Fire Service

Episode 9: Worker’s Comp talk with Matt!

In this episode, Retired Police Sgt and now Attorney, Matt Zobrist, discusses worker’s compensation and the pitfalls Public Safety employees face.  Matt discusses the legal aspects of WC (specifically in Nevada) and the guidelines that all parties (employee, employer, insurance company) must  follow.  Matt also discusses treatment, light/modified duty, and pay considerations. Matt’s list of…

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Safe Call Now

Public Safety professionals deal with some of the hardest situations we can imagine. We must answer the calls for help and maintain readiness, despite the toll it takes on us personally. We are so focused on being strong for our jobs, we often neglect ourselves and those closest to us. Some of us suffer from…

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Firefighter Suicide Awareness

Please take a look at the article (linked below) from Firehouse.com about Firefighter suicide. It discusses many things that people either don’t know about, or turn away from in hope that those things will pass. This is a real problem for so many of our Public Safety professionals and it is imperative that all of…

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Episode 8: Wash Your Hands and Share the TP

In this episode, Tom and Chris discuss the impact of the Corona virus on our society, from hoarding to social distancing.  Please remember that our Public Safety professionals and healthcare professionals are working under crazy circumstances to help those in need.  We should all be mindful of the toll it takes on them. Stay safe…

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Episode 5 Police Suicide

In this episode, Tom and Chris discuss the horrible reality that is Police Suicide.  Reports state that in 2019,  228 Officers took their own lives.  Some states are taking large steps to reduce if not eliminate this epidemic. Tom and Chris discuss the influence of the public perception of policing as well as the stress…

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Episode 4: Scene Dynamics

Tom and Chris discuss the dynamics of a Crisis Scene.  They talk about the amount of resources needed during typical barricaded subject calls.  They answer the question:  Why are there so many personnel here and what are they all doing? Tom and Chris then discuss how SWAT and Negotiation personnel work together to bring situations…

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Episode 1: Intro

Tom Moyer and Chris White, two retired cops from Las Vegas, talk about all things Public Safety.  Tom and Chris are trainers in the field of Hostage/Crisis Negotiations and own Desert Training Group, LLC.  In this introductory episode, Tom and Chris give a little insight into their backgrounds and their dedication to the professionals that…

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