Feb. 15, 2023

Is POLICE CULTURE the problem? Dr. Frank Tortorello (Cultural Anthrpo…

In this episode, I continue my post-Memphis series with Dr. Frank Tortorello. Dr. Tortorello is a trained and educated cultural anthropologist, author, researcher, and strategist. Dr. Tortorello has a number of articles and his book can be...

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Jan. 24, 2023

Is there MEDIA BIAS when it comes to Policing- A conversation with Le…

Democratic Strategist, nationally syndicated radio host, and FOX News contributor Leslie Marshall and I discuss what many in policing see as a no-brainer. Media Bias when it comes to covering the police. Leslie is known for her honesty and fair...

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Dec. 20, 2022

Better Policing starts with understanding Neuroscience Education

Stafanie Faye is a neuroscience specialist who has worked with Google, Stanford, UC San Diego Medical school, the Department of Defense, the Canada School of Public Service, and many more. To learn more about this incredible woman please...

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Dec. 3, 2022

Are we OVER-Punishing criminals ?

Elizabeth Franklen-Best, a 20-year attorney, has been reversing criminal convictions for 15-plus years. We discuss a component on the Criminal Justice system that does not get as much attention as policing; criminal sentencing. Elizabeth is a...

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Nov. 4, 2022

Policing's False Narrative - and the deadly consequences

Peter Kirsanow is a distinguished US Commission on Civil Rights member and a practicing attorney. Mr. Kirsanow believes data should drive public policy, not emotions, not feelings, and certainly not the media.

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Sept. 22, 2022

Bias Policing with Jessica Nordell

Sgt Tom speaks with Jessica Nordell about the social and cognitive phenomena of bias. Can police departments foster trust and legitimacy with those they are sworn to protect and serve through a better understanding of bias? Are the...

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Sept. 1, 2022

Can We Improve Police Training by Modeling the Marines

Policing across the US seems to embrace a "para-military" framework. However, policing seems to simply assume the hierarchy and rank structures but appears to be failing in the training and education of their officers. Dr Frank Tortorello...

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July 6, 2022

Broken Windows Policing - Is it time to go back?

Professor Peter Moskos, a Princeton and Harvard-trained sociologist, author, and one-time Baltimore cop teaches us about Broken Windows policing; why it's good, why it went awry and is it time to re-visit this crime reduction strategy?

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May 3, 2022

Chronic Sleep Deprivation and Law Enforcement; A Public Safety Crisis

In this episode, I speak with Professor Lois James from the Washington State University School of Nursing. Professor James has focused a large part of her scholarship on the intersection of sleep deprivation, bias, and policing. She is a...

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April 3, 2022

Professor Dorothy Schulz talks about the Wandering Cop . .

How a small number of problem officers create large problems for the profession

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Nov. 26, 2021

The Myth of Mass Incarceration

How Data Refutes Hyperbole

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Nov. 15, 2021

Policing in America Podcast

With Sgt. Tom

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Aug. 24, 2021

Can Policing Improve?

Let's start with improving the candidates

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Aug. 3, 2021

Bonus Episode - Constitutional Policing

Why the Constitution Matters in Policing

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July 14, 2021

Data-Driven Policing (Pros and Cons)

Join Sgt. Tom Datro and his guest Charles Fan Lehman, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute as they discuss data in policing. The Manhattan Institute is a conservative non-profit American think tank focused on domestic policy and urban affairs,...

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June 1, 2021

Accountability in Policing: Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio example?

Lydia Guzman is the Chairwomen of the Phoenix PD Hispanic Advisory Board

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May 25, 2021

Equal Standard Movie Producer: “everyone has different agendas” in po…

Taheim Bryan writer and producer of movie Equal Standard

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May 18, 2021

How do you lead when you're in crises?

Colonel James Minnich, Professor at Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

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May 11, 2021

LAPD Officer Deon Joseph's Open Letter to Lebron James

Los Angeles police officer says the NBA start hasn't responded

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April 20, 2021

Sgt. Tom "Let's not move backwards" | Production has been paused

“It is disappointing that I have to make the following statement, however, with the Derek Chauvin Trial coming to a close combined with the recent controversial Officer Involved Shootings in Minneapolis and Chicago. Many Law Enforcement agencies are...

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April 13, 2021

Harvard Dr: "Threat responses affect optimal decision making"

Educating our officers and the public might be the key to creating trust.

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April 6, 2021

Police Sgt: "I'm cancelled on both sides as a Black officer"

Officer Cleon Joseph is also a Author and Fitness Guru

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March 23, 2021

The “MISTAKE” police make: hate crimes against Asian Americans

Arif Alikhan, Policing, Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Expert

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