100 episodes

Project Sapient is a podcast meant to engage our brothers and sisters in the law enforcement and military communities, in conversations that we all know we need to have.

All opinions you‘ll hear are our own, are protected by our first amendment of the United States Constitution, and in no way reflect or are meant to reflect the opinion of any specific agency, officer or service member.

Some opinions may be controversial.

Listener Discretion is advised.

Project Sapient (Police & Military Discussions‪)‬ Project Sapient

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Project Sapient is a podcast meant to engage our brothers and sisters in the law enforcement and military communities, in conversations that we all know we need to have.

All opinions you‘ll hear are our own, are protected by our first amendment of the United States Constitution, and in no way reflect or are meant to reflect the opinion of any specific agency, officer or service member.

Some opinions may be controversial.

Listener Discretion is advised.

    Blue Line Bow Hunters: Resilience Through Archery

    Blue Line Bow Hunters: Resilience Through Archery

    Join us on a profound journey with the founders of Blue Line Bow Hunters, Matt and Jared, who bring a unique perspective to the world of archery and hunting. As serving law enforcement officers, they not only carry the weight of their duty but also the profound experiences that come with the job. In this episode, Matt and Jared open up about their personal struggles, the challenges they have faced, and the moments of darkness that tested their resilience.
    Discover how these two dedicated individuals found solace and strength in the art of archery, turning it into a powerful tool for healing and personal growth. Through their shared experiences, listeners will gain insight into how pursuing their passion for archery has not only helped them cope with the stresses of their profession but also served as a pathway to positivity and self-discovery.
    From discussing the demanding nature of their roles in law enforcement to sharing stories of overcoming adversity, Matt and Jared paint a vivid picture of how archery has played a transformative role in their lives. Prepare to be inspired by their unwavering determination, unwavering spirits, and the profound impact of their journey from dark times to newfound resilience. Tune in to witness the incredible narrative of Blue Line Bow Hunters, where resilience meets the power of mindset, making way for a story that resonates with strength, perseverance, and the unyielding human spirit.
    Follow them on Instagram.
    SHOW NOTES:
    Link to their IG page::
    https://www.instagram.com/blueline_bowhunters?igsh=djI0dDEwMXBlMWNw
    Don't forget to like, share and subscribe to this show. Email us at projectsapient2020@gmail.com
    Join us at Sig Sauer Academy in Epping, NH May 4-5 for some epic training! click the link below for the cost and information.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Critical Moments: Examining Officer-Involved Shootings and the Power of Situational Awareness

    Critical Moments: Examining Officer-Involved Shootings and the Power of Situational Awareness

    Join us in this episode as we delve into the intense world of law enforcement with a critical analysis of three officer-involved shooting incidents. We dissect each situation, exploring the factors at play and the decisions made under pressure. Through these real-life cases, we highlight the crucial role of situational awareness and the significance of maintaining vigilance during every call. Tune in for in-depth discussions, expert insights, and a closer look at the complexities of law enforcement encounters. This episode is a powerful exploration of the critical moments that define the line between life and death in the line of duty.
     
    SHOW NOTES:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCTbZWylP8E&t=763s
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vx5nQjJY0gM
     
    Don't forget to like, share and subscribe to this show. Email us at projectsapient2020@gmail.com
    Join us at Sig Sauer Academy in Epping, NH May 4-5 for some epic training! click the link below for the cost and information.
    https://hwbluelinestrategies.com/2024-courses/ols/products/law-enforcement-survival--combatives-tactics-course

    • 47 min
    Unveiling Truths in the Fitness World: A Former LEO's Perspective

    Unveiling Truths in the Fitness World: A Former LEO's Perspective

    Join co-host Jake Mahar, a former Law Enforcement Officer with a unique blend of expertise in Neuroendocrinology, Sociology, and Criminology, as he delves into the intricate issues plaguing the mainstream fitness industry.
    From his experiences working with patrol and tactical officers nationwide in Stress Inoculation Training & Tactics, Jake offers a candid look at the predatory practices of big box gyms and sheds light on the realities often overlooked. In his debut article in The Havok Journal, Jake's insightful article sparked conversations that challenged the status quo. Tune in for an eye-opening discussion that brings to light the hidden truths of the fitness world.
    SHOW NOTES:
    Jake's Article: https://havokjournal.com/fitness/the-dirty-secret-that-the-fitness-industry-doesnt-want-you-to-know/
    3 Instagram Accounts to follow:
    @jamessmithpt
    @drjohnrusin
    @powerrathletic
    Training App:
    BULLETPROOF+SPECIALIST TRAINING

    • 56 min
    Healing Heroes: A Journey from Law Enforcement to Recovery

    Healing Heroes: A Journey from Law Enforcement to Recovery

    Join us in this compelling episode as we delve into the inspiring story of Pete DePrez. Pete began his career in Search and Rescue for San Miguel County, Colorado, in 2009. He joined San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office in Corrections and Communications/Dispatch in 2013, then Patrol in 2014. He transferred to Garfield County Sheriff’s Office in 2016 where he worked in Patrol, SWAT, Field Training Officer and Firearms Instructor.
    After a PTSD diagnosis led him to leave law enforcement in 2020, Pete embarked on a journey of healing using the methods he now teaches others. Discover how Pete's experiences shaped his path to healing and empowerment, leading to the creation of The ASM Foundation. Learn how Pete's Foundation is dedicated to training and educating departments and agencies through various programs, including speaking engagements, workshops, certifications, and advising on continuation planning. Tune in to gain insights into resilience, recovery, and the transformative power of sharing experiences to help others heal.
    SHOW NOTES:
    https://asmfoundation.com/
    Pete's email address: peterdeprez@asmfoundation.com
    Please like, share, and comment on this episode. Our email address is projectsapient2020@gmail.com
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    Thank you to all our listeners and supporters! We couldn't do it without you!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Warrior Wisdom: Conversations That Define Resilience

    Warrior Wisdom: Conversations That Define Resilience

    Prepare for a deep dive into the essence of resilience and unwavering commitment with our newest episode, inspired by Project Sapient's Ayman Kafel. We explore his profound article "Sit with Warriors, and the Conversation is Different," which was previously published in The Havok Journal.
    Explore the dynamic interplay between warriors and civilians, where the values of resilience, honor, and relentless dedication converge to form a tapestry of extraordinary depth. Navigate the contrasting landscapes of these two worlds, where the ethos of community, sacrifice, and the weight of decisions made in the crucible of adversity define the warrior's path.
    Discover the transformative potential of conversations forged in the fire of experience, calling you to embrace your inner warrior and confront life's challenges with unyielding strength. Join us on this enlightening expedition through the terrain of human spirit and the resounding impact of engaging in dialogue with those who have weathered the storms of life.
    SHOW NOTES:
    Havok Journal Article: https://havokjournal.com/veterans-3/sit-with-warriors-and-the-conversation-is-different/
    Sig Sauer Academy upcoming seminar: https://hwbluelinestrategies.com/2024-courses/ols/products/law-enforcement-survival--combatives-tactics-course
    Don't forget to go on AAA Police Supply website and use the code HYBRID10 to get a discount on your total order.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Unveiling Operator Syndrome: A Path to Healing and Hope with Dr. Chris Frueh

    Unveiling Operator Syndrome: A Path to Healing and Hope with Dr. Chris Frueh

    In this podcast episode, Dr. Chris Frueh, an esteemed professor of psychology with a wealth of experience in working with military veterans and special operators, takes listeners on a profound journey through the intricate landscape of Operator Syndrome. Drawing on his extensive research background encompassing clinical trials, historical epidemiology, and neuroscience, Dr. Frueh unravels a complex tapestry of interlinked challenges faced by those who have served on the frontlines.
    With a keen eye for detail and a compassionate understanding of the struggles of special operators, Dr. Frueh navigates through the various afflictions that include traumatic brain injury, hormonal dysregulation, and existential angst. Through his expertise, he not only shines a light on the often-overlooked issues plaguing this community but also offers practical guidance on how to address and treat these pervasive challenges.
    As he critiques the prevailing reliance on standard PTSD treatments, Dr. Frueh advocates for a more comprehensive approach that addresses the holistic well-being of these individuals beyond mere symptom management. By sharing real-life success stories and evidence-based strategies that have proven effective in improving the lives of operators and their families, Dr. Frueh instills a sense of hope and empowerment in those grappling with the aftermath of their service.
    Join us on this insightful conversation with Dr. Chris Frueh to gain a deeper understanding of Operator Syndrome and to discover how his insights and solutions make a tangible difference in the lives of those who have selflessly served their country.
    SHOW NOTES:
    Order his book on this following link:
    https://ballastbooks.com/purchase/operator-syndrome/
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    • 1 hr 18 min

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