We learn about police shootings in a conversation with the authors of the new book Shots Fired: The Misunderstandings, Misconceptions, and Myths about Police Shootings.
Guests: Joseph K. Loughlin is a former assistant chief of police for the City of Portland, Maine, and also served as the commander of the Special Reaction Team and was a team member for more than twenty years. Loughlin is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Command training in Quantico, Virginia. He currently consults for 3SI International Security Systems and functions as a regional coordinator of police trainings and special projects.
Kate Clark Flora writes true crime, strong women, and police procedurals. A Good Man with a Dog is a memoir she co-wrote with a retired Maine game warden. Her fascination with people’ bad behavior began in the Maine attorney general’s office, where she chased deadbeat dads and protected battered children.
Loughlin and Flora previously collaborated on the true crime story Finding Amy, which was nominated for an Edgar Award.