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Sat 9/10/2022

9/11 Survivor and FDNY Veteran Tim Brown

2022-09-10T08:24:09-07:00September 10th, 2022|

9/11 survivor & FDNY Veteran Tim Brown lost nearly 100 of his friends in the September 11 terrorist attacks, including his two best friends.  He has made it his mission to assure that our nation never forgets. Tim is no stranger to the face of terrorism. He responded to the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing and was dispatched to help with the recovery efforts following the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing. But nothing could have prepared him for the events [...]

Tue 8/30/2022

US Marshal Irv Brandt

2022-08-30T20:26:09-07:00August 30th, 2022|

Irv Brandt’s evolution from a Navy torpedo man to law enforcement was an awkward transition but it worked out. Irv served with the US Marshal  Service for more than 20 years. After leaving the Navy, he went to college to study business. After Black Monday no one was hiring business majors, but there were lots of opportunities in Law Enforcement. “I went into law enforcement and it turns out I was really good at it.” As a member of the [...]

Thu 3/31/2022

Bridging The Gap – Glen Williams

2022-03-31T12:22:53-07:00March 31st, 2022|

“Bridging The Gap”, a new book authored by 26 year law enforcement veteran Glen Williams might be directed at his police comrades but holds learning lessons for all of us. Over the course of his career, Glen suffered through two divorces, numerous traumatic events and developed severe PTSD. "My objective in writing this book was to help others not do the same stupid things that I did. If I can help one person avoid a divorce or PTSD or suicide [...]

Wed 3/9/2022

Project Sapient – Ayman Kafel

2022-03-09T10:49:19-07:00March 9th, 2022|

Project Sapient Co-Founder Ayman Kafel became a witness to war from his first days on earth.  His father was working in Liberia when Ayman was born, but the Liberian civil war forced his family back to their native Lebanon.  The Lebanese civil war made them seek a more peaceful life in America. Like many immigrants, Ayman has a deep and abiding love for the US and what this country stands for.  So when we were attacked on 9/11 he immediately [...]

Sun 2/13/2022

John Gilstrap – Blue Fire

2022-02-22T13:14:13-07:00February 13th, 2022|

John Gilstrap always wanted to write.  He penned short stories as a young child and was editor of his high school newspaper.  But he was also an adrenaline junky. He regularly watched the television series “Emergency” and took an advanced first aid course in college. The class required a ride along and he was hooked. Upon graduating from college he received his EMT certification and joined the Burke Volunteer Fire Department – the busiest firehouse in Virginia. He says that [...]

Sun 2/6/2022

Diplomatic Security Service – Fred Burton

2022-02-06T14:07:27-07:00February 6th, 2022|

Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent Fred Burton spent most of his career focused on counter terrorism.  Among his more notable cases, he investigated the assassination of Israeli Prime minister Yitzhak Rabin. He was part of the investigation of the FIRST World Trade Center Bombing and was involved in the arrest of Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind behind that attack.  He was also part of a special team set up to locate and free western hostages in Beirut. He is recognized as [...]

Sun 8/1/2021

Bone Rattle – US Marshal Marc Cameron

2021-08-01T09:53:38-07:00August 1st, 2021|

“Bone Rattle” author Marc Cameron is quite familiar with some of the scenarios presented in his latest thriller. He lived them during his long career with the US Marshals Service. Bone Rattle is the latest addition to his “Arliss Cutter” series and joins Marc’s bestselling Jericho Quinn thriller collection. Marc was also chosen to continue the very popular Tom Clancy books. Much of Marc’s career was in judicial protection but he most enjoyed his time in fugitive apprehension units. He [...]

Mon 5/3/2021

The Protectors – Dr. Jason Piccolo

2021-05-03T08:34:55-07:00May 3rd, 2021|

Dr. Jason Piccolo spent 20+ years as a federal law enforcement officer and was also assigned to the prestigious White House Security Council’s Human Smuggling cell. He is a subject matter expert often called upon by national media. Jason joins us to discuss the current situation on our nation’s Southern border and the scourge of human trafficking. Jason always wanted to be in the military and serve as a police officer. After leaving the Army he was considering becoming a [...]

Wed 4/7/2021

Sheriff Mark Lamb – Building Community Trust

2021-04-07T22:05:22-07:00April 7th, 2021|

Sheriff Mark Lamb has twice been elected Sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona. Pinal County covers 5,374 square miles and is larger than the States of Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island. As elected, rather than appointed law enforcement officials, the office of Sheriff is rather unique. His agency was one of the jurisdictions featured on the Arts and Entertainment channel program “Live PD”. Sheriff Lamb was approached about co-hosting a spin off series called “Live PD: Wanted”.   He says he agreed [...]

Tue 1/19/2021

Firefighter Cancer Awareness – Darin Wallentine

2021-01-19T11:02:25-07:00January 19th, 2021|

Firefighter cancer was the leading cause of career line of duty deaths between 2002 and 2017. Deputy Chief Darin Wallentine of the Tucson Fire Department joins us to share more information during National Firefighter Cancer Awareness month. Firefighters have a 9% greater chance of being diagnosed with cancer and a 14% greater chance of dying from cancer than the general U.S. population.  A contributing factor is new building materials that can create a toxic soup when aflame. While the Personal [...]

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