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Thin Blue Training is a weekly show devoted to finding and exploring law enforcement training. Each week we feature law enforcement trainers, exceptional law enforcement officers and even innovators in the realm of public safety gear. Find your next class at and get behind the scenes here on the Thin Blue Training podcast, where it’s all about outcomes.
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Jul 14, 2016

What a week...with the massacre of the law enforcement officers in Dallas and the protests throughout the nation, today's guest just so happened to be the perfect resource at the right time.

On today's show, Dr. Hindy Bluestone talks with Martin about the confidential stress coaching provided for free by the Under the Shield Foundation. Their services are 24/7, completely confidential and can be reached at the following:

(855) 889-2348 (toll free)

In this episode, Martin references law enforcement suicide statistics. While they're going down, they're way, way too high. The link Martin referenced is

If you need to talk, please reach out to Under the Shield or another peer support group. You're not alone.

Jun 10, 2016

On today's episode, Martin chats with 15 year old Halley McGookin of who has started a charity to benefit law enforcement. She was an impressive young lady with a bright future. Be sure to check out her project; it's a worthy cause.

Today's guest is none other than the social media sensation, Mike the Cop of Humanizing the Badge. Mike, a full-time law enforcement officer, is breaking barriers and bridging gaps on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as Mike the Cop. His humorous videos cleverly reveal the reality of law enforcement and the amazing men and women who wear the badge. 

Mike the Cop and his mission, outreach and merchandise can be found at


Apr 27, 2016

We're back! After a break, Martin is back on the show to discuss some of the latest topics affecting law enforcement including the media's portrayal of the profession and how it may be contributing to the number of officers killed in the line of duty.

Chris Bennett, the founder of Callyo, joins Martin to talk about Callyo's latest product, an application called 10-21 that enables an officer to change the number that appears in caller ID, thereby protecting the officers' personal contact information. Did we mention it's FREE?

To find out where Martin is going to be on the road next with Hollotec teaching Lock Picking and Specialized Entry Techniques, go to