Series: What's Your Emergency

We Debrief Our Conversation with Jon Acuff

This week your hosts continue a conversation started with New York Times Bestselling Author, and tall guy, Jon Acuff about his new book . They only had 30 minutes of Jon’s time and didn’t even crack the surface of all the questions, observations and…

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New York Times Bestselling Author Jon Acuff and Soundtracks that can shape your future

This week your hosts welcome New York Times Bestselling Author, and tall guy, Jon Acuff to talk about his new book . As you are aware, many first responders struggle with an inner monologue that drives us down. “I’m not good enough. I’ll never get…

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Ask WYE – Issue 62 – Jon Acuff asks if Cops get Tazed

New York Times Bestselling Author, Jon Acuff, dropped by the WYE studios to ask our resident Motor a burning question: “Are cops required to get tazed?”  Oddly enough, the topic of being set on fire also comes up…but that’s how WYE works,…

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The Importance of Initial Radio Traffic – Surfside, FL Condo Collapse

The Florida community of Surfside is still reeling from the sudden collapse of an condo building overnight a few days ago leaving 150 people presumed dead. While many are finding new security footage, as first responders we can learn a lot from…

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The Return to Normalcy – Welcome back, Otis!

Remember early 2020 when we only had to wait three weeks to make Covid go away? Ah, simpler times. 15 months later, we’re starting to emerge from our relative cocoons and starting to see normal sights. Like bar fights, publicly inebriated idiots (aka…

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Stress Management as a First Responder

We all know the lives of First Responders are jam packed with stress. If it isn’t home, it’s work. If it isn’t work, it’s home.  In this episode, we discuss an article from (written in the quaint year of 2017) all about stress…its causes and…

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MC and HM go to the Movies

You can’t swing a turnout coat without hitting some buddy cop movie or show these days and it shouldn’t be a surprise. Hunting down bad guys while your supervisor challenges your methods and threatens you with punishment sounds exciting, right? Movies…

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Ask WYE – Issue 61 – Heads Up! Putting data in your line of sight

Listener Brian dropped us a question about heads up displays for Law Enforcement. Your experts jump in with the pros and cons, finding far more pros as well as a number of reasons why it will be an uphill battle to get these technologies accepted by…

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The Internet of Things with Greg Kaminski and Joseph Walsh

The internet of Things (IoT) is a living force that surrounds us and binds us together…no wait, that’s the Force.​ IoT is very popular and is likely in use in your home and workplace without you realizing it. Your Alexa or Google Home Assistant is…

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Ask WYE – Issue 60 – Is a Citizen’s Arrest a real thing or not?

The Citizen’s Arrest. A tool used by Hollywood to advance a story line or real thing one can do? Can any random person detain any other random person if they witness a crime and hold them until Police arrive to make an actual arrest? This week you’ll…

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