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‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses the future of policing in America


‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses the future of policing in America

For Release: 05/07/21 3:45 PM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, May 10, at 8/7 pm, Renee Shaw talks with her guests about the future of policing in America. Scheduled guests include:

  • Peter Kraska, Ph.D., professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University
  • Keturah Herron, policy strategist with the ACLU of Kentucky
  • Ryan Straw, governmental affairs chair of the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police
  • Joe Monroe, Chief of Police at University of Kentucky
  • Walter Katz, vice president of criminal justice for Arnold Ventures (via Skype)

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Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications