Columbia Police Chief sends letter to SC lawmakers pushing for common sense action

Published: Feb. 21, 2019 at 5:35 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Columbia Police Department’s Chief Skip Holbrook sent a letter to lawmakers proposing ways to reduce violence.

In Chief Holbrook’s letter, he outlines what he calls simple, common sense action that legislators can take, including universal background checks, mental health evaluations, and state laws prohibiting felons from possessing firearms.

You can read the full letter here:

Legislature Letter by on Scribd

EDITOR’S NOTE: A previous version of this story incorrectly connected the police chief’s letter with two pieces of legislation in consideration at the South Carolina State House. The updated version of this story corrects that information. We apologize for this error.

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