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Larry is going to continue the conversation from yesterday's broadcast "The Blackside of the Badge - Whose Life Matters?" with a more indepth look at culture, community and cops and the color of it all! Tune in and tell a friend, call in at 347-308-8988 or log in and chat with us...
The May 21, 2015, episode of American Heroes Radio features a conversation with Captain Chris DiGiuseppi, Saint Louis Lake Police Department, and Mike Wilkerson, the creators of the podcast What Cops Watch.
About the Guests
What Cops Watch is a podcast that provides reviews and a law enforcement perspective on popular film and television.
Chris DiGiuseppi is an award winning and local bestselling author from his first novel, The Light Bringer and has been traditionally published five times. Chris has over 20 years in Law Enforcement at various levels up to and including Assistant Chief of Police. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and Northwestern University School of Police Staff Command. He is trained in various aspects of Law Enforcement and holds degrees in Human Resources and Business Administration. Chris lives with his wife and children in Missouri.
Mike Wilkerson has been creating podcast content for over a decade. In that time, he has provided the capture, edit, and promotion for all manner of skill sets, perspectives and more that inform, education and create legacies. After creating one of the most prolific podcast networks online, Mike continues to look for people with unique perspectives to share their stories with audiences that number more than 4 million annually. Mike, originally from the great white north of Wisconsin, now resides in St. Louis Missouri where he and his family enjoy Cardinal baseball, toasted ravioli, and all things cinematic.
It is Police Week, so LEWTFM and RescueHumor want to do a little special broadcast to cap off the week.
We don't have a plan for this show, except we will not allow Jay to play that dam Fire Engine song from our last episoid. But we will likely tell some stories, play some tunes and hope some of you call in to tell us some of your stories.
Ed Donovan pioneered the first peer counseling program for Law Enforcement Officers in the World, the Boston Police Stress Program. Ed Donovan is a retired 32 year veteran Boston Police Officer who has produced, directed and appeared in documentaries and talk shows for over twenty years, including, including Oprah Winfrey and Phil Donahue, 20/20 and 60 Minutes. After retiring he moved to Florida and immediately got involved in Film and Television. He has acted in over 50 Independent Films in the past 20 years and is a member of SAG-AFTRA.In 2009 at the Crystal Reel Awards Ed received the Best Supporting Actor Award in a Feature Film for his role in Acts of Mercy written and directed by Laura Lopez also starring Aleksa Palladino who appeared in Boardwalk Empire on HBO. Once a year, the Florida Motion Picture and Television Association (FMPTA) awards an Annual Trophy to someone outstanding in the entertainment industry. In 2010 Ed was the recipient of the R. John Hugh Award, as the Editor of Infocus Magazine.for the hard work he does in promoting film and television in Florida.In 2013 Ed he received the Visionary Award at the Treasure Coast International Film Festival for his promoting Film and Television in the State of Florida.He has spent the last 15 years as the Editor of Focus In newspaper and now In Focus Magazine, Florida’s Film, Television and the Arts Industry Magazine. As a police officer, he was the Founder and Director of the Boston Police Stress Program "Cops Helping Cops," which offered the first peer-counseling program for police in the world. His life story was shared in a book, "The Shattered Badge, Story of Ed Donovan, Stress Cop," by Bill Kankewitt.Donovan has found a way to live a life that makes a difference to others. By sharing the truth and pursuing his dreams of acting, he continues to remind people they are not alone.
Tonight we are really going to get into it, Tonight we will be discussing what real consequences these cops really have. So the question is do you feel like these cops are getting what they deserve? What real consequences are these cops getting? What consequences should these cops going too far get? We are going to get dep tonight yall, tune in tonight from 8pm to 10pm and call in at 347-308-8813 to join in the conversation. Let's get it yall!!!!!!!!!!!!
Just because it's not in the media how can we forget about all of the African American male lives lost during what seemed to be some kind of surge in law enforcment brutality cases across the country over the past few years. Where are those cops now? Did they get off easy, or did some of them become scapegoats for the drama?
Let's chop it up, on The Menu.
America is a funny land.
Not funny as in "ha ha," but funny as in strange.
So strange that even though cops have historically been at odds with Blacks, people try to pretend that there is something else going on in a so-called justice system that sometimes seems like it persecutes just us.
But anyone who has lived in a poor neighborhood with their eyes and mind open realizes that the "Thin Blue Line," is typically erected between the "haves" and the "have nots," frequently doling out abuse to the "have nots."
And, the "have nots" don’t always get their day in court when there is abuse, which is why periodically, the people speak in the loudest voice possible—riots.
Ferguson spoke in that loud voice and now, Baltimore is speaking as well.
Perhaps no city has the reputation for rioting that Los Angeles has earned.
This April 29, marked the 23rd anniversary of the notorious LA Riots.
And it is business as usual, from Rodney King to Micheal Brown and from Eric Garner to Freddy Gray, countless Black men and women in between, as well as throughout American history.
Listen to The Bridge Radio This Sunday at 4pm Pacific as we discuss the future of African Americans. Join Award-Winning Author Darryl James and co-hosts Tracy Powell, Dr. John Hamilton, DJ Gates and our NEW CO-HOST, Askia Muwwakkil? on one of the most intellectually stimulating shows on radio.
Tune in each Sunday at 8AM Pacific Time for "The Bridge," a smarter radio show.
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We're going to do some news and comment and of course talk about those wonderful cops.
Good Morning and welcome to the Seriouside of the jrilshow. This morning, we will be discussing the following topics:
MINI SUNDAY MORNING ROUNDTABLE: Updates on recent stories discussed on the Seriouside.
CLINTON FOUNDATION CONTROVERSY: Hillary Clinton finds herself in the middle of another controversy.
DIRTY COPS: From shooting unarmed black men, to planting evidence at the scene of a shooting, law enforcement officers are once again caught in a scandal of planting evidence. We will discuss.
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This week, join our hosts as they discuss some recent, outrageous news stories involving thuggish, power-obsessed, pathological cops, and the big picture of what's really going on.
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