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Teaching at West Point

Army article about retired FBI Agent Kyle Vowinkel teaching West Point Cadets hostage negotiation methods.

Fox True Crime Podcast
Inside an FBI Hostage Crisis

Fox News' Emily Compagno interviews Kyle about the Elite Mindsets demonstrated during one of the most challenging hostage crises in FBI history, along with gripping video and audio clips.

This episode is in the top 5 downloaded for all of Fox's True Crime Podcasts.


Spotify Award - Kyle Vowinkel 2013 Alabama Bunker Negotiations

FBI Retired Case File review interviewed Kyle describing a terrifying seven day ordeal in rural Alabama, when a diabolical man kidnapped an innocent 5 year old.


Spotify recognized it as the Top Episode of 2023 for FBI Retired Case File review. This episode was their most popular and most downloaded episode in 2023. Over 46,000 listened.

Ronin Leadership Podcast

The Ronin Leadership podcast interviewed Kyle's Elite Mindset regarding Connecting for Success, the Art of Persuasion, and using Management By Wandering Around (MBWA).


FBI Retired Case File Review
with Jerri Williams

FBI Retired Case File Review interviewed Kyle again on the capture of the Boston Marathon bomber and how he as a member of the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit (CNU), negotiated the peaceful surrender of one of the Boston Marathon bombers.

Cops and Writers Podcast

Patrick O'Donnell interviewed Kyle for two episodes about the FBI Hostage Rescue Team, the Crisis Negotiation Unit, Kidnappers, Pirates and Terrorists.

Part 1

Part 2


Between The Lines

Michael Warren interviewed Kyle twice about how perseverance was key to his career as a highly accomplished FBI senior executive.

Part 1



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