The Arlington County Police Department will host a series of community forums to discuss current crime trends throughout the county, including discussion about recent incidents of violent crime, according to a news release.
Each forum will be hosted in one of the county's three police districts. Police Chief Doug Scott, Deputy Chief Michael Dunne, and commanders and officers from each district’s community policing team will attend to present information and answer questions, the release states.
Police will have statistics to present to the community as part of these events, spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said.
The meetings will take place:
- Wednesday (District 1): 7 p.m. at Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Room 6
- Oct. 24 (District 2 - South): 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 830 S. 23rd St.
- Oct. 25 (District 3): 7 p.m. at Arlington Career Center, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive
- Nov. 1 (District 2 - North): 7 p.m. at Key Elementary School, 2300 Key Blvd., multi-purpose room
Police are directing questions and concerns to the three district commanders:
- District 1: Capt. Karen Herchenroder, 703-228-4062, firstname.lastname@example.org
- District 2: Capt. Andy Penn, 703-228-4327, email@example.com
- District 3: Capt. Brett Butler, 703-228-4097, firstname.lastname@example.org