MPDC - Metropolitan Police Department

02/23/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/23/2020 22:03

Mayor Bowser to Join a Conversation with Cadets

(Washington, DC) - On Monday, February 24, at 12 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Police Chief Peter Newsham will be joined by Police Cadets for a conversation to discuss the importance of expanding the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)'s Cadet Corp Program.
The Cadet Corp Program gives DC high school graduates a scholarship to the University of the District of Columbia and a part-time job while they attain 60 college credits in order to enter the police academy. MPD currently has 107 Police Cadets.
Monday, February 24, at 12 pm
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Peter Newsham, Chief, MPD
Bernard Demczuk, Ph.D., Professor of American Studies and African American History
Sharita Thompson, Ph.D., Professor of History, Templeton University
Police Cadets
University of the District of Columbia Community College (Multipurpose Room)
801 North Capitol Street, NE
*Closest Metro Station: Union Station*

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).