Welcome

I have spent a life full of adventure, incredible experiences and mentorship by great leaders. Additionally, my career choices have exposed me to deteriorating environments full of trauma, grief and wicked deeds.  From gunfights to dealing with sociopaths, losses to suicide and many lessons along the way, I’ve successfully navigated toxic environments, chaos and danger.  My articles, stories and efforts typically touch on the below themes. Thanks for visiting my site.


Mental Strength
Overcoming Adversity
Anxiety & Depression
Crime & Safety
Leadership
Boyhood to Manhood

Articles & News

Catch up on C.K.’s stories & interviews on topics ranging from Leadership, , Personal Development, Overcoming Adversity, Security and much more.

Filmography

C.K.’s technical advising, stuntwork and even a little bit of acting in the wild & crazy world of Movies & Entertainment.

Projects

From protecting endangered species to helping others find meaning & purpose through extreme adventures. It’s all here!

“The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain, all else is supplemental.”

John Steinbeck

Recent Articles

C.K. Interview – Forensics Investigations

I was recently interviewed by high school students studying the topic of forensics. We covered a lot of ground, including crime scenes, murder investigations, careers in law enforcement, court testimony, mindset, and even how police procedural TV shows get it wrong.  Click here to watch the video. If you cannot immediately watch the video, you mayContinue reading “C.K. Interview – Forensics Investigations”

Halloween Camaraderie CK Redlinger

How Halloween Teaches Camaraderie and Breeds Cohesion

While Halloween 2020 took a solid punch to the liver by COVID-19, it remains the reigning champion of holidays for camaraderie-building.  In my opinion, it’s actually the healthiest holiday for kids.  Now that might sound crazy due to all the candy in play, but I’m referring to mental health and social development. Let’s level setContinue reading “How Halloween Teaches Camaraderie and Breeds Cohesion”