FW: Pool Report #3

From: Olivier Knox [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 3:09 PM
To: Velz, Peter; Allen, Jessica; Barnes, Desiree N.
Subject: Pool Report #3

A wee "background" note from the White House regarding this afternoon's schedule.

Background from the White House

This afternoon, the President is meeting with six rank-and-file law enforcement officers from across the country to thank them for their service to our communities and to discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to ensure public safety and strengthen neighborhoods.  These officers, who were nominated by the heads of their law enforcement agencies, plan to share their experiences and lessons learned from strengthening relationships within the local communities they serve.  The agencies were selected based on their demonstrated experience in community policing and geographic diversity.

Participants:

Rank-and-File Law Enforcement Officers:
Officer Allan Gerking, Puyallup Tribal Police Department, WA Sergeant Charli Goodman, Salt Lake City Police Department, UT Officer Virginia Matias, Camden County Police Department, NJ Officer Erik Oliver, Richmond Police Department, CA Corporal Dorrell Savoy, Charles County Sheriff’s Office, MD Officer Matthew Thomas, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN

Administration Officials:
President Obama
Vice President Biden
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President

Neil Eggleston, Counsel to the President

Ronald Davis, Director, DOJ Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

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