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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

Law Enforcement

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June 29, 2017 Video

Congressman Gaetz Speaks on Sanctuary Cities on the House Floor.

May 25, 2017 Video

Congressman Gaetz Discusses Private Prisons

May 19, 2017 Video

"Being a law enforcement officer requires more than training, it requires sacrifice, devotion, integrity and honor" 
 #ThinBlueLine

May 16, 2017 Page

115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1428

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 8, 2017
Mr. Hurd introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

May 16, 2017 Page

115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1892
[Report No. 115–119]


To amend title 4, United States Code, to provide for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder in the line of duty.

May 16, 2017 Page

115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1616

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the National Computer Forensics Institute, and for other purposes.

May 16, 2017 Page

H. R. 510
[Report No. 115–117]


To establish a system for integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce violent crime and reduce the current DNA analysis backlog.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 12, 2017
Mr. Sensenbrenner (for himself, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Kind, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Cohen, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Ratcliffe, Ms. Speier, Mr. Pearce, and Mr. DeSaulnier) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary