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Mayor Bowser to Highlight Public Safety Preparations Ahead of July Fourth Weekend

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, June 30, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by District officials to highlight public safety preparations ahead of Independence Day weekend. 

This weekend, the District will implement multi-agency community outreach and engagement efforts, including the deployment of Safety Go Teams, comprised of Violence Interrupters, Credible Messengers, Roving Leaders, and other law enforcement and non-law enforcement partners. Go Teams will be stationed in areas of the community where large gatherings and engage residents to promote safe celebrations.

When:   
Thursday, June 30, at 11 am   

Who:   
Mayor Bowser
Chief Robert J. Contee III, Metropolitan Police Department
Linda Harllee Harper, Director, Office of Gun Violence Prevention   
Mitchell Kannry, Fire Marshal, Deputy Fire Chief, Fire and EMS 

Where:   
13th and U Street, NW
*Closest Metro Station: U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station*
*Closest Bikeshare Station: U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station *

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of the media avail. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.


Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos