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Connections: The dangers faced by law enforcement and the media when responding to crime scenes


Last week in Rochester, police chased a suspect in multiple shootings as he drove a U-Haul through the city streets. The public watched the suspect and law enforcement exchange gunfire through videos posted by photographers on social media. At one point, the suspect pointed his gun at one of the photographers.

This hour, we talk to members of law enforcement and the media about the danger they face doing their jobs. In studio:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.