Come Joing the Community Dialogue with MPD Cheif Peter Newsham This Saturday February 10th

On Saturday, Feburary 10th, there is an excellent opportunity to engage and speak with Police Cheif Peter Newsham on issues concerning public safety in Park View. The following details were shared on the Park View listserv. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The Park View UNC’s Public Safety Working Group and ANC1A Cordially Invite you to

A Community Dialogue with MPD Chief Peter Newsham
and other guests
on Public Safety in Park View

This Saturday, February 10th from 10:15-noon
Park View Rec Center, 693 Otis Pl. NW (Entrance on Warder St.) 

Please join your neighbors for a dialogue with Peter Newsham, Chief of the DC Metropolitan Police Department, regarding public safety in our neighborhood. Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office have also been invited to participate.

The meeting will include brief presentations from members of the Park View Public Safety Working Group highlighting areas of concern for our community, followed by a dialogue with Chief Newsham and other guests. All Park View residents are welcome to attend and ask questions.

Many neighbors are likely aware that 6 shootings have taken place in Park View since December 20th. This meeting will be a chance for in-depth discussion of how the community and MPD can work together to make our neighborhood safe for all. It will cover both recent incidents and longstanding community concerns.

We hope to see you on Saturday! If you are interested in becoming part of the Park View UNC’s Public Safety Working Group, please email elanor(dot)starmer(at)gmail(dot)com or

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2 Comments on “Come Joing the Community Dialogue with MPD Cheif Peter Newsham This Saturday February 10th”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    I’d like him to know increasing patrols does little to improve public safety. We need Narcotics, VICE, NSID units in Park View and Petworth. Increasing patrols is a temporary fix designed to reassure residents instead of getting at the heart of the problem. They gnome drug dealing because it isn’t considered a violent crime. But drug dealing generally leads to turf wars and violence.

  2. Rhonda Byrd Says:

    Why don’t you talk about the cover up you are doing for pedo’s in DC like the owner of Comet Ping Pong. Your a pedo and we will prove it. Step down from your position and let someone who really cares about children and families take over you creep!!!!!!! WE ARE WATCHING YOU REMEMBER CAMERAS ARE EVERYWHERE YOUR NOT HIDING! anad WE WILL EXPOSE YOU FOR WHAT YOU REALLY ARE GET READY .

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