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Unmasking PTSD: A Cop's 26-Year Struggle Beyond the Badge
September 26, 2023

After 26 years in law enforcement, Glen Williams has experienced the toll that bearing witness to violence and tragedy can take.Williams, like many first responders, bottled up the pain and soldier on.Unaware that his PTSD was wrecking his life at hom

Cartels Offered a Choice Between Two Evils: Take The Silver or Take the Lead.
August 01, 2023

Ed Calderon says the incomplete wall on the U.S. Southern border with Mexico is like Swiss cheese."It won't stop any of the growing threats posed by the Mexican drug cartels," he says.Ed Calderon spent a dozen years working in counter-narcotics and orga

China, Mexico, and Fentanyl: A Recipe for U.S. Security Threats
July 25, 2023

Former Mexican counter-narcotics officer Ed Calderon predicts a day of reckoning.If you were a fan of Narcos or Sicario, brace yourself to hear the real story about whats happening south of the U.S. border.Ed Calderon is a man who should not be alive.

Death On Two Wheels: Everyone Wants A Piece Of The Bandidos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
July 18, 2023

A violent war for control of illicit drugs and weapons leaves a deadly trail of bullets and blood across highways in the U.S. Southwest.It started eight years ago in a hail of gunfire between the Bandidos outlaw motorcycle gang and the Cossacks at the Tw

Flipping Off Angry Drivers Can Get You Killed On US Highways
July 11, 2023

Road rage violence shatters records on US Highways. Experts say a perfect storm of post-pandemic anger and violent criminals out of jail due to liberal bail practices has set off a wave of deadly road rage shootings. Retired Houston Police Captain Greg Fr

NCIS Confidential: Solving Real-Life Cold Cases To Catch Killers
July 04, 2023

Former NCIS Special Agent Joe Kennedy established the first federal cold case homicide unit.Starting in 1986 with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), Kennedy investigated crimes involving sailors and marines around the world.In this episo

NCIS From Evidence to Arrest: Analyzing Murder Cases Step by Step
June 27, 2023

If you are a fan of the NCIS television drama, you are in for a treat.My guest is homicide investigator Joe Kennedy, a former Special Agent for the real-life NCIS.In this episode of the True Crime Reporter Podcast, I lift the crime scene tape for Joe K

Rise And Fall Of A Pro Pitcher: From the Bull Pen To The Texas Pen
June 20, 2023

The high school baseball player hung a homemade motivational sign on the wall of his bedroom. It read Brandon Puffer will be a Major League Baseball player. Indeed, Puffer made it to what ballplayers call The Show. Only to fall from the Bullpen t

Inside the Dark World of a Prison Hitman: Inmate Bomb Assassin
June 13, 2023

The reputed prison gang hitman held a hoe while weeding the warden's vegetable garden at a maximum security unit in East Texas.Although he claimed to be out of the gang -- there's no such thing, it's blood in, blood out -- I asked how you could make a bo

Unveiling Manipulation: Lies Used to Take Advantage of the Innocent
June 06, 2023

Do you know someone who speaks with a forked tongue?Do text messages warn you that your streaming account has a billing issue or an unpaid customs charge on a package? Those are just some of the latest scams criminals use to fleece you. Hello, Im R