For about the last ten days posts across social media have detailed the rumored excesses of the measures taken by newly inaugurated Mayor Adrian Perkins to ensure his own safety. From the purchase of a new, bullet-proof SUV, to an armed, plain-clothed SPD detail of four with high dollar wardrobes paid for with tax dollars, the stories have been spreading faster than Salvinia on a local lake.

So, what't the reality? 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty uncover the details from sources at Shreveport City Hall.

Citing phone conversations with the Mayor's Comminications' Manager Ben Riggs to former Mayors Hightower and Glover, KEEL's McCarty clears up some of the tall tales regarding the Perkins bodyguards, and some of the stories that contain a measure of truth.

Hear Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty weekday mornings on 101.7 / 710 KEEL, or by downloading the free KEEL app, presented by Office Furniture Source.