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Mayor Bowser and Federal Partners to Hold Public Safety Briefing on Inauguration Preparations

Friday, January 15, 2021

(Washington, DC) – Today, at 12 pm., Mayor Muriel Bowser, District officials, and federal partners will hold a public safety briefing on preparations for the upcoming 59th Presidential Inauguration.


Mayor Bowser
Major General William J. Walker, Commanding General, District of Columbia National Guard
Matt Miller, Special Agent In-Charge, Washington Field Office, United States Secret Service
MaryAnn Tierney, Regional Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Jeff Reinbold, Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks, National Park Service
Steven Booker, Acting Assistant Chief, United States Park Police
Paul J. Wiedefeld, General Manager and CEO, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Ronald A. Pavlik, Jr., Chief, Metro Transit Police
Kevin Donahue, City Administrator
Chris Rodriguez, Director, DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Robert Contee, Acting Chief, Metropolitan Police Department


Friday, January 15, at 12 pm


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW

*Closest Metro Station: Mount Vernon Sq./7th St-Convention Center*

Due to limited space, the event is open only to pre-credentialed press. To request credentials, email [email protected] by 9 am. Limit one request per network/publication. Reporters will receive a confirmation when credentials are approved.

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will serve as the pool live camera for the briefing. The Washington Post will serve as the pool still camera for the briefing. To view the event online, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

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