We’re Good With Cop Stuff – John Kelly – EP 86

John Kelly spent 30 years working for the Broward County Sheriff. There he worked: Patrol, Investigations, K-9, Training, and the Motorcycle Unit.

John was a great interview! After he shared he was from Boston, I could clearly hear the Boston accent.

John was very open, sharing his low points in life and how he over coming them. Although we get a little serious during the interview, we also had a lot of laughs and John shares some great advise on life.


  • Recently retired After 30 Years
  • Law Enforcement Life Coach
  • Author (Surviving Self-Inflicted Wounds)
  • Motivational Speaker
  • From Boston but worked and living in Florida



[01:42] Lead Off Question – “Why Law Enforcement?” John says that he wanted to help people. He wanted to protect people. So for him, he had two choices and he chose law enforcement

[26:11] Dig Deeper – This is the part of the podcast were I dig into the guest's social media and I craft questions around 3-5 of those posts.

Here is one of the Instagram post that I asked John about:

IG POST – Selfie you took – older post:

“So this is what happens when a 53 year old makes an attempt to use social media without someone providing assistance . I’ll be removing this account . Please follow me at lawenforcementlifecoach thanks for your patience”

  • Other than social media and your mental health, what is one thing you require help with?
  • What do you have zero patience for?
  • Do you think the world would be better off without social media?

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[39:35] Random Seven – These are seven, totally random questions that I asked John. And they're all electronically created.

  • What horror movie really freaked you out as a kid?
  • Would you rather be sitting on a plane next to a screaming baby or someone with bad body odor?
  • Who in your life do you always make time for?
  • What apps on your phone are you on the most?
  • Would you rather have a rewind button or a pause button on your life?
  • What do you fear the most?
  • Would you feel worse if no one showed up to your wedding or to your funeral?

[48:26] Flip the Script – This is where the guest, gets to ask you the listener a question. And Jason's question is: “What's the thing that's keeping you from making yourself a priority?”

Please leave your answer to John's question below in the comment area.

[49:36] This or That – This is my rapid fire round, where I give the guest two choices and they have to chose one without giving too much thought.

2 Replies to “We’re Good With Cop Stuff – John Kelly – EP 86”

  1. J Gonzalez

    John was my supervisor for the last 7 years of his career. He’s the real deal! In case you were wondering…

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