Ed Calderon: Combating Mexican Drug Cartels


Today’s guest is security consultant, combatives instructor, Manifesto Radio podcast host, and Mexican cartel expert, Ed Calderon.

For more than a decade, Ed worked in organized crime investigations, counternarcotics, and public safety in northern Mexico. He also worked security details for high-level government officials and visiting dignitaries.

Ed’s experience and knowledge have allowed him to advise and train some of the world’s most elite law enforcement and special operations groups, including the FBI, BORTAC, Indonesian Kopaska, and Mexican and U.S. intelligence services. Today, he conducts seminars and private training on various security, protection, and combative topics.

Episode Resources

You can learn more about Ed at edsmanifesto.com and on Instagram @manifestoradiopodcast