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Join experienced Law Enforcement officers Nate and Gray as they discuss issues behind the badge and outside the line of duty. This is a podcast driven to empower law enforcement officers, first responders, and those looking to connect with the real issues that face those who protect and serve.

Join experienced Law Enforcement officers Nate and Gray as they discuss issues behind the badge and outside the line of duty. This is a podcast driven to empower law enforcement officers, first responders, and those looking to connect with the real issues that face those who protect and serve.

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United States

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Join experienced Law Enforcement officers Nate and Gray as they discuss issues behind the badge and outside the line of duty. This is a podcast driven to empower law enforcement officers, first responders, and those looking to connect with the real issues that face those who protect and serve.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to stay focused and healthy mentally and physically on the job.

2/25/2020
Gray & Nate talk about some articles in the headlines and discuss ways to stay focused and healthy mentally and physically so you are performing at your most optimal level. Discussions, stories and laughs. Keeping the goal of connecting each other through the podcast medium.

Duration:01:34:58

Behind The Badge Episode 30

2/18/2020
Gray & Nate discuss current news stories related to law enforcement. Subjects like arming tactical medics, funding for training, tactical vests and how they look to the public and the fact there is no "normal" call for first responders. We honor a special Fallen Hero as we honor Lt. Shirley Lanning of the Canadian County Sheriff's Office who fell in the line of duty on February 14th, 2020

Duration:01:07:08

Episode 29 Lt. Mike "Action" Jackson

2/4/2020
Lt. Jackson brings 34 years worth of experience and knowledge as well as growing up and following in his father's footsteps as an officer for a metro agency in Oklahoma. Lt. Jackson was open and honest which made for a special episode. This one felt like friends just hanging out talking for two hours and has become one of our favorite so far.

Duration:02:03:00

Technology & Politics and the Role They Play in Policing

1/28/2020
Nate & Gray turn the Code 3 questions on each other and then discuss some of the tech available in law enforcement as well as some of the questions it raises. They then turn to the role that politics plays in policing and how to avoid letting it rule how you do your job.

Duration:01:39:58

Special Guest Troy

1/21/2020
On episode 27 we sat down with Troy. He has over 24 years as a LEO and 22 of that on a tactical team. He is a firearms and defensive tactics instructor and oh he happens to teach Jiu Jitsu at a Gracie Jiu Jitsu Acadamy. Basically, Troy is a dude you don't want to mess with, but we did! Hope you enjoy.

Duration:02:05:14

Episode 26 Season 2 kickoff

1/7/2020
This is the kickoff of season 2 of Behind The Badge Podcast.. We discussed some of the guests ahead in the season, current events and a few other topics too. We are glad to be back at it!

Duration:01:03:00

Episode 25 Special Guest-Steve a State Drug Agent

12/3/2019
Episode 25 is our season 1 finale where we sat down with Steve. He is a State Drug Agent with over 20 years of law enforcement experience. Steve tells us about how he got into his field and shares some interesting information about how his job has changed over the years and how things are different now that SQ 780 passed in Oklahoma.

Duration:01:13:18

Ep. 24 The Adventures of Amy Morgan from Academy Hour

11/26/2019
Our friend Amy Morgan is back in town after traveling the country teaching 1st Responders through Academy Hour. We share some stories of those in the 1st Response service going above and beyond the call of duty and showing us their human side. She also catches us up on what she has been doing and what is in store for 2020. You never know what you'll here when Amy is behind the mic!

Duration:01:23:53

Episode 23 Jennifer, a former corrections officer and now ER nurse from a LEO family

11/5/2019
Nate and Gray speak with Jennifer. She is an ER nurse and former corrections officer from Ohio that worked with Nate. She shares the similarities in both fields and the struggles and misunderstandings of life as an ER nurse.

Duration:01:05:05

Episode 22 Frank Cheesman

10/25/2019
Gray & Nate sit down with former LEO and founder of Men of God Ministries Frank Cheesman. Frank shares how God has intervened numerous times in his life throughout his active career in law enforcement and now has led him into this ministry to empower men to achieve the biblical roles God meant them to achieve.

Duration:01:05:45

Episode 21 Chris a SWAT commander from Texas and MMA and Jiu-Jitsu legend Royce Gracie speak with Nate & Gray.

10/16/2019
In our final episode from the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu LEO Seminar, we sat down with Chris, a SWAT Commander and Deputy {Lt.) from Texas. During that interview Royce Gracie, from Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Bellator and UFC came in and we were able to speak with him for a few minutes. Both guests were amazing to speak to and we thank them for their time.

Duration:00:51:13

Episode 20 Shane & Russ from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

10/16/2019
In this special edition of Behind The Badge Podcast we sit down with two Royal Canadian Mounted Police from British Columbia, Canada. Both have over 13 years in law enforcement. Shane and Russ both work in the Major Crimes Division of the RCMP. We discuss the differences and similarities in our jobs and how Jiu-Jitsu plays a role in their jobs in law enforcement

Duration:00:42:08

Episode 19 Constable Chris

10/16/2019
In this special series we are at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu training seminar in Oklahoma City. We had the opportunity to speak to several officers from other countries. In this episode we spoke to Chris, a retired Constable from London, England. It was great to hear how we may be from different parts of the world and do the job a little differently but we are all part of the same family.

Duration:00:34:07

Episode 18- Keeping the human behind the badge

10/5/2019
Nate & Gray discuss how things like hobbies, exercise and socializing keep those in the 1st Responder industry from getting over stressed.

Duration:01:05:59

Things you might not know about 1st responders

9/24/2019
In episode 17 Gray and Nate get back into what Behind The Badge is all about. Giving those in the public a glimpse into the life of those whose serve them, more specifically they discuss officers and EMT's.

Duration:01:03:14

Episode 16: Dispatchers

9/13/2019
In this episode Melodi, a local dispatcher, joins Nate and Gray to discuss Law Enforcement from a different perspective. Get to know the challenges, stress , the fun and satisfaction of dispatching. Our thanks again to Melodi for taking time out to spend with us.

Duration:01:17:42

Episode 15 Major Jim Anderson Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office

9/6/2019
Maj. Jim Anderson from the Oklahoma County Sheriff's office joins Nate & Gray to discuss the financial issues they face and the effect it has on the department and the county.

Duration:01:22:41

Episode 14 Suicide prevention and intervention

8/23/2019
Amy Morgan from Academy Hour joins us to talk about suicide prevention and intervention on the job. Learn what signs to look for in your partner and how to stop yourself from getting to that point. Suicide is becoming an epidemic among first responders. Let's work to change that.

Duration:01:07:36

Episode 13 With special guest Scott a local tactical medic with decades of experience

8/23/2019
Guest Scott joins us to talk about surviving a long career on the job. He tells us of the numerous assignments and experiences he has had over the last 20 plus years. He is currently a tactical medic on a local SWAT and bomb squad.

Duration:01:17:34

Episode 11-Part 1: Dealing with the violence in today's society

8/10/2019
Special guest Amy Morgan from Academy Hour join Gray & Nate to discuss the recent mass shooting and the growth of violence in today's society, In part 1 they discuss how the public deals with it and in part 2 how the first responders involved process the trauma.

Duration:01:03:20