Hearing

04.18.18

From Boston to Austin: Lessons Learned on Homeland Threat Information Sharing

April 18, 2018 10:00 AM | HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210

This hearing will examine the state of information sharing and cooperation between federal, state, and law enforcement and specifically what progress has been made since the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and how such progress benefited the response and coordination to the March 2018 Austin serial bomber.

Opening Statements

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman
Opening Statement

Live Stream

Witnesses

PANEL I

Mr. Brian Manley
Chief
Austin Police Department
Austin, Texas
Witness Statement

Mr. William B. Evans
Commissioner
Boston Police Department
Boston, Massachusetts
Witness Statement

Mr. Peter Newsham
Chief of Police
Washington Metropolitan Police Department
 **Testifying on behalf of the Major Cities Chiefs Association**
Witness Statement

 

PANEL II

Mr. Kerry Sleeper
Assistant Director
Partnership and Engagement
Federal Bureau of Investigation
U.S. Department of Justice
Witness Statement

Mr. James E. McDermond
Assistant Director
Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information Bureau
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
U.S. Department of Justice
Witness Statement