Category: NCJA 10-14

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In this episode of NCJA 10-14, our host Kirk Puckett is joined with Amber Burgress-Cox, an Instructor/Developer at our Edneyville campus to talk with a group of ladies that heard the call and join the ranks in helping their communities by becoming law enforcement officers. Our guests today include Chief Gina Hawkins of the Fayetteville […]

In this episode, we talk with Instructor/Developer Paul Phelan from the Edneyville campus about dealing with an officer’s mental health. As a first responder, having a strong support system around is the key to a successful career. We will talk about critical incident debriefing, signs for peers and family to watch for, and training to […]

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In this episode, we will discuss officer survival. Each day you put your life on the line and you have the stresses of the job that go home with you each day. Today we talk with Instructor/Developer Paul Phelan from the Edneyville campus about dealing with the crisis while on the job, the importance of […]

Today we wrap up our discussion on Hemp in North Carolina by discussing some changes that happened on the legislative level. Bill Loucks walks us through the ruling, changes, and what it means for law enforcement going forward. If you have questions for Bill or would like to schedule a class for your department or […]

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In this episode, we continue our discussion with Bill Loucks, an Instructor at the Edneyville campus.  He will discuss how hemp’s classification as a commodity affects law enforcement and how they do their jobs. He will explain probable cause, the difference between hemp and marijuana, field testing, and give us some scenarios of how this […]

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In this episode, we will talk with Bill Loucks, an Instructor at the Edneyville campus.  He develops and teaches gangs and narcotics programs for NCJA. Bill is the North Carolina state school director for the prescription drug diversion investigator and supervisors commissioned courses. Bill is also the qualified assistant (Q.A.) state school director over the […]

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Today we wrap up our discussion on Human Trafficking as Human Trafficking Awareness Month whines to a close. We finish our discussions with District Attorney Billy West and Assistant District Attorneys Lindsay Lane and Rob Thompson all from Cumberland County. We will discuss the Applewhite case and hear how non-government organizations helped victims getting out […]

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We are continuing our discussion about Human Trafficking and shining a spotlight on this important topic. Our guests are District Attorney Billy West and Assistant District Attorneys Lindsay Lane and Rob Thompson all from Cumberland County. We will discuss how the laws changed for prosecuting human trafficking, how they overcame their challenges, and dive deep […]

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  We are continuing our discussion about Human Trafficking and shining a spotlight on this important topic. Our guests today are Erin Blondel, Assistant District Attorney of the Western District, Special Agent Glen Covington of the Department of Homeland Security, Detective Rob Pereira of the Raleigh Police Department, and Michelle Scott, a victim-witness coordinator with […]

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  Happy New Year! January is Human Trafficking Awareness month and we are taking time to bring light to this important situation. Our guests today are Trevor Allen, the director of the North Carolina Justice Academy, Marc Nichols, a retired NC State Trooper, Special Agent in Charge Carl Wall, and Special Agent Meghan Philips with […]

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