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
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