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'The Call' is a storytelling podcast developed by the 100 Club Arizona that is centered around the tales from behind the badge. Join us as we journey into the stories of those who have answered The Call.

'The Call' is a storytelling podcast developed by the 100 Club Arizona that is centered around the tales from behind the badge. Join us as we journey into the stories of those who have answered The Call.
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'The Call' is a storytelling podcast developed by the 100 Club Arizona that is centered around the tales from behind the badge. Join us as we journey into the stories of those who have answered The Call.

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English


Episodes

You Have The Right To Remain Silent - Part 2

6/11/2018
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Our second installment of “You Have the Right to Remain Silent”- Join us as Carroll Cooley dives deeper into the Miranda case. It's March of 1963. The time is approximately 11:30PM. Patricia Weir boards the bus following her shift at the Paramount Theater in Phoenix. She exits the bus at her stop at 7th Street and Marlette Avenue. As Patricia makes her way home, a man whom she does not know grabs her and forces her into his vehicle-- she is kidnapped, bound, and raped. Following the...

Duration:00:25:11

You Have The Right To Remain Silent - Part 1

5/18/2018
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It's March of 1963. The time is approximately 11:30PM. Patricia Weir boards the bus following her shift at the Paramount Theater in Phoenix. She exits the bus at her stop at 7th Street and Marlette Avenue. As Patricia makes her way home, a man whom she does not know grabs her and forces her into his vehicle-- she is kidnapped, bound, and raped. Following the assault, Patricia's attacker drops her off near her home. At around 2AM, Phoenix Police Department receives a call from Patricia’s...

Duration:00:10:44

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3/27/2018
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Steve, a retired Phoenix Firefighter, shares the story of a call that will stay with him forever. It’s circa 1990. 2AM. A three-story nightclub on Mill Avenue in Tempe catches fire. The building is old and has been renovated time and time again. Hidden spaces behind walls and beneath floors conceal fire and smoke. Electricity in the building remains on due to crews being unable to gain access to secure power to the building. These elements create a false sense of security- an illusion...

Duration:00:08:26

Officer Down - Phoenix

3/1/2018
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Many first responders face the harsh realities of traumatic emotional and physical experiences throughout their career. In May of 2016, Officer Mark Valenzuela responded to a call that would forever change his life. Join us as we dive into Mark's tale of trauma, strength, and forgiveness.

Duration:00:23:25

There Is No Routine Call

1/26/2018
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Our officers and firefighters put themselves in danger every shift. A "typical" call can turn sideways in an instant; Detective Austin of Phoenix Police Department joins us to tell his story of a "run of the mill" Civil Standby that took an unexpectedly violent turn.

Duration:00:10:59

Make a Difference

12/27/2017
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Autumn's late husband, Tim Barber (a Detective with Tempe Police Department), passed away in 2011 after fighting a long battle with prostate cancer. Following Tim's death, Autumn was faced with the terrible reality of birthing and raising their unborn twins without her husband at her side. Autumn joins us to share her story of love, loss, and courage in the face of tragedy.

Duration:00:34:25

Call Your Wife

11/22/2017
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In April of 2016, Stephen Gunn (an Engineer with Peoria Fire & Medical Department) and 70 other firefighters were dispatched to a house fire near 75th Avenue and Thunderbird. A Peoria home was engulfed in flames following a home invasion that ended in arson, and firefighters received several reports from bystanders and officers that someone was trapped inside. Stephen Gunn charged into the burning building through a window that had blown out from the heat of the fire. As Gunn crawled...

Duration:00:15:51

Be Kind

11/22/2017
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While on night patrol in 2014, Officer Sheffert and his partner came across a Young man sprinting down a busy roadway. The Teen’s behavior was strange for the neighborhood and the officers stopped him. The young man, Anthony Shultz, explained that he was out for a run because he was training for a wrestling match; Anthony was 16 years old. After talking for a few minutes, the three parted ways. Their paths would cross again when Sheffert responded to a domestic altercation call at a...

Duration:00:14:57