Cop Life
Cop Life
Cop Life Media
This is the show documenting the hard hitting truth about life as a street cop on patrol. What types of calls are worked during the week? What are the stresses and frustrations of being a police officer in this current climate? What are the rewarding parts of the job? How do I balance work, home, and play? Keith dives into these topics and gives a behind the scenes, or better yet, a behind the badge perspective of a Cop Life.
Return of the Rookie (Pt 2)
Officer Kline is back for the conclusion of our interview!  In this episode, we discuss how he's grown in the job and he shares some calls from his time in the gang unit.   Also, prepare yourself because Keith finally addresses the dreaded C-word as several listeners have inquired about his thoughts on the pandemic and how he has been dealing with it at work and in personal life.  Warning:  Opinions are expressed. Don't forget you can follow the show on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  You can also check out the website www.coplifepodcast.com or email Keith directly at keith@coplifepodcast.com.   Special thanks to Purple Planet Music for the use of certain sounds.  
Aug 4
1 hr 3 min
Return of the Rookie (Pt 1)
Keith is back and broadcasting from the brand new PERMANENT CLP Studio!  So much has gone on since the last episode and many listeners have asked about his opinions of current events.  All that is covered and Keith doesn't hold back on giving his blunt opinions as he always does. Also, Officer Kline returns to the studio to discuss the direction his career has taken and what he has been up to lately.   CLP is on social media and you can follow on Facebook (Cop Life Podcast), Instagram (CopLifePodcast), and Twitter(CopLifePodcast) to keep up with all that is going on between shows.  You can also check out the website www.coplifepodcast.com and email Keith directly at keith@coplifepodcast.com   Some music provided courtesy of www.purple-planet.com 
Jun 30
1 hr 26 min
Policing Across The Pond (Part 2)
In this conclusion to the interview with Police Constable Christopher Bayes-Walker from Lincolnshire, UK, Keith and Christ discuss training, a couple of myths regarding UK police, what a typical shift is like, and what it's like to be a police officer yet not carry a firearm.  Also, Keith answers listener email and shares this month's PSA while hoping you never have to use the advice given. Finally, a special tribute is given to a fallen officer at the request of a listener.
Feb 11
1 hr 18 min
Policing Across The Pond
Interview with a Police Constable from England
Dec 30, 2019
1 hr
Catch-22
Between a rock and a hard place.......Damned if you do, damned if you don't...........Catch 22.   Does it exist, or is there a way to avoid it?  In this month's episode, Keith examines a recent shooting of an innocent homeowner that made national and international news.  Could this situation have been avoided?   In this return episode, Keith also discusses the reason for the long absence, how things are going now, and a couple of calls regarding checking the welfare of residents.  Listener reviews and a new PSA are also discussed.  Links referenced in this episode: Opening clip contains excerpts of a speech given by Hon. Justice William Bedsworth, Fourth District Court of Appeals given at the dedication of the new Criminal Justice Training Center at Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA.  Full speech can be found HERE Publicly released body camera footage of Fort Worth Police Officer can be found HERE News footage courtesy of Fox 4 News, Dallas/Fort Worth Background music courtesy of Purple Planet
Nov 6, 2019
57 min
PoliceWOman (Part 2)
Part 2 of Keith's interview with female police sergeant, R.D.
Mar 26, 2019
1 hr
PoliceWOman (Part 1)
Life as a female police officer
Feb 26, 2019
1 hr 21 min
The Rural Cop (Part 2)
In Part 2 of our interview with rural police officer Seth, we talk about what equipment he has or doesn't have as well as some notable calls from his career so far.  Keith looks a listener email and discusses calls from the past month including a voice from the past! You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and you can contact Keith at keith@coplifepodcast.com  Finally, you can check out the website, www.coplifepodcast.com for more information including branded products!   Special thanks to Purple Planet for use of the background music during the opening clip.
Jan 14, 2019
1 hr 35 min
The Rural Cop (Part 1)
What is it like to be a police officer in a rural environment?  How does it feel when you approach that call knowing backup could be 45 minutes away?  In Part 1 of this two part series, Keith talks with Seth, a police officer in a very rural area of Eastern Tennessee.  Seth talks about his academy training, very abbreviated field training, and just how far away is backup can be at any time.  Also in this episode, Keith answers listener email and talks about going the extra mile when working calls.  Finally, since Keith is no stranger to diving right in to controversial topics and discussions, he goes head first into the heated debate taking place right now......Is Die Hard a Christmas movie or not? Remember you can always visit the website:  www.coplifepodcast.com You can also follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Finally, you can email Keith directly at keith@coplifepodcast.com  Special thanks to www.purple-planet.com for use of certain music.
Dec 12, 2018
1 hr 14 min
Police Department Structure
4 Months!  Yes, I know it's been that long.  It's been a long Summer and in this latest episode of CLP, Keith talks about what's been going on this summer.  We hear some listener feedback as well as questions and an example of another dumb and stupid move by a rookie officer on social media.  To finish out the show, Keith covers a topic requested by a listener awhile back relating to the basic structure of a typical police department.
Oct 2, 2018
1 hr 6 min
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