Street Address: 
Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
City: 
Washington
State/Region: 
DC
Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:30pm

Hosted by Black Lives Matter DC

Pack the hearing on the Confirmation Hearing for Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham. Residents MUST expose his history of covering up police brutality and protecting and condoning killer cops, corruption, illegal anti-protestor tactics, failure to comply with the DOJ MOU and so much more. Details on signing up to testify below.


COUNCILMEMBER CHARLES ALLEN, CHAIRPERSON COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY & PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE ON PROPOSED RESOLUTION 22-0144, THE “CHIEF OF THE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT PETER NEWSHAM CONFIRMATION RESOLUTION OF 2017”

On Friday, March 24, 2017, Councilmember Charles Allen, Chairperson of the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, will convene a public roundtable to consider Proposed Resolution 22-0144, the “Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department Peter Newsham Confirmation Resolution of 2017”.

This is the third of three public roundtables on Interim Chief Newsham’s nomination. The roundtable will take place in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004, at 9:30 a.m.

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the roundtable should contact the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety via email at judiciary@dccouncil.us or at (202) 727-8275, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes. Witnesses should bring twenty single-sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to judiciary@dccouncil.us.

For witnesses who are unable to testify at the roundtable, written statements will be made part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted either to the Committee at judiciary@dccouncil.us or to Nyasha Smith, Secretary to the Council, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 5, Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at the end of the business day on March 27.

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