Robert Almonte is the world’s foremost expert on the Patron Saints of Drug Cartels. After a 30+ year career as a police officer and U.S. Marshal, he places his well-being at risk to investigate, then train lawmen on the unseen dangers they encounter from narco-terrorist cartels. WARNING: Some of the content of this episode is graphic.
Homeland Security / ICE Agent Victor Avila and his partner Agent Jaime Zapata were ambushed by the Los Zetas drug cartel on a remote highway in Mexico. Only Victor lived to tell the story.
From humble beginnings, David Gonzales rose through the ranks of copland to become the United States Marshal for Arizona, having served in that role for the last eighteen years – a man who’s life and career has been dedicated to the very highest levels of public service, safety and protection.
Retired LAPD Gang Detective Tony Moreno discusses his career of three decades spent in the South Central neighborhoods of Los Angeles battling Crips and Bloods and his legendary nickname, PacMan.
Retired NYPD Detective Ralph Friedman discusses his career in New York’s 41st Precinct – Fort Apache, The Bronx – that led him to become the most decorated detective in history.
Retired ATF Agent Dominick Polifrone discusses his unmatched undercover career infiltrating five mafia families and mob serial killer Richard Kuklinski, infamously known as, The Iceman.
Retired FBI Agent Joaquin “Jack” Garcia discusses his undercover role of Jack Falcone and his infiltration of the Gambino crime family.
Retired New York City Firefighter Tim Brown is heartwarming as he discusses his witness to heroism during the 9/11 attacks and his surviving the twin towers collapse.
Retired FBI Agent Joe Pistone, a.k.a. Donnie Brasco, discusses the legendary undercover career that made him a national treasure.
Retired Oklahoma City Firefighter Chris Fields discusses his involvement in the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building, the iconic photograph of him and Baylee Almon that came to symbolize 1st Responders and his life after.
Hailstorm is written, composed and performed by Louie Quinonez, aka Son Of The Bad Life. It is published here to serve multiple requests for the full song. The songs lyrics are ideal in representing the life of 1st Responders.
Retired Army Major Josh Mantz discusses dying in combat after being struck by a snipers bullet... and living to tell about it.
Retired Navy SEAL Jason Redman discusses life lessons learned as a SEAL, how a horrific battlefield injury changed his life and how he overcame that event to become a foremost expert on leadership.