Police Social Worker: Melissa Stone is a guest on The Carleena Show Podcast

Melissa Stone is a Police Social Worker with Bloomington Indiana’s Police Department. Melissa and I discuss: why her department created this new program, the types of calls she responds to, how she interacts with people in crisis, law enforcement mental health, hostage negotiations, her unique role growing up in a working-class home, her decision toContinue reading “Police Social Worker: Melissa Stone is a guest on The Carleena Show Podcast”

Podcast #23: Andrea Layne: Journey of a First Responder

“This job will change you. You won’t look at life the same. We see people at their worst. But we also see people at their best.” Andrea Layne is a battalion chief with Ada County Paramedics in Idaho. After 30 years as a first responder, Andrea is retiring in April. Listen here: Listen on YouTube:Continue reading “Podcast #23: Andrea Layne: Journey of a First Responder”