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DC public meeting to discuss crime lasts almost 10 hours – Fox 5

dcogcadmin | September 18, 2015

WASHINGTON – There were a lot of sleepy eyes at the Wilson Building after some D.C. councilmembers stayed until the very end of a hearing on crime that started Wednesday night and lasted until 3 a.m Thursday.

Reducing violent crime and efficient emergency services are two things that city residents seem to be most concerned about these days. In the last 24 hours, both of those issues have been getting a lot of attention.

At D.C.’s emergency call center Thursday, a ceremony was held for the first graduating class in five years. The new call takers and dispatchers have been in serious need. The center has been running at just 12 people, the bare minimum for the entire city. [Read More]