Show Notes for Episode 40
Michael A. Wood, Jr. is today's guest on Felony Friday. Michael is a Marine Corp Veteran and retired Baltimore Police Sargent. He first gained notoriety for exposing instances of police brutality he witnessed during his 11 years with the Baltimore PD and now he advocates for a proposed solution to our nation's policing problems through civilian-led policing. Michael previously appeared with Marc Clair on Episode 128 of the Lions of Liberty Podcast. Michael has been busy on the podcast circuit with recent interviews on the Joe Rogan Experience and Part of the Problem Podcast with Dave Smith.
Here's what we talked about:
- John and Michael discussed recent police shootings and Black Lives Matters protests. Michael had a passionate response when asked if BLM's protests hurt their cause when they become violent.
- John and Michael talk about the damaging war on drugs and discuss how it contributes to the current tensions between police and citizens in inner cities.
- There are some exciting exchanges when John and Michael dive into a discussion on gun control. Michael has advocated for gun control in the past and John is a staunch proponent for gun rights. You don't want to miss this conversation!
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