Feb. 22, 2023

Police Chief Was Murdered, His Response From A Nearby State And Actions That Day

Police Chief Was Murdered, His Response From A Nearby State And Actions That Day

Police Chief Was Murdered, His Response From A Nearby State And Actions That Day. Police Chief Ralph Painter, from Rainier, Oregon was shot and killed. He responded from neighboring Longview, Washington. The shooting, his response and how it affected his life's mission.

From Odmp.org on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, "Chief Ralph Painter was shot and killed after responding to a local car stereo shop on Rock Crest Street in which a man was attempting to take a car that did not belong to him. When Chief Painter made contact with the man a struggle ensued. The subject was able to disarm and fatally shoot him. The man then exchanged shots with responding officers before being wounded and taken into custody." Doug Kazensky was a Police Officer, acting as a Supervisor in the bordering city of Longview Washington. He was dispatched to the scene along with numerous other officers. He talks about the shootout, giving first aid to the mortally wounded Chief Painter and the hard lessons learned that day. Doug also talks about how that incident affected him when it came to training and how, after retirement from policing it motivates what he does with Vector Solutions.

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John J Wiley

Retired Police Sergeant, Music Radio Personality, Talk Radio Show Host, Podcaster and Producer

John J. Wiley is a retired Police Sergeant turned radio personality. He has been a full time FM Music Radio DJ since 2005. In 2017 he founded the Law Enforcement Today Podcast, with the assistance of Robert Greenberg. Within a couple months a radio station heard an episode of the podcast and asked him to create a radio version, which he did. It has been syndicated since the Spring of 2017 and has numerous affiliate radio stations across the US.