Force Multiplier for Law Enforcement

Force Multiplier for Law Enforcement

Force Multiplier for Law Enforcement with Lorenzo Valdivia, where we discuss factors that give officers the ability to accomplish greater feats than they would without it.

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November 2, 2022 54 mins

This week on Force Multiplier we talk with Johnny Lee Smith, 5th Degree BJJ black belt and founder of Strategic Self- Defense and Gunfighting Tactics, about defensive tactics training.  We discuss mindset and why an effective defensive tactics program is important.


LAW ENFORCEMENT & SECURITY RELATED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 2020 – Retained by Nationwide Law Firm as an expert consultant on the use of force
• 2016...

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This week we talk to Ari Knazan. We went beyond the typical “why cops should train”. We discuss some of the systemic problems in law enforcement in regard to training, types of training available and our pet peeves we see in our profession. 

Ari Knazan co-founded Invictus with Jason Rebsch in an effort to educate police officers and departments on the importance of Jiu Jitsu for law enforcement personnel. Ari has over 35 years exper...

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August 31, 2022 50 mins

This week we talk to Daniel Spychalski. We discuss decision and resistive based police training, inadequate training, perfect outcome expectations.

Daniel is a Multiple Martial art black belts, mixed martial arts, Police Instructor certified in defensive tactics, firearms, rifle, multiple ballistic shields. He has Patents in shoot back target systems (resistive firearms training), shield and firearm one handed reloaders.

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This week we talk to William Branum with Naked Warrior Recovery. We discuss the benefits of CBD and why being Mediocre is never ok.

Founder and CEO of Naked Warrior Recovery, a CBD  company focused on the recovery of veterans and first  responders. He is a retired Navy SEAL with 26 years of service.  He has served on both traditional SEAL Teams, taught as a  SEAL Sniper Instructor and served on Teams that specialized in  u...

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This weeks episode is brought to you by Do Hard Things Coaching and Consulting.  This week we talk to Elias Donker. We discuss his involvement in a OIS, Mental Health and Training for Stress Performance.

On April 11, 2020, deputies with the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a suspicious person.  Units located a vehicle in the wood line east of Crews Place north of Illiana road.  The vehicle had shattered...

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July 20, 2022 53 mins

This week we talk to Brandon Bennett. We discuss living life as a warrior.

Brandon Bennett as been supporting his community as a Tulsa police officer since 1992 – including roles as Burglary Detective, Special Operations, and Defensive Tactics Trainer – Brandon brings a wealth of firsthand, real-world experience to his teaching.

Brandon’s breadth of police experience is paralleled by his decades-long journey as a profession...

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This week we talk to Edmundo Mireles, Jr.. We discuss the 1986 Miami Firefight and how that event change law enforcement.

Mr. Mireles was born in Alice, Texas and raised in Beeville, TX. In 1971 he enlisted in the US Marines. He served as a Marine Security Guard at the US Embassy’s in Sophia, Bulgaria; Reykjavik, Iceland; Brussels, Belgium and Madrid, Spain.

After graduating from the University of Maryland in 197...

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This weeks episode is brought to you by Do Hard Things Coaching and Consulting.  This week we talk to Master Rickson Gracie and Craig Husband. We discuss Master Rickson's breathing philosophies and how he is using them to train First Responders around the Country.

Master Rickson Gracie was born into Gracie Jiu Jitsu on November 21, 1959 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Master Rickson took on all challengers in bouts in the...

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June 29, 2022 59 mins

This weeks Episode is brought to you by Texas Law Dawgs Podcast.  This week we talk to Joshuah Chambers. We discuss training for a win, dual conditioning and training the fear out.


Joshuah is a Special Agent in the United States Army. He is a forensic Science Technician with a Masters of Science in forensic psychology. Joshuah is a Jiu Jitsu black belt and a former protection Agent for the Secretary of Defense.

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This weeks episode is brought to you by Do Hard Things Coaching and Consulting.  This week we talk to Mark Rand. We discuss the best way to deal with violence.

Mark has spent 24 years as a Law Enforcement Officer. Surig his Law Enforcement Career he has served as a K9 Officer for 12.5 years,  SWAT for 11 years, and a  shift commander of 52 officers and 4 sergeants. Marks bring a lot of experience and training to this weeks...

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This weeks Episode is brought to you by Texas Law Dawgs Podcast. This week we talk to Lester Gherardini. We discuss  and how we turned to physical fitness to help him after an Officer involved shooting.

Lester "Les" Gherardini grew up in Las Vegas, NV. In 2009 he moved to  Colorado to being work with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Deputy. He became a Defensive Tactics Instructor in 2012 and a...

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This week we talk to Rob Magao is the founder, owner and head instructor of the Officer Survival Series. 

With over 25 years of law enforcement experience, Rob has worked in various units to include; patrol, SRO, conservation law-enforcement, street crimes, narcotics, internal affairs, and as a detective investigating serious crimes. Rob also served 18 years on SWAT and helped to create and run the CT SWAT Challenge since its incept...

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We discuss a few topics with Jason that include remaining Calm in the Storm While Getting Punched in the Face.

Jason is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and former Police Officer of 11 years. During his career he has primarily worked patrol and was also assigned as a lead Combative Tactics Instructor, Field Training Center, Firearms Instructors and Department Training Officer. He is the recipient of three life-saving award...

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Part 2 as we talk to Rex Larson. Rex Shares his story of when a suspect shot him 2X with a shotgun and how training kicked in to save his life.

Rex Larson was born in Rolla, Missouri. When he turned 20 years old, he enrolled in the Sheriff’s Academy in Bolivar, Missouri. Rex continued to work at Port Arrowhead Marina while attending the Sheriff’s Academy.  Rex would carpool to the Sheriff’s Academy with another student who...

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This week we talk to Rex Larson. Rex Shares his story of when a suspect shot him 2X with a shotgun and how training kicked in to save his life.

Rex Larson was born in Rolla, Missouri. When he turned 20 years old, he enrolled in the Sheriff’s Academy in Bolivar, Missouri. Rex continued to work at Port Arrowhead Marina while attending the Sheriff’s Academy.  Rex would carpool to the Sheriff’s Academy with another student who...

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May 12, 2022 68 mins

This week we talk to Jacob Hillis and Will Randolph, who serve as Correction Officers. We discuss the importance of training as Corrections Officer and how to provide training when your budget may be small.

Jacob W. Hillis has been involved in local county short-term corrections for over 7 years now in the state of Tennessee.  He has a degree from Tennessee Tech University (2017). Jacob has been a Facility Training Coordin...

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This week we talk to Master Carlos Machado (Jiu jitsu 8th degree).  We discuss Master Machado's career as a BJJ practitioner and what he contributes to being successful in an art that most quit in
-The price we pay if we are to go beyond mediocrity and brain fog, 
-The belief that jiu jitsu is the answer for law enforcement. 
-All Police Officers should be blue belts. 
-If you were only given an hour a wee...

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April 27, 2022 53 mins

This week we talk to Kerry Murakami, We discuss having an exit strategy and more!

Kerry retired from from Law Enforcement after 28 years of  law enforcement in the Chicago area. He is a Defensive tactics instructor and Scenario based training instructor.

Connect with Lorenzo Valdivia:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ForceMultiplierForLawEnforcement

Email: forcemultiplierDS@gmail.com

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April 20, 2022 42 mins

This week we talk to Jason and Megan Alsatt. We discuss being married and Law Enforcement Officers.

Jason has been in Law Enforcement for 20 years. During those 20 years he has served as a patrol deputy, Field Training Officer, a founding member of a multi-agency SWAT, and a narcotics detective. Currently Jason supervise the departments gang and fugitive unit and serves as a firearms instructor. To help stay in shape Jaso...

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April 6, 2022 42 mins

This week we talk to Sam Muzayen. We discuss his time as a United States Marine and how he credits his time in the Marine Corps to saving his life when a drunk driver pinned him between his patrol car and hers.

Sam is a Marine Corps and Law Enforcement Veteran.

Connect with Lorenzo Valdivia:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ForceMultiplierForLawEnforcement

Email: forcemultiplierDS@gmail.com

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