This amendment is a part of the the District’s push for sexual assault reform in the city that began in 2013.
Bowser’s proposed budget for next fiscal year dedicates $11.7 million to seven different staffing programs in the Metropolitan Police Department.
Officials want to increase the population of in-town officers in the MPD by providing funding for housing within the city.
Bowser spoke to a crowd of hundreds of people for her third State of the District Address where she laid out her goals for the year.
Two women in politics spoke during an ElectHer event on campus Saturday.
Peter Newsham became the interim police chief when former Chief Cathy Lanier left the department to run security for the NFL in August.
The new sector model will divide each of D.C.’s seven existing patrol districts into three sectors to improve accountability and increase response time.
The D.C. Council passes the universal paid leave act after 15 months of public debate Monday.
The legislation would authorize Mayor Muriel Bowser to enter into an agreement with the BIDs and Main Streets programs for snow and ice removal from sidewalks, curb cuts and crosswalks in their district or program area during a snow emergency.
Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier announced she will resign from her position next month to take a job being the head of security for the National Football League.