CATO Podcast

We believe Tactics are a science, and the Art is in how we apply those tactics. Members of the California Association of Tactical Officers (CATO) interview a variety of guests and discuss lessons learned, the evolution of tactics, and other contemporary issues facing law enforcement.

Episode 006-Chris Thorp of Operation Enduring Warrior Task Force Sentinel

July 31st, 2020

Marcus and Mitch sit down with Chris Thorp from Operation Enduring Warrior, Task Force Sentinel.  In his former life Chris worked as a medical first responder and spent the majority of his life working as a deputy in the jail.  Chris saw a lot of emotionally and physically wounded members of law enforcement not getting what they needed.  In this episode we discuss how and why Chris dedicated his life to serving the law enforcement community and how Operation Enduring Warrior serves wounded military and law enforcement veterans.  Chris's message is more important today and ever.  For more information on Operation Enduring Warrior check out: https://www.enduringwarrior.org/

Episode 005-RK Miller Part 1

July 17th, 2020

Part 1 of 2: SWAT legend and CATO plank holder RK Miller discusses the importance of independent tactical team audits, what they are and why you should be doing them. RK has been training SWAT officers for over forty years, has conducted a variety of audits, and testifies as an expert defending teams throughout the nation. He is true gentlemen, and some say he conducted the AAR when Moses conducted rural operations and waterborne exercises at the Red Sea.

Episode 004-Mitch Brouillette

July 6th, 2020

Mitch Brouillette is a Sergeant in Northern California with extensive experience working with schools as a resource officer. In this episode, he will discuss a comprehensive approach to creating and implementing an active shooter program in your community. Mitch will walk us through the steps needed to create a program that meets the needs of students, law enforcement, educators, and parents.

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