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Kentucky attorney general will have armed security after 'serious, credible threats' to him and his family

October 13, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

FRANKFORT, KY - SEPTEMBER 23: Kentucky Attorney General, Daniel Cameron, speaks to the media during a press conference on September 23, 2020 in Frankfort, Kentucky. Cameron announced partial charges being filed against Brett Hankison, a former Louisville Metro Police Officer for his role in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor during the execution of a no-knock raid on her apartment on March 13, 2020. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron will have armed security through the end of the year after he received threats to his safety, according to documents from his office.

(CNN)Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron will have armed security through the end of the year after he received threats to his safety, according to documents from his office.

The Government Contract Review Committee approved the attorney general's request for security after he received "several serious, credible threats to the Attorney General's health, welfare, and, safety," according to documents.

"Our office has received detailed threats against the Attorney General, his wife, and members of his family," Cameron's office told CNN in a statement.

"The Attorney General's protective detail determined that given the credibility of such threats, additional personnel and resources were needed to provide the appropriate level of security. "

The Department of Criminal Investigations deemed the threats credible and attempted to provide security through other means, according to a memorandum sent by the attorney general's office.

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