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The LEO First Podcast


Oct 10, 2023

In Episode 30, join us as we explore the remarkable journeys of Vincent Plair and Marc Jackson, two seasoned law enforcement professionals with over six decades of combined experience. Vincent, originally hailing from the Bronx, and Marc, a Cleveland native, both found their way to California after serving in the Marine Corps. They dedicated substantial portions of their lives to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office, with Vincent serving for 34 years and Marc for 28.

Our conversation in this episode covers a wide array of topics, offering unique insights into their careers and the world of law enforcement. We dive deep into the infamous O.J. Simpson case of 1994, exploring the behind-the-scenes details and challenges faced by law enforcement during such high-profile cases.

Vincent and Marc also share their thoughts on the critical issue of mental wellness among law enforcement officers, particularly within the context of being black officers. They discuss the importance of mentorship and ambassadorship in nurturing the growth of younger officers and the significance of a strong work ethic in this demanding profession.

One of the key takeaways from this episode is the discussion on leadership development. Vincent and Marc believe that leadership training should commence before individuals step into leadership roles, and they share valuable insights on how this can be achieved.

Lastly, our guests shed light on the transition from law enforcement to the private sector, offering guidance to those contemplating such a move.

If you're on the lookout for strong mentors and individuals genuinely invested in your growth, Vincent Plair and Marc Jackson can be found on LinkedIn. Tune in to this enlightening episode to gain a deeper understanding of their journeys and the valuable lessons they've learned along the way.

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