporting elements. Today he shares with us his acronym of “FEARLESS”! What it means to be truly FEARLESS and the reality behind the warrior mindset to achieve success when faced with some of life’s most challenges!

  • SEAL Leader's Mission: From Calm to Chaos

    Dr. Chris Auger's passion for strong teams and leaders was ignited and developed over the course of his nearly 28 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Chris served 12 years as an enlisted U.S. Navy SEAL and then 16 years as a Commissioned SEAL Officer. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander (LCDR/O4) selected for Commander (O5). Chris turned down the promotion to pursue more time with family and opted to retire in March 2015. He remains dedicated to seeing high-performing teams come to truly know and care for one another and to help each other become better. He is passionate about helping others become better versions of themselves so that together, we all flourish in life and work. His current focus is on coaching and leader development at WinShape Foundation. Founded in 1984 by Truett Cathy, founder of fast-food chain Chick-fil-A and his wife Jeanette Cathy. Join us as Chris shares an assignment in Pakistan that turned from planning to execution and within seconds spiraled quickly from calm to chaos. Listen in as he tells his version of strategies for turbulent times at a US embassy with little more than moral courage as a life saving weapon.

  • Former NBA President/TV Personality: Battle for Life!

    After winning his own battle with cancer, Pat Croce has turned to a life of mindfulness, including practicing healing, harmony, and happiness. He's very passionate about sharing his journey. He began his career as a physical therapist and conditioning coach for the Philadelphia Flyers, then as a Sports Medicine Director with 40 centers spanning 11 states with clients like Julius Erving and Charles Barkley, and a former NBA President and Philadelphia 76ers owner. As the athletic trainer for the 76ers for more than a decade, he helped move them from last place to the NBA Finals in 2001. The real value proposition was moving the city from can't do to can do. It was never about basketball. Join us today to learn what Pat Croce now teaches in his New York Times Best-sellers Feel Great and You Will Too,; 110 %; Lead or Get Off the Pot!; Victory Journal and his ongoing history series Pirate Soul - A Swashbuckling Journey Through the Golden Age of Pirates with titles like Blackbeard and The Pirate Handbook.

  • The Sound of Freedom: Air Force OSI Commander

    Join Brigadier General Terry L. Bullard (ret), the Commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI), Quantico, Virginia in today's episode as he shares life changing experiences from the field. OSI is the Air Force’s focal point for working with U.S. and foreign nation law enforcement and security services in order to provide timely and accurate threat information in all environments globally. OSI is also a combat-ready military organization that provides the Air Force and Space Force a wartime capability with counterintelligence support to preparation of the battle space and force protection to find, fix, track, and neutralize enemy threats in the full spectrum of environments from permissive to hostile and contested. Terry will go into detail on several of his experiences from a career-changing response to a violent crime, to facing loss on a grand scale on a humanitarian mission, to facing the loss of others in war in a circumstance outside of Bagram Airfield in the Parwan Province, north of Kabul. As the OSI Commander, General Bullard derived his independent criminal and counterintelligence investigative and operational authorities directly from the Secretary of the Air Force and executed the Field Operating Agency’s mission for the Department of the Air Force through a network of over 3,900 Total Force Airmen assigned to over 300 locations on six continents at major Air Force and Space Force installations and various operating locations worldwide. General Bullard executed the mission of OSI under the oversight of The Inspector General of the Air Force. OSI is a federal law enforcement agency with responsibility for conducting criminal, fraud, and counterintelligence investigations and operations as well as specialized investigative activities and operations, protective service operations, and integrated force protection for the Air Force and Space Force globally. Currently, he is the founder and President of Bullard Global Security Consulting, LLC

  • Encore: Effective Combatives: Secrets for Survival & Safety

    Effective Combatives secrets for survival and safety features Jay Wadsworth, a 20+-year police veteran, use-of-force expert and defensive tactics instructor with a unique education, personal work history and unique set of skills. He is a trained mixed-martial artist with a 2nd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu among other MMA skills. He brings his perspective and talents to Law Enforcement/Public Safety Tactical Operators as a top tier NYTOA instructor.

  • View Your Trauma From A New Angle

    Join #1 trauma expert and best-selling author Dr. Shauna Springer as we seek to understand various therapies by arming ourselves with knowledge and asking the right questions. Empower anyone to make informed decisions about their emotional fitness requirements and mental health journey, especially using leading-edge ketamine treatment. Co-hosts Dr. Cat & Capt Matt conclude their search for meaning from a rare, joint treatment experience by sharing this final episode in collaboration with special guest expert Dr. Shauna Springer. This three-part series has received the most on-demand listeners, with over 12,000 subscribers. Get expert answers to the tough questions about all aspects of this powerful integrative treatment experience beyond medications or talk therapy. Topics include access to facilities, funding, faculty, physicians, and what to expect from this fantastic voyage in the safety of professionally trained medical staff at the Stella Center, Chicago. A peak into the interview...Veterans encumbered by post-traumatic stress often enter this experiencing hypervigilance with flight or fight symptoms. With IV ketamine, however, the body and nervous system become more relaxed and receptive to healing. Don't miss this final episode with Doc Springer for an in-depth Q&A on the personal experiences of your co-hosts featuring US Navy Special Warfare Operator Matthew Werner and #1 Int'l Best Selling Author and Behavioral Scientist Dr. Cathy Greenberg.

  • Treating Trauma:The Spec Ops Cocktail

    Join co-hosts Dr. Cat and Capt Matt as they share Part 2 of their personal journey with the latest generation of trauma treatment featuring the Spec Ops Cocktail at the renowned Stella Center in Chicago. Listen in on the intimate experiences of a US Navy Special Warfare Operator at the tip of the spear for over two decades, and a behavioral scientist with unexpected trauma discoveries during this epic journey of healing. Key takeaways include revealing unique and amazing connections only experienced between couples in dual treatment, brilliant and unexpected shared visions, and the unexplained differences in the powerful impact of treatment outcomes and recovery.

  • Relentless Courage Treating Trauma Dr. Shauna “Doc” Springer

    Shauna ‘Doc’ Springer is co-founder and Chief Psychologist for Stella, (stellacenter.com) a leading, trusted authority on innovative trauma treatments and lead Psychological Advisor for MagnusWorx, a cutting edge app. “Doc” Shauna Springer is the best-selling author of three books and widely considered a world expert on trauma response with her book RELENTLESS COURAGE, described by Lt. Col. David Grossman, best-selling author of On Killing and On Combat as “one of the most important books of our time.” Dr. Springer is frequently sought after by the media for her insights on trauma, moral injury, therapy, close relationships, and psychological well-being. Her insights on psychology and relationships have been featured in various media outlets, including VICE, Psychology Today, NPR, NBC, Military Times, Police1, Business Insider, CNN, and CBS Radio.

  • Encore: Surviving Crime Suppression

    Surviving Criminal Suppression, along with undercover narcotics, with over 200 high risk warrants for SWAT is no small endeavor. Learn how to succeed under threat, under stress and under fire in today's show with John Eubank, a seasoned professional and training instructor for law enforcement and FBI NA Graduate. Join us for an in-depth interview as the tables turn on the investigator. Learn how to survive what happens next?

  • Human Terrain Mapping and Behavior Pattern Recognition (HTMBPR)

    Join Lynn “Sherpa” Westover who served 12 years as an Infantryman, Force Reconnaissance Team Leader, and Scout Sniper in the Marine Corps. Lynn spent three months in Afghanistan unarmed and embedded, teaching Insider Threat Situational Awareness, and taught human behavior pattern recognition to members of the Special Operations Communities such as NSW, SEAL Teams, and Special Forces. Lynn is a highly sought-after trainer for first responders. HTMBPR is a science-based predictive analysis and proactive decision-making model to enhance responder scene safety, known as a six-layer concept. It's based on lessons learned from developing Human Behavior Pattern Recognition and Analysis (HBPR&A) programs for the Department of Defence. The Six Layer Concept (SLC) of human behavior pattern recognition and environmental understanding is articulated through the layers of HTMBRP including geographic, atmospheric, biometric, and kinetic data, with the goal of being able to control a reaction and direct the desired outcome of the reaction.

  • Beyond Mistakes to Iron Sharpened Leadership

    “Iron Sharpened Leadership” comes to life in today’s program with author and warrior John Gronski, former US Army Major General (ret) and leadership consultant. His compelling and rarely-told story about recruiting for the first Iraq Police force to prepare for the US transition out of the country became the lesson of a lifetime. 2003-2007 were some of the deadliest years of the Iraq war with over 899 US troops lost by the end of 2007. John shares his Iraq experience based on real-life lessons from topics like counter-insurgency to counterintuitive habits for resilience. Join us today to learn how a mindset for...as iron sharpens iron (Proverbs 27:17) goes beyond the battlefield to the homefront.

  • Identity Crisis or Emergence

    “Aspire to Inspire Before You Expire” says today’s guest Brad McClain. Join us for an engaging discussion on how “an emergence” mindset in daily practice can support a healthier image of ourselves and safeguard our identity. Learn how to “flip the switch” on your mental routine with new ideas and approaches from expert Brad McClain from his book, Designing Transformative Experiences, to build critical thinking skills for life. Boost self confidence for peak performance by increasing self awareness for “emerging successfully” from routine experiences or “life challenging” situations. Don’t miss this opportunity to get instant insights from a top expert on training and development.

  • Task Force PONTIS - A Bridge to Safety

    Join us for an intimate, challenging, yet inspirational conversation with Dan and Mike, retired police officers and United States Marine Corps veterans. Dan and Mike served on the Gloucester County Swat Team. They were awarded the Medal of Honor and Lifesaving with Valor for their actions and the actions of their team during a critical incident in January 2019. Since then, Dan and Mike have both medically retired due to trauma experienced in performing their duties as Police Officers. During their retirement, they experienced numerous untold challenges nobody could prepare them for. Financial and Medical hardships they experienced have motivated them to start Task Force Pontis to help other officers who may find themselves in the same situation.

  • The Biggest Challenge: Become Part of The Solution

    Join us today as we share insights on a courageous career and becoming part of the solution. Maybe community leaders and politicians should listen to the people working to make a difference, like Lt. John Baysinger. Lt. Baysinger served as a Patrol Officer, Patrol Supervisor, Swat Team Operator/Swat Team Leader, and SWAT Team Commander with involvement in multiple police action shootings and over 250 SWAT operations with the FBI and ATF. Lt. Baysinger is a certified Senior Instructor by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board. Lt Baysinger holds Force Science Taser International certifications and attended the FBI SWAT school with credentials in Defensive Tactics, ground fighting, and physical fitness. Lt. Baysinger has earned multiple commendations and awards throughout his 26-year career.

  • Canine Expert for VUCA Times

    Steve Stoops has worn many uniforms in service to our Nation. Join us today as he shares his experiences from around the globe in the military and in law enforcement.

  • Surviving Crime Suppression

    Surviving Criminal Suppression, along with undercover narcotics, with over 200 high risk warrants for SWAT is no small endeavor. Learn how to succeed under threat, under stress and under fire in today's show with John Eubank, a seasoned professional and training instructor for law enforcement and FBI NA Graduate. Join us for an in-depth interview as the tables turn on the investigator. Learn how to survive what happens next?

  • Generation “Why”

    Millennials are currently the largest cohort (35%) in the work force. Law enforcement leaders must determine how millennials and post -millennials differ from past generations and adapt their talent development efforts, leadership styles, policies, and systems accordingly. Join Chris Eklund, an Exercise Physiologist, Training Coordinator and Team Leader with over 21 years in public safety across patrol, narcotics and full time SWAT for insights on bringing the “why” generation through a new era of community policing, along with life lessons in a career of dedicated and distinguished service.

  • Encore STREET SURVIVAL

    Erik N. Eltz was hired as a police officer in 2003 in New York State. He’s taken assignments with Anti-Crime Units focused on addressing gun violence and spent over 12 years as a SWAT Operator starting as the primary mechanical breacher and eventually rose to the position of Assistant Team Commander. Erik attended FBI Firearms, FBI SWAT, FBI Carbine and FBI Street Survival prior to starting his instructor journey in 2011 which brings him here today to share his amazing survival journey with us.

  • Encore: SHOTS FIRED Part 1

    With violent encounters on the rise for officers today, Kyle Shoberg's Podcast SHOTS FIRED is a complement to his LEO program designed to provide law enforcement with skills needed to survive a critical incident relating to an officer involved shooting as well as being able to prepare for such an encounter mentally and physically. Today, Kyle helps us engage in a discussion on good leadership and proper tactics as learned through his relatable real-life experiences and SHOTS FIRED guests.

  • Firefighter/Paramedic, SWAT, and Battalion Chief: Above The Line

    Dustin Konkal is a 19-year veteran fire fighter/paramedic turned visionary leader for one of the largest populated cities in South Florida. Having received special commendations and named fireman of the year in 2015, Dustin currently serves as a Battalion Chief. In 2013 his vision for a SWAT medic program became a reality when he developed and implemented the first program of its kind. As the SWAT Medic Team Leader and instructor, he manages all aspects of the medical program that serves police officers and citizens in providing immediate medical care during high-risk operations such as hostage rescue, barricaded subjects, and active assailant situations. Join us as Dustin reveals tactics and strategies serving as a Firefighter, a SWAT Medic, and a Battalion Chief in circumstances no one can imagine or predict.

  • FBI Investigations: A Special Agent’s View

    The FBI has divided its investigations into a number of programs, such as domestic and international terrorism, foreign counterintelligence, cyber crime, public corruption, civil rights, organized crime/drugs, white-collar crime, violent crimes and major offenders. Join us today for an in-depth discussion on one Special Agents view of the evolving FBI world and his experiences for more than 25 years across violent crimes, recruiting and now as VP, Global Security, Crime Prevention Division at TD Bank.

  • A View From All Angles: SWAT-Homicide-Narcotics

    With 26 years as a leading Criminal Justice Professional from 24 years on Patrol, Specialty Division, Detective Criminal Investigations/Homicide and Narcotics to 22 years on SWAT; 17 of those years as a Team Leader, Explosive's Breacher and Shield Operator, Chris Frazier has seen the good, the bad and the ugly. The recipient of 3 Meritorious Service Awards and 2 time recipient of the Distinguished Service Award as well as Law Enforcement Officer of the Year continues to pave the way for an ongoing life of service. Join us today as Chris redefines what it means to be in service and how his outlook on life with a passion for excellence never quits.

  • SHOTS FIRED Part 2

    On the Quick Response Force for former Vice President, Mike Pence, Mark Redlich also provided dignitary protection for former President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, former Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, the 14th Dalai Lama, former Governor, Jerry Brown, the Sacramento Mayor and Hometown Hero, Alek Skarlatos. Join us to learn how Mark’s career almost derailed after an unexpected life-threatening incident along with related real-life stories from his podcast with Kyle Shoberg on SHOTS FIRED Part 2.

  • SWAT Leadership: Lessons & Tactics

    How does a normal day in the life of a peace keeper derail when the challenges to success are your own thoughts and beliefs. Undersheriff/SWAT Commander - Flathead County Sheriff's Office and a lifelong LEO with a military background, Wayne DuBois shares insights and experiences from over 23 years in the field including high risk warrant services, barricaded suspects, armed suicidal subjects, and hostage situations to name a few of the subjects he'll reflect on in today's program. Today's episode gets to the heart and more accurately, the mind of the matter.

  • Peak Performance at Your Fingertips: Magnusworx.com

    Today’s show features a cutting edge mobile app MAGNUSWORX.com, an anonymous wellbeing app to enhance and help save lives across law enforcement/public safety. Jeff Kingsfield, Chief Data Analyst, National Command & Staff College (NCSC) and owner RippleWorx, Inc., focuses on mindset, resilience and wellbeing as it impacts peak performance, especially athletes and law enforcement. Magnusworx is data driven life saving technology at your fingertips, using your cognitive and biometric data for feedback to isolate cause providing totally anonymous wellbeing support. Co-developed with Brian Ellis, a 25 year LEO veteran, and Dr. Mitch Javidi, founder National Command and Staff College, a top tier LEO Academy.

  • Effective Combatives: Secrets for Survival & Safety

    Effective Combatives secrets for survival and safety features Jay Wadsworth, a 20+-year police veteran, use-of-force expert and defensive tactics instructor with a unique education, personal work history and unique set of skills. He is a trained mixed-martial artist with a 2nd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu among other MMA skills. He brings his perspective and talents to Law Enforcement/Public Safety Tactical Operators as a top tier NYTOA instructor.

  • Unlocking Emotional Intelligence (EI): Decoding Stress

    65-73% of Officers believe their coping mechanisms are only slightly or not at all effective. In an age of chaos and an era that intensely, almost violently, rejects structure; the impacts on police officers is an increasingly challenging job that can push anyone to their limits. Police stress has been categorized as traumatic or routine stress. Stress is determined by both frequency and impact on Officer wellbeing. Difficult arrests may feel routine at some point, while one critical incident can be permanently traumatizing. While dealing with stress can manifest in different ways it should never be ignored, either scenario leaves Officers extremely vulnerable to it’s impacts. Unlocking emotional and social intelligence is a recognized and tested pathway to individual wellbeing factors that underscore emotional triggers for creating deeper awareness to individual stressors, and opportunities for improving and counteracting the impacts of stress in a hyper VUCA; now BANI environment: Brittle Anxious Negative Incomprehensible

  • SHOTS FIRED Part 1

    With violent encounters on the rise for officers today, Kyle Shoberg's Podcast SHOTS FIRED is a complement to his LEO program designed to provide law enforcement with skills needed to survive a critical incident relating to an officer involved shooting as well as being able to prepare for such an encounter mentally and physically. Today, Kyle helps us engage in a discussion on good leadership and proper tactics as learned through his relatable real-life experiences and SHOTS FIRED guests.

  • STREET SURVIVAL

    Erik N. Eltz was hired as a police officer in 2003 in New York State. He’s taken assignments with Anti-Crime Units focused on addressing gun violence and spent over 12 years as a SWAT Operator starting as the primary mechanical breacher and eventually rose to the position of Assistant Team Commander. Erik attended FBI Firearms, FBI SWAT, FBI Carbine and FBI Street Survival prior to starting his instructor journey in 2011 which brings him here today to share his amazing survival journey with us.

  • Strategies for Turbulent Times - Premiere Episode

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