The next hearing, on the topic of mental illness, will be held April 23.
Sunday, April 14
The broadcast of an April 9 Oakland County Board of Commissioners hearing focused on curbing gun violence is now available for viewing on the county's website. Commissioners welcomed top federal and state law officials to share their views at a Public Services Committee meeting. [What do you think the solution to gun violence is? Leave a comment!] To watch, visit oakland.michiganliveevents.com/oakgov.com and forward to 16:25. The next hearing, on the topic of mental health, will be held April 23. A hearing on the topic of the Second Amendment will be held May 14.
The Feb. 26 event will feature law enforcement experts, who will talk about universal background checks and other topics.
Wednesday, February 20
The Oakland County Board's Public Service committee will host a public hearing Feb. 26 featuring panelists speaking on the topic of gun violence. The event is the first in a three-part series of special public hearings spearheaded by County Commissioners Bill Dwyer (R-14th District) and Commissioner Marcia Gershenson (D-13th District), who represent Farmington and Farmington Hills. They have formed a bipartisan group to study the gun registration process, especially as it relates to mental health. Dwyer, who once served as Farmington Hills Police Chief, said the first event panelists include Oakland County Undersheriff Michael McCabe, Executive Director of the Chiefs of Police Bob Stevenson, who is the former Police Chief of Livonia, and …