Mayor Vincent C. Gray and council members led D.C. government employees in a moment of silence in observance of the Arizona tragedy. Gray (D) also used the 11 a.m. event to address gun control and mental health.
Nikita R. Stewart
| January 10, 2011; 12:15 PM ET |
Categories: City Life, Crime and Public Safety, D.C. Council, Kwame Brown, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray
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Robert Hildum, the interim head of the District's juvenile justice agency, who was installed in a shakeup over the summer, is stepping aside, he announced Wednesday morning.
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin (D) sent a legislative message to District officials this week, proposing to move the New Beginnings youth detention center from Laurel to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus.
D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson (D-At Large), chairman of the Committee Public Safety and the Judiciary, is defending D.C. police for obtaining a search warrant that resulted in the arrest of a veteran CBS News radio reporter and his wife on charges that they were growing marijuana in the yard of their Georgetown home.
D.C. Council chairman and mayoral hopeful Vincent C. Gray has canceled his announced plans to release a public-safety plan Tuesday afternoon. Gray, who is challenging Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in the Sept. 14 Democratic primary, was scheduled to hold a press conference and release the proposal at the Boys &...
D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) lashed out Monday morning at the Fenty administration for blocking D.C. police from addressing a hearing on juveniles who escape supervision by the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.
Washington Post editors
| June 14, 2010; 1:37 PM ET |
Categories: City Life, Crime and Public Safety, D.C. Council, Mayor Fenty | Tags: department of youth rehabilitation services, dyrs
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