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Law enforcement professionals join host Tom Morris Jr. (America’s Most Wanted, Live PD) to share their experiences, insights and perspective on policing.

Law enforcement professionals join host Tom Morris Jr. (America’s Most Wanted, Live PD) to share their experiences, insights and perspective on policing.

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United States

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Law enforcement professionals join host Tom Morris Jr. (America’s Most Wanted, Live PD) to share their experiences, insights and perspective on policing.

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English


Episodes

NYPD Officer Miguel Van Brackle

4/28/2020
Tom Morris Jr. sits down with officer Miguel Van Brackle, who was a participant in last episode’s workshop experience, To Protect, Serve and Understand. Officer Van Brackle has served for the NYPD for seven years. Before this, he was an EMT for New York City’s Fire Department. Officer Van Brackle tells us some of his most hair-raising stories working in Brooklyn, NY and more. Please be advised: this episode includes discussion about mental health and suicide. Please listen at your own...

Duration:00:48:42

To Protect, Serve and Understand

4/21/2020
Tom hosts a very special episode with an NYPD officer, a civilian and the creator of the workshop series, To Protect, Serve and Understand. The workshop brings together 7 NYPD officers and 7 civilians to create empathy and a better understanding for each other’s lives and perspectives. The project was created by the Executive Director Terry Greiss in the hopes to bridge the racial schism between NYPD officers and civilians that occurred after the Eric Garner video through acting exercises in...

Duration:01:26:36

Behind the Scenes with Live PD Officer Addy Perez

4/14/2020
Tom Morris Jr. sits down with Richland County Senior Deputy, Addy Perez, who is an officer featured on Live PD. Fans of the show have seen Deputy Perez throughout her career and today we're going to go behind some of her most pivotal moments in front of and behind the camera, from her life before the show as a military veteran to how the show has impacted her life and career today. Please be advised, today's conversation will include a discussion of domestic violence. Please listen at your...

Duration:00:51:35

The Stress of the Job with Officer Tommy Shevlin and Karen Solomon

4/7/2020
Tom Morris Jr. sits down with former NYPD Officer Tommy Shevlin and wife of an officer, Karen Solomon. Officer Shevlin has a deeply personal experience with officer mental health and suicide. His life experiences have led him to become the Vice President of the non-profit NY LEAP (https://www.nyleap.org/) and share his story with hundreds of officers in the hope of giving the help he had needed. He and Karen Solomon joined forces to work on this often-ignored issue within policing. Ms....

Duration:01:10:42

A Day in Chinatown with Sgt. Ben Yau

3/31/2020
Tom Morris Jr. sits down with NYPD Sgt. Ben Yau who polices New York City’s very-own Chinatown. His career began in the Marines where he went overseas and then back to his home in New York – where he has become a big part of the life in Chinatown as the Neighborhood Coordination Officer. He has insight into the kinds of crimes that specifically hit the local immigrant community from blessing scams to robocalls. This episode will also include a story of domestic violence, so please listen at...

Duration:00:48:02

NYPD Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison

3/25/2020
Last October, Tom Morris Jr. sat down to talk with NYPD Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison, who looks after the 17,000 patrol officers in New York City. From Chief Harrison’s experiences walking the beat in New York City to his rise to Chief of Patrol, he’s traveled the world and has talked to people from all walks of life. Chief Harrison also shares with us how changing the way NYPD polices its streets can really make a difference. Want daily contacts at a price you can afford? Get 30...

Duration:00:53:22

Sanctuary City with Lte Poole

3/16/2020
Tom Morris Jr. sits down with Lte Richard Poole from Takoma Park MD for a conversation about what it means to be a police officer in a sanctuary city. We talk about some of the biggest trends he sees in criminal investigations, what it's like to be on the SWAT team and a disturbing murder case that still sticks with Lte Poole to this day. Got hair color needs? Use MADISON REED! Get 10% off plus FREE SHIPPING on your first Color Kit with code "PDSTORIES" at www.Madison-Reed.com

Duration:00:54:21

Special Policing with Chief Bell

3/10/2020
Tom Morris Jr. welcomes his friend and the man who trained him as a Special Police Officer, Chief Christopher Bell. They have a serious conversation about what Special Policing is, the crack epidemic in the 80's to the opioid crisis now, and the challenge to protect students in school shootings. For your hair coloring needs - use MADISON REED! Get 10% off plus FREE SHIPPING on your first Color Kit with code "PDSTORIES" at www.Madison-Reed.com Meet your financial goals with UPSTART! Go...

Duration:00:47:25

From NYPD to Comedian: Good Times with Mark DeMayo

3/3/2020
Mark DeMayo is as New York as you get. Born and bred in Queens with a wicked sense of humor. He served as an officer for 20 years before retiring at the rank of detective. But he's not your average cop. He's a talented actor and comedian, appearing on Comics Watching Comics, and recently had a role on Law & Order: SVU. This episode is a balance of comedic conversation and a serious look at the impact of police work. Sleep better with PURPLE! Get a FREE Purple pillow with the purchase of a...

Duration:00:38:58

Midnight Shifts & Mental Health with Dr. John Violanti

2/25/2020
Dr. John Violanti has spent years studying, writing and understanding what happens to officers under stress. In 2019, there was a record high in police suicides. Dr. Violanti joins Tom Morris Jr. to discuss why this happens and how we can possibly work to prevent it. Besides his work in research, Dr. Violanti worked as an officer for many decades. He shares his unbelievable stories from riding the midnight shift as a state trooper and how this real-life experience helps inform his work in...

Duration:00:52:46

Power Couple: US Marshals Julie and Mark Shealey

2/17/2020
Julie and Mark Shealey have been partners in life as well as in work for decades. They met on the job and for over 30 years, they have served as U.S. Marshals. Their careers have taken them around the world. From working with international fugitives in Israel to some of the most notorious detainees in DC, they've seen it all. Tom Morris Jr. sits down with the Shealeys to talk about some of their most memorable cases and about what makes a good Marshal. Sleep better with PURPLE! Get a FREE...

Duration:00:50:27

Solving Cases on a Hunch with Major Anthony Ell

2/11/2020
Major Anthony Ell has solved crimes on sheer instinct alone. From bank robberies to homicides, he cracks the case with an eye for trouble. He also happens to be one of the best storytellers around. He and Tom Morris Jr. sit down to talk about some of the best of his stories. After 30 years of service with the Kansas City, Missouri PD, he has a lot to tell. Meet your financial goals with UPSTART! Go to www.upstart.com/pd to find out how low your UPSTART rate is!

Duration:00:57:18

Community Impact with Sheriff Leon Lott

2/4/2020
Sheriff Leon Lott has paved a path for Community Oriented Policing in Richland County. He's worked and seen everything on the job - from patrol to investigator to Captain of the Narcotics Division for 9 years. A trained leader with degrees from the FBI, Harvard University and more - he brings an important insight to what it means to work and live in the community you serve.

Duration:00:40:21

The Heart of Policing with Captain Sonia Pruitt

1/28/2020
Captain Sonia Pruitt is the first African-American woman ranked as Chief of the Montgomery County Police Department. She’s had eye-opening experiences on the job that made her realize how serious her responsibility is for the lives of others. She leads with kindness, compassion and a vision for a unique way of policing. Join Tom Morris Jr. and Captain Pruitt for an important conversation about the future of police and community relationships.

Duration:00:40:01

Finding Fugitives with U.S. Marshal Art Roderick

1/21/2020
CNN Consultant and former U.S. Marshal, Art Roderick, joins Tom Morris Jr. for a conversation about his international fugitive cases. They discuss the famous Ruby Ridge case, where Art was front and center, and the current state of policing domestic terrorism in America. Love your cat? Make the switch to PrettyLitter! Go to www.PrettyLitter.com and use promo code "PD" for 20% off your first order!

Duration:00:53:48

FBI Profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole on Catching Killers

8/14/2018
Tom is joined by retired FBI Profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole who explains what it is like to get inside the mind of a killer. Hear her career path and steps she took to solve notorious cases. Thanks to our sponsors: [A&E Crime Blog](https://www.aetv.com/real-crime) “PD Stories theme" by [4aStables.](https://www.4astables.com/)

Duration:01:08:02

FBI Profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole on Catching Killers

8/14/2018
Tom is joined by retired FBI Profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole who explains what it is like to get inside the mind of a killer. Hear her career path and steps she took to solve notorious cases. Thanks to our sponsors: [A&E Crime Blog](https://www.aetv.com/real-crime) "PD Stories theme" by [4aStables.](https://www.4astables.com/)

Duration:01:08:02

Master Cpl Ray Schilke on Motor Units and Florida Policing

8/7/2018
Take a ride with the hilarious and heartfelt Major Cpl Ray Schilke as he discusses what it’s really like to arrest a “Florida Man”. Tom and Ray talk about Police Week and the impact the job has on family life.

Duration:01:24:50

Master Cpl Ray Schilke on Motor Units and Florida Policing

8/6/2018
Take a ride with the hilarious and heartfelt Major Cpl Ray Schilke as he discusses what it's really like to arrest a "Florida Man". Tom and Ray talk about Police Week and the impact the job has on family life.

Duration:01:24:50