Behind The Badge – Radio Show

May 17, 2021 – On this episode, Officer Hunter takes the reigns of the show and interviews NLRPD SRO Sgt. Chauncey Sims and 19 year old PAL Asst. Coach Toby Roy.
April 26, 2021 – On this episode, Officer Hunter and I talk about youth violence and the NLRPD’s efforts to try to minimize it as much as possible.
April 12, 2021 – On this episode, we talked to Field Training Officer J. Rathey about the FTO Training process and the requirements of a new Officer to be successful at the NLRPD. We also shared a few funny stories from our days as FTO’s.
March 29, 2021 – On this episode, Officer Green, Officer Shelby Hunter and Sgt. Bill Elizandro cover the 4th Amendment of the US Constitution and the Arkansas State laws that give Police Officers authority to stop and detain suspicious persons.
March 22, 2021 – Guest Gwen Hunter. On this episode we talked to Gwen Hunter aka “Lillady Gwen”, wife of Officer Shelby Hunter, about the family dynamics that go into being married to, or associated with, a police officer.
March 15, 2021 – Guest NLRPD Public Information Officer, Sgt. Carmen Helton. On this episode we talked with Sgt. Helton about her new role as the department’s newest PIO and about the benefits and challenges of being a woman in law enforcement.
March 8, 2021 – Guest NLRPD Patrol Officer Rick Beaston. On this episode we talked with Officer Beaston about his podcast “On the Streets with the NLRPD” and his normal Patrol Duties as a UAV Operator on the midnight shift.
March 1, 2021 – Guest Joshua Hunter. On this episode we talked with Joshua Hunter about being a 16 year Junior at NLRHS, his opinions on law enforcement and his special friendship with Sgt. Elizandro.
February 8, 2021 – Guest: NLRPD Officer Michael Johnson. On this episode we talked about being a “newer” Officer after transferring to the NLRPD from another police department.
February 1, 2021 – Guest: NLRPD Patrol Area Commander, Lt. Jim Scott. On this episode we talked about Lt. Scott’s 30 year career with the NLRPD and some of the funnier sides of police patrol duties.
January 25, 2021 – Guest: NLRPD Patrol Division Commander, Captain Pat Thessing. On this episode we talked about the ideas of “Reforming or Reimagining the Police.”
January 18, 2021 – Guest: NLRPD Detective Lonnell Tims. On this episode we discussed Traffic Stops and the conversations we’ve had with our family and friends; commonly referred to as “The Talk.”
January 11, 2021 – Guest: Coach Jerry Bruce, Head Baseball coach for LR Parkview Patriots and the B4 Baseball Program. On this episode we Interviewed Coach Bruce about his current achievements and we also talked with Officer Shelby Hunter about the NLRPD Police Athletic League.