Thursday, October 20, 2005

Update from Deputy Mayor Reiskin

From Bradley Hicks, Special Assistant to Ed Reiskin, Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice:

Since our meeting, the Deputy Mayor has had a conversation with Gustavo Velasquez, Director of the Office of Latino Affairs, regarding the various day laborer issues. Tara Jones, Director of Neighborhood Services, is also helping us explore both short- and long-term solutions.

In addition, Ed touched base with Commander McCoy about all of the issues you raised, from PSA staffing, to take-home cars, and the prostitution problem (and current assault and robbery issues).

I know you mentioned that you would like to have Ed attend the next meeting of the Logan Circle Community Association. Cheryl Williams can assist you with his schedule.

Again, thanks for the background information and I look forward to working with your group to make Logan Circle safer. Please also note that our office's website will soon be going live. That may be another resource for you to learn about the Deputy Mayor's role and activities. We will also post his testimonies before Congress and the Council, many of which are on issues directly related to your group's concerns such as community policing.

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