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Matt Jones Podcast Ep. 84: Police Chief Rick Sanders



Matt Jones is joined by Rick Sanders, a former Kentucky State Police Commissioner and current Police Chief in Jeffersontown, to discuss recent events from the perspective of a 40-plus-year veteran in law enforcement.

Among the topics? Controversial videos involving police officers, the national spotlight of certain cases, ongoing protests, and much more.


  • What is it like to be in law enforcement in recent months and beyond?
  • Sanders’ opinions on high-profile cases such as George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, among others
  • Seeing controversial videos involving police officers through the eyes of a Police Chief and former State Police Commissioner
  • Is life more difficult now as an officer?
  • “Of 10 million arrests made every year, less than four percent result in use of force.”
  • Does Sanders believe it is too difficult to fire bad officers?
  • Why geography is important to consider when looking at arrest numbers
  • Cases of “bad policing” by “bad policemen”
  • Thoughts on no-knock warrants
  • Details on body cameras and why they’re essential for accountability purposes
  • Sanders’ genuine thoughts on protesting

Streaming online is simple through Spotify or you can get it sent directly to your phone by subscribing to The Matt Jones Podcast on iTunes.

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Article written by Jack Pilgrim

Follow me on Twitter: @JackPilgrimKSR

4 Comments for Matt Jones Podcast Ep. 84: Police Chief Rick Sanders

  1. Cousins Fake Tooth 2
    3:15 pm September 1, 2020 Permalink

    Well the recent events are caused by a group of people that want to claim police are killing them left and right when statistics prove that is a lie. They want to make a hero out of criminals. Blacks are not getting “hunted down” as Le

  2. sammysunshine
    3:55 pm September 1, 2020 Permalink

    I’m surprised the first comment on here hasn’t been censored; since it doesn’t fit the Liberal Sports Radio agenda.

  3. BlueCat22
    6:14 pm September 1, 2020 Permalink

    Thanks for the podcast Matt. Great to hear from both sides.

  4. chardun20
    4:07 am September 2, 2020 Permalink

    Good listen, I may not agree with everything he said.