LEO Round Table is an internet based law enforcement talk show. This is episode 92, recorded on 11/22/2016, with the following on-air personalities: Chip DeBlock (Host), Bret Bartlett, Mark Hopper, Bobby Alsip, David D’Agresta and John Risenhoover. In addition to your host, the other panelists are retired law enforcement officers.
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Topic 1 concerns two (2) Charleston County (South Carolina) Sheriff’s deputies who were being beaten in the head by a suspect with a stolen police baton. A crowd of 6 – 10 bystanders took action against the suspect and saved the deputies lives.
Topic 2 concerns suspect Edward Strother who was beating and trying to obtain the weapon of Lee County (Florida) Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Bardes. A civilian Good Samaritan with a concealed carry permit shot and killed the suspect, saving the deputy’s life.
Topic 3 concerns Shoot Straight and manager Mark Williams who donated a new gun to the unnamed Good Samaritan above.
Topic 4 concerns what we’ve learned from the incidents described above. Editor at Large for PoliceOne Doug Wyllie is quoted.