Wednesday | May 13, 2015

Senators Scott and Graham Announce Body Camera Hearing Next Week

Washington - Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) announced today the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism will hold a hearing at 2:30PM, next Tuesday, May 19, entitled "Body Cameras: Can Technology Increase Protection for Law Enforcement Officers and the Public?"
Last month, Senator Scott approached Senator Graham about holding a hearing on body cameras-an issue important to both South Carolina senators. ??"I appreciate Tim pushing this issue forward," said Graham, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. "I look forward to the hearing and learning more about this important issue for law enforcement and the public." ??

"I want to thank Chairman Graham for working to quickly schedule a hearing on this important matter," Scott said. "I believe that body-worn cameras will keep both law enforcement officers and citizens safer, while providing invaluable evidence for potential investigations. I look forward to continuing our efforts to find the best path forward on this issue at the hearing."
HEARING INFORMATION
When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 2:30PM
What: Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism holds a hearing entitled "Body Cameras: Can Technology Increase Protection for Law Enforcement Officers and the Public?"
Where: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Related Issues:  Criminal Justice