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Thomas Roberts

Former jewel thief to be made honorary cop

Lloyds of London on Tuesday announced a $1.3 million reward for information leading to the arrest of a brazen armed gunman, who on July 28th held up three security guards, a manager, and two jewelers, to walk off with $136 million worth of jewels from the Carlton Hotel in Cannes. Larry Lawton, creator “The Reality Check Program,” served over ten years behind bars for a $15 million robbery. Now he’s about to be sworn in as an honorary cop. Lawton and St. Louis Police Chief Mike Force join MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts to discuss his transformation.


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