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Kentucky Tonight discusses police reform


Kentucky Tonight discusses police reform

For Release: 06/26/20 4:25 PM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, June 29, at 8/7 p.m. on KET, host Renee Shaw discusses the topic of police reform with the following guests:

  • Raymond Burse, general counsel for the Kentucky NAACP 
  • Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto, legislative agent for the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • William Hunt, police chief of the Somerset Police Department
  • Tracie Keesee, co-founder and senior vice president of Justice Initiatives for the Center for Policing Equity (pre-recorded interview)
  • Jason Rothermund, former president and legislative chair of Bluegrass Lodge 4 of the Fraternal Order of Police
  • Lawrence Weathers, police chief of the Lexington Police Department

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Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications