Beyond the Call
Summary: The podcast for law enforcement professionals and those who support them.
Episode 036 of Beyond the Call The Beyond the Call crew visit Home Watch, the Law Enforcement Spousal Conference by How to Love Our Cops held in Sacramento, CA on March 2, 2019. In Part 2 of our first “On the Scene” special, listen to portions of the event including The Incredible Power of a Law Enforcement Spouse led by Vicki Newman – founder of How 2 Love Your Cop, The Spiritual Side of the Police Life led by Heather Blass, and the Parenting Panel. Also hear interviews with attendees such as Jennifer Brown from the Dallas Police Association. Hear more from Vicki Newman in Episode 016 and Heather Blass in Episode 032 of Beyond the Call. Learn more about How 2 Love Our Cops at www.how2loveyourcop.com.
Episode 035 of Beyond the Call The Beyond the Call crew visit Home Watch, the Law Enforcement Spousal Conference by How to Love Our Cops held in Sacramento, CA on March 2, 2019. In Part 1 of our first “On the Scene” special, listen to portions of the event including the introduction from emcee, France Siria; the beginning of the Story of Strength session with Scott and Liz Brown; and tips from Julie Bevers during her breakout on Self Care. Also, Co-Host Kacey Smith interviews attendees Ryan Cleveringa and Michelle Pham on their law-enforcement families and their takeaways from Home Watch. Hear more about the Browns’ story in Episode 034 and more from Julie Bevers in Episode 033 of Beyond the Call. Learn more about How 2 Love Our Cops at www.how2loveyourcop.com.
Episode 034 of Beyond the Call Life changed forever on October 24, 2014 for Scott and Liz Brown. It was the day Scott lost his partner Deputy Danny Oliver to a murderer on a routine check. Scott and his wife Liz share their story of healing and rebuilding their lives with the help of family, friends, and each other. Learn more about their work at www.how2loveyourcop.com.
Episode 033 of Beyond the Call Julie Bevers is one of the featured speakers scheduled for Home Watch, the How 2 Love Your Cop Law Enforcement Spouse Conference in Sacramento on March 2. Julie talks about her work as a crisis and trauma chaplain as well as a marriage counselor helping several first-responder families in California and beyond. Learn more about Julie at www.juliebevers.com and register for Home Watch at http://www.how2loveyourcop.com/speaking/ or www.eventbrite.com
Episode 032 of Beyond the Call Heather Blass is one of the featured speakers scheduled for Home Watch, the How 2 Love Your Cop Law Enforcement Spouse Conference in Sacramento on March 2. Heather talks about her presentation – The Spiritual Side of the Police Life, as well as the fun and challenges of being both a law enforcement wife and a mother of three girls. Learn more and register for Home Watch at http://www.how2loveyourcop.com/speaking/ or www.eventbrite.com
Episode 031 of Beyond the Call The co-founders of the Code 9 Project, Brandielee Baker and Deborah Ortiz, share their journey to create this organization as well as the training they offer to first responders to cope with PTSD and work-related stressors. Learn more about the Code 9 Project at www.code9project.org.
Episode 030 of Beyond the Call Phoenix Police Foundation President, Tim Thomas, discusses the goals of the organization, its programs, and upcoming events. He even talks about their ice-cream truck! Learn more about the Phoenix Police Foundation at www.phxpolicefoundation.org
Episode 029 of Beyond the Call Former Atlanta Police Officer and current Filmmaker, Patrick Shaver, discusses the making of his moving film, Officer Involved - a documentary which explores the highly secretive, often misunderstood, and socially taboo topic of what the officer experiences in the wake of an officer-involved shooting. Learn more about Patrick and Officer Involved at www.officerinvolvedproject.com and his future projects at www.indieclever.com.
Episode 028 of Beyond the Call Rob Shaul, the Founder and President of Mountain Tactical Institute, shares details on his unique training programs for law enforcement as well as other first responders. He also shares tips on how to stay fit for your specific job. Learn more about Rob and Mountain Tactical Institute at www.mtntactical.com.
Episode 027 of Beyond the Call National Police Credit Union Division President, Jim Bedinger, shares the story behind the creation of the brand by Chicago Patrolmen’s FCU. Jim also shares plans for the institution that benefit law enforcement and their families for the coming year. Learn more about the National Police Credit Union at www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 026 of Beyond the Call A discussion with Officer Joshua Rios, the founder of Blue Angel Coffee, about his career in law enforcement, his military service, and his entrepreneurial pursuits. Learn more about Josh and his business at www.blueangelcoffee.com.
Episode 025 of Beyond the Call A frank discussion with Sara Slone, Director of Public Relations for Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS), on the challenges for family, friends, and coworkers of fallen officers and the many programs available to them. Learn more about COPS at www.concernsofpolicesurvivors.org.
Episode 024 of Beyond the Call A discussion with Crisis Management Advisor and Author of Crisis Ready, Melissa Agnes, on how police departments and law enforcement agencies can turn adverse situations into trust-building opportunities with the public. Learn more about Melissa Agnes at www.melissaagnes.com.
Episode 023 of Beyond the Call An enlightening and very entertaining conversation with Eva Vennari, the No BS Healer, on nutrition as well as physical and mental well-being for individuals in high-stress professions like law enforcement. Learn more about Eva at www.TheElevateInstitute.com.
Episode 22 of Beyond the Call Co-hosts Kacey Smith and Ken Bator talk about what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving season. They also share some of the positive moves the National Police Credit Union and the Police Officers’ Credit Union Association have made this year. Listen to past episodes and learn more about our sponsor at www.nationalpolicecu.com/podcast