Beyond the Call
Summary: The podcast for law enforcement professionals and those who support them.
Episode 050 of Beyond the Call A discussion with Heidi Paulson, law-enforcement spouse and author of Dependence Day, about the struggles and victories of being married to a critically injured police officer. She also shares her progress in fighting for legislation for first-responder families when a spouse is severally wounded in the line of duty. Learn more about Heidi at www.dependence-day.com. Learn more about our sponsor at www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 049 of Beyond the Call Charlene Floyd, Executive Director of the Houston Police Foundation, shares details on how they developed multiple programs for law enforcement in their area. Learn more about the Houston Police Foundation at www.houstonpolicefoundation.org. Learn more about our sponsor, the National Police Credit Union, at www.nationalpolicecu.com
Episode 048 of Beyond the Call Allison Uribe, a law-enforcement spouse and founder of Wives On Duty Ministries, shares tips to enhance your marriage from her experiences. She also shares details on the newly revised edition of her book, Because I Am Suitable: The Journey of a Wife on Duty. Learn more about Allison and her work at www.facebook.com/wivesondutyministries. To learn more about our sponsor go to www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 047 of Beyond the Call Margaret Stark, Owner and Manager of First Responder Grants, shares some key tips in applying for law-enforcement grants. She also shares her journey in starting the company in 1998. Learn more about the services provided by Margaret and her team at www.firstrespondergrants.com To learn more about our sponsor go to www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 046 of Beyond the Call In Part Two of our discussion with Jeff and Shawn Thomas, they discuss the programs of 1st Responder Conferences and the different areas of education they provide. Learn more about their programs at www.1stresponderconferences.org. To learn more about our sponsor go to www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 045 of Beyond the Call In Part One of our discussion with Jeff and Shawn Thomas, they discuss their relationship as a husband and wife both with law-enforcement careers, the motivation behind their creation of 1st Responder Conferences, and Jeff’s successful battle with alcoholism. Learn more about the Thomas family at www.1stresponderconferences.org. To learn more about our sponsor go to www.nationalpolicecu.com
Episode 044 of Beyond the Call Mick Yinger, former police officer and current Executive Director of The Bridge, shares valuable information on their programs and retreats that take first responders from hurting to healing. Learn more about The Bridge at www.firstrespondersbridge.org. To learn more about our sponsor go to www.nationalpolicecu.com
Episode 043 of Beyond the Call A conversation with Tracie Texas Shugart, retired police officer and current Executive Director of the Louisville Metro Police Foundation. She shares some of the innovative but simple programs they offer to help both law-enforcement families and the community. Learn more about the Louisville Metro Police Foundation at www.saferlouisville.org. To learn more about our sponsor go to www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 042 of Beyond the Call A conversation with Angela Bennett, Director of Programming and Development for the Cleveland Police Foundation. Angela discusses the many programs managed by the organization that help to connect law enforcement and the community, particularly the youth programs such as Cops for Kids, Cookin’ with Cops, and many others. Learn more about the Cleveland Police Foundation at www.clevelandpolicefoundation.org. Learn more about our sponsor, the National Police Credit Union, at www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 041 of Beyond the Call A discussion with Lisa Rollings, Executive Director of the Central Indiana Police Foundation, about the many programs and events the organization manages for law enforcement including Invest in Blue, the Code-One Fund, and the Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast with a Cop. Learn more at www.cipf.foundation. Learn more about our sponsor at www.nationalpolicecu.com.
Episode 040 of Beyond the Call A conversation with Clarke Paris, retired Sergeant of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and founder of The Pain Behind the Badge, on PTSD and suicide prevention for first responders. Clarke produced a documentary by the same name as well as authored the book My Life for Your Life. Paris also recently wrote a children’s book – Daddy, I Worry About You, for children of police officers and also offers a relevant story about his son during the show. Learn more about The Pain Behind the Badge at www.thepainbehindthebadge.com.
Episode 039 of Beyond the Call Entrepreneur and 30-year law-enforcement professional, Joe Badali, discusses his company Guardian Gear. Joe’s business provides lifesaving products and services that meet the unique needs of police officers, students, teachers, and many others in times of crisis. Learn more about Guardian Gear at www.guardiangearusa.com.
Episode 038 of Beyond the Call Active police officer and entrepreneur, Ryan Allen, talks about the journey of starting the company Zero 9 Holsters. He shares his story of how necessity was the mother of invention for making his first holster. Today Zero 9 Holsters provides multiple quality products to first responders throughout the world. Learn more about Zero 9 Holsters at www.zero9holsters.com.
Episode 037 of Beyond the Call A conversation with Vince LeVien on being the son of a decorated NYPD Detective. We also delve into his work as the Project Manager of The Finest Service Organization offering Killed in the Line of Duty Insurance to Police Credit Unions as well as being appointed on the Board of Trustees of the Silver Shield Foundation. Learn more about the Silver Shield Foundation, which provides education funds and other services to the children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty, at www.silvershieldfoundation.org. Learn more about the Killed in the Line of Duty Insurance from the National Police Credit Union at www.nationalpolicecu.com.
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.