1 hr 4 min

Episode 734: Overcoming Tragedy with Gary Edgington Street Cop Podcast

    • Education

On today's episode, Dennis speaks with former counter terrorism task force commander and author, Gary Edgington. Gary is a former counter terrorism task force commander with over thirty years in law enforcement. From 1999 to 2008 he was a member of the LA FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. After 9/11 Gary commanded a counter terrorism task force for the California DOJ. In 2008, Gary deployed to Iraq as an advisor with the US Army. After redeploying, Gary worked intelligence assignments with the Department of Defense and the Long Beach Police Department.  Gary is also the son of a law enforcement officer who was murdered in the line of duty while Gary was only in the third week of police academy training.

Today, Gary opens up about the story of his fathers incident, what he went through from losing his father at such a young age, the lessons he learned, advice for all cops on how to be prepared, balancing the job while being a parent and the legacy his father left behind.

Check out Gary's website: https://garyedgingtonauthor.com/

Check out Gary's book: https://www.amazon.com/Outside-Wire-Novel-Murder-Love/dp/1646639235

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On today's episode, Dennis speaks with former counter terrorism task force commander and author, Gary Edgington. Gary is a former counter terrorism task force commander with over thirty years in law enforcement. From 1999 to 2008 he was a member of the LA FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. After 9/11 Gary commanded a counter terrorism task force for the California DOJ. In 2008, Gary deployed to Iraq as an advisor with the US Army. After redeploying, Gary worked intelligence assignments with the Department of Defense and the Long Beach Police Department.  Gary is also the son of a law enforcement officer who was murdered in the line of duty while Gary was only in the third week of police academy training.

Today, Gary opens up about the story of his fathers incident, what he went through from losing his father at such a young age, the lessons he learned, advice for all cops on how to be prepared, balancing the job while being a parent and the legacy his father left behind.

Check out Gary's website: https://garyedgingtonauthor.com/

Check out Gary's book: https://www.amazon.com/Outside-Wire-Novel-Murder-Love/dp/1646639235

If you like what you are hearing and want to stay in the loop with the latest in Street Cop Training, please follow our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/StreetCopTraining

Don't forget to subscribe and rate the podcast, it truly helps!

Sign up for classes here: https://streetcoptraining.com/course-list/Follow our podcast here: https://streetcoptraining.com/street-cop-podcast/    or    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/street-cop-podcast/id1538474515

1 hr 4 min

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