Retired Peel Regional Police Staff Sergeant and Boots on the Ground peer support team trainer Shawn McCowell joins the 10-5 Podcast to discuss the 2 recent deaths in the policing family, his recent artwork in response, police funerals and the upcoming Canadian Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial in Ottawa.

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