Jan. 18, 2023

School Shooting at Sandy Hook. State Police Response.

School Shooting at Sandy Hook. State Police Response.

Troy Anderson, Retired Ct. State Police Sergeant was on scene after the horrific Sandy Hook School Massacre. He tells the story of their response, and efforts to protect the mental health of first responders on scene.

On December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut a killer forced their way into the Sandy Hook Elementary School and started firing. 26 people, including the shooter were killed. 20 of the victims were children. Troy Anderson, then a Connecticut State Police Sergeant, now retired, oversaw the agency's Mental Health and Wellness unit. He responded to the scene and tells the story of the Police and other First Responders efforts at the School and the notifications of next of kin.

Troy is now the Executive Director, Officer Safety and Wellness for the National Law Enforcement Officers Fund and he talks about their on going programs and efforts to help officers stay healthy and resilient.

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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.