Law Enforcement Today: True Crime and Trauma Stories

Law Enforcement Today: True Crime and Trauma Stories

True Crime and Trauma stories Radio Show and Podcast. By and from those that have been there. Crime stories from those that investigated crimes and caught criminals. Also victims of crimes tell about their experience. We also feature trauma stories, by those that have been through it. Often crime based, but not always, people talk about the trauma, how it impacted them and how they built their lives after. It is a True Crime Show, a Law Enforcement Officer Show and a Human Interest show all in one. Get a glimpse of life behind the badge, investigations of true crimes, violence they encounter and experience. Law enforcement officers, first responders, military veterans, victims of crime and their families tell their stories of the trauma they experienced mostly regarding True Crime incidents. They also talk about how they built their new lives they wanted afterwards. While many people think the show is about Law Enforcement Training, or Law Enforcement specific topis, it is not, think of True Crime Podcasts with a twist. The Law Enforcement Today Show goes to radio first. Therefore it is required that I use a clock for the length of segments. You've probably seen on television news interviews that they have a hard break. It's the same with radio. The stations have to be able to program in their commercials, news, weather, traffic reports etc. These are called avails, they are NOT Optional. Every guest knows about and is informed of the length of the segments and that I will interrupt them if needed to go to the break. The interviews are recorded and the guests know that the segments must be in a certain length and it is required and they get to tell their stories to millions of people for free. The twice weekly podcast version of the syndicated Law Enforcement Today Radio Show, with numerous affiliate US Radio Stations, broadcasting once a week to millions of people. The show host, John "Jay" Wiley, is a radio DJ and Retired Baltimore Police Sergeant. The show started as a podcast, before being recruited by terrestrial AM-FM radio stations and has been in continuous operation since March of 2017. You can reach him at Background song Hurricane used by permission from the band Dark Horse Flyer, get more information about them and their music on their website. You can follow us and connect on social media, if you are in the Clubhouse Drop In Audio App make sure you follow our club LET Radio and Podcast. You can also find and follow the host of the show John J Wiley on the Clubhouse Drop In Audio Chat program. Be sure to check out our website. Like and follow our facebook page. Our Twitter account. Also on Instagram.


March 29, 2023 41 min

Trauma during his police career and a Shooting, Led to PTSD, Alcohol Abuse and a DUI Arrest. Jeff Stoval talks about the shooting, how police trauma led to PTSD, his marital problems and self medicating with alcohol. This led to him being arrested for DUI. Instead of firing him the department and peer support helped him get back on track and return to a successful law enforcement career and healthy life.

He is one of the proponent...

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Her Husband Died By Suicide. Her Long Journey to Find Joy and Mission To Help Others. A frank, no holds barred discussion about her husband's suicide, and what it has taken for her to build a new life.

Her Husband's Suicide Left Her, A Single Mother, with the unwanted task of building a new life. As she said, "this wasn't part of the deal". Alexandra Wyman shares the painful story about her husband Shawn's death by suicide. She al...

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A stain on Georgia history, that still impacts families and people in that area. Three Georgia Police Officers were abducted and murdered on Arc Road.

In 1964, 3 Georgia Police Officers, Marvin Jesse Gravitt, Jerry Everett and Ralph Davis, were dispatched to investigate a disturbance. It was determined later to be a stolen car. During the investigation on scene, they were surprised, handcuffed together, abducted and then brutally ...

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Police Chiefs Social Media Wars, Costing Us Millions? Special Short Episode.

What about all those lip sync and dancing police videos? Weren't they supposed to help bolster police - community relations? What good did they do, if any, except to waste time and money? Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against those videos. What Police Departments Should Be Doing Instead. I call out Police Chiefs, Commissioners and Agencies that don't...

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Florida Deputy Sheriff Shot Twice, Including in the Face. Deputy Troy Anderson pulled over a car one night for an average car stop. Before he could sense any threat the suspect fired a gun twice and shot him in the face and hand. It was a rural area far from help and an off duty deputy, near the area, cleaning the patrol car heard his call for help on the radio. The suspect was later killed in a shootout with a civilian while invad...

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Rogue Police, Are Police Chiefs and Mayors Accountable? Why Not? As a retired Police Sergeant I can assure you that 99.9% of all Police across our Country do an outstanding job all the time. Rogue Police, Out of Control Units and Cops that commit crimes dominate the news. They tarnish the reputation of all Police across the Country. What happened to direct supervision or chain of command? Are Mayors and their Selected Police Chiefs...

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He Retired from the Military, Then Became A Cop, Lessons Learned. He states that had no idea what he was getting into, how hard it would be. David Allen Duke is our guest. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he decided, at the age of fifty-one, to pursue his dream of becoming a police officer. He underestimated the physical, mental demands and how much he was going to enjoy it. David talks about both of his careers and the book...

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Australian Police Shot Twice, Including The Face and His Partners Were Also Shot Many Times in An Ambush. He Tells The Horrifying Story. Retired Queensland Australia Senior Police Sergeant Daryl Elliott Green, and two partners Sharnelle Cole and Sergeant Chris Mulhall were shot many times in an ambush. He talks about the near death attack and his long recovery from PTSD and physical injuries from the shooting.

On what seemed like ...

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NYC Police Death by Suicide, Trauma Led Her To Help Cops in Crisis The suicide death of a partner combined with the repeated exposure to trauma from Police Work led her to start working with a specialty unit in the NYPD to help Cops in Crisis. Her work in Peer Support, Therapy and Counseling for police officers continues with

Robyn Cannaratio, a retired NYPD Police Officer is our guest. She talks about the unrelenting st...

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Police, Cops are they Sheepdogs? The Differences. What Dog is a Sheep Dog?

An inside look at the everyday heroes behind the badge. And why I don't think the label of sheepdogs really applies well to Police, Military and other First Responders.

What are sheepdogs? Do we support them and their special needs? What is the difference?  Unpacking the Myth of Police Officers as Sheepdogs. Are police officers still the “sheepdogs” they o...

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Oregon Police Chief Murdered, Cop's Actions That Day Police Chief Ralph Painter, from Rainier, Oregon was shot and killed. He responded from neighboring Longview, Washington. The shooting, his response and how it affected his life's mission.

From on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, "Chief Ralph Painter was shot and killed after responding to a local car stereo shop on Rock Crest Street in which a man was attempting to take a c...

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Police Shooting and Close Calls. His Defense of Michigan Officer Charged With Murder. Daniel Carr is an active duty police officer, he talks about his close calls with shootings and his defense of Police Officer Christopher Schurr who has been Charged with Murder.

Daniel Carr is our guest. He is an active duty police officer for a large agency in the southwest United States. Daniel talks about his own close calls with the use of d...

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Texas Police Officer Garrett Hull Murdered. This is a special episode of the Law Enforcement Today: Crime and Trauma Stories Podcast. The Murder of Police Officer Garrett Hull.

Police Detective Mitchell Ellis of the Fort Worth Texas Police Department talks about the murder of his former teammate, friend and brother Police Officer Garrett Hull. He talks about the impact that his murder had on him, the department, his family and the...

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Maryland Police Officer's Life and Death Gunfight Ended his Career. Special Episode. Shots fired. I Tell My Story On The Law Matters 1030 Radio Show and Podcast on KVOI AM Radio.

In this special episode of the Law Enforcement Today Podcast John J Wiley is being interviewed by Sherry Harrison of the Law Matters 1030 Radio Show on KVOI-AM radio in Tucson. The violent, life and death incident that ended his police career. The 4 shoot...

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Police Response to Overdoses and Drug Addiction In Her Family. Fortunately everyone survived and is sober now. Pamela states that Police Crisis Intervention Teams played a huge part in their successful resolution.

Pamela Brinker is our guest. She talks about the two drug overdose incidents that involved two of her sons. Pamela talks about both incidents, and how the Police Crisis Intervention Teams helped tremendously. She also ta...

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Justified Alabama Police Shooting, Prison Sentence of 25 Years. Fair Trial? Keelin Darby, Police Sergeant is our guest. She talks about her husband, William Ben Darby’s 2018 Line Of Duty Police Shooting. It was ruled justified by the Department, yet he was tried, convicted and sentenced to prison. Was crucial exonerating evidence suppressed during the trial. 

Keelin tells her story of the incident, the days after. The trial, convi...

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California Police Shooting, Toll on their Marriage and Her.Her story, the solutions they both found and their mission to help others.

Brian Seitz retired from the Huntington Beach Police Department after a total of 32 years of service. During his police career he was involved in a fatal line of duty shooting. Linda Seitz, his spouse is our guest. Linda talks about the effects of the Trauma on her and the family. Plus she discusses...

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Blue Line Bears Police Officers Daughter Started at 14, For Families of Fallen Law Enforcement Officers. Her Amazing Story. She has been harassed and threatened but her mission continues. Meet the incredible Megan O'Grady and hear her story. 

When 5 Dallas Police Officers were ambushed and murdered, and 9 were injured she got inspired to do something. Megan O'Grady is our guest. She is the daughter of a Police Officer and she was ...

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Children’s Safety, Warning Signs of Child Sexual Predators. How to Keep Your Kids Safe. Retired Deputy that Investigated Child Porn and Sex Predators tells his experience. And what every guardian of Children Should Start Doing Now. Plus, how Investigators deal with the Trauma of Sex Crimes Against Children.

Randall Snyder is our guest. He is retired from the Pinal County Sheriff's Department. Randall was assigned to investigate Ch...

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A baby murdered, other deaths of children and more had a big impact on him. While still a Police Officer, he is also a College Professor, Trainer and Author.

Drew Moldenhauer is our guest. He has 12 years of full-time Law Enforcement Officer experience with the City of Ramsey in Minnesota. He currently is part-time with the City of Osseo. Drew is a Law Enforcement Teacher at the Anoka STEP College. He also is Adjunct Professor at ...

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