DC Police Reform Commission Responds to Deon Kay Shooting

The newly formed DC Police Reform Commission (more) held an emergency meeting on Friday, September 4, 2020 to receive a briefing from the Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) on the police shooting of Deon Kay in Southeast D.C. on September 2, 2020, and to discuss police shootings more generally.  This followed a statement from the Commission  issued the day before regarding the shooting.

DCIST.com published an article about the meeting.  As reported in the article, members of the Commission interrogated police chief Peter Newsham and Interim Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Roger Mitchell over the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Deon Kay on Wednesday, and how the investigation into police use of force will proceed.

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