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Attend MPD First District Citizen Advisory Council Meeting

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District invites all neighbors, residents and business owners to the First District Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC) meeting. It takes place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the First District Substation (101 M Street SW).

This month, the discussion focuses on victims of crime with guest speaker Michelle Garcia, Director of the DC Office of Crime Victim Services and Justice Grants.

Those who have themselves been victims of a crime, or were affected by a crime committed against a person they have known are invited to discuss their experiences, especially the ways in which the incident impacted you, and the adequacy of services received.

The First District CAC wants to amplify community programs intended to help in times of need, and a discussion on victim’s compensation and security camera rebates is open to all community members, law enforcement and representatives of businesses.

CAC welcomes your thoughts. Visit their website for more information on the CAC. The next meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3rd.

In Other News

At 11:45 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 500 block of 12th Street SE on charges of Threatening to do Bodily Harm.

At 1:30 p.m. Thursday, a woman was arrested on the 900 block of New Jersey Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence (First Offence).

At 3:20 p.m. Thursday, there was a robbery in an office building on the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

At 5:19 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of Third Street SW on charges of Disorderly Conduct –Disrupting a Public Conveyance.

At 7:15 p.m. Thursday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 900 block of Wesley Place SW.

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on  March 2nd, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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