Straight Talk with Ray the D.A.

Welcome to “Straight Talk with Ray the D.A.” featuring Fayette County’s retired top prosecutor, Ray Larson.  Each week Ray will inform, enlighten and perhaps even ruffle some feathers with his strong opinions about crime and punishment.  You may not always agree with him, but you will walk away with something to think about.

“Straight Talk with Ray the D.A.” airs Sunday nights at 11 and Mondays on Good Morning Kentucky and ABC 36 News at 5.

Episodes

Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Getting Booked Into Jail
7 days ago
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Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Getting Booked Into Jail

What's it like being booked into the Fayette County Detention Center? Retired Commonwealth's Attorney, Ray Larson, puts ABC 36's Amber Freeman through the paces of being booked in this week's "Straight Talk with Ray the D.A."
Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Overdose Deaths
2 weeks ago
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Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Overdose Deaths

Former Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Larson sits down with Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn to talk about the changing face of overdose deaths Ginn has witnessed since taking on his position in 2003.
Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Inside the Ambulance
3 weeks ago
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Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Inside the Ambulance

Saving lives is all in a day's work for crews on board Lexington Fire Department's ambulances. Ray the D.A., former Fayette Commonwealth's Attorney, talks to Ashley, Jordan, and Mandy about their roles in the event of an overdose call in this week's "Straight Talk with Ray the D.A."
Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Special Victims Unit
4 weeks ago
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Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Special Victims Unit

It's a topic of discussion across the country and right here in the Bluegrass, as Ray the D.A. sits down with Lieutenant Ann Welch to discuss the Lexington Police Department's Special Victims Section about the state's rape kit backlog.
Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Mobile Command Center
1 month ago
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Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Mobile Command Center

Ray the D.A. visits with Sergeant Jervis Middleton about the procedures police take when making a traffic stop, and takes a look inside a cruiser at the mobile command center officers use to aid them as they keep the roads safe.
Straight Talk w/ Ray the D.A. – Mounted Unit Training
1 month ago
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Straight Talk w/ Ray the D.A. – Mounted Unit Training

Retired Fayette Commonwealth's Attorney Ray the D.A., along with Amber Freeman and V.J. Seltzer, continue their profile of Lexington's mounted police units by exploring the training involved for mounted officers, and for the horses themselves.
Straight Talk w/ Ray the D.A. – Mounted Patrol
2 months ago
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Straight Talk w/ Ray the D.A. – Mounted Patrol

In this week's "Straight Talk with Ray the D.A.," Ray Larson talks with Sergeant Joey Eckersley about the unique challenges and capabilities of Lexington's mounted patrol officers.
Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Narcotics Enforcement Unit
2 months ago
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Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Narcotics Enforcement Unit

Ray the D.A. sits down with Commander Guy Greene with the Lexington Police Department to talk about narcotics investigations in the city, what Commander Greene sees on the streets, and how officers enforce narcotics laws.