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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.
When:
Monday, February 24, at 12 pm
Who:
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
Where:
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 mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).