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This week in the studio a man who spent six years as a Navy Seal until a horrific accident ended his career. My guest spent years trying rehabilitation, new scientific procedures, meditation, medicines, and pretty much anythi...

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This week in the studio my co host Chris VanSant and I have a conversation with a man who dedicated 27 years of service to the US…

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This week in the studio a man who was a three time volunteer in his service to his country. In 1967 he volunteered for service in…

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Episode 110: Fred Galvin USMC (R) “A Few Bad Men”

This week in the studio a man who in 27 years rose from the rank of the Enlisted to become the Commanding Officer of Foxtrot , 2n…

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July 18, 2022

Episode 109: Robert Sweetman “Navy SEAL/Exist Tribe”

This week in the studio a man who joined the military at the age of 28. By age 29 he had completed BUDS training. After 8 years a…

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This week in the studio my guest is a Best selling author, Emmy-nominated investigative reporter and award-winning journalist. Th…

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Bob Stasch

Retired Chicago Police Lieutenant

Served as the Commanding Officer of the Special Functions' Detail Section with primary responsibility for Homeland Security & Crowd Management at Chicago's sporting venues and major events, to include the Chicago Marathon, Lollapalooza, Air & Water Show, etc. I also served as the Chicago Police Department's coordinator for Active Shooter/Active Threat response, a position that involved developing training, policy and large scale exercises, coordinating the training and policy with counterparts in the Chicago Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC), and implementing these large scale exercises. Institute of Police Technology & Management, University of North Florida From October 1986 until July 2002 served as an Adjunct Instructor at IPTM, University of North Florida where I developed and taught training courses to national and international law enforcement on the subjects of Undercover Investigations/Operations, Gang Investigation, Officer Safety Tactics, Raids and SWAT Tactics, Homicide Investigation and Interview & Interrogation. LETCON (Law Enforcement Training Consultants) I am the owner and operator of a consulting and training firm from 1989 to 2008. My experience is in narcotics, gang and homeland security investigations as well as strategy and tactics to counter terrorist attacks. I have extensive training experience, and conducted training for the Connecticut State Police, Shelby County (TN) Sheriff's Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, FBI, NYPD, Milwaukee County (WI) Sheriff's Office, Florida National Guard and Gulfport and Biloxi (MS) Police Departments to name a few. On several law enforcement topics I have been certified and testified as an expert witness in both state and federal courts.
Skills
-Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Threat Assessment.  Subject Matter Expert in threat management against Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS-Drones).  Subject Matter Expert in infrastructure protection. - Subject Matter Expert in designing, coordinating and implementing large scale active threat drills.
-Subject Matter Expert in Active Shooter/Active Threat response for both First Responders and the
civilian community.  Subject Matter Expert in Suspicious Behavior Indicators.  Experience in counterterrorism tactics to include the gathering and dissemination of intelligence,
coordinating response strategy & tactics, as well as coordinating these responses with various local,
state and federal emergency response agencies
Education
- Triton College 1974 AS in Police Administration
- La Salle University 1986 BS in Law Enforcement Management Additional Education  Department of Homeland Security Training
- Bomb Threat Management
- Protective Measures
- Surveillance Detection
- Active Shooter
- Threat Assessment and Safety Act for Stadiums
- Radiological Detection and Weapons of Mass Destruction  United State Secret Service
- Dignitary Protection