Episodes

Greg Williams & Brian Marren: Predicting Danger w/ Human Behavior Pattern Recognition & Analysis

Jan. 13, 2022

Today’s episode of The Tactical Breakdown Podcast features our partners at Arcadia Cognerati , an organization operating on the belief that risk should be mitigated, not managed. At the helm is Greg Williams , a decorated la…

Jason Evans: Digital Media Forensics & Crime Scene Reconstruction

Jan. 11, 2022

Jason is a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager for Knott Labs who specializes in Forensic Engineering, Product & Premise Liability, and Accident Reconstruction. Prior Police Officer with a demonstrated history of working…

Doc Davis: Understanding Autism for Law Enforcement

Jan. 5, 2022

At the 2021 ILEETA Conference, Adam Kinakin is joined by Ronald “Doc” Davis , the President of RD2 Consulting, LLC. Doc is a business development professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Psychology. His ex…

2022 Annual Update - Exclusive ILET Network Offer

Jan. 1, 2022

ILET Community: https://ilet.network/community-information/ Adam breaks down what you can expect in 2022 with the Tactical Breakdown Podcast and the New Release of the ILET Community Platform. The Instructors' Roundtable is …

Steve Nash: The Truth Behind Training & Leadership

Dec. 28, 2021

Steve Nash is a retired Lieutenant-Colonel and Infantry-Airborne-Ranger with almost 25 years of military experience serving Canada at home and abroad. Having served most of his military career in operational units, he has al…

Dan Greene: Going Beyond the Basics in Law Enforcement Training

Dec. 25, 2021

Dan has worked as a law enforcement professional in the state of Arizona for over twenty-four years. Dan began his career as an officer in 1996 and in 1998 was selected as a Field Training Officer where he served until 2000.…

Andrew DeMuth: Leaders... It's Not About YOU

Dec. 23, 2021

The annual ILEETA Conference is a unique experience for instructors. Experts that are passionate about training and hungry for knowledge gather to learn from and collaborate with some of the best instructors in the world. To…

Joshua Brown - Unmanned Areal Vehicles (UAVs)

Dec. 18, 2021

In this episode of the Tactical Breakdown Podcast, Adam Kinakin sits down with Joshua Brown, the Founder & CEO of ICARUS Aerospace , at the 2021 ILEETA Conference . Joshua is a Service-Disabled Naval Veteran with over a deca…

"Little" Joe Ferrera - Threat Pattern Recognition in Firearms Training

Dec. 16, 2021

At the 2021 ILEETA Conference, Tactical Breakdown host Adam Kinakin is joined by “Little Joe” Ferrera, use of force, subject control & firearms trainer. Joe began his career in 1977 and has worked for Federal, County, and Ci…

Scott Buhrmaster: The Future of Law Enforcement Training

Dec. 12, 2021

Scott Buhrmaster is the Chief Executive Officer at Calibre Press, Inc. ( https://calibrepress.com/ ), one of the most respected law enforcement training organizations in the country. Combining his 30 years of experience in t…

Steve Johnson: Listening to Truth and Determining Deceit

Dec. 9, 2021

Today’s episode of the Tactical Breakdown features Steve Johnson at the 2021 ILEETA Conference. Steve currently serves as the Chief of Police for the city of Swansea, Illinois and is a lead instructor for Calibre Press. Stev…

Todd Fletcher: Incorporating Fun & Games Into Training with a Purpose

Dec. 4, 2021

Your Tactical Breakdown host Adam Kinakin sat down for a conversation with Todd Fletcher of Combative Firearms Training at the 2021 ILEETA Conference. Todd has over 25 years of full-time law enforcement experience and 30+ ye…

Morgan Ballis: K-12 School Active Threat Events

Dec. 2, 2021

Morgan Ballis is a nationally recognized subject matter expert in School Active Assailant Events. He is the Founder & Director of Strategic Planning & Training at Campus Safety Alliance . Mr. Ballis served for more than 10 y…

Marty Adcock: Active Shooter Events

Nov. 27, 2021

Marty Adcock is a Regional Manager at ALERRT - the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center at Texas State University. ALERRT was created in 2002 to address the need for active shooter response training for fi…

Steve Hough: Officer Mental Health & Suicide

Nov. 24, 2021

Here’s a sobering reality - the law enforcement world sees more death by suicide than officers killed in the line of duty. On the latest episode of the Tactical Breakdown, Blue H.E.L.P. co-founder Steve Hough discusses menta…

Matt Little: Innovation in Firearms Training

Nov. 20, 2021

Matt Little is a US Army Special Forces combat veteran and a retired Chicago Police Department SWAT leader. He is a lifelong martial artist and a USPSA & IDPA Master Class Shooter. Matt’s passion for innovating his own train…

Michael Musengo: Advanced Instructional Methods at ILEETA

Nov. 20, 2021

In this episode of the Tactical Breakdown Podcast, your host Adam Kinakin sits down with Michael Musengo at the 2021 ILEETA conference. Michael Musengo is a Force Science Institute Instructor, the Owner of Train the Brain Co…

Gary Klugiewicz, The Active Countermeasures Instructional Systems

May 27, 2021

Gary T. Klugiewicz is the Director of the Active Countermeasures Instructional Systems, a national defensive tactics training entity. He is retired from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department after 25 years of service whe…

Chip Huth, Arbinger Institute

May 19, 2021

In addition to serving as a senior consultant with Arbinger, Charles “Chip” Huth is a Major with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department. He has 28 years of law enforcement experience, commands KCPD’s Traffic Division, …

Dave Young: Director of Training, Vistelar

May 11, 2021

Dave Young is a Co-Founder of Vistelar and their Director of Training who has over 30 plus years training and experience in civilian and military law enforcement. Having served as a sworn corrections and law enforcement offi…

Harvey Hedden: Executive Director, ILEETA

May 5, 2021

Harvey V. Hedden is ILEETA’s Executive Director, having previously served as Deputy Executive Director for six years. He spoke with Adam about the importance of always learning. This was recorded live at the Ileta conference…

2021 Update from Adam Kinakin

April 29, 2021

Adam addresses where the podcast has been and what is in store for the Tactical Breakdown over the next few months, the three phase approach, and an update on the creation of the ILET Network. Now is good time to subscribe o…

The Science of Sleep with Dr. Charles Samuels

Nov. 16, 2020

Dr. Charles Samuels is a board certified sleep physician with primary research interests focused on understanding the prevalence and effects of sleep disturbances in specialized populations. His aim is to facilitate both bro…

Utilizing Your Skills in the Private Sector with Adam Wills

Oct. 27, 2020

This week I sit down with another Adam who also has a podcast to talk all about the knowledge you didn't know you had. Meet Adam Wills, host and creator of the Public Safety Innovators Podcast. Adam has 15 years of experienc…