Quick notes from PSA 407 meeting

Quick notes from PSA 407 meeting

MPD Lt. Anthony Washington, who manages the Police Service Area 407, held a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, December 21st to discuss crime and other issues in the Petworth area. (PSA 407 covers most of central Petworth). Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd and his staff were in attendance, along with a large contingent of residents.

Here's an overview of the meeting.

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PSA 407 Lieutenant to depart, new leadership coming

PSA 407 Lieutenant to depart, new leadership coming

This afternoon, MPD Lieutenant Anthony Washington, who leads Police Service Area 407 (east of Georgia Avenue in Petworth) sent an email to the MPD 4D listserv giving his farewell. He's being transferred to MPD headquarters to the Command Information Center. The new Lieutenant is...

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Cheers & kudos to Petworth-area MPD officers serving at the inauguration protests

Cheers & kudos to Petworth-area MPD officers serving at the inauguration protests

MPD officers from Petworth police service areas 404 and 407 participated in the protection and crowd control efforts at the protests during Friday's inauguration. In my opinion, MPD did an outstanding job protecting residents and visitors, using restraint to ensure those acting lawfully were able to exercise their Constitutional rights... and those who were causing damage were dealt with appropriately. 

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