LEO Round Table is an internet based law enforcement talk show. This is episode 66, recorded on 08/08/2016, with the following on-air personalities: Chip DeBlock (Host), Kevin Bouis (Attorney), Bret Bartlett, Mark Hopper and Bobby Alsip. This is a 1-hour show that was broadcast live and added to our YouTube channel. We plan to start broadcasting shows live every Monday evening at 7 pm EST (the 2nd Monday of every month will be at 8 pm EST). In addition to your host, the other panelists (except for Attorney Kevin Bouis) are retired or active law enforcement officers.
Topic 1 concerns the arrest of New York Metro Transit Police Officer Nicholas Young by the FBI for Attempting To Provide Material Support To A Terrorist Group. Quoted in the story is U.S. Attorney Spokesman for the Eastern District of Virginia Joshua Stueve and NY Metro Transit Police Spokesman Dan Stessel.
Topic 2 concerns two policewomen in Charleroi, Belgium being severely wounded by an attacker with a machete. The Islamic State (IS) is taking claim for the attack. Quoted in the story is Prime Minister Charles Michel.
Topic 3 concerns London, England arming more police officers due to Islamic extremist attacks. Quoted in the story is Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe.
Topic 4 concerns American police chiefs traveling to Israel in order to learn advanced counter-terrorism techniques. Quoted in the story is Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism Representative Oren Segal and Orlando (Florida) Police Chief John Mina.
Topic 5 concerns key considerations for countering an ambush attack. Quoted in the article is author Dick Fairburn.
Topic 6 concerns a lawsuit filed by the California Reserve Peace Officers Association against Attorney General Kamala D. Harris for changing policy and refusing to allow reserve peace officers to carry semiautomatic rifles. Quoted in the story is Attorney General Communications Director David Beltran and Attorney Sean A. Brady.
Topic 7 concerns retired Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Sgt. Jim Parker who is being fined $10,000 by the L.A. Ethics Commission for leaking audio to TMZ. The audio proved his innocence when he was allegedly falsely accused of racism and brutality by actress Daniele Watts.
Topic 8 concerns the autopsy report on Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, how many times he fired his weapon and how many times he was shot by police.
Topic 9 concerns Houma (Louisiana) Police Officer Wayne Anderson who used to be a deputy for the Terrebone Sheriff’s Office (Louisiana). Terrebone Sheriff Jerry Larpenter and his deputies allegedly obtained search warrants to seize evidence from Off. Anderson’s house and his Facebook account because they believe he committed criminal defamation against the sheriff on the ExposeDAT blog. Quoted in the story is ACLU Director of Louisiana Marjorie Esman.