Senate Hearing on Best Practices in Law Enforcement to be held at Montgomery County Community College

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. at Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania to hear testimony on best practices in law enforcement.

Best practices in policing will be discussed including the use of body cameras on police officers, Pennsylvania’s Wiretap Act, and training in the use of deadly force.

Witnesses will also testify on the use of best investigative practices.

WHAT:
Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Best Practices in Policing and Criminal Investigations

WHO:
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and witnesses listed below.

WHERE:
Montgomery County Community College
College Hall 144 / 148
1313 Morris Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10:00 a.m.

Witnesses:

10:00 a.m.
Opening remarks by Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf, Majority Chairman, and Senator Daylin Leach, Minority Chairman

10:05 a.m.
The Honorable Risa Vetri Ferman, District Attorney of Montgomery County

10:20 a.m.
Professor John Rago, Duquesne University School of Law

10:50 a.m.
Captain Francis Healy, Esquire, Philadelphia Police Department; Superintendent Anthony Giaimo, Tredyffrin Township Police Department; and Chief William J. Kelly, Abington Township Police Department

11:30 a.m.
Joseph A. Regan, Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Lodge

11:45 a.m.
Mary Catherine Roper, Esquire, ACLU of Pennsylvania

12:00 p.m.
Paula Knudsen, Esquire, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

Contact:

Aaron Zappia
215-657-7700