085. A Warrior from The Underworld


On this very interesting episode we dive deep into the underworld and the making of a warrior  under very dangerous conditions.

We travel into the Mexican Drug Wars from a narcotics agent’s eyes and discuss the spiritual and mystical side of these drug cartels.

Our Special Guest is Robert Almonte who is the Former U. S. Marsha of the Western District of Texas.

Robert was also the Deputy Chief for the El Paso Police Department. He has 32 years of law enforcement experience with expertise in narcotics investigations and undercover work.

He previously served 25 years with the El Paso, TX Police Department where he spent the majority of his career in narcotics investigations and retired as a Deputy Chief. As the Narcotics Commander with the EPPD, he championed innovative programs like the Hotel/Motel Narcotics Interdiction Unit and the West Texas High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Stash House Task Force, both of which yielded successful apprehensions through community-policing initiatives.

Robert Almonte has received numerous awards, including the 1999 White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) award for National “Outstanding HIDTA Task Force Commander”, as well as Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition in 2003. 

He has provided training to thousands of law enforcement officers throughout the United States and Sweden. He has spent years conducting extensive research on the Mexican drug trade, and how they pray for protection from law enforcement. He is also the creator and producer of the DVD; “Patron Saints of the Mexican Drug Underworld”.

Join us in this deep conversation where you will be taken into the underworld of the drug trade and how a warrior developed his mindset and leadership skills in an arena that is full of dangers.

There is so much to learn here. What Robert talks about can be applied to anyones life who wants to live a life the embodies the warrior spirit.