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Ask A Cop is live and unscripted. Each episode gives other officers and the community a window into a police officer's world and provides authentic community engagement with law enforcement professionals.Listeners can relate by asking questions, hearing some of their own struggles, and finding solutions. Despite preconceived notions, these men and women, who serve and protect, are approachable and eager to answer questions. This resource provides meaningful engagement for officers, their families, and the community. As chaplains, we have witnessed the immeasurable rewards of simply sitting down and having these positive conversations.  Produced in partnership with Gods Way Radio. 

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Ask A Cop is live and unscripted. Each episode gives other officers and the community a window into a police officer's world and provides authentic community engagement with law enforcement professionals.Listeners can relate by asking questions, hearing some of their own struggles, and finding solutions. Despite preconceived notions, these men and women, who serve and protect, are approachable and eager to answer questions. This resource provides meaningful engagement for officers, their families, and the community. As chaplains, we have witnessed the immeasurable rewards of simply sitting down and having these positive conversations.  Produced in partnership with Gods Way Radio. 

    022: From the Bronx to Building Bridges, Al Eskanazy's Story

    022: From the Bronx to Building Bridges, Al Eskanazy's Story

    Join us as, Al Eskanazy, Bronx-born philanthropist unfolds his remarkable journey through the civil rights era, paralleling a career in insurance with an unwavering dedication to community service. Al opens up about his deeply personal venture into founding a school for autistic children, driven by compassion and a plea that couldn't go unanswered.The heart of our conversation beats to the rhythm of societal change, as Al delves into the critical need for police training that favors dia...

    • 1 hr
    021: Master Sergeant Mario Rojo's Journey in Law Enforcement and the Power of Faith

    021: Master Sergeant Mario Rojo's Journey in Law Enforcement and the Power of Faith

    Strap in as we embark on a journey that spans decades, tracing the path of a man called to serve. Meet Master Sergeant Mario Rojo, who committed 36 years of his life to safeguarding the streets of Miami Beach. From a young age of 13, Mario felt drawn to a life of service and law enforcement. The transformation of Miami Beach and the emotions Mario encountered on his first patrol are just glimpses into the transformative journey we delve into.We examine the grueling challenges that law enforce...

    • 59 min
    020: Retired Chief Frank Fernandez - Respect

    020: Retired Chief Frank Fernandez - Respect

    Timestamps0:02:38 - A Conversation with Chief Frank Fernandez0:04:18 - Respect for Law Enforcement0:10:55 - Mutual Respect Between Officers and the Community0:15:50 - Working with Fellow Officer Who Is Not Respecting the Uniform0:18:57 - Respect and Professionalism To Oneself0:22:27 - Achieving Respect Through Service0:28:57 - Respect in a World Without Faith or the Bible0:32:28 - The Power of Random Acts of Kindness in Law Enforcement0:44:13 - Respect and Discipline in Coaching Sports0...

    • 55 min
    019: David Cruz - MPD Special Units - Marriage - Blended Family

    019: David Cruz - MPD Special Units - Marriage - Blended Family

    Timestamps0:02:22 - Officer David Cruz Discusses His Career Path and Public Service0:12:21 - Qualities Needed to be a Law Enforcement Agent0:16:38 - Heading: Coping with Stressful Situations in Law Enforcement0:19:46 - Exploring Different Specialized Units in Law Enforcement0:21:53 - Officer Cruz Discusses His Career in Law Enforcement with Ask a Cop0:26:38 - Benefits of Mounted Patrols for Law Enforcement0:29:16 - Understanding the Relationship Between Law Enforcement Agents and Horses in th...

    • 59 min
    018: Chief Rene Landa

    018: Chief Rene Landa

    Our guest on this episode is Chief Rene Landa from the South Miami Police Department. In this episode we review the progress of the Miami Dade County Chiefs of Police Association officer wellness initiative. Over 18 months later and 1000 officers that have gone through the training, this initiative continues strong. Timestamps0:00:00 - Interview with Chief Landa: Exploring the Struggle Well Initiative0:02:32 MDCACP Officer Wellness Program in Miami-Dade County0:03:59&n...

    • 58 min
    017: Chaplain Jim Bontrager and Chaplain Jenny Lanzen

    017: Chaplain Jim Bontrager and Chaplain Jenny Lanzen

    Summary/Abstract We have two guests today: Jim Bontrager, the president elect of the International Conference of Police Chaplain (ICPC) and founder of Warrior on the Wall Ministries, and Jenny Lason, how2loveourcops.org. Jim and Jenny will be discussing how to support and provide resources to police officers and their families.Jim, president of the International Conference of Police Chaplains, talks about how his life was marked by pain and tragedy, including the death of his littl...

    • 58 min

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