Shawn Helbig, a member of the board of the Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police, testified Wednesday in support of a bill that would make police officers, firefighters and EMS workers a protected class under Kentucky’s hate-crime law. Rep. Kevin Bratcher, R-Louisville, right, sponsored the bill.
Shawn Helbig, a member of the board of the Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police, testified Wednesday in support of a bill that would make police officers, firefighters and EMS workers a protected class under Kentucky’s hate-crime law. Rep. Kevin Bratcher, R-Louisville, right, sponsored the bill. Daniel Desrochers ddesrochers@herald-leader.com
Shawn Helbig, a member of the board of the Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police, testified Wednesday in support of a bill that would make police officers, firefighters and EMS workers a protected class under Kentucky’s hate-crime law. Rep. Kevin Bratcher, R-Louisville, right, sponsored the bill. Daniel Desrochers ddesrochers@herald-leader.com

Bill to add first-responders to hate-crime law passes House panel

February 08, 2017 3:21 PM