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Attention to Email Below: Police-Community News from the Police Department's Office of Corporate Communications:
1) Millions More Movement (Traffic Advisory)
2) DC Police Graduates 35 Senior Citizens in Police Academy (First Graduation Class)
3) October is Crime Prevention & Domestic Violence Month
4) Upcoming Citizen Advisory Council's Awards Banquet
Publications of Interest:
50 Strategies to Prevent Violent Domestic Crimes (publication- Available Since Nov 4, 2002)
Includes information on Elder Abuse, Teen Dating Violence, Partner Violence, Spousal Violence, Household Violence
1) Traffic Advisory: Street Closings and Parking Restrictions for the Millions More Movement: CCTV cameras to be activated as well
This is to advise the public that several streets will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking will be prohibited this weekend to accommodate the Millions More Movement events on and around the National Mall. In addition, the public is advised of the Metropolitan Police Department's plans to activate its Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras during this event.
From approximately 12 noon on Friday, October 14, 2005, until approximately 12 midnight on Saturday, October 15, 2005, the following street will be closed to vehicular traffic:
- Maryland Avenue, SW, from 3rd Street to Independence Avenue, SW
From 8 pm on Friday, October 14, until 12 midnight on Saturday, October 15, the following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic:
· Constitution Avenue, NW, from Pennsylvania Avenue to 12th Street, NW
· 6th Street, NW, from Constitution Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
From 5 am until midnight on Saturday, October 15, the following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic:
· Jefferson Drive, SW, from 3rd Street to 14th Street, NW
· Madison Drive, NW, from 3rd Street to 14th Street, NW
From 6 am until midnight on Saturday, October 15, the following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic:
· 3rd Street, NW, from Pennsylvania Avenue to Independence Avenue, SW
· 4th Street, NW, from Pennsylvania Avenue to Independence Avenue, SW
Based upon the size of the crowds that attend this event, the following streets will be closed as necessary on October 15:
· 7th Street, from Independence Avenue, SW, to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
· 9th Street, NW, from Constitution Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
· 10th Street, NW, from Constitution to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
From 10 am on Friday, October 14, until 11:30 pm on Saturday, October 15, parking will be prohibited on the following streets:
· Maryland Avenue, SW, from 3rd Street to Independence Avenue, SW
· Constitution Avenue, NW, from Pennsylvania Avenue to 12th Street, NW
From 6:30 pm on Friday, October 14, until 11:30 pm on Saturday, October 15, parking will be prohibited on the following street:
· Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, from 3rd Street to 15th Street, NW
From 11 pm on Friday, October 14, until 11:30 pm on Saturday, October 15, parking will be prohibited on the following streets:
· 3rd Street, from Independence Avenue, SW, to E Street, NW
· 4th Street, from Independence Avenue, SW, to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
· 6th Street, NW, from Constitution Avenue, NW, to Massachusetts Avenue, NW
· 7th Street, from Independence Avenue, SW, to Massachusetts Avenue, NW
· 12th Street, from Independence Avenue, SW, to New York Avenue, NW
· 14th Street, from Independence Avenue, SW, to New York Avenue, NW
Closed Circuit Televison (CCTV)
In addition, the Metropolitan Police Department will activate its network of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras during the Millions More Movement event. Beginning at approximately 6 am on Saturday, October 15, 2005, the Department will activate its network of CCTV cameras as a routine measure to help police monitor for any suspicious or unusual activities in the downtown area. No additional cameras outside the existing network will be deployed. Barring any unusual circumstances, the cameras will be deactivated soon after the event concludes on Saturday night.
2) Graduation Ceremony for First Senior Citizens Police Academy Class
The Metropolitan Police Department, in partnership with the DC Office on Aging, holds a graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of the District's Senior Citizens Police Academy this Wednesday at One Judiciary Square. Members of the news media are invited to attend.
Who: First 35 graduates of Senior Citizens Police Academy; City Administrator Robert Bobb; Chief of Police Charles Ramsey; Office on Aging Executive Director E. Veronica Pace; DC Superior Court Chief Judge Rufus King; Academy instructors, staff and supporters
Graduation ceremony for inaugural class of Senior Citizens Police Academy
Wednesday, October 12, 2005 - 9:30 am
Former Council Chambers
One Judiciary Square
441 4th Street, NW
Marsha Hott, MPDC
The 12-week Senior Citizens Police Academy program gives seniors a chance to learn about the operations of the MPDC, develop problem-solving skills, become ambassadors in their communities and volunteer to help prevent crime in DC neighborhoods.
Participants in the Senior Citizens Police Academy must be age 50 or older, a District of Columbia resident, willing to complete the entire program and consent to a background check. There is no cost to participate in the program. The next Academy class begins in March 2006. Information and applications are available on the MPDC Website.
3) Domestic Violence Unit : http://mpdc.dc.gov/mpdc/cwp/view,a,1232,q,541110,mpdcNav_GID,1523,mpdcNav,|31417|.asp
The Domestic Violence Unit serves as a liaison between the Metropolitan Police Department, the US Attorney-s Office, other law enforcement agencies, Victim Service agencies, victim advocates, and the community in the Washington, DC area. The unit conducts ongoing community outreach and education, provide supervision of the District Domestic Violence Investigators and Domestic Violence Intake Center Officers, and provide ongoing training for the members of MPD and investigators. The Domestic Violence Unit is a unit within the MPDC-s Special Services Command.
The following information is part of a series funded by the Metropolitan Police Department under a grant from the Violence Against Women Grants Office, US Department of Justice. It was written with the help of individuals working at My Sister's Place, a shelter offering a 24-hour hotline and counseling for battered women and their children:
(Embedded links below might not be accessible in this email. To gain access, visit the link above.)
- What Is Domestic Violence?
- Who Are the Victims of Domestic Violence?
- Who Are the Abusers?
- The Cycle of Violence
- The Non-Violence Wheel
- Myths and Facts about Domestic Violence
- Where to Turn for Help
- Helping a Friend Who Is Being Abused
- The Police Can Help in Domestic Violence Situations
- Keeping Yourself Safe with a Safety Plan
- Keeping Yourself Safe with Protection Orders
- Domestic Violence Intake Center
- Domestic Violence Resources
- Sexual Assault Resources
For additional domestic violence information:
Domestic Violence Unit
300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 3016
Fax: (202) 727-4382Domestic Violence Unit Directory
Name Telephone Lieutenant Angela Douglas Cousins
Domestic Violence Unit Coordinator
(202) 727-7137 angela.cousins@...______________________________________________________________________________________________4) Upcoming Citizen Advisory Council Awards BanquetsFourth District Citizen Advisory Council Awards BanquetFriday, October 21, 2005People's Congregational ChurchCrittenden & 13th Street, NWWashington, DC 200106:30 pmTickets: $40For Tickets: Ms. Minnie Green, 202-829-3735__________________________________________________________________________Fifth District Citizen Advisory Council Awards BanquetThe Fifth District Citizens' Advisory Council requests your presence at the2005 Fifth District Citizens' Advisory Council Awards DinnerEdward J. Pryzbyla University CenterThe Catholic University of America620 Michigan Ave., N.E.Washington, DC 20064Thursday, October 20, 2005Reception begins at 6:30 p.m.Tickets are $35Tables of 8 are $280Please make checks payable to 5D CAC, PO Box 90436, Washington, DC 20090. Feel free to contact me by e-mail talader@... or at (202) 387-4341.