Inside The Ghetto Bird
Law Enforcement Aviation, with Jeff Ratkovich of the Hangar Z Podcast
The value of air support in law enforcement, EMS, and America’s fighting forces cannot be understated. Hear about Jeff’s journey in police and EMS aviation and ways you can prepare if you are aspiring to a career as a pilot in one of these demanding careers. We talk about ways the balcony-view in the sky can affect the outcome of critical incidents on the ground, some pursuit and medevac stories, and some of the things senior leaders need to understand about commanding a specialized unit.
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