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Town Hall Meeting, Community Policing
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett's Faith Community Working Group, co-chaired by JCRC's Rabbi Batya Steinlauf, in partnership with Montgomery County Police, hosted a town hall meeting on community policing on Monday, March 16. MCPS Chief Tom Manger spoke with members of the community, discussed how the department handles concerns that include racial profiling, preventing violent extremism, protecting youth from online predators, and responding to mental illness and hate and violence in our community, the resources MCPS offers to our youth, and answered questions from the community.
Other organizations supporting this town hall meeting include the Black Ministers Conference, the Community Action Development Commission, the Montgomery County Office on Human Rights, the Montgomery County Committee on Hate/Violence and the Human Rights Commission.