Episodes

The Intricacies of Target Shooting with Brandon Wright

Sept. 9, 2020

Brandon Wright is the owner of Wright Shooting. He is a Professional shooter with a background in law enforcement, who teaches the intricacies of shooting. Brandon is short on war stories and social media flash, and long on …

Utilizing Videos for Law Enforcement Training with Chip DeBlock

Aug. 15, 2020

Sponsored by the INTERNATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING SUMMIT. *This information should not be taken as medical advice. All opinions are anecdotal and should not take precedent over that of qualified medical professionals. …

DEA NARCOS - From Cartels to Netflix with Steve Murphy and Javier Pena

July 12, 2020

Narcos is one of the top series on Netflix and it was based off the true story of how two DEA agents assisted in the manhunt for Pablo Escobar. Those two real-life Law Enforcement officers are Steve Murphy and Javier Pena.  …

IRT - Round 05 - Critical Incident Response Teams with Lon Bartel, Nir Manan, James Hamilton, and Dan Flippo

June 25, 2020

Round 05 - Critical Incident Response Teams WATCH IT HERE: https://thebreakdown.ca/IRT The Instructors’ Roundtable (ITR) is a Panel Discussion, recorded live to video, moderated by Tactical Breakdown’s host Adam Kinakin in a…

Stress, Life, and COVID-19: Our New Reality with David Rutherford

June 10, 2020

What impact do you think COVID-19 has on a person? Emotionally, mentally, physically? How do we cope as first responders? Here is what I took away from my conversation with a Navy Seal, Coach, Instructor, and all-around grea…

The Science of Search and Rescue in Law Enforcement with Jamie Stirling

June 6, 2020

Adam sits down with Jamie Stirling who is one of the top Law Enforcement SAR Experts in Canada. They discuss the relevance of search and rescue skill sets as they apply to patrol officers and special units.  Episode Page: ht…

The Importance of Sleep and Mental Resiliency with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

May 7, 2020

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (Ret.) is the author of the books On Killing (half-million sold, 1,000+ reviews 4.5 stars on Amazon, USMC Commandant's "required reading list"), On Combat (also USMC list), and many others. He is a ret…

Evidence Based Policing, Social Media, and Police Culture with Amy Boudreau

May 4, 2020

Constable Amy Boudreau is an International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) our of Ontario, Canada. She sits down with Adam to discuss Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) and what officers and agencies can do to increase their e…

IRT - Round 03 - Firearms Training in Law Enforcement

April 21, 2020

Round 03 – Firearms Training in Law Enforcement Firearms are a reality for most Law Enforcement Officer and Departments around the world. Whether an officer carries a dedicated sidearm, accesses a long gun in their patrol ve…

Post Traumatic Stress Injuries in First Responders with Michael Sugrue

April 19, 2020

In this very important episode, Adam speaks with Law Enforcement and Military Veteran Michael Sugrue about Post Traumatic Stress Injuries. After retiring from the police force, Michael shares his battle with PSTD and how he …

The Importance of Listening in Crisis Negotiation with Dan Oblinger

April 11, 2020

Dan Oblinger is the leading authority on active listening practices for negotiators and leaders in all industries. He has two decades of law enforcement service, and extensive experience in hostage negotiations, police menta…

Reducing Gun Related Crime: Operation Save-a-Casing with Paul Cruz and Clay Germany

March 29, 2020

Operation Save-A-Casing is a partnership with law enforcement agencies at the local, state and federal level and the community to combat firearm-related crime.  The campaign works by submitting two firearm casings to a Wichi…

An Open Discussion on Effective Police Training with Adam Wilson and Stephen Strickland

March 22, 2020

Get ready for some three-way action with two very smart and entertaining guests. Adam sits down with Adam Wilson and Stephen Strickland to discuss topics on current police training, recruitment, tactical requirements, and mu…

IRT - Round 02 - Part 3 of 3 - Officer-Involved Shootings

March 22, 2020

Round 02 – Officer-Involved Shootings - Part 3 of 3 What are the major concerns with Officer Involved Shootings for our Law Enforcement officers? Join us as we discuss the before, during, and after of OIS incidents. We cover…

IRT - Round 02 - Part 2 of 3 - Officer-Involved Shootings

March 22, 2020

Round 02 – Officer-Involved Shootings - Part 2 of 3 What are the major concerns with Officer Involved Shootings for our Law Enforcement officers? Join us as we discuss the before, during, and after of OIS incidents. We cover…

IRT - Round 02 - Part 1 of 3 - Officer-Involved Shootings

March 22, 2020

Round 02 – Officer-Involved Shootings - Part 1 of 3 What are the major concerns with Officer Involved Shootings for our Law Enforcement officers? Join us as we discuss the before, during, and after of OIS incidents. We cover…

The Instructors' Roundtable (IRT) Explained with Adam Kinakin

March 12, 2020

This is a brief explanation of the Instructors' Roundtable, why it was created and what is the main goal. EPISODE PAGE: https://thebreakdown.ca/030 INSTRUCTORS' ROUNDTABLE - IRT  Join Us LIVE on the last Thursday of each Mon…

Community Engagement: A Cultural Perspective in Policing with Joel Pedersen

March 11, 2020

Adam talks with one of his mentors, Joel Pedersen, as they discuss the challenges surrounding culture and race in policing, specifically from an Indigenous perspective. Joel breaks down some tools that officers have within t…

Technology-Enhanced Learning for Law Enforcement with Sandy Sweet

March 2, 2020

What is "technology-enhanced learning" and why is it important? Adam sits down with Sandy Sweet of CPKN (Canadian Police Knowledge Network) to discuss training and resources available for Law Enforcement. EPISODE PAGE: https…

The Science of Training for Law Enforcement with Mike Musengo

Feb. 26, 2020

What is the basis of AcademyTraining for Law Enforcement? How are programs developed and why? Join Adam and Mike as they dive into training and development for police training and explore the science behind the programs.  EP…

Responsibilities in Critical Incident Response with Scott Savage

Feb. 14, 2020

What happens when you get a call for a barricaded suspect? What's the first move, the 5th, the last? Join Adam as he has an open an important discussion with Scott Savage about Critical Incident Response and high-risk calls.…

IRT - Round 01 - Part 3 of 3 - Use of Force and Defensive Tactics

Feb. 6, 2020

The Instructors’ Roundtable (ITR) is a Panel Discussion, recorded live to video, moderated by Tactical Breakdown’s host Adam Kinakin in association with the team at Calibre Press. The program brings together the most sought-…

IRT - Round 01 - Part 2 of 3 - Use of Force and Defensive Tactics

Feb. 6, 2020

The Instructors’ Roundtable (ITR) is a Panel Discussion, recorded live to video, moderated by Tactical Breakdown’s host Adam Kinakin in association with the team at Calibre Press. The program brings together the most sought-…

IRT - Round 01 - Part 1 of 3 - Use of Force and Defensive Tactics

Feb. 6, 2020

The Instructors’ Roundtable (ITR) is a Panel Discussion, recorded live to video, moderated by Tactical Breakdown’s host Adam Kinakin in association with the team at Calibre Press. The program brings together the most sought-…