The May 14, 2015, episode of
American Heroes Radio features a conversation with Josh Weddell, police
officer, military veteran and motivational speaker.
May 14, 2015
1500 hours, PACIFIC
Becoming an Effective and Powerful Public Speaker
About the Guest
Josh Weddell as 19 years of
experience in public service. He has been a volunteer firefighter, is a
military veteran and now a police officer. Josh is also the owner ofNever Give
Up Solutions, providing "speeches to motivate, encourage, inspire, team work and
stress management to all types of audiences."
About the Watering Hole
The Watering Hole is police slang
for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life.
Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.
About the Host
Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster was
a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years. He retired in
2003 at the rank of Lieutenant. He holds a bachelors from the Union Institute
and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Masters Degree in Public
Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has
completed his doctoral course work. Raymond E. Foster has been a part-time
lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently
a Criminal Justice Department chair, faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union
Institute and University. He has experience teaching upper division courses in
law enforcement, public policy, law enforcement technology and leadership.
Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide
range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile
Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One. He has appeared
on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as
subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement.