GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller served as a witness in a hearing Wednesday afternoon in Washington, D.C. centered on fentanyl and the opioid crisis.
The Greenville Police Department said U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Senate Judiciary Committee, invited Miller to the “Defeating Fentanyl: Addressing the Deadliest Drugs Fueling the Opioid Crisis” hearing.
Kevin Bishop, a spokesperson from Sen. Graham’s Greenville office says Chief Miller was “recommended by the SC Sheriff’s Association and Police Chief’s Association for being thoughtful, well spoken and well versed on the issue of fentanyl.”
Miller discussed law enforcement’s role in responding to the ongoing national crisis and answered questions.
He is also offered “insights to include leveraging multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional partnerships for future prevention, intervention, and enforcement services in order to stem the supply and demand for these lethal drugs.”
The hearing was at 2:30 p.m. in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.