National Crime Prevention Month Updated

Remaining Events Planned for National Crime Prevention Month- Also, see the attached list from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, as well as the below, October 24th Event with the Community College of DC, MPD and the DC Dept of Employment Services.

October 2011

October 1st- National Crime Prevention Council Unveiled the New Look of McGruff the Crime Dog© to Law Enforcement Agencies Around the Country.

October 3rd- Mayor/Police Chief Welcome 35 New Police Recruits. Metropolitan Police Academy, Washington, DC.
See “Employment Opportunities” at (Applications are being accepted for 265 more officers. Website to be updated asap)

October 4th- Sr. Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association Mtg Re: Volunteer Recruitment, 9am, DC Office on Aging, 441 4th St, NW.

October 4th- Start of the MPD Reserve Corps (Fall Class). To join or to learn more about MPD’s Volunteer Programs, download the brochure by visiting:
or contact

October 4th thru 28th- Citywide School Presentations with McGruff the Crime Dog©  Re: Halloween Safety.

October 5th- Safety information to the DC Office on Aging to distribute safety information to DC’s Senior Population.

October 11th- Citywide Neighborhood Watch Training, Second Police District, 3320 Idaho Ave, NW, or (Note: This training is ongoing and will take place around the city in the coming months.)

October 11th- Safety Seminar for Howard University Students, (3D)

October 14th- New Consumer Protection Information Provided on MPD’s Safety Tips Website:,a,1237,q,543154,mpdcNav_GID,1547.asp

October 15th- PSA 504, 10am, Understanding Crime Reporting, (5D)

October 15th- First Amendment Rallies & Marches. (Downtown Washington) Patrols Detailed to Monitor Safety & Compliance.

October 15th- MPD Reserve Corps Celebrates 60th Anniversary, 1pm, Metropolitan Police Academy, 4665 Blue Plains Drive, SW, Auditorium, Business Casual Attire, Reception to Follow,, 202-437-8039. (Open to the Public)

October 16th- National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ride & Run to Remember.  Volunteers Needed.  Registration for participants end on Sat, Oct 15th.  For more information:  (Must Register)

October 16th- National Mall (MLK Memorial Dedication Ceremony): Patrols Detailed to Monitor Safety & Compliance.
Traffic Advisory:

October 17th- Traffic Advisory 3900 Block of Alton Place, NW (8:30am – 1pm) Heavy Traffic Expected.  Traffic Safety Patrols Assigned.

October 18th- Domestic Violence Presentation by the US Atty’s Office- 5101 16th St, NW (4D)

October 19th- PSA 501, 7pm, Understanding Crime Reporting,, (5D)

October 19th- Court Watch Meeting: Learn how cases are processed through the courts and how community impact statements can help address the judge overseeing the case of a violent offender. 6:30pm, Fifth District Station, 1805 Bladensburg, Rd, NE, (Open to the Public)

October 20th- Fourth District Citizen Advisory Council Mtg, US Atty’s Office, Domestic Violence Presentation, 4D Station, (4D)

October 21st – 23rd- All Hands on Deck, Metropolitan Police Department, (Citywide Effort)

October 22nd- Citywide Domestic Violence Awareness Summit, 9am, Matthews Memorial Baptist Church, 2616 M. L. King Jr, Ave, SE (Breakfast & Lunch Served), Childcare also provided., 9am,  (Open to the Public)

October 22nd- Community Safety Bike Ride on Met Branch Trail with MPD’s Mountain Bike Officers, 10am – noon. More information to come to Met Branch Trail and 5D YahooGroups sites or see, 202-698-0188 (Open to the Public)

October 24th- 7pm, Community Discussion with Neighborhood Leaders, Community College of DC, MPD & DOES- National Crime Prevention Month Discussion on Suggested Courses and Locations around the city for the Community College of DC, Location: Department of Employment Services Bldg, 4058 Minnesota Ave, NE (Next to Minnesota Ave Metro Station) (Metro Multi-level Parking Garage directly behind bldg), Neighborhood Watch Manuals & Other Giveaways Provided. Don’t miss this chance to talk to members of the University of the District of Columbia on the educational needs in your community. (Refreshments Served.) More information:  (Open to the Public)

October 27th- Fifth District Citizen Advisory Council Annual Public Safety Awards Gala to Honor Officers, Community Leaders and Recognition of Recent Loss of Officer Jelani Prather, 6:30pm, Washington Navy Yard. Mr. James Berry (5D)

October 26th- Second District Station, Idaho Avenue, Burglary Prevention Presentation, 7pm, (2D)

October 28th- US Atty’s Office Halloween Safe Haven, (1D)

October 29th- Friday (6-9pm) Halloween Party for Children (12 & under), Second District Station, Idaho Avenue, (2D)

October 29th – 31st- Fifth District Annual Halloween Safe Haven Event, Arboretum Recreation Center, 6-8:30pm, (5D) (5D)

October 29th- Sixth District Halloween Kiddie Cabaret, 1pm, Boys & Girls Club (Next to Sixth District Main Station) 4103 Benning Road, NE 202-698-1315, Officer Larry Martin ( (6D)

October 30th – 31st- First District’s Halloween Safe Haven Events & Renown Haunted House. 5-8pm, 101 M. St, SW, (1D)

October 31st- Fourth District Station’s Halloween Safe Haven Party and Dance Presentation by Culture Shock. 6-9pm, Location: TBA, (4D)

October 31st- Third District Station (1620 V Street, NW) & Park View Rec Center Halloween Safe Haven Events., 6-8pm, (3D)

October 31st- Sixth District Annual Halloween Celebration for Children (ages 5 – 12) Costume Parade and Candy Party. Boys & Girls Club (Next to Sixth District Main Station) 4103 Benning Road, NE, 5pm, 202-698-1315, Officer Larry Martin ( (6D)

October 31st- Seventh District’s Haunted House and Halloween Safe Haven Block Party for Families., (7D)

Open House- Special Liaison Division- the Special Liaison Division is a compilation of specialized units with special-trained officers, prepared to assist the following populations with public safety matters: Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Latino, Asian, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender. Date, Time and Location of Open House to be Announced. For more information, contact

This calendar will be updated regularly and reminders will be sent out.

Thank you.  (U.S. Attorney’s Office Crime Prevention Month Schedule Attached)

Join Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Councilmembers, and many others at the “Full Democracy Freedom Rally and March”
Saturday, October 15 @9:30 a.m. on Freedom Plaza (13th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW)

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