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PODCAST: An Inside Perspective| THE INTERVIEW ROOM | 001

Welcome to THE INTERVIEW ROOM | Episode 001| An Inside Perspective

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The Interview Room releases every other Thursday. In here, we interview leaders from all walks of life. These conversations are meant to provide insight, guidance, warnings, and encouragement for law enforcement officers and their supporters in their everyday lives. 

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In this episode:

  • Sergeant Johnathan Mulder provides an overview of his experience at a Metro Corrections Facility.
  • We spend a little time discussing the programs offered to inmates and the different approaches that are being taken to lessen recidivism. 
  • We then talk about personnel shortages and the reasons why correctional facilities nationwide seem to struggle with maintaining employees.
  • We talk about the mental toll of corrections on the officer and programs that are available and being developed to help law enforcement officers in the area of mental health. 

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PODCAST: Drafting a Legacy| Monday Morning Roll Call | 009

Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 009| Drafting a Legacy

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A new Monday Morning Roll Call is released every Monday Morning and provides a short overview format of issues that matter to you and provides encouragement for the week ahead.

After listening to the show, please leave us an iTunes rating and review!

In this episode:

  • We tell the good news story of Chicago Officer Jennifer Maddox, who saw a problem in a community and took steps to start a program called “Future Ties” to give kids a safe place to go to after school.
  • We discuss creating a Legacy and the importance of drafting a plan as to the legacy we want to leave.
  • We then go over the three questions we can ask ourselves when we are considering the legacy we want to leave. 

Your opinion matters! Please leave comments and feedback on whatever media you are listening to this show. Also, please feel free to email with any questions that you would like dealt with in future episodes. This show is for you the listener and we need your help for it to become a great resource for everyone On the Blue Line. 

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PODCAST: A Month for Remembering| Monday Morning Roll Call | 008

Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 008| A Month for Remembering.

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A new Monday Morning Roll Call is released every Monday Morning and provides a short overview format of issues that matter to you and provides encouragement for the week ahead.

After listening to the show, please leave us an iTunes rating and review!

In this episode:

  • May is Memorial Month. Take a part in activities in your area as well as on the national level and take time to remember those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom and safety. 
  • This week, we define true heroism and discuss the popularity of the idea of heroes in popular culture and at the movies.   
  • We talk about the importance of small gestures of thanks and the meaning they can have for the recipient. 
  • This week we are encouraged to Remember, to Live Heroically and to find small ways to Say Thanks. 

Your opinion matters! Please leave comments and feedback on whatever media you are listening to this show. Also, please feel free to email with any questions that you would like dealt with in future episodes. This show is for you the listener and we need your help for it to become a great resource for everyone On the Blue Line. 

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PODCAST: Choosing to be Uncomfortable| Monday Morning Roll Call | 007

Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 007| Choosing to be Uncomfortable.

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A new Monday Morning Roll Call is released every Monday Morning and provides a short overview format of issues that matter to you and provides encouragement for the week ahead.

After listening to the show, please leave us an iTunes rating and review!

In this episode:

Your opinion matters! Please leave comments and feedback on whatever media you are listening to this show. Also, please feel free to email with any questions that you would like dealt with in future episodes. This show is for you the listener and we need your help for it to become a great resource for everyone On the Blue Line. 

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PODCAST: The Influence of the Badge | Monday Morning Roll Call | 006

Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 006| The Influence of the Badge.

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Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 006 | The Influence of the Badge.

A new Monday Morning Roll Call is released every Monday Morning and provides a short overview format of issues that matter to you and provides encouragement for the week ahead. 

In this episode:

  • We want to thank you for helping us get to our sixth episode, it has been an exciting journey and we hope you will continue to follow along. Please whether you love the show, hate the show, or are somewhere in between please go to iTunes right now and leave a rating and review.
  • We discuss the influence of the badge on our lives and the lessons that we have learned from law enforcement.
  • We discuss the 5 lessons that I have learned from law enforcement including:
        1. The Badge represents something greater than myself.
        2. You have a Voice, Use it!
        3. If it is not in the report, it never happened.
        4. True Strength is controlled Strength.
        5. It could all be over tomorrow.

Your opinion matters! Please leave comments and feedback on whatever media you are listening to this show. Also, please feel free to email with any questions that you would like dealt with in future episodes. This show is for you the listener and we need your help for it to become a great resource for everyone On the Blue Line. 

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PODCAST: The Importance of a Morning Routine | Monday Morning Roll Call | 005

Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 005 | The Importance of a Morning Routine. 

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Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 005 | The importance of a Morning Routine.

A new Monday Morning Roll Call is released every Monday Morning and provides a short overview format of issues that matter to you and provides encouragement for the week ahead. 

In this episode:

  • We want to thank you for helping us get to our fifth episode, it has been an exciting journey and we hope you will continue to follow along. Please whether you love the show, hate the show, or are somewhere in between please go to iTunes right now and leave a rating and review.
  • We discuss a heart-warming story out of Culver City, California, where an officers quick actions save the life of an infant.
  • We are compelled to tell the story of three nude women on a rampage in Florida. This is definitely a story we could not make up.
  • Finally, this week we discuss the importance of morning routines and that taking ownership of our morning, helps us take ownership of our day and ultimately our life.

Your opinion matters! Please leave comments and feedback on whatever media you are listening to this show. Also, please feel free to email with any questions that you would like dealt with in future episodes. This show is for you the listener and we need your help for it to become a great resource for everyone On the Blue Line. 

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PODCAST: In the People Business | Monday Morning Roll Call | 004

Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 004 | In the People Business

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A new Monday Morning Roll Call is released every Monday Morning and provides a short overview format of issues that matter to you and provides encouragement for the week ahead.

In this episode:

  • We want to thank you for helping us get to our fourth episode, it has been an exciting journey and we hope you will continue to follow along. Please whether you love the show, hate the show, or are somewhere in between please go to iTunes right now and leave a rating and review. 
  • We discuss the story of young, Brisen Fullbright, and his fight with cancer. This heart-warming story tells about a town, a school, and law-enforcement officers coming together to support this 7 year old young man. This is such a great story highlighting the best in people.
  • We provide follow up on the Illinois State Trooper Gerald Ellis story; new witness accounts describe his final heroic actions.
  • We discuss the known and unknown risks when it comes to dealing with people and how the uncertainty of law enforcement and other related careers are all directly indicative of being in the people business.
  • We conclude with talking about the good and bad of humanity and the need to maintain a people-centered focus throughout our career.

Your opinion matters! Please leave comments and feedback on whatever media you are listening to this show. Also, please feel free to email with any questions that you would like dealt with in future episodes. This show is for you the listener and we need your help for it to become a great resource for everyone On the Blue Line.

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Also, join our closed Facebook Group where we continue these discussions and strive to help all of those On the Blue Line to achieve wholeness and happiness in their everyday life.

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PODCAST: The heaviness of the badge | Monday Morning Roll Call | 003

Welcome to Monday Morning Roll Call | Episode 003

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A new Monday Morning Roll Call is released every Monday Morning and provides a short overview format of issues that matter to you and provides encouragement for the week ahead. 

In this episode:

  • We want to thank you for helping us get to our third episode, it has been an exciting journey and we hope you will continue to follow along. Please whether you love the show, hate the show, or are somewhere in between please go to iTunes right now and leave a rating and review.
  • We discuss the recent tragic line of duty deaths of Illinois State Troopers and these senseless tragedies that could have been avoided.

In Memory:

Trooper Brooke Jones- Story, End of Watch March 28, 2019.

Trooper Gerald Ellis, End of Watch March 30, 2019.

To these Troopers, We want to Thank each of you for your service and dedication, rest in peace, we have the watch from here.

  • We discuss George Strait’s new Album, Honkey Tonk Time Machine and more specifically the concept around the song, The weight of the badge.
  • We talk about the difference between the actual weight of the badge and the perceived weight of the badge.
  • We consider the negative ways that the badge can get heavier and positive ways that we can react towards it.
  • Finally, we layout the concept of ROE: Reflect, Orient, and Execute. As a way to deal with the negative effects of law enforcement on our personal lives as a way of combating losing oneself to the job. 

Your opinion matters! Please leave comments and feedback on whatever media you are listening to this show. This show is for you the listener and we need your help for it to become a great resource for everyone On the Blue Line. 

Connect with us to share in this vision! Visit our website and join our mailing list for up-to-date content, contests, and connection with what we are doing.

Also, join our closed Facebook Group where we continue these conversations and more throughout the week.