Sun 1/12/2020

Police Suicide – Mark DiBona

2020-12-21T22:46:46-07:00January 12th, 2020|

Police suicide is the number one killer of law enforcement officers in the US.  In 2019 alone, 228 officers took their own lives. Retired Sgt. Mark Dibona knows the situation all too well. He came close to taking his own life twice during his 33 year law enforcement career. For Mark it really began when he volunteered to travel to New York following the 9/11 attacks in order to assist with recovery efforts. He says the smell of death and [...]

Sat 12/7/2019

Manhunters – DEA Agent Steve Murphy

2020-04-09T10:15:49-07:00December 7th, 2019|

“Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar” is written by former DEA Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena. Steve Murphy joins us to share details. Murphy and Pena first appeared on the world’s radar when their story was dramatized in the Netflix series “Narcos”. Steve and Javier do about 75 speaking engagements a year and wrote the book because they wanted the world to know the truth beyond what they may have seen in film or on television. At the [...]

Mon 10/28/2019

Postal Inspection Service – Ed Trejo

2021-03-24T16:56:37-07:00October 28th, 2019|

The Postal Inspection Service is the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency.  They protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure and customers and enforce the laws that defend our nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use. Postal Inspector Ed. Trejo is a former member of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. He said the move to the Postal Inspection Service was a natural for him; similar missions, the same teamwork & comradery and ability to continue [...]

Fri 7/26/2019

Life Flight – Beth Anne Laos

2021-03-24T17:02:24-07:00July 26th, 2019|

Life Flight personnel save lives. And they risk their own lives in doing so. Beth Anne Laos Beth Anne Laos served as a Life flight nurse for eight years during which she experienced both the highs and lows of being an “Angel with Rotors”. She was drawn to the field because she wanted to fly and started her career as an American Airlines flight nurse for long term medical transport overseas. However, after three extremely grueling and long [...]

Sun 6/30/2019

Ride for Relief – Jeff Shepard

2021-03-24T17:05:02-07:00June 30th, 2019|

The Ride for Relief was borne from Jeff Shepard’s method of dealing with the trauma he experienced as a police officer and firefighter. The Ride for Relief features a nationwide tour of press conferences taking place in police and fire departments. Jeff's objective is to help reduce first responder suicides and increase health and wellness support within departments across the country. Police Officer & Firefighter Jeff Shepard Jeff served as a police officer for 10 years and a [...]

Sun 6/30/2019

Breaking Homicide – Derrick Levasseur

2021-03-07T20:16:28-07:00June 30th, 2019|

Breaking Homicide airs Mondays on the Investigation Discovery Network. The show is produced by retired police detective Derrick Levasseur and chronicles the work of Derrick and partner forensic psychologist Kris Mohandle. Together they work cold case murder files in order to help bring closure to desperate family members. Hired at only 20 years old, Derrick was one of the youngest officers in the history of the Central Falls, Rhode Island police department.  In addition to patrol duties, he worked with [...]

Sun 5/5/2019

Police Week – Sherry Graham Potter & Dave Bray

2021-03-26T17:30:56-07:00May 5th, 2019|

Sherry Graham-Potter National Police Week is recognized every year in May to pay tribute to the Law Enforcement men and women who protect our families and communities. There are approximately 900,000 Law Enforcement Officers in the US and 37 have been killed in the line of duty so far this year. On this episode of American Warrior Radio we are joined by Sherry Graham-Potter, Vice President of Recruitment for Concerns of Police Survivors – Arizona Chapter and “Rock [...]

Sun 4/7/2019

Stay Safe – Greg Shaffer

2021-03-26T17:35:47-07:00April 7th, 2019|

Stay safe is not only good advice; it is a topic that is at the heart of Greg Shaffer’s expertise.  Following 11 years in the Coast Guard and a 20 year career with the FBI, he founded the Shaffer Security Group. His company provides security consulting and risk assessments services for private and public sector clients. Photo Credit: Investigation Discovery Channel The Investigation Discovery Channel drew upon Greg’s expertise for their series “Body Cam: Beyond the Badge.”  We [...]

Sun 3/24/2019

Operation Underground Railroad – Matt Osbourne

2021-01-12T12:09:12-07:00March 24th, 2019|

Most Americans associate the term Underground Railroad with our own civil war. The Emancipation Proclamation freed an estimated 3.1 million slaves in the US.  However, listeners may be surprised to know there are more persons in slavery around the world TODAY than ever in history; an estimated 40.3 million modern day slaves. The United States is the largest “consumer” in the $32 billion sex trafficking industry. Matt being "arrested" Matt Osbourne is the Special Projects Coordinator for Operation [...]

Sun 2/10/2019

Kevin Briggs – Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge

2021-01-04T09:07:04-07:00February 10th, 2019|

Kevin Briggs spent most of his 23 year career as a California Highway Patrol officer patrolling the Golden Gate Bridge and surrounding areas.  The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the world’s most “popular” locations for persons committing suicide and during his career Kevin talked several hundred persons out of making that irreversible mistake. He is the author of the book “Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge; Protecting the Line Between Hope and Despair”. Suicide is the 10th leading cause [...]

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