MN Senate Higher Education Committee Announces Hearing on Metro Campus Safety

ST. PAUL, MN – In light of recent events around Metro Area College Campuses, State Senator Terri Bonoff, Chair of the Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee, has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, December 10, to provide a public forum to hear from public safety officials. This hearing will feature law enforcement officials from Metro area campuses and surrounding communities.

“We know that numerous law enforcement agencies are working in tandem to ensure the safety of our students and communities on and around Metro area campuses,” stated Senator Bonoff. “This hearing is an opportunity for all of them to come together and share their efforts with the public.”

The primary goal of this hearing is to bring everyone working on the issue of public safety together to hear about the various precautionary measures and programs in the Metro area. Out of this hearing, the Senate committee hopes to learn best practices in crime prevention, if there are any obstacles or barriers facing law enforcement agencies’ efforts in dealing with crime on and around campuses, and lastly, if there is anything needed to assist their efforts.

Hearing Details:

Higher Education Metro Campus Safety Update
Date: Tuesday, December 10th
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Room 15, MN State Capitol

Senator Terri Bonoff
Terri Bonoff represents District 44, which includes portions of Minnetonka, Plymouth and Woodland in Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. She chairs the Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee.

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