LEO Round Table is an internet based law enforcement talk show. This is episode 172, recorded on 02/20/2017, with the following on-air personalities: Chip DeBlock (Host), Luke Lirot (Attorney), Mark Hopper, Keith Hamilton and Cody Ann Cook. In addition to your host, the other panelists (except for attorney Luke Lirot) are active or retired law enforcement officers.

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Topic 1 concerns the FBI “Operation Rockfish” sting that netted a 54-count federal indictment against 13 current and former North Carolina law enforcement officers (plus two others). The defendants are accused of protecting narcotics shipments and cash proceeds in transit along the East coast for drug traffickers that were really FBI agents. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District Thomas Walker is mentioned in the story.


Topic 2 concerns New York Police officers Sasha Cordoba and Kevin Desormeau being indicted for allegedly making false statements in an arrest on gun charges. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. is quoted in the story.


Topic 3 concerns Polk County (Florida) jail employee Vanquisia McGill who was arrested after allegedly having sex with inmate Johnathan Lott on-duty and having his baby.


Topic 4 concerns the very first recommendation from the Chicago Police Board that a Chicago (Illinois) Police officer (Francisco “Frank” Perez) be fired for a shooting.