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 with Ray the D.A. – K-9 Unit (Part-1)
5 days ago
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Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – K-9 Unit (Part-1)

Retired Commonwealth Attorney Ray Larson takes us behind the scenes of of the Lexington Police Department's K-9 Unit.
Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Crime Victims
5 days ago
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Straight Talk with Ray the D.A. – Crime Victims

Retired Commonwealth Attorney Ray Larson discusses the treatment of crime victims by the court system.  
Straight talk with Ray the D.A. – Body Cameras
5 days ago
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Straight talk with Ray the D.A. – Body Cameras

Commander Eric Lowe from the Lexington Police Department to discuss the use of police body cameras. 
Straight Talk w/ Ray the D.A. – Getting Booked Into Jail Part 2
3 weeks ago
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Straight Talk w/ Ray the D.A. – Getting Booked Into Jail Part 2

Ray the D.A. takes us back to the Fayette Country Detention Center, where ABC 36’s Amber Freeman experiences the fingerprinting process, getting her mugshot, and trying on the world-famous orange jumpsuits.
Straight Talk w/Ray the D.A. – Getting Booked Into Jail
1 month 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
1 month 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
2 months 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
2 months 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.