An Oversight Hearing on Reduced Federal Funding For Law Enforcement and the Rise in Violent Crime

Senate Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
Monday, July 10, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
192 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hearing Transcript

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Opening Statements

Senator Byron L. Dorgan
Chairman, Democratic Policy Committee

Senator Harry Reid
Senate Democratic Leader

Senator Jeff Bingaman

Senator Tom Harkin

Senator Russ Feingold


Timothy Dolan
Interim Chief of Police, Minneapolis Police Department

Gary Hagler
Chief of Police, Flint (MI) Police Department

Sheriff Ted Kamatchus
Sheriff of Marshall County, Iowa

Brian O'Keefe
Deputy Chief of Police, Milwaukee Police Department

James Allen Fox
Northeastern University

Additional Materials

Witness Biographies

Letter from Alfred Blumstein, University Professor, Carnegie Mellon

Chart Accompanying Presentation of Sheriff Kamatchus

Letter from Officer Robert J. Tutko, Crisis Intervention Team, Memphis Police Department





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