Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo Twp.; audio on first responder protection legislation

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Rep. Iden talks about a three-bill package, including his HB 4591, that would make it felony for anyone who targets or intimidates a member of a police, fire, corrections and emergency medical service departments.  The legislation will be before the full House this coming week.  Anyone found guilty could serve up to two years incarceration.  Mark Barnes, fire chief for the Charter Township of Oshtemo, and Jed Wild, lead training officer for the Covert Township Fire Department, testified in support of the legislation in the House Law and Justice Committee.