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LEO Round Table: Is There A Problem With Some LEOs Identifying Tasers?


LEO Round Table – Law Enforcement Talk Show

00:48 [1] Oklahoma reserve deputy sentenced to 4 years in prison

11:32 [2] Video of female cop using mistaking her gun for Taser

Topic 1 concerns an update on 74-year-old former Tulsa County (Oklahoma) Reserve Deputy Robert Bates who fatally shot Eric Harris when he mistook his handgun for his Taser. Defendant and subsequently deceased Harris was handcuffed and unarmed at the time. Bates was convicted in April 2016 of second (2nd) degree manslaughter has now been sentenced to four (4) years in prison. Also discussed in the story is the grand jury indictment of former Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz.

Topic 2 concerns a video of Lawrence (Kansas) Police rookie Off. Brindley Blood mistaking her firearm for a Taser and shooting Akira Lewis.

Show Panelists and Personalities:

Chip DeBlock (Host and retired police Detective)

Ward Meythaler (Attorney and former Federal Prosecutor)

John Newman (retired police Chief)

Bret Bartlett (retired police Captain)

David D’Agresta (retired police Officer and sheriff’s Corporal)

Dan O’Kelly (retired ATF S/Agent)

Andrea Casale (retired police Officer)

Will Statzer (Producer)

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