20 Best Public Safety Podcasts of 2021

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Are you wanting to learn more about public safety ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best public safety podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Public Safety Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Public Safety First, a FirstNet Authority Podcast

  • Publisher: Hosted by Dave Buchanan, Executive Director of the First Responder Network Authority’s Advocacy Team, the podcast features first responders, industry leaders, experts in the field, and others in the public safety technology ecosystem.
  • Total Episodes: 50

The “Public Safety First” podcast gives first responders and other public safety professionals a front-row seat and invites them to join the discussion about FirstNet, America’s first nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety. Hosted by Dave Buchanan, Director of the First Responder Network Authority’s Advocacy Team, the podcast features first responders, industry leaders, experts in the field, and others in the public safety technology ecosystem.

Mapping Tech in Public Safety

  • Publisher: Chris Rogers & Steve Pollackov
  • Total Episodes: 22

Welcome to Mapping Tech in Public Safety with Chris and Steve. This podcast is about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how it integrates with Public Safety. Learn about GIS Mapping Technology and how public safety organizations use this technology for major incidents, pre-planning, special events, daily operations, etc.

Public Safety Drone Podcast

  • Publisher: Joe Wessels
  • Total Episodes: 15

Drones are everywhere – including the public safety community. Whether you work in law enforcement, the fire service, homeland security or disaster recovery, drones can be a real game-changer in the field. From clearing a traffic accident scene dramatically faster – reopening roads and getting the public moving again – or giving a fire chief the ability to determine the hot spots in a fire – or when a roof is about to collapse getting personnel out of harm’s way and saving lives, drones change the game. That’s what the Public Safety Drone Podcast is all about. Join experienced radio show host, journalist and Part 107 drone pilot Joe Wessels, along with fellow FAA drone pilots and co-hosts Woodlawn, Ohio Fire Chief Amos Johnson, Woodlawn Firefighter Katie Thielmeyer, Blue Ash, Ohio Police Lieutenant Steve Schueler and drone expert and popular YouTuber David Glenn – otherwise known as “KlooGee” – share their insights and expertise on the ever-changing and emerging unmanned aerial systems field – with a particular focus on how public safety utilizes drones to save money, save lives and keep costs down. publicsafetydrone.substack.com

Public Safety Innovators

  • Publisher: Adam Wills
  • Total Episodes: 34

Hear directly from experts and trendsetters who are leading innovation in Public Safety and get expert advice on growing your own post-law enforcement business. Show host Adam Wills is a former law enforcement administrator turned marketing strategist and coach.

EMT and NREMT Lectures – the Public Safety Guru

  • Publisher: Christopher Cano
  • Total Episodes: 31

Emergency Medical Technician Training and National Registry Preparation. Prepping for a career in public safety and everything else public safety-related! https://patron.podbean.com/thepublicsafetyguru Instagram: @ltchriscano Instagram: @christhecop1 Website: http://www.thepublicsafetyguru.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/christopher-cano/support

Public Safety Technology

  • Publisher: Dan Wright
  • Total Episodes: 4

Discussions around public safety innovation and technology. The advantages and disadvantages of technology in public safety. Challenges presented and the transformation the internet will have on 911 and emergency response. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/infernotechgroup/support

AMU In Public Safety Matters

  • Publisher: American Military University
  • Total Episodes: 39

American Military University is hosting a new podcast unpacking some of the most relevant issues in public safety. Each episode of In Public Safety Matters features expert guests with years of experience in law enforcement, corrections, the fire service, or emergency medical services. Join hosts Leischen Stelter and Dr. Chuck Russo as they dive into the most important topics affecting today’s public safety professionals.

Hall About Public Safety

  • Publisher: Hall About Public Safety
  • Total Episodes: 23

This podcast takes you behind scenes with the men and women in uniform at the Hall County Sheriff’s Office and Hall County Fire Services. NOTE: While this podcast does not include foul language, the subject matter could be considered unsuitable for younger audiences. Parents are encouraged to use discretion.

SparkTalks with Public Safety

  • Publisher: SparkTalks
  • Total Episodes: 17

A podcast that focuses on leadership methods and skills, hosted by members of South Piedmont’s Department of Health and Public Safety.

Public Safety Drone Flight

  • Publisher: Steve Rhode
  • Total Episodes: 5

Actionable advice and real-world information for UAS and drone pilots with fire departments, police departments, and law enforcement agencies.

Which Way Forward: Redefining Public Safety

  • Publisher: WRFI Community Radio News
  • Total Episodes: 7

Around the nation, protesters have called for police departments to be defunded or reformed following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless other Black and Brown people at the hands of law enforcement. But here in Tompkins County, what’s the best solution to reimagining public safety policies that will foster fairness and trust within each community regarding law enforcement? In Fall 2020 WRFI Community Radio, The Ithaca Voice, and the Ithaca College Park Scholars joined together to try and answer this question in Which Way Forward: Redefining Public Safety.

What Works in Public Safety: Juvenile Justice Grounded in Youth Development

  • Publisher: LPSCC
  • Total Episodes: 10

Multnomah County’s Local Public Safety Coordination Council brings up-to-date data and research to policy makers in its annual “What Works” conferences. In 2011, the conference focused on juvenile justice.


  • Publisher: Leonard Sipes
  • Total Episodes: 138

This feed was created by mixing existing feeds from various sources.

Public Safety and Transportation

  • Publisher: City of Alexandria
  • Total Episodes: 1

Alexandria podcast programs feature interviews with City officials and staff, news about upcoming events in Alexandria, and general information about City services.

Sacred Heart University:Department of Public Safety

  • Publisher: SHU Department of Public Safety
  • Total Episodes: 5

Sacred Heart University:Department of Public Safety

Public Safety and Beyond

  • Publisher: The Spirited American
  • Total Episodes: 36

Not politically correct. Not afraid to speak the truth. Politics and public safety. Dangerous political rhetoric on the American way of life and the reality of law enforcement, fire service, EMS and private security.

PG&E Public Safety

  • Publisher: RADIO.COM
  • Total Episodes: 1

Prepare for 2020 Public Safety Power Shutoffs with PG&E

Balancing Strength and Nurturing Women in Public Safety

  • Publisher: Torrance Wisoky
  • Total Episodes: 1

This is not the easiest profession for women to be in because females in the profession not only face the traditional risks of the sector but have the added exposure unique to women

Tune In with Michigan’s Public Safety Communications System

  • Publisher: Michigan’s Public Safety Communications System
  • Total Episodes: 2

Tune In with MPSCS is a production of Michigan’s Public Safety Communications System. MPSCS provides a stable, secure framework with advanced technology for interoperable communications among local, state, federal, tribal and private first responders. Join us as we talk tech with staff and first responder partners. Thank you for listening.

Irondale Public Safety Podcast

  • Publisher: Joshua McDaniel
  • Total Episodes: 4

This PodCast is created to keep citizens and listeners of the City of Irondale up to date on what is going on with Public Safety, cover safety topics, and creating a deeper connection with the citizens on Irondale.

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