LEO Round Table is an internet based law enforcement talk show. This is episode 173, 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 Ramsey County (Minnesota) County Judge William Leary ruling that the case of St. Anthony Police Officer Jeromino Yanez shooting and killing Philando Castile will go to trial.


Topic 2 concerns Jupiter (Florida) Police Chief Frank J. Kitzerow recommending the firing of Sgt. Amy Walling and Sgt. Jason VanSteenburgh over an alleged sex act on-duty and nude photos being sent to each other.


Topic 3 concerns a ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals concerning the social media policies of law enforcement agencies violating the First Amendment. The case cited relates to Petersburg (Virginia) Police officers Herbert E. Liverman and Vance R. Richards. Former Police Chief John I. Dixon III is referenced in the story.