32 episodes

The Safety Zone is engaging conversations on all aspects of violence prevention from experts who have decades of experiencing in specialized law enforcement, U.S. Secret Service, FBI, Navy Seal Teams, corporate security, hostage negotiations and school security.

Mike McCarty & Melinda Ronn are the hosts. Melinda has spent decades in communication, having started in the George W. Bush White House where she served as a liaison to churches, ministries and pastors in the U.S. She now works with numerous media outlets nationally such as Fox, CNN, CBN and numerous other media groups.

Mike has decades of violence prevention experience that started as a violent crime detective in Nashville, TN and was part of a small team that developed the nation's largest largest law enforcement-based violence prevention program which immediately reduced the number of domestic homicides by 50%.

Mike left Nashville and started providing training and consulting for organizations such as U.S. Department of Justice- Violence Against Women Office, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Homeland Security and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

Today, Mike is the CEO of Safe Hiring Solutions which is a violence prevention, background screening, visitor management and threat assessment organization with more than 7,000 clients that include schools, churches, volunteer organizations and corporations.

The Safety Zone Mike McCarty

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The Safety Zone is engaging conversations on all aspects of violence prevention from experts who have decades of experiencing in specialized law enforcement, U.S. Secret Service, FBI, Navy Seal Teams, corporate security, hostage negotiations and school security.

Mike McCarty & Melinda Ronn are the hosts. Melinda has spent decades in communication, having started in the George W. Bush White House where she served as a liaison to churches, ministries and pastors in the U.S. She now works with numerous media outlets nationally such as Fox, CNN, CBN and numerous other media groups.

Mike has decades of violence prevention experience that started as a violent crime detective in Nashville, TN and was part of a small team that developed the nation's largest largest law enforcement-based violence prevention program which immediately reduced the number of domestic homicides by 50%.

Mike left Nashville and started providing training and consulting for organizations such as U.S. Department of Justice- Violence Against Women Office, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Homeland Security and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

Today, Mike is the CEO of Safe Hiring Solutions which is a violence prevention, background screening, visitor management and threat assessment organization with more than 7,000 clients that include schools, churches, volunteer organizations and corporations.

    30x30 Initiative for More Women In Policing: Interview with Dottie Davis

    30x30 Initiative for More Women In Policing: Interview with Dottie Davis

    Dottie Davis, internationally recognized law enforcement expert, retired Fort Wayne Police Department Deputy Chief of Police and pioneer in women in policing, shares the 30x30 Initiative and the mission to increase the number of women in policing over the next decade. This is true police reform.

    • 28 min
    Interview with David French: Exposing Kanakuk Kamps Super Predator

    Interview with David French: Exposing Kanakuk Kamps Super Predator

    Super Predator, Pete Newman, abused children for more than a decade at one of the largest Christian camps in the United States. David French, senior editor for The Dispatch and New York Times bestselling author, joins us to discuss what he and his wife, Nancy, have uncovered on the sexual abuse at Kanakuk Kamps.
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    Music: "Slow Burn", "Decisions" by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) License-Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

    • 44 min
    How Does SecurityCamp Help Churches Re-Open Safely?

    How Does SecurityCamp Help Churches Re-Open Safely?

    SecurityCamp for churches is a comprehensive training event that incorporates high impact presentations from national experts along with smaller guided discussions that are interactive.
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    Music: "Slow Burn", "Decisions" by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) License-Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

    • 23 min
    Closing the Boyfriend Loophole

    Closing the Boyfriend Loophole

    Domestic violence is one of the most committed and under reported crimes in the U.S. We are joined by Laura Berry, Executive Director of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, to discuss a loophole in federal legislation related to protective orders and removing firearms from boyfriends or girlfriends who are the respondents in a protective order.
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    Music: "Slow Burn", "Decisions" by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) License-Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

    • 29 min
    Understanding Sexual Exploitation of Children at School

    Understanding Sexual Exploitation of Children at School

    Almost daily we see a student who has been sexually exploited by a school employee, coach or volunteer. We discuss the pandemic problem and offer solutions for reducing the risk to our children and creating a stronger defense to keep predators out of our schools.
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    Music: "Slow Burn", "Decisions" by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) License-Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

    • 29 min
    National Center on Child Exploitation Twitter Lawsuit: Interview with Attorney Lisa Haba

    National Center on Child Exploitation Twitter Lawsuit: Interview with Attorney Lisa Haba

    Twitter has been slow to act on child sexual exploitation but fast at removing political opinions this past year. We are joined by attorney Lisa Haba, one of two attorneys who filed a lawsuit against Twitter on behalf of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation in response to Twitter's slow response to find child pornography objectionable and remove it before the content was shared 167,000 times and retweeted more than 2,223 times.
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    Music: "Slow Burn", "Decisions" by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) License-Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

    • 26 min

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