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Police Academy is your source for the no apologies, no spin truth about all things police. Discussions about why cops do what they do, avoiding speeding tickets or just how to stay alive can all be found right here. No question is out of bounds, no topic too sensitive. This is Police Academy!

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Police Academy is your source for the no apologies, no spin truth about all things police. Discussions about why cops do what they do, avoiding speeding tickets or just how to stay alive can all be found right here. No question is out of bounds, no topic too sensitive. This is Police Academy!

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One wild ride

By copper Joe. xYZ - Mar 09 2020
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Excellent podcast, I love your podcast. One of your best! Keep up the good work Joseph Fair

Love it

By repoagent123 - Jul 20 2019
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Very informative... really enjoy everything about it.. keep up the good work

iTunes Ratings

231 Ratings
Average Ratings
202
17
1
1
10

One wild ride

By copper Joe. xYZ - Mar 09 2020
Read more
Excellent podcast, I love your podcast. One of your best! Keep up the good work Joseph Fair

Love it

By repoagent123 - Jul 20 2019
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Very informative... really enjoy everything about it.. keep up the good work
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Police Academy Podcast

Latest release on Mar 27, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 6 days ago

Rank #1: How To Become A Cop - Tips and Tricks To Getting Hired

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For those looking to become cops, this ultimate guide to preparing for and winning in the hiring process is a must listen. For everyone else, this will open your eyes to what it takes just to get the job. It's not exactly a walk in the park. Please share with anyone interested in law enforcement! They will thank you later! 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Jan 13 2017

52mins

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Rank #2: Life in the Academy - Cadet Shares His Ongoing Experience

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A Wilmington PD cadet (Kristan Ware) talks about his ongoing academy experience and gives advice for anyone looking to become an officer or preparing for the academy. 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Nov 17 2016

1hr 12mins

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Rank #3: Behind the Scenes - Dayshift

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What is a typical day like for an officer? Not when he/she is writing you a ticket, chasing bad guys or making a big drug bust, but the mundane everyday stuff all cops do. Terence explains a "routine" shift from beginning to end, illustrating in detail the things cops do everyday, behind the scenes. 

Please rate and review the show on iTunes to help bring more people into our community here at Police Academy, we would greatly appreciate it! 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Oct 27 2016

54mins

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Rank #4: "I Want to be a Police Officer"

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This is a real-world example of the hiring process to become a police officer. It is a long, time consuming, and competitive endeavor. Putting your best foot forward and standing out amongst the crowd will increase your chances of getting hired. This particular listener did just that and the result was a job in the career and department of his choosing. If you want to be a cop, follow this example and you’ll give yourself a real fighting chance!

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel

  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab

  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation

  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix.

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Jun 27 2019

14mins

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Rank #5: Helping You Stand Out in a Competitive Field

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Getting hired by a police agency can be extremely difficult and frustrating. I can help with that. Click HERE or follow this link (https://www.policeacademypodcast.com/careerhelp/) to go to the new Police Academy Career Help page. Also in this episode are some sneak peeks into what is coming for future shows. 

To check out my recent interview with Patrick Fitzgibbons on the CJ Evolution Podcast, click below:

CJ Evolution Podcast: https://cjevolution.podbean.com/e/cj-evolution-march-29th-episode-85-a-talk-with-policeacademy-podcast-host-terence-herrick/

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Mar 31 2017

13mins

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Rank #6: Life as a White Cop

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Listen to the real life experiences of a white police officer in a world where we make assumptions first and ask questions later... or never. No sympathy required, expected or needed here, just an honest conversation about how racism and assumptions go hand in hand and don't do anyone any good. 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Sep 29 2016

35mins

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Rank #7: Cop Stereotypes and Non-Traditional Applicants

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We all fall into groups and their stereotypes and, no matter how much we hate being thrown into a proverbial box, sometimes the stereotypes are accurate. So why does the alpha-male stereotype exist with cops and what does it mean if you don't fit that stereotype?

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Apr 03 2018

32mins

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Rank #8: One Thing - Do You Have What It Takes?

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Good intentioned people often give horrible advice. Knowing the difference between hard truths and bad advice requires that you know this one thing. Discussion covers:

  1. Do you need to be a naturally aggressive, commanding, or intimidating person to make it into and have a successful career as a Police Officer?

  2. Do you need to be an alpha male to be a good cop? 

  3. Can an introvert be a good police officer? 

  4. Why do some officers survive the job while others do not? 

  5. I'm bad at math; can I be a police officer? 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Oct 27 2017

32mins

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Rank #9: WATCH OUT FOR THE DONKEY - Tips/Tricks/Wisdom for Rookie Cops and Police Candidates

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Another must listen interview with our very own Mike the Cop. Mike has been working full time as a police officer for almost three years and has tons of great wisdom and advice to share with those looking for a career in law enforcement and/or rookie cops. His perspective will surely resonate with many both inside and outside the LE community. We discuss the hiring process, the police academy, field training, and becoming a rookie cop. Mike provides tons of great advice, funny stories, and true wisdom for police officers young and old. Enjoy the show and remember; WHAT OUT FOR THE DONKEY!

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel

  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab

  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation

  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix.

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Nov 29 2018

2hr 49mins

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Rank #10: Why Firefighters Are Smarter Than Cops

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"Why don't you be a firefighter son?" I'll never forget those words; words from a father to his college son who recently decided to pursue a career in law enforcement. I thought he was kidding. He wasn't. 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Mar 23 2017

1hr 13mins

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Rank #11: Behind the Scenes - NIGHT SHIFT!!

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A little slice of what night shift is like for a cop. It's nothing like day shift, let's just say that. If you want to know more, ask Terence by emailing policeacademypodcast@gmail.com or contacting the show's Twitter or Facebook pages. 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For durable 5.11 gear, go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Jan 05 2017

59mins

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Rank #12: GUNS

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A candid and emotional email prompted this discussion, which is one we should all be having; one not rooted in fear or ignorance, but in a true understanding of the world we live in and what guns really are. This is not a pro-gun or anti-gun discussion. This is about fear, courage, overcoming ignorance, and refusing to live in denial. 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

May 10 2017

47mins

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Rank #13: Even The Toughest Cops Can't Handle This... Alone

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Every human being has a psychological breaking point; this is painfully obvious in the shadow of the Las Vegas shooting on Sunday, October 1st, 2017.  Despite popular belief that cops are superhuman, even the toughest and best police officers are waging a psychological battle they can’t win on their own. If there is systemic oppression related to police officers, it lies in the macho, "I can handle it" culture that is prevalent throughout the policing community. This is a conversation cops and civilians alike must have if we are to expect the police to rise to the challenge of law enforcement. 

Show Links:

- Armor Your Self Website: https://armoryourself.com/

- Book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Armor-Your-Self-Enforcement-Professionals/dp/1544661819

- CopsAlive.com

- Make it Safe Initiative: http://www.jackdigliani.com/index.html

- For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Oct 12 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #14: Should Women Be Police Officers?

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A Google employee was fired this week for contending that men and women are in fact... get this... DIFFERENT! That's oversimplifying things but it raises some important questions about women in male dominated fields like tech and law enforcement. Why is it different and/or difficult for women in these fields? Is it harder for a woman to become a cop than a man? Should women be cops? Are we actually different? Ready, set, let's do this! 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Aug 11 2017

42mins

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Rank #15: Ready For Anything - A Story From The Street

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Murphy's Law was in full effect on this cold winter night as Terence responded to a home invasion call. Find out how he and his fellow officers prevailed despite the unexpected. 

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcas@gmail.com

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Mar 30 2017

29mins

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Rank #16: Action vs Reaction: Why Cops Can Shoot First

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A candid discussion about why the police can shoot before a gun is pointed at them or even seen. 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

For amazing 5.11 gear go to: http://track.flexlinks.com/a.ashx?foid=1082190.1995893&fot=9999&foc=1

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Sep 22 2016

32mins

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Rank #17: I Have Anxiety, Depression... Can I Be a Cop?

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 “Can I be a police officer if I have anxiety?” “What if I struggle with depression? Will I even get hired by a police department?” Althea Olson, LCSW, and Officer Mike Wasilewski, LCSW, are here to help answer these important questions. Althea and Mike have been married since 1994. Althea is a social worker in private practice at Fox Bend Counseling in Oswego (Illinois). Mike works full-time as a police officer for a large suburban Chicago agency, and part-time as a social worker with Fox Bend Counseling. They write on a wide range of topics including officer wellness, relationships, mental health, morale and ethics. Their writing led to them developing More Than A Cop, and they have traveled the country as police trainers teaching “survival skills off the street.

This episode starts with a focus on the prospects for those looking to get into law enforcement and who struggle with General Anxiety Disorder. We then move to a discussion on the prevalence of anxiety disorders and depression among police officers and what to do about it. Enjoy the show and remember, you’re probably not the only one so don’t be afraid to ask for help!

Show links:

To reach Mike and Althea:

morethanacop.com

morethanacop@gmail.com

The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris

Brene Brown TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability?language=en

Related Articles:

https://www.poam.net/lris-disability-issues/anxiety-disorder-disqualifies-police-officer-job/

https://www.nami.org/Personal-Stories/Police-Officers-Need-Help-Too#

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel

  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab

  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation

  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix.

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Sep 28 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #18: Interview with The Old and Broken Sheepdog

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These stories are not for the faint of heart; but neither is police work. As the public moves away from understanding and respecting our police officers, one truth remains: there are sheep, there are wolves, and there are sheepdogs.

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If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

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  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix.

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Dec 28 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #19: Black Lives Matter - Masters of Propaganda

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"Hands up don't shoot" is a proven lie, but that doesn't stop it from being a used as a means to an end. In this episode, Terence references one of history's most notorious influencers in an attempt to understand the current policing climate of today. Enjoy! 

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If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel 
  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab
  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation
  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix. 

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Jul 14 2017

50mins

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Rank #20: Oral Boards - 11 Key Officer Safety Tips

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Oral boards are stressful and challenging but preparation is key. Here we discuss some common scenarios encountered in police interviews as well as officer safety tips that will help you prepare for the oral board and beyond. Enjoy! 

For your free audiobook go to: http://www.audibletrial.com/PoliceAcademyPodcast

If you want to interact with me, ask questions, or stay in the loop, follow Police Academy Podcast on Facebook and/or Twitter. You can also find the blog at policeacademypodcast.com/blog and the YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/Policeacademypodcast.

If you’d like to support Police Academy, there are 4 ways you can do so:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast and YouTube channel

  2. Rate and review the show by searching it on iTunes and clicking the reviews tab

  3. Share with friends and family through social media and everyday conversation

  4. Donate: This is a full-time job so any financial support helps out tremendously. Go to the website to donate directly to Police Academy. Even just a buck a show goes a long way toward keeping Police Academy on the air and in the mix.

Thank you; for your support, love and for some of you, hate mail. Which reminds me, if you have questions, comments, concerns, gripes, bunched up britches, or complaints, email: policeacademypodcast@gmail.com

Do Good || Be Strong || Fear Nothing

Sep 19 2018

37mins

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