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Hear directly from experts and trendsetters who are leading innovation in Law Enforcement, Private Security and Personal Protection. Show host Adam Wills is a former law enforcement administrator turned marketing strategist who has dedicated his professional life to helping you discover new technology, new training concepts and unorthodox ideas that will help your organization thrive.

Hear directly from experts and trendsetters who are leading innovation in Law Enforcement, Private Security and Personal Protection. Show host Adam Wills is a former law enforcement administrator turned marketing strategist who has dedicated his professional life to helping you discover new technology, new training concepts and unorthodox ideas that will help your organization thrive.

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Hear directly from experts and trendsetters who are leading innovation in Law Enforcement, Private Security and Personal Protection. Show host Adam Wills is a former law enforcement administrator turned marketing strategist who has dedicated his professional life to helping you discover new technology, new training concepts and unorthodox ideas that will help your organization thrive.

Language:

English


Episodes

Isolation is the Enemy of Excellence

2/22/2021
When we are isolated, we struggle to thrive and achieve that which we aspire for. In today’s episode, I want to talk to you about why isolation is so detrimental to you as a copreneur and give you some ways to overcome it.

Duration:00:36:32

Real-time Monitoring of 911 calls for First Responders

2/15/2021
Have you ever responded to an in-progress incident only to find out afterwards that you might have been missing some context that you would've had if you could have eavesdropped on the initiating 911 call? In this episode, Fritz Reber will share with us how his groundbreaking new technology - Live 911 - is prepared to increase situational awareness and reduce officer response times.

Duration:00:49:15

Advanced Drone Deployment for Executive Protection and Private Security

2/8/2021
Kent Moyer started his career in executive protection at Playboy and now owns the World Protection Group. In this episode, Kent is going to share how WPG is using drone technology to secure the estates of billionaires and conduct other private security and investigation operations.

Duration:01:01:55

From Federal Agent to Silicon Valley Corporate Security

2/1/2021
After spending a career as a federal agent, Scot Walker made a move into corporate security in silicon valley. He is now a Global Risk & Crisis Management Advisor with the Sentinel Resource Group & Mantle Advisors. Scot has a passion for helping cops who want to transition into corporate security themselves, and hosts a series of videos on LinkedIn called How to Transition from Law Enforcement to Corporate Security.

Duration:01:07:07

From LAPD Gang Cop to CEO of a Multi-Million Dollar Facebook Ads Agency

1/25/2021
While working some of the most violent streets in America, former LAPD gang cop Jason Smith became the target of a hit from a local gang. Faced with the reality of a decision - remain in law enforcement and risk not coming home one day, or find a new path - Jason discovered his skill at running successful Facebook ads campaigns. Equipped with the same fervor that he attacked gang crimes, Jason set out to begin his own Facebook ads agency and now runs a multi-million dollar business that...

Duration:00:54:37

Seeking Clarity - How to Propser in 2021

1/18/2021
2020 was insane, and 2021 is lacking a sense of certainty too. In order to prosper in 2021, you must prepare. But in order to prepare, you must first seek clarity. In this episode, we'll talk about how you can prepare for the uncertain things that may happen in your LE career and how to create a backup plan.

Duration:00:56:12

Strategies for Safe Interactions with Autistic Individuals with Stefan Bjes

1/11/2021
Misinterpreting the actions of a subject with autism can end disastrously for you and your agency. What are you doing to train and prepare for this inevitability? Training on our response to intellectual disabilities can no longer be treated the same as mental illness. In this episode, Stefan Bjes will lay out for you how your agency can create an effective program for addressing the needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities in your community.

Duration:00:39:03

Drones as First Responders with Fritz Reber

1/4/2021
Ever wished you could have a live feed of a scene before you arrived? Fritz Reber, co-founder of the Drones as First Responders program at the Chula Vista Police Department and now Head of Public Safety Integration at Skydio, details exactly how drone technology is being used to do just that and more as Skydio advances the future of public safety through the integration of artificial intelligence.

Duration:00:52:26

The Grappler Pursuit Intervention Device with Leonard Stock

12/21/2020
Want a safer way to stop vehicle pursuits or prevent them altogether? The Grappler Police Bumper is a pursuit intervention device that is revolutionizing how law enforcement is able to safely capture a fleeing vehicle and protect the lives of innocent motorists. Leonard Stock - the founder of the Grappler - shares with us his inspiring entrepreneurial story as a roofer and fan of police chase shows on tv, who was disturbed by the number of innocent people hurt in vehicle pursuits and was...

Duration:00:50:37

Breaking Down Training Silos with Bill Fogarty of 21 CLETS

12/14/2020
We train in silos far too often in the Public Safety profession. Real world incidents require real-time collaboration between law enforcement, corrections, fire, EMS, and emergency management. So why don’t we train that way? In this episode, we’ll talk about the importance of cross-discipline training, a problem that is being solved by Bill Fogarty and his team at 21 CLETS. As a very special bonus, Bill and I talk about his journey from cop to entrepreneur and lay out 7 Foundational...

Duration:00:51:38

Leveraging Social Media for Law Enforcement with Yael Bar tur

12/7/2020
Is your agency struggling with what to post on social media? What social media platforms to be on? Or maybe you aren't on social media at all and are struggling with where to begin? In this episode, former NYPD Social Media Director Yael Bar tur will give you actionable tips and strategies to do social media effectively.

Duration:00:54:06

The Innovative Leadership Development Course That Should be in Every State with Kerry Plemmons of the Public Safety Leadership Program

11/16/2020
Public safety leadership is about so much more than how to supervise people or command a scene. Kerry Plemmons is the co-founder of the University of Denver's Public Safety Leadership Program where he is focused on developing holistic public safety leaders. This unique program takes law enforcement, fire, and EMS students into the mountains of Colorado for an immersive 3-day experience that will help these emerging leaders understand team dynamics and grow both professionally and personally...

Duration:01:01:17

The Future of Drone Technology and 3D Virtual Mapping with Angad Singh of Pix4D

11/9/2020
Have you ever wished you could return to a crime scene in 3D virtual space to re-evaluate evidence or re-take measurements? Advances in drone technology coupled with the Pix4D Mapper software can allow you to do just that. Adoption and adaptation of quad-copter "drone" technology into your day-to-day law enforcement operations can give you the edge at creating greater efficiency in operations and increase officer safety. Learn more about the evolution of drone use in law enforcement, what is...

Duration:01:02:24

Public Safety Innovators and Tactical Breakdown Collaboration with Adam Kinakin - Part 2

11/2/2020
In this part 2 episode, I collaborate with Adam Kinakin of the Tactical Breakdown Podcast for a simulcast episode on both shows. We discuss an array of topics about our show, leadership, training principles and practices, the future of the ILET Summit and much more.

Duration:00:54:46

Public Safety Innovators and Tactical Breakdown Collaboration with Adam Kinakin - Part 1

10/26/2020
In this part 1 episode, I collaborate with Adam Kinakin of the Tactical Breakdown Podcast for a simulcast episode on both shows. We discuss an array of topics about our show, leadership, training principles and practices, the future of the ILET Summit and much more.

Duration:00:54:19

The Universal Mag Carrier with Jeff Brodsky of Pitbull Tactical

10/12/2020
Do you ever find yourself limiting your choices of which firearm to carry when off-duty based on which mag carriers you do or don't have available? Or which one is most comfortable? You need to check out the Universal Mag Carrier by Pitbull Tactical which can fit alll mags from 9mm to .45 ACP, single or double stack with no adjustments needed. You can even wear it ambidextrous, right or left hand, IWB or OWB.

Duration:00:33:49

Cutting Out the Cancer - "That's the Way We've Always Done It" with Scott Savage of Savage Training Group

10/5/2020
We've all heard it and we've all said it, "That's the way we've always done it." In this episode of the Public Safety Innovators Podcast, Scott Savage and I will discuss why we think this mentality is one of the most pervasive cancers that is affecting the law enforcement profession. This attitude stifles our own growth and negatively impacts our ability to serve our communities, adapt to societal expectations, and rise to the occasion.

Duration:00:43:07

Implementing a Virtual Training Program for Verbal Communication and De-escalation with Chad Emmons and John DiGiantomasso of Thin Blue Online

9/28/2020
Verbal communication skills are arguably the most important skillset a law enforcement officer must have. So why do we often de-prioritize this critical training in favor of more dynamic training? In this episode we'll discuss the importance of verbal communication and de-escalation skills with Chad Emmons and John DiGiantomasso with Thin Blue Online. Thin Blue Online is a web-based software training solution to help officers increase their skills with regularity. Verbal communication and...

Duration:00:58:21

Leveraging Mobile Technology for a Scalable Body Worn Camera and Video Evidence Solution with Alex Popof of Visual Labs

9/21/2020
Deploying a video evidence solution for your law enforcement agency or private security company doesn't have to be an expensive venture that leaves you locked into long-term contracts and proprietary hardware. In this episode we'll talk to Alex Popof with Visual Labs and learn how they are turning the industry on its heels with a complete ecosystem for body worn cameras, dash cameras, and an interview room solution all based on mobile technology.

Duration:01:02:30

Starting a Drone Program with Anthony DeMolina of Tactical Drone Concepts

9/14/2020
Navigating all the nuances of starting your own drone program can be challenging. In this episode, Anthony DeMolina of Tactical Drone Concepts will share some considerations to keep in mind when starting your drone program. We'll also discuss training courses and consulting services offered by Tactical Drone Concepts to help you get your drone program started on the right foot without all the headaches, surprises, and unforeseen mishaps.

Duration:01:00:56