Hello everyone and welcome back. A big shout out to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field. Thank you for what you do and keep up the great work.

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In this episode Patrick welcomes Dr. Andrew Wittman. Andrew is the founder of the Mental Toughness Training Center, a leadership consultancy specializing in peak performance, team dynamics, resolving conflict in the workplace and is the author of the book, “Ground Zero Leadership: CEO of You” (2016). He teaches strategies on how to take control of your thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and actions, especially under pressure while sharing his experiences in combat and high-threat environments across the globe.

A Marine Corps infantry combat veteran and former federal agent, he holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Theology, is a guest lecturer at Clemson University, and co-hosts the radio call-in show, “Get Warrior Tough.” As a leadership and peak-performance expert working across five continents, Andrew has successfully added tens of millions in profit to his clients’ bottom line, through his trade-mark cellular problem-solving methods before becoming a motivational keynote speaker.

Andrew is the son of missionaries to Australia, China, and the West Indies, and was brought up in the town of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Upon graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps infantry and lead troops in combat operations in the Republic of Panama and Desert Storm, anti-terrorism operations in Honduras and two deployments to the Far East. As a security contractor for the State Department, Andrew has deployed to Jordan, Kosovo and completed four tours in Afghanistan.

Upon exiting military service, Andrew entered the field of law enforcement, becoming a sheriff’s deputy in his home state of South Carolina. He is the recipient of the J.P. Strom Award, which is the highest and most prestigious award given to a graduate of the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy, in recognition of being the honor graduate of his class. An accomplishment he repeated at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA while transitioning from a local to a federal commission.

Dr. Wittman was the Special Agent in Charge of Nancy Pelosi's security detail, was Joe Lieberman's lead advance agent. He has personally protected Hillary Clinton, Tom Delay, Trent Lott, King Abdullah of Jordan, Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, Sir Elton John, as well as Fortune 20 CEOs.

You can find Andrew here:

https://getwarriortough.com/about-andrew/

 

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Patrick

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. Thank you all for the continued support. The show continues to grow because of you the listener and supporter. Big shout out to criminal justice professionals everywhere. Keep up the great work.

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In this episode, Patrick welcomes Ryan J. Ryan is a police officer in a large municipal agency in Arizona. His financial journey began when he and his wife saved up a sum of money and he didn’t know who he could trust to invest it.  After several interviews with financial advisers, he still didn’t feel like he could trust anyone.  Due to this, Ryan began his journey to educate himself by reading every finance book he could get my hands on and by attending financial seminars.

After getting a good handle on debt, finance, and investments, he decided to start this blog as a resource for others who find it difficult to trust people with their money.

Having been in law enforcement for 14 years, he has seen the devastation left behind by people who mismanage their finances. This also motivates Ryan to educate as many people as he can, both in and outside of law enforcement. Ryan obtained a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master of Administration Degree from Northern Arizona University. He is an adjunct professor at a local community college, and he has been a student of finance for many years.

His blog is dedicated to those looking to eliminate their debt and to mold a new way of thinking, living, and spending. Education focused on financial stability and wealth.  

You can find Ryan and his blog here:

https://arrestyourdebt.com/

 

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Patrick

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. Special thanks to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field. We appreciate you and thank you for your selfless sacrifices every day.

Check out my new blog on the CJEvolution Website. I am also very excited that Law Enforcement Today has featured another article of mine. Love writing for this great publication. You can find the article here along with other great articles.

https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/leaving-law-enforcement/

In this episode, Patrick welcomes Ryan Munsey. Ryan is the author of F*ck Your Feelings and co-founder of The Better Human Project, Ryan Munsey is a sought-after thought leader who specializes in high performance and the development of both individuals and organizations. He personally coaches Olympic and professional athletes, Special Forces Operators, Hollywood celebrities, and leading entrepreneurs and C-Level executives while speaking and hosting leadership workshops around the world. 

A lifelong athlete obsessed with elite human performance, he has a degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from Clemson University. After college Ryan parlayed his bodybuilding interest into fitness and fashion modeling in New York City, where he also began his career as a nutritionist and personal trainer, helping actors, designers and other models achieve their fitness goals.

In 2012 he opened his own performance training facility, House Of Strength in his hometown of Roanoke, Virginia. HOS quickly became a leader on the local and global level, helping dozens of athletes earn college scholarships while also contributing to leading national and international publications like Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, T-Nation and EliteFTS.

In the last 3 years Ryan has worked closely with renowned scientists, researchers, Navy SEALs, C-level executives, entrepreneurs, Olympic and professional athletes to unlock the secrets of high-performance individuals and teams. During that time he’s hosted 2 top-rated podcasts in the health and wellness space, most recently co-founding the Better Human Project with Ryland Hormel and Josh Crowther.

His book, F*ck Your Feelings, synthesizes his first decade of knowledge and experience into a neuroscience-based exploration of high performance and success.

You can find Ryan here:

https://ryanmunsey.com/

http://eaglerisespeakers.com/

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Patrick

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. We continue to grow because of your support. Thank you! Thanks to all the brave men and women working the criminal justice field. You are doing a great job and keep up the fantastic work.

If you would rate and review the Criminal Justice Evolution Podcast on iTunes, we sure would appreciate it.

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In this episode Patrick welcomes Jake Skifstad. Jake is the President and Founder of Shield616. Shield616 was formed with the peace officer on patrol in mind. The goal of this great organization is two-fold. First, they want to equip every first responder with necessary, advanced active shooter / crowd control gear. Second, the want to provide a support group for that first responder who will pray for the first responder and his or her family on a daily basis and show the first responder with support and encouragement throughout the year. Shield616 is very mindful that departments and their limited budgets Not only will all of the gear provided be donated; it will be replaced every five years at no cost to any first responder or department.

Jake was born in Northern Minnesota.  From his earliest memories, he wanted to be a police officer when he grew up.  Growing up, those desires never changed. After graduating high school in 1998, Jake attended Alexandria Technical College in Minnesota. Alex Tech is known nationally for their Law Enforcement training program. While attending Campus Crusade for Christ, Jake met his wife, Jenna. After graduating with an AAS in Criminal Justice, Jake returned to International Falls where he worked part-time with the local police department and sheriff department. In January 2004, Jake was hired by the Colorado Springs Police Department.  Jake joined his brother Luke and cousin Dan on the force.  Jake held specialized jobs with the Major Accident Unit, Crowd Control Riot Team, and the last 3.5 years attached to the SWAT team. Jake was involved in the active shooter situation at New Life Church in 2007 and the Planned Parenthood active shooter in 2015. 

A great conversation with an amazing individual who is doing so much for the brave men and women in law enforcement.

Find Jake here:

https://www.shield616.org/

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Patrick

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. Special thanks to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field. Thank you. You all are doing a great job.

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In this episode, Patrick welcomes Val Van Brocklin. For over 30 years Val has been winning hearts, inspiring action and helping people find greater meaning in the work they do.  She got here through a unique combination of skills, education, and “in the trenches” experience — all fueled by her own passion for people who have chosen to serve others. Val had a teaching career before she earned her law degree at the University of Virginia and stalked high adventure in Alaska – joining the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office. She quickly became a senior trial attorney. Because of her notable work, Val was asked to join the state’s Office of Special Prosecution & Appeals where she had state-wide responsibility for cases that were so complex, they required specialized investigative and prosecution efforts. Val’s endeavors again caught attention. She was recruited by the U.S. Attorney’s Office to prosecute complex white-collar crime, for which she received the FBI’s commendation. As a state and federal prosecutor for over 10 years, Val’s trial work sparked not only ample, local media coverage but was also featured nationally on:

  • ABC’S PRIME TIME LIVE
  • Discovery Channel’s Justice Files
  • And in USA Today, The National Enquirer, and REDBOOK.

Throughout her career as a prosecutor, Val’s dynamic presentation style made her a frequently invited speaker for law enforcement and other professional and community groups. It also left her fielding many more speaking requests than she could possibly meet — prosecuting criminals is a full-time job.  And so, another adventure presented itself.

Described by Calibre Press as “the indisputable master of entertainment,” Val is now an internationally sought keynote speaker, trainer, and author.

  • Her training programs can be seen on the Law Enforcement Television Network, one of which won a prestigious 2000 Telly Award that honors outstanding cable television and the finest video and film productions.
  • Her Public Radio commentaries and stories include a 2005 national award winner.

You can find Val here:

https://valvanbrocklin.com/

 

Check out my article on mindset in Law Enforcement Today:

https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/mindset-need-reset/

 

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Patrick

Hello everyone and welcome back to the CJE Podcast. A big should out to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field. Keep up the great work and you have much support. If you love coffee, and we know most of you do, you are going to love the Mushroom Coffee from Four Sigmatic. Check out their link on the podcast website and get 15% off your purchases using the promo code CJEVO.

In this episode, Patrick welcomes the one and only Bill Allmon. Billy is a retired Navy SEAL, and he honorably served his country from 1969 to 1993. He retired as a chief petty officer, and he is a combat veteran of three wars. While in the Navy SEALs, Mr. Allmon participated in numerous covert and overt missions around the world in support of US doctrine, foreign governments, militaries, and other official agencies. His book, "When the Bullet Hits Your Funny Bone - The Essence of a U.S. Navy SEAL," is a reflection of the humorous side of life in the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams. Billy Allmon will have you in stitches as he reveals how U.S. Navy SEALs use their humor (and at times it is very dark humor) to relieve the stresses of combat, while facing death on almost a daily bases. For all of you out there who love to laugh, even in the face of adversity, this book is a MUST read!

Patrick and Billy have a great conversation talking about about the military, what it takes to become a SEAL, how Billy gave up an Ivy League Education to join and NAVY, and law enforcement.

 

Find Billy and his work here:

https://www.amazon.com/Billy-Allmon/e/B00784PGBY

https://www.linkedin.com/in/william-billy-allmon-166813a/

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Hello everyone and welcome back the show. Special thanks to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field. You are doing a great job! - Keep up the great work!

Thank you for the continued support for the show. Sharing with family and friends is why the podcast continues to grow. Help keep the lights on by becoming a Patron through Patreon, and if you would rate and review the podcast on iTunes the team would appreciate it. www.cjevolution.com

In this episode Patrick welcomes back Meiyoko Taylor. Meiyoko was on the show in March 2018 (Episode 188 - Check it out) and Patrick is excited to have him back on.

With over a decade of success coaching, speaking, and most importantly, genuine, in-the-trenches business & life experience, his view is radically different. Meiyoko passionately shares with his listeners that success and leadership begins from the inside out. It is not about title, tenure or position. The opportunity for breakthrough success in every area is for everyone, every day. It’s how we should all live our life. However, everybody’s version of success is not the same.

Taylor, sometimes referred to as the “Dream Builder” for his ability to re-connect people to their passion and life-long goals or as the “kick-in-the-butt coach” for his coaching skill that brings out the best in people, through a practical, street-savvy style. Meiyoko fusion of real-life stories, and his conversational techniques connects his audience to an intimate, intense and individual level of self-discovery.

He is a Certified Master Life & Emotional Mastery Coach, NLP Practioner, and continues to work with the best and brightest in the leadership development field. The author of the best-selling book Find Your AMAZING!: 5 Steps To Transforming Your Life, Taylor’s action-based focus and down to earth conversational style of coaching has drawn support from people around the globe. Over the past 15 years, he has worked with corporate professionals, CEOs, entertainers, public figures, industry leaders, students, and entrepreneurs guiding them toward self-improvement.

His successes include being featured on numerous television, radio shows, and podcasts. Some of these include the Ed Tyll show, The Ambitious Entrepreneur, the award-winning Mind Aware show, and the award-wining Dare to Dream radio show.

You can find Meiyoko here:

http://www.meiyokotaylor.com/

Stay tuned for more great episodes.

 

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Patrick

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. Special thanks to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field. We support you all, and keep up the great work. If you love coffee, and we know most of you do, you are doing to love the products from Four Sigmatic. Check out the products they have by heading over to www.cjevolution.com

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In this episode, Patrick welcomes back Dr. John R. Beyer. This is John's third appearance on the show (Episode 54 & Episode 150). John spent years in law enforcement in Southern California as a street cop, a training officer and a member of the elite SWAT team. After leaving the force, he continued in public service entering the field of education. During his tenure, he served as classroom teacher, school administrator and district administrator. While in both worlds he earned a Doctorate in School Administration and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. During all those years, he never gave up the passion for writing – both fiction and nonfiction. He has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and the like for decades on a variety of topics. He is the author of three highly praised internationally known novels – Hunted (2013), Soft Target (2014) and Operation Scorpion (2017). All deal with law enforcement (both local and federal level) intrigues – murder, mayhem, terrorism, and humor can be found in all three novels. His latest short stories for the past year can be found in Foliate Oak Literary Magazine (2016) and GNU Journal (2017). He has had countless interviews on radio and blog spots - Marilyn’s Musings, CJEvolution, Twisted Webb Radio, Webbweaver Books, Book Readers Heaven, Good Reads, and WOCA – The Source, to name but a few. John is on the constant move of stretching fiction to the limits in his writing and to strive to tell the tales which need to be told.

Patrick and John have a great discussion about law enforcement, life and how to become an author.

Find John here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-john-r-beyer-3aa7b018/

Find his books here:

https://www.amazon.com/John-R.-Beyer/e/B00EXP78HG%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share

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Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. Thanks to all the brave men and women serving in the criminal justice field. Thank you for what you do, and keep up the great work. If you want to help the podcast grow and "keep the lights on" become a Patron of the podcast through Patreon. You will find a link on the website - www.cjevolution.com

 

In this episode, Patrick welcomes Dr. Gabrielle Lyon. Dr. Lyon is a functional medicine physician specializing in Muscle-Centric medicine. This concept of medicine focuses on the largest organ in the body, skeletal muscle as the key to longevity. She leverages evidence-based medicine with emerging cutting-edge science to restore metabolism, balance hormones and optimize body composition. Her practice focuses on protein metabolism and optimizing skeletal muscle to regulate aging and optimize performance. She treats special operations soldiers to enhance physical and mental performance as well as recovery. In addition, her clientele include professional athletes, executives and individuals who want to be an active participant in their wellness.

Dr. Lyon brings unparalleled results to her patients with personalized advanced nutritional interventions, metabolic and genetic testing, and behavioral action plans that are extensive. When patients work with Dr. Lyon, they enter into a partnership that will bring you long-term success and life-changing breakthroughs in every aspect of your life. She can help you gain clarity and a deeper understanding of what aspects of your body, mind and health need healing—and customize a strategic action plan so you can get your life back.

Dr. Lyon attended the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board-certified in Family Practice. She also completed her research fellowship in Nutritional Science and Geriatrics at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to her foray into medicine, Dr. Lyon was a national semifinalist in Fitness America, a professional fitness model and nationally ranked figure competitor. .As a nationally recognized authority, Dr. Lyon is a regular speaker for The Institute for Functional Medicine. Dr. Lyon sees patients in New York City.

Find Dr. Lyon here:

https://drgabriellelyon.com/

http://eaglerisespeakers.com/

https://linktr.ee/drgabriellelyon

 

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Patrick

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. Thank you for the continued support. We continue to grow because of you listening and sharing the show with others. Thank you. If you would rate and review the Criminal Justice Evolution Podcast on iTunes the team would appreciate it.

Thanks to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field. Keep up the great work, you have much support.

Do you love coffee? You will love the products from Four Sigmatic. Check them out at www.cjevolution.com

In this episode, Patrick welcomes Laura Gassner Otting. Laura inspires people to push past the doubt and indecision that keep great ideas in limbo because her presentations make listeners think bigger and accept greater challenges that reach beyond their limited scope and belief. Laura dares listeners to find their voice, and generate the confidence needed to tackle larger-than life challenges. She leads them to seek new ways of leading, managing and mentoring others.

Laura's entrepreneurial edge has been well-honed over a 25-year career that started as a Presidential Appointee of Bill Clinton's White House, where she helped shape Americorps. Laura has done so many amazing things, and Laura has spoken across the United States and internationally to universities, companies, conferences, accelerators, TEDx, and the US Military. She is the author of Mission-Driven: Moving from Profit to Purpose (2015), and Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life (2019). Laura lives with her husband, two teenage sons, an d a troublesome puppy outside of Boston, MA.

You can find her books and connect with Laura here:

https://lauragassnerotting.com/

Take an assessment quiz at:

https://limitlessassessment.com

 

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