Blue and You
Episode 1: Blue and YOU
During this episode Lt. Jon Bowers and Sgt. Jeremy Webb interview Sgt. Mark Brooks and Officers Matt Rowland & Steve Hus. All three are part of the department's Air Support Unit. Each shares their experiences and knowledge of operating drones and local drone ordinances.

Episode 7: Blue and YOU
This episode discusses common barriers to training, benefits of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, police work and BJJ, benefits of BJJ on stress.  This episode also discusses the book “Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement” by Dr. Gilmartin.   Guest: Sgt. Jason Crowder (Bike Unit).

Episode 2: Blue and YOU
During this episode Lt. Jon Bowers and Sgt. Jeremy Webb interview Sergeants Matthew Wilson and Mike Kreiger. They share their knowledge as Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) and their experiences on the Fatal Accident Team and Impaired Driving details.

Episode 8: Blue and YOU
This episode discusses the Bike Unit with Officers James Arnold and Brock Hassenzahl. During this episode we discuss homelessness, empathetic communication, the foundation of the bike unit, and what the future of the Bike Unit may look like. 

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Episode 3: Blue and YOU
During this episode Lt. Jon Bowers and Sgt. Jeremy Webb interview Lt. Fred Jones from Lake County Florida Sheriff's Office. He is a supervisor in Professional Standards and serves as a Public Information Officer. Lt. Jones discusses the topic of officer wellness and is an advocate for emotional intelligence training. He also shares how officers taking care of themselves, makes it easier for them to empathize and take care of others.

Episode 9: Blue and YOU
Episode 9.0 features Marc DeShaies and Matt Foote with the Gang Violent Crimes Unit. They discuss the creation and evolution of the Gang Unit. The changing trends in violent crime as a whole. The mission of the Gang Unit is discussed and how their main goal is to prevent crime while utilizing a community-oriented approach to do it. Also dicussed is the Constitutional Carry law and its potential impact.

Episode 4: Blue and YOU
During this episode Lt. Jon Bowers and Sgt. Jeremy Webb interview Juan Carlos Gutierrez, a sergeant with the Southwest Division/C-shift Operations who is origially from Bogotá, Colombia  and Fernando Zapari, a community and business leader who is originally from Mazatlán, Mexico. Both are advocates for the Fort Wayne/Allen County Hispanic community connecting them with needed resources. 

 
Episode 5: Blue and YOU
During this episode Lt. Jon Bowers and Sgt. Jeremy Webb interview Captain Juan Barrientes with FWPD's training division. He discusses his law enforcement career, training at the FWPD academy and the risks and rewards of police work.

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Episode 5.5: Blue and YOU
During this episode Lt. Jon Bowers and Sgt. Jeremy Webb conclude their interview with Captain Juan Barrientes, as they delve deeper into training, mental toughness and the human condition. 

 
Episode 6.0: Blue and YOU
Episode 6 discusses the importance of mental health in law enforcement and highlights the various resources available to current and retired Officers.  It talks about the long term effects of PTSD, trauma, and mental illness that may rise from a career in law enforcement and ways to combat those effects and strategies for resiliency.  Guests: Dr. Darren Higginbotham, Sgt. Mark Brooks, and Sgt. Chris Felton.

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Episode 6.5: Blue and YOU
This is the second part of 6.0 and expands on the previous episode.Guests: Dr. Darren Higginbotham, Sgt. Mark Brooks, and Sgt. Chris Felton. 

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