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Mayor Bowser to Announce Partnership Aimed At Combatting Violence in District Communities

Sunday, November 21, 2021

(Washington, DC) On Monday, November 22, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser, federal officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Chief Robert J. Contee, III of the Metropolitan Police Department, will hold a press conference to announce a partnership aimed at reducing and combatting violence in the District.  

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Contee and Fire Chief John A. Donnelly, Sr. will also provide holiday safety recommendations regarding package thefts, theft from auto, MPD safe exchange zones, the Mayor’s camera incentive program, and safe holiday cooking practices.


Monday, November 22, at 11 am  


Mayor Muriel Bowser 
Special Agent Charlie Patterson, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Chief Robert J. Contee, III, Metropolitan Police Department
Chief John A. Donnelly, Sr., Fire Emergency and Medical Services
Sarah Hudson, FedEx
Samuel Taylor, Amazon
Damien Hunter, UPS


Crispus Attucks Park
23 U Street, NW
*Closest Metro Station: NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro Station*
*Closest Bikeshare Station: 1st & Rhode Island Avenue, NW*

Individuals interested in attending should be advised to utilize street parking. 

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 this event to watch from a safe, virtual space. To view event online visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.