LEO Round Table is an internet based law enforcement talk show. This is episode 166, recorded on 02/13/2017, with the following on-air personalities: Chip DeBlock (Host), Luke Lirot (Attorney), Bret Bartlett, Bobby Alsip, David D’Agresta, 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 a plot that was discovered in New Mexico that not only targeting law enforcement officers but also their families. Eight (8) officers from the Carlsbad Police Department, Artesia Police Department and the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were targeted for assassination. Reference is made to the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force and Commander James McCormick is quoted in the story. Subjects Robert T. Matta and Michael W. Grantham are persons of interest in the investigation.


Topic 2 concerns British civilian police employee Lydia Lauro seducing detention Officer Hayden Cheremeh in order to gain the identity of a protected witness responsible for convicting her boyfriend (Leon De St. Aubin) for murder. Judge Anthony Morris, defendant Diana Lank and murderer Rupert Ross are also referenced in the story.


Topic 3 concerns a recent 2017 U.S. Supreme Court Decision in White v. Pauly and how Qualified Immunity affects today’s law enforcement officer as a defense.


Topic 4 concerns a video of defendant Robert Carothers leading Beloit (Wisconsin) Police officers on a pursuit before threatening to kill himself and police with a knife.