Panic is the Right Feeling at the Wrong Time | Higher Line Podcast Episode #28

Mickey interviews renowned criminal profile expert and professional psychologist William Aprill of Aprill Risk Consulting. Aprill is best known for his outstanding mindset course, “Unthinkable: Concepts and Techniques for the Gravest Extreme. Unthinkable is, in brief, a tour of the dark side of criminal violence…”

You can learn more about Aprill’s work at AprillRiskConsulting.com and follow him on Instagram at @AprillRiskConsulting.

-William Aprill’s Official Bio-

William Aprill is a licensed mental health professional with over 19 years’ experience across the continuum of clinical care. He presently maintains a private practice and consultancy specializing in post-traumatic interventions and other disciplines.

William is a former deputy sheriff (Orleans Parish, LA, Criminal Sheriff’s Office) and Special Deputy US Marshal (Eastern District of Louisiana). He is a decorated competitive shooter and has taught civilian, law enforcement, and military personnel in various fighting skills since 1990. He maintains an active schedule both as student and teacher, having been instructor-rated by several top-tier trainers and studying under many of the most influential members of the combative arts community.

Through his company Aprill Risk Consulting, William has presented his material on violent criminals and their decision-making, defensive incident aftermath, mindset development and defensive preparedness nationally, including at the Illinois Homicide Investigators Association, the Annual Conference of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI), the Annual Conference of the Georgia Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI), Rangemaster Tactical Conference, Tactical Response Alumni Weekend, and the Louisiana Homicide Investigators Association. He is a co-founder and the Training Director of Paul-E-Palooza, the memorial conference and fundraiser for the family of the late Paul Gomez.

Collaborative presentations have been conducted across the country with Craig Doug-las/Shivworks, Modern Defensive Training Systems, Immediate Action Combatives, Point-Driven Training, Sharp Defense, Lethal Force Institute, Rangemaster, Active Response Training, Tactical Response, Safety Solutions Academy, Defense Training International, Armed Dynamics, and others.

William was one of two expert contributors included in the highly-acclaimed Best Defense: Mass Casualty Event broadcast on Outdoor Network, is a contributing author to the forthcoming text by Massad Ayoob, and is the subject of two Personal Defense Network DVDs of his original training material on defensive decision-making and mindset development.


Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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