Who: Soohyun Julie Koo, Director, Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
Assistant Chief Shannon Cockett, Director of Human Services, Metropolitan Police Department
What: Director Koo and Assistant Chief Cockett will announce OAPIA and MPD’s Asian/Pacific Islander (API) Bilingual Recruiting Initiative to help increase MPD’s hiring of bilingual employees. This initiative is a part of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's overall strategy to hire more bilingual employees to better serve the District’s diverse residents.
When: Tuesday, September 18th at 2:30 pm.
Where: Metropolitan Police Department, Joint Operations Command Center (JOCC), 300 Indiana Avenue, NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20001
Every visitor/press members must pass through security. Please come15-20 minutes prior to the start time of the press conference to pass through security.