The Governor's Task Force was created in response to pressure over the Trayvon Martin case.
The purpose of the task force is to review the "Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine" laws and make recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature for and changes they believe are necessary.
In a press conference on April 19, the Governor discussed the task force and the upcoming announcement of members to the Task Force. You may view that press conference here.
On Tuesday, May 1, the Governor's Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection will hold its first meeting in Tallahassee. The meeting will focus on administrative matters and no public comment will be taken.
This meeting will be streamed live by the Florida Channel at http://thefloridachannel.org
DATE: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
WHAT: Administrative Meeting of the Task Force on Citizen Safety
WHEN: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or until completion.
WHERE: Florida Department of Transportation
605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
NOTE: The Florida Channel will be streaming this meeting live on http://thefloridachannel.org. If you are experiencing technical issues questions should be directed to the Florida Channel at (850) 488-1281. Check your local cable network to see if the meeting will be broadcast on The Florida Channel TV channel.