Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha is my guest on Political Roundtable this week.

The topics include:

Why shootings and some other crimes are on the rise;

The impact of Rhode Island's new gun laws;

How to bolster police accountability;

The proposed combination of Lifespan, Care New England, and Brown University in an academic health center.

How Neronha assesses his job performance.

Ian Donnis can be reached at idonnis@ripr.org. Follow him on Twitter @IanDon. Sign up here for his weekly RI politics and media newsletter.