Town Hall to Focus on the Treatment of Law Enforcement Across America
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FOX News Channel (FNC) will present a special live “Town Hall America with Harris Faulkner: Police Emergency” on Sunday, October 27th at 8PM/ET at the FOX News headquarters in New York City. Moderated by Outnumbered Overtime anchor Harris Faulkner, the town hall will be presented in front of a live studio audience comprised of members connected to the police community and focus on the growing dangers law enforcement officials are facing across the country.
Throughout the evening, Faulkner will highlight discussions surrounding recent acts of threats and violence against police officers, in addition to featuring interviews with New York State Assemblyman Mike LiPetri (R), Chicago community activist Andrew Holmes, and Fraternal Order of Police Vice President Joe Gamaldi, among others. Faulkner will also be joined by injured police officers and their families to share their stories. Topics to be discussed will include the impact of rhetoric in America, the suicide crisis among police officers, and the surge of violence against men and women in law enforcement.
A multiple Emmy award-winning newscaster, Faulkner joined Fox News Channel in 2005 where she currently helms two back-to-back top rated weekday hours, Outnumbered (12PM/ET) and Outnumbered Overtime (1PM/ET). Since the beginning of third quarter 2019, Faulkner’s Outnumbered Overtime has averaged 1.4 million viewers and 215,000 in the 25-54 demo, beating ABC’s GMA3 a record 29 times in total viewers in addition to serving as the top-rated cable program in its timeslot.
Faulkner contributed to the network’s midterm election coverage for the first time in 2018, and held a town hall in Phoenix, Arizona to focus on the immigration debate. Kicking off 2020 presidential election coverage, Harris anchored a town hall in Urbandale, Iowa to analyze the hot button issues that matter to voters most ahead of the election. Faulkner is the author of the New York Times bestseller “9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success.”
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