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The Police Podcast brings together police officers, the agencies they represent and the communities they serve. We discuss current events, social media, best practices when dealing with the police and the lives our officers live. When we aren't talking with officers, we talk to business leaders in industries that can have positive impacts on helping agencies and officers do better jobs. Experts from communications, finance, equipment and training bring their real world knowledge to help inform and educate our nation's protectors.

The Police Podcast brings together police officers, the agencies they represent and the communities they serve. We discuss current events, social media, best practices when dealing with the police and the lives our officers live. When we aren't talking with officers, we talk to business leaders in industries that can have positive impacts on helping agencies and officers do better jobs. Experts from communications, finance, equipment and training bring their real world knowledge to help inform and educate our nation's protectors.
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The Police Podcast brings together police officers, the agencies they represent and the communities they serve. We discuss current events, social media, best practices when dealing with the police and the lives our officers live. When we aren't talking with officers, we talk to business leaders in industries that can have positive impacts on helping agencies and officers do better jobs. Experts from communications, finance, equipment and training bring their real world knowledge to help inform and educate our nation's protectors.

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Episodes

Scientific Social Media And Pop Culture

4/20/2018
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Katie Nelson is the Social Media & Public Relations Coordinator of the City of Mountain View Police Department. The Mountain View Police Department is a leader in the social media space for law enforcement using a scientific approach to how they execute their digital communications. Combining pop culture, analytical insights and listening to their audience has made them tuned into how to most effectively share their public safety messaging. You can find Mountain View Police on most...

Duration:00:21:11

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office - Chase Daniels

4/6/2018
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Chase Daniels is the Assistant Executive Director of the Pasco County Sheriff's Office working under the leadership of Sheriff Chris Nocco. Chase's portfolio includes communications, social media and legislative affairs...and a few 'other things." You may recognize the Pasco County Sheriff's Office for their work with the #9PMRoutine and the #LivePD broadcasts, but what you might not recognize is the excellent social media strategy that has positioned the Pasco County Sheriff's Office to...

Duration:00:27:05

Leadership With Chief Billy Grogan

4/3/2018
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Today I'm joined by my good friend, Chief Billy Grogan of the Dunwoody Police Department in Georgia. Chief Grogan is talking leadership and how he is giving back to the future leaders of law enforcement with his new venture, "Top Cop Leadership". Chief Grogan shares what it takes in the current day of policing what it takes to be a top cop and how he can help you get there with his view from a man that has risen to the top level of policing serving not only as a chief but every rank...

Duration:00:24:22

Crisis Ready with Melissa Agnes

3/19/2018
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Keynote speaker, crisis communications strategist and soon to be best selling author Melissa Agnes talks about how to become Crisis Ready so that the issues you face don't become a crisis. Get her new book, CRISIS READY by clicking here. As a strategic advisor and keynote speaker, Melissa Agnes has worked with NATO, Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense, financial firms, technology companies, healthcare organizations, cities and municipalities, law enforcement agencies, global...

Duration:00:34:12

Don't Stream And Drive

3/5/2018
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Neil Dewson-Smyth is a police officer in the UK who has been in uniform operations for 26 years. In the first 7 years he covered all aspects of day to day policing. He then progressed to traffic operations for 7 years as a class 1 advanced driver dealing with all road traffic accidents and numerous fatal road traffic accident investigations. On transfer to Cheshire he spent 12 months in the custody investigation team before promotion to Sgt, then spent 7 years as custody sergeant with...

Duration:00:25:06

2018 LESM & Public Safety Keys For Success

3/1/2018
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In this episode of The Police Podcast, Tamrin Olden and Mike Bires from The Law Enforcement dot Social Podcast joined in for a special crossover episode. The three of us discussed what we see happening in the area of law enforcement and public safety social media use giving our own predictions / keys to success for 2018. Tamrin and Mike's five predictions of success for the coming year are: My five predictions for creating your best success possibilities in 2018 are... What was...

Duration:00:43:04

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office On Social Media

2/26/2018
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Anthony Rodriguez is the Social Media Manager for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office in south Florida. Anthony tells the story about their social media platforms being taken over by an 8 year old girl that had been dead for 30 years and how this girl brought her cold case back to life. This is a chilling and powerful use of social media in a case that was specifically chosen that had all the right ingredients to make it a viable case to profile. Here is a Storify that chronicles...

Duration:00:30:17

Get Married, Go Bald

2/22/2018
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Casie (pronounced KC) Shimanski and I met a couple of years at an event in Florida and have stayed in touch online since. We've crossed paths in Florida many times missing each other by a few hours here and there or realizing after, "Hey, you were there?" In December last year we actually came face to face at Social Fresh that was held at Full Sail University. Casie is part of the Cisco Systems family working with the team dedicated to telling Cisco’s employees story through social...

Duration:00:30:27

Desmond Cole & The Toronto Police School Resource Officer Program

6/14/2017
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This is a long episode coming in at 2 hours. A couple of highlights... 41 minutes I gave a list of successful black people: police officers, politicians, business, entertainers. According to Desmond, not one is successful based on merit, skills or abilities. 62 minutes The School Resource Officer Program One of my favorite quotes of all time is from Benjamin Franklin…. “Love your enemies for they will tell you your faults.” Prior to Franklin saying that, Antisthenes said, Pay...

Duration:02:01:11

Pulse Nightclub Shooting with Orlando Police Department

6/12/2017
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Everyone in the Orlando area remembers vividly the events that happened in the early morning hours of June 12th, 2016. At 2:02 am, The Pulse Nightclub Shooting began and over the next couple of days the reality of one of the worst shootings in the history of the United States took place. But, for the Orlando Police Department Public Relations Office, June 10th and 11th were very busy days that prepared them for what was about to take the worlds attention. Wanda Miglio and Michelle hold...

Duration:00:26:23

Motorcop Returns

6/27/2016
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MC - AKA Jason Hoschouer was the very first guest I ever had on The Police Podcast... I knew at some point I would have him back on. We've kept in contact since that first episode and I've been an avid listener to his podcast, The Crossover Show that he co-hosts with Justin Bieber. MC has been online talking about his duties since 2008 and letting the world know, "If got stopped, you deserved it." He talks about some of the current events that we've been seeing around North America,...

Duration:00:46:20

Ep 89 - Speaking With The President

6/17/2016
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Mike McCormack is the President of the Toronto Police Association, the largest of it's kind in Canada representing over 8,000 members both sworn and civilian. Mike comes from a deep policing tradition and like he mentioned in the interview, his dad went up the management side to become Chief and Mike chose the other side to become president. I'm not sure which title I would rather hold, Chief or president. What the two men have in common is an incredible duty of service to others and...

Duration:00:26:13

Amber Mac(Arthur) and Michael Bazzell

6/8/2016
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Two incredible power houses in their own fields joined forces to help parents writing the book, "Outsmarting Your Kids Online - A Safety Handbook For Overwhelmed Parents". I read this book in about two days. I know some of you could do it in about three hours. It's an easy read but more importantly it's got immediately actionable things you can do to help protect your family. Amber and Michael talk about the must do's, the need to do's and the should do's that can make an immediate...

Duration:00:26:02

Trooper Ben Gardner of the Kansas Highway Patrol

6/3/2016
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Ben Gardner is probably better known as @TrooperBenKHP is one part of the Kansas Highway Patrol that has become infamous in law enforcement social media circles as, "The #TweetingTroopers". Trooper Ben has been using Twitter as his primary tool for outreach to help educate, inform and entertain his community of followers talking traffic safety. You can find him at crash scenes and community events, conferences and cruisers and you can always be sure that he will be talking about ways to...

Duration:00:30:05

Brian Fanzo iSocialFanz - Think Like A Fan

5/23/2016
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"Connecting great people with great people to do great things." I could leave the show notes right there to tell you everything you need to know about Brian Fanzo. Brian has a deep, deep history with online activities, which began with cyber security in the Department of Defence. Brian has been on stages talking about the online world for many years but what he is currently in demand for is his thought leadership with building communities and audiences. Brian is a social and digital...

Duration:00:38:10

Christopher D Lewis on Police Leadership

5/16/2016
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Chris Lewis was the Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police before retiring in 2014 to start his consulting firm, Lighthouse Leadership Services. Commissioner Lewis is also a special correspondent to Bell Media covering issues relating to policing. He was very candid in this interview discussing his feeling on Street Checks (Carding) and that when he was the boss, he had no problem telling his boss the Premiere Of Ontario (respectfully) exactly what he thought. Lewis’ leadership...

Duration:00:29:25

Humanizing The Badge & A Comedic Cop

5/9/2016
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He's best known online as Mike_TheCop on all things social, but he also has a second persona as one of the contributors to, "Humanizing The Badge." Mike is a Metro Detroit area police officer who infuses his wicked sense of humor within the day to day happenings of a police officer. His antics on Vine, Instagram and Facebook are the stuff that legends are made of which has brought a global audience to the things he does in policing and offers a comedic, behind the scenes look at police...

Duration:00:26:31

Why Say Sorry For Telling The Truth?

5/6/2016
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From The Oakland Police Department via Nixle The Oakland Police Department would like to apologize for the recent press release addressing traffic safety enforcement during the Cinco de Mayo holiday. We acknowledge that the language in the message sent was completely insensitive to the cultural holiday. We have worked extensively to build trust with all our communities and value the amazing cultures that make up the heart of our City. We are taking appropriate steps to insure that this...

Duration:00:10:37

Officer Tommy Norman building community through kindness.

5/3/2016
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Officer Tommy Norman of the North Little Rock Arkansas Police Department is one of a kind! When I first began following Tommy, I believed that he must be a community relations officer or school resource officer. The guy is all over social media talking with the community, showing their good work, this guy interacts with everyone! I was surprised to learn that he is a front line patrol officer that answers radio calls, arrests bad people and does his calling with incredible respect and...

Duration:00:27:17

Ep 81 with Yael Bartur, Digital Strategist for The New York City Police Department

4/27/2016
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Yael Bartur is the Digital Strategist for the NYPD and you can bet that with 116 Twitter Accounts and a massive community she has her hands full but she takes it all in stride. With a solid strategy and a plan for growth that includes proper training, monitoring and management of the department's social media accounts the task she has comes with a great potential for many agencies to follow. Yael chats about the wins, challenges and who she looks to for inspiration as she looks for new and...

Duration:00:26:44