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The Tim McKernan Show

Jun 11, 2018

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney since 1991 joined Tim in studio to discuss his career, memorable cases, plus desire to earn an 8th term in 2018…


  • Growing up in North St. Louis & family history in Law Enforcement
  • What influence did Bob’s father ultimately have on his career choices
  • Challenge of facing bone cancer as a 17 year-old High School student
  • The path that led Bob to succeed Buzz Westfall as County Prosecutor
  • Infamous Axl Rose incident at Riverport plus his run from authorities
  • Background on the Jack in the Box case and his comments from 2000
  • Role of the Prosecutor and Grand Jury during Ferguson investigations
  • His response to claim that Michael Brown was shot with his hands up
  • Why were there calls for Bob to recuse himself from the Wilson case
  • Did he realize the magnitude of his press conference on 11-24-2014
  • How has Ferguson shaped the perception of STL around the country
  • The role body-cams and dash-cams will play in the future of policing
  • Impact of the Drug Court and Diversion Program in St. Louis County


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