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Mayor Bowser, Chief Lanier to Relaunch Illegal Gun Initiative

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Today, August 19th at 2:30 pm at the Kennedy Recreation Center, Mayor Muriel Bowser with Police Chief Cathy Lanier will relaunch the District’s illegal gun initiative. So far this year, MPD has taken 944 illegal guns off the street. The District seeks the public’s help to identify violent offenders who carry illegal firearms. By getting guns off the street, residents can help prevent more tragedies. Residents with information about ANY crime or who would like to report an illegal gun should call (202) 727-9099 or text an anonymous tip to 50411.

Who:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Police Chief Cathy Lanier

When:
Today, August 19th at 2:30 pm

Where:
Kennedy Recreation Center
1401 7th Street, NW
*Closest Metro: Shaw-Howard Metro Center and Mt. Vernon Square/7th St-Convention Center*

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

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser Website: mayor.dc.gov