On the Five-0 Podcast, co-hosts Randy Shrewsberry and Thomas Baker interview authors, activists, academics, practitioners, and individuals impacted by the U.S. criminal justice system - all with a focus on the problems we face and how we can change things for the better. Randy is the founder and current Executive Director of the Institute for Criminal Justice Training Reform. He’s a former police officer, Crash Reconstruction Investigator, and Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator. He has spent over 30 years in both the public and private sector criminal justice field and has attended basic police training in Ohio, South Carolina and Indiana as well as 100’s of advanced training in investigations as well as other specialized areas in law enforcement. Randy has been a lecturer on criminal justice matters and has been admitted as an expert in the State of California, State of South Carolina, and the State of Indiana in Criminal and Civil court. Thomas is a Pat Tillman Scholar and a Ph.D. student in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His research is dedicated to improving our understanding police related deaths and their social implications. He’s a U.S Army veteran and worked as a police officer for almost nine years. Thomas is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Institute for Criminal Justice Training Reform.