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This is a Law Enforcement podcast geared towards police officer's. We discuss police issues, trends, training, assignments, product reviews, books, apps and so much more!

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Ep.21 FOP

In this episode we talk with National Fraternal Order of Police Secretary Pat Yoes.  Pat outlines the history of the FOP on a National level.

We then speak with National Trustee Jack Simington and state President Marco Monteblanco about Washington State history with in the organization.

The website for the 2019 National Conference is NOLA2019.

The book for the conference can be found at Conference Book.

As always we want to thank our sponsor Pursuit Alert.

Thank you to out amazing Audio Producer Pablo Calcerada!

Jul 16, 2019
Ep.20 New Orleans Conference

Are you going to New Orleans for the 2019 FOP National Conference?

Listen to National Secretary Pat Yoes explain what is going to be happening and a few inside tips on where to eat and things to do!

Check out the conference web page at NOLA 2019!

If you are interested in politics and checking out what Pat Yoes stands for in his bid for National President check his page out at Vote Yoes!

Jul 05, 2019
FBL-19-Under The Shield Foundation

In this episode we talk to Susan Simons from Under the Shield Foundation.  Under the Shield Foundation provides support to law enforcement, military and their families through a toll free confidential phone number 855-889-2348.  The also provide trainings, check this episode out to learn more.

Thank you to our long time sponsor Pursuit Alert.

Music in this episode provided by Pablo Calcerada and MrSnooze

Audio Producer for this episode was Pablo Calcerada, Thanks for all your help!

Jun 27, 2019
FBL-018-Peer Support

Is there an active peer support team in your department?  Are you more comfortable talking to an officer vs. a mental health professional?

In this episode Captain Cobb will talk to you about Peer Support and his experience with responses to the Oklahoma City Bombing and 9/11 ground zero.

Interested in training?  Check out the ICISF web site

I can be contacted at

Check out our sponsor Pursuit Alert who is hiring for regional reps.

Jun 18, 2019
FBL-17-Public Order/Civil Disturbance

This order talks about Public Order/Civil Disturbance with Sgt. Tetreault with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.  

Listen to episode 16 before 17 so you can understand the resources the RCMP has and how they allocate them during times of need.  Sgt. Tetreault will also talk about a joint task force working with agencies in the United States about setting up standards to be on a team.

Give it a listen very interesting information especially for most cops who haven't dealt with this type of event.

Reach out to us let us know how we are doing our web page is you can contact us there and see our store or e-mail me directly at 

Thank you once again to our sponsor Pursuit Alert.

Jun 07, 2019
FBL-016-Canadian Model Final

This is a great episode with Sgt. Tetreault from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.  Sgt. Tetreault will go over the Canadian model of policing and how they are set-up with city police and the RCMP's handing most of the other law enforcement in the country.

This is a very different system than US Law Enforcement with city police, county sheriffs, state police and federal Law Enforcement.

May 25, 2019
FBL-15-Role of Chaplain

In this episode we bring on a Chaplain from my department Pastor Bob.  Pastor Bob will talk about the traditional Chaplain role in working with citizens and families in crisis.

Pastor Bob takes on a unique role and strives to provide support to the officers as well.  Pastor Bob rides every Thursday with different officers to talk to them and see if he can help in any way.

If you are interested in a specific topic, want to shop our awesome store or contact me you can at my web page or my e-mail

I want to thank our sponsor today Pursuit Alert

May 09, 2019
FBL-14-Technology Final

In this episode we talk to Rich LeCates who worked as an officer for his department and saw a need for more resources.  He used his experience in code writing to make some applications to make the officer's jobs easier.

Rich eventually left Law Enforcement to work for CentralSquare Technologies to have a far more reaching impact on Law Enforcement than just his department.  Listen to this episode to learn what you can expect as the future of Law Enforcement technology.

I can be reached at or go check out my webpage or fine me on Facebook

I want to again thank our sponsor Pursuit Alert who is currently looking for regional sales reps.  Contact us here at the podcast if you are interested.

Apr 28, 2019
FBL-13-Tattoos and Beards in LE

Do you have tattoos?  Do you have a beard?  

This episode we bring an officer form a department in Texas that allows him to have tattoos and a beard.  We talk about how it has effected his interactions with his community and how it has helped him.


We want to thank our sponsor Pursuit Alert!

We can be reached here at the podcast at or through our  web page!

Apr 17, 2019
FBL-012-5 Stress Triggers

In this interview we will discuss the 5 Stress Triggers with out amazing guest Andi Clark from 911 Lifestyle.


Shift work and the life of a Police Officer is not easy.   Many of us struggle to fall asleep because we are tired and wired,  wake mid sleep,  we are exhausted to the point that coffee is the only way to make it through our shift, we become frustrated easier than we were at the start of our career, have digestive issues and fear burnout.   It's happening to most of us, so we believe that this is the norm.       
But it doesn't have to be.  
Andi Clark from 911 Lifestyle has dedicated her life to help Law Enforcement and other First Responders reverse their burnout, so they can thrive in a career that they love without overwhelm, prescriptions or stimulants.  
In this podcast we go deep into why burnout is common for us in Law Enforcement, how it's not your fault and what you can do to reverse it.    You won't want to miss this one.

You can find Andi on Facebook and other social media accounts through her web page.

Thank you again to our amazing sponsor Pursuit Alert.

Mar 23, 2019
FBL-011-Project K-9 Hero

In this episode we will talk with Jason Johnson the founder of Project K-9 Hero.  Jason also owns a K-9 company that is getting ready to deploy.

Did you know that military and law enforcement K-9's are not covered for any expenses after they retire and are adopted by their handler.  The dog owner is responsible for all food and care.

Jason spend time in the military and as a police officer.  During his time as a police officer he had a K-9 Flash.  Jason later left law enforcement and worked for Blackwater in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Jason returned home and adopted Flash.

Together Jason and Flash have started a non-profit to assist retired working dogs with vet bills.  Jason wrote a book staring Flash the book is called K-9 Flash Becomes a Hero.

Check Jason out on Facebook or his website.

We want to thank our sponsor Pursuit Alert.

Mar 07, 2019
FBL-010-Enforcing Gun Laws

In this episode we had Loren Culp on from the Republic Police Department.  Loren is the Chief of Police and came out against an assault weapons initiative that was passed by the citizens.  This forced Chief Culp into the spotlight in the state of Washington and nationally with appearances on Fox News and other major news outlets.

Chief Culp then wrote a book American Cop.

Chief Culp maintains a Facebook Page Friends of Republic Police.

You can see Chief Culp at the Gun and Knife show website.

We want to again thank our great sponsor Pursuit Alert.  Pursuit Alert is looking for regional sales people if you are interested let me know.

Mar 07, 2019
FBL-009-Do you have a plan outside Law Enforcement?

In this episode Ken Morgan who has worked as a patrol officer all the way up to Deputy Chief will discuss life outside Law Enforcement.  Ken has worked in Michigan, Colorado and Washington State.

Ken currently works as a part-time deputy and works for Pursuit Alert which is a newer company that alerts citizens of a pursuit in their area to avoid collisions with citizens during pursuits.

Ken does a great job in this episode we had a small technical problem that you will hear for a short time during the episode with an echo.  I apologize for that we were unaware at the time of recording.

Click Pursuit Alert for more information.

Are you prepared if you get hurt to provide for your family? What about life after Law Enforcement? Set yourself up with marketable skills outside Law Enforcement.

You can contact Ken at 

Feb 20, 2019
FBL-008-Lt. Randy Sutton

Lt. Randy Sutton graciously came on this episode to discuss the changes in his career which started in 1976 in in Princeton, NJ.  

Lt. Sutton has been a champion for law enforcement through various interviews with Fox News and other outlets.  

Lt. Sutton's latest project is The Wounded Blue.  This is an organization to help injured officers who we all know get little support from pay to medical expenses when injured on duty.

Trailer to upcoming Wounded Blue Documentary Film

Keep Lt. Sutton's network through Wounded Blue in mind to help someone in your agency if needed.

Randy Sutton has his own podcast Blue Lives Radio give it a listen.

This episode was brought to you by Pursuit Alert.  We want to thank them for their continued support.  Ken Morgan can be reached at his e-mail here

Feb 19, 2019
FBL-007-Matt Pearce Shooting

In this episode we interview Matt Pearce from Fort Worth Police Department.  Matt was involved in a shooting in 2016 where he was shot 6 times and sustained very serious injuries.  Matt will take you through his shooting and recovery in this episode.

Matt does a great job of keeping this episode entertaining and informative while talking about a very impactful event in his life.

You can watch at amazing interview of Matt and his wife regarding his shooting here Matt's Interview.

Thank you to our sponsor for this episode 3B Apparel and Design.  They can be contacted at or on their facebook page 3bapparelanddesign Facebook.


Feb 12, 2019
FBL-006-The Original WY20

We had Shelly Hamel on for this episode.  Shelly started the Facebook Page What's your 20.  The page has been renamed to The Original WY20 after impersonators tried to take the momentum of the page.

The page is for commissioned personnel only.  Here is a link to the page.

The Original WY20

Look for more episodes from Shelly in the future.

Thank you again to our great sponsor 3B Apparel and Design

3B Apparel and Design Facebook Page

Give us a review and like on I-tunes, share our page with your friends.

Feb 03, 2019
FBL-005-Working Rural Law Enforcement

Listen to Darryl describe how it is to work in a rural setting.

Darryl has experience with a large sheriff's office, a large city and now a small county with limited resources where he is regularly working alone.

This episode can enlighten a "big city officer" or speak directly to the rural officer.

Thank you again to 3B Apparel and Design for sponsoring this episode.

They can be contacted at their e-mail;

3B Facebook Page

Jan 27, 2019
FBL-004-Women In Law Enforcement

Listen as we interview and Officer from Washington State and another form Tennessee about their perspectives of being a female in Law Enforcement.

These officers will describe how they are treated and if it's different than their male counterparts.

Our sponsor for this episode can be reached through their Facebook page 

3B Facebook Page

or e-mail

Jan 17, 2019
TBL-003-Task Force Policing for Law Enforcement Officers

In this episode we will talk with Jason from Tennessee about working in a task force and how a drug task force in that area of the country operates.

Jason has 18 years in law enforcement as a SWAT officer, K-9, Patrol officer and task force supervisor.

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Jan 06, 2019
TBL-002-Police Motorcycle Officer-What's it like?

In this episode we will discuss being a motors police officer with Ryan Urlacher a motors officer and fellow podcaster.  Ryan has 24 years in law enforcement and has been riding motorcycles since he was 16.

Ryan will discuss police motorcycle training, the daily grind, what to expect, training to take and so much more!

Jan 06, 2019

This Law Enforcement introductory podcast will cover the goals and direction of this show for the future.  This show will also talk about how we will have police officer's on future podcasts.  We will have future episodes covering mental health, specific assignments, book review, app reviews, product reviews.  

Issues affecting the law enforcement community.  We will also cover court cases and law that will change policing in America.

Jan 06, 2019