Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode Patrick welcomes Elliot B. Spector to the show. Elliot is a former police officer and is the creator of The Spector Criminal Justice Training Network. Elliot has presented at many conferences on issues such as Officer Liability, Use of Force, Search and Seizure, Technology and he Law, Racial Profiling and many other important topics. Elliot believes that improving the quality of policing improves relationships with members of the community, reduces crime and enhances the ability of the police to serve and protect the community. Patrick talk about a variety of issues such as training for law enforcement, misconceptions the public has about the police and much more. 

Elliot is also the author of Beyond Black Lives Matter - Building Trust Through Knowledge and Understanding. A great book that every criminal justice should read.

This was a very good and informative show.

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Hello everyone and welcome back. In the military the term "Friendly Fire" is never a good phrase to hear. This term means friendly forces are firing on each other, and unfotunately it does happen sometimes. Unfortunately, in law enforcement data indicates that friendly fire incidents are on the rise. So much that the term "Blue on Blue" has been coined, which means friendly fire between law enforcement personnel.  In this epsiode Patrick talks about some ways to avoid this deadly incident.

Are you struggling in your personal or professional life? Are you struggling in both? Need a mentor or a life coach? Head over to Frame of Mind Coaching. Kim Ades and her amazing team can get you back on track. Check out www.frameofmindcoaching.com

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Hello everyone and welcome back. One of the biggest influencers in Patrick's life is Dale Carnegie. He is the master of making connections,, making friends and influencing people. One of Patrick's favorite books is Dale Carnegies Lifetime Plan for Success - A compilation of How to Win Friends & Influence People, and How to Stop Worrying and Start Living. In this episode, Patrick talks about 19 Carnegie quotes that keep you moving when you are down and you want to give up.

Everyone at the CJEvolution Team hope you all are being safe and thanks to all the brave men and women who serve in the criminal justice field.

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Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode Patrick welcomes Darren Burch. He is a retired Phoenix Police Department Officer with a 30 year career, which included working with the Maricopa County Sheriffs Department. Darren ended his law enforcement career as a Crime Stoppers Sergeant, allowing him the unique opportunity to share manic and funny cop-stories each week on a local radio station's rock morning show. Darren is the host of a law enforcement based radio show called "The 5-0 Info Radio Show", and the co-host of another sow called the "Young Reporters."

This is a great show that highlights going after your dreams, like Darren did.

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Hello everyone and welcome back. The team at CJEvolution hopes everyone has had a great start to the new year. One of the most important aspects of police officer safety and survival is related to officer fitness. We all need to stay in shape. Not just for ourselves, but for our families, departments and communities. In this episode Patrick talks about the importance of fitness and talks about the 11 components of proper police fitness. Thank you for the continued support for show and stay tuned for more great guests.

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Here is the article: https://www.policeone.com/police-products/fitness-health-wellness/articles/508738-The-11-components-of-proper-police-fitness/

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Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode Patrick welcomes Lt. COL Dave Grossman (Ret). He is a US Army Ranger, a Paratrooper (Serving with the elite 82nd Airborne Division), and a former West Point Psychology Professor.  He has a Black Belt in Hojutsu, the martial art of the firearm, and has been inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame.  Col. Grossman’s research was cited by the President of the United States in a national address, and he has testified before the U.S. Senate, the U.S. Congress, and numerous state legislatures.  He has served as an expert witness and consultant in state and Federal courts.  He helped train mental health professionals after the Jonesboro school massacre, and he was also involved in counseling or court cases in the aftermath of the Paducah, Springfield, Littleton and Nickel Mines Amish school massacres.  

Today Col. Grossman is the director of the Killology Research Group (www.killology.com).  In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks he is has written and spoken extensively on the terrorist threat, with articles published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Civil Policy and many leading law enforcement journals, and he has been inducted as a "Life Diplomate" by the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security, and a "Life Member" of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute.

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Hello everyone and welcome back. The CJEvolution Team hopes everyone had a great, safe and Happy Christmas. In this episode Patrick talks about Going for it in 2018. Are you reading to write that book? Start that business or start your own podcast? 2018 is going to be your year.  Remember that time waits for no one! If you make resolutions at the start of the year, only to falter soon after Patrick has tips and suggestions to keep you on track.

A special thanks to all the brave men and women who work in the criminal justice field.

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Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode, Patrick talks with Brian Willis. Brian is an internationally-recognized thought leader, speaker, trainer and writer. Brian serves as the Deputy Director for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and is President of the training company Winning Mind Training. He was a full time police officer with the Calgary Police Service for many years. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution and commitment to Officer Safety in Canada and was named Law Officer of the Year in 2011. Patrick and Brian talk about various topics in this episode, but the focus is how Officers can become better people for themselves, departments and communities they serve.

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At Winning Mind Training we work with:

* Law enforcement Leaders who are willing to Dare to Be Great in order to most effectively serve and lead the people in thier organization

* Law enforcement officers who are committed to training their mind, body and spirit in order to become the best enforcement professional and best person they can be.

* Law enforcement trainers who want to be great at what they do in order to create the best possible learning environment for their officers and instill in them the  

   highest possible level of competence and confidence.


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Hello everyon and welcome back to the show. In this episode, Patrick talks with Pamela Samuels Young. She is a succesful lawyer who became a very successful author and sought after motivational speaker. For fifteen years, Pamela served as Managing Counsel for Toyota in Southern California, specializing in labor and employment law. While still practicing law, she began moonlighting as a mystery writer because of her desire to see women and people of color depicted in the legal thrillers she read.

She is a graduate of UC Berkeley's School of Law, a bachelors degree in journalism from USC and a masters degree in broadcasting from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.  She has received numerous awards and she is a frequent speaker on the topics of sex-trafficking, fiction and writing and pursuing your passion.

There are a lot of topics discussed in this great episode so enjoy!

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Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode Patrick gives some tips and suggestions regarding Police Assessment Centers. They have been around for a very long time, and have been used to select the best candidates for upper level positions in both public and private organizations. Remember that prepartion, research and practice is usually going to be the winning recipe for any type of career advancement. Thank you once again for the brave men and women who protect us everyday.

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