May 12, 2019

S3E34: Shot, Died Twice, Left Paralyzed And Still Serves.

S3E34: Shot, Died Twice, Left Paralyzed And Still Serves.

Detective Dan Brite was shot by a heavily armed and suicidal man on a SWAT call out. The high power rifle round entered through the side of his vest, causing catastrophic, life threatening injuries. He died twice during emergency treatment, the trauma medical team brought him back from death. Dan was left paralyzed from the waist down. Dan talks about the incident, the struggle to survive and recover and why he feels it is so important to continue to serve the Law Enforcement and First Responder family.

Background song Hurricane is used with permission from the band Dark Horse Flyer.


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John J Wiley

Retired Police Sergeant, Music Radio Personality, Talk Radio Show Host, Podcaster and Producer

John J. Wiley is a retired Police Sergeant turned radio personality. He has been a full time FM Music Radio DJ since 2005. In 2017 he founded the Law Enforcement Today Podcast, with the assistance of Robert Greenberg. Within a couple months a radio station heard an episode of the podcast and asked him to create a radio version, which he did. It has been syndicated since the Spring of 2017 and has numerous affiliate radio stations across the US.