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Montgomery Councilmember Hans Riemer to Hold Press Conference on Policing Advisory Commission Bill

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 3, 2019—WHAT: Press conference

WHEN: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

WHERE: Capital Crescent Room, Fourth Floor, Stella B. Werner Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville

WHO: Councilmembers and other supporters of Bill 14-19

TOPIC: Bill 14-19, which would create a Policing Advisory Commission and specify its membership and duties. The goal of this legislation is to strengthen community trust in, and engagement with, the police and improve Council oversight of the Montgomery County Police Department. The Commission will advise the Council on policing matters, provide information regarding best practices, and recommend policies, programs, legislation or regulations. The Commission would not have oversight over disciplinary matters and recommendations made are advisory and not binding. Councilmember Hans Riemer is the lead sponsor. Councilmembers Will Jawando, Tom Hucker and Evan Glass are cosponsors of Bill 14-19.

Learn more about Bill 14-19 at: https://tinyurl.com/Bill1419Intro

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Release ID: 19-237
Media Contact: Jason Fasteau 240-777-7964 , Nicholas Triolo 240-777-7832