Even the Tampa Police Department has a podcast

Chief Brian Dugan will speak to WWE wrestler Titus O'Neil this Wednesday.

click to enlarge Even the Tampa Police Department has a podcast
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It seems like everyone has a podcast these days, and now the Tampa Police Department is getting in the game.

“Role Call with Chief Brian Dugan” is a live internet show where episodes get archived for future listening. In his first turn out of the gate, Tampa’s police chief tapped outgoing mayor Bob Buckhorn for a 30-minute conversation where Buckhorn discusses his harrowing first months as the city’s CEO (he described early budget challenges as something like “drinking water out of a firehouse”) and other things like what the hell Buckeroo is going to do when he’s out of office (yes, he dropped that Uber driver joke again).

They even discussed what it was like to have a serial killer on the department’s hands.

“Tampa should be proud how it reacted in that circumstances,” Buckhorn said. “For 51 days you and I would pass each other in the streets, driving the box. I might not have been as heavily armed and you were…”

This week’s episode airs at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 and features WWE wrestler and Tampa philanthropist Titus O’Neil. Listen to it via blogtalkradio.com.

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