FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524 (Cardin)
 
MEDIA ADVISORY
 
Cardin to Open Community Conversation on Baltimore City Police Reforms
 
Discussion at Greater Baltimore Urban League with civil rights, faith, federal, local elected and community leaders to spotlight need, ways to rebuild trust between local residents and law enforcement
 
Friday, September 9 at 1:00 PM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will deliver opening remarks as part of a Greater Baltimore Urban League discussion among Baltimore community, faith, education, business and civil rights leaders, local elected officials, and concerned citizens.
WHAT:          Community Conversation on Baltimore City Police Reforms
 
WHO:            U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
J. Howard Henderson, President/CEO, Greater Baltimore Urban League
NAACP
Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
                        Local Elected and Community Leaders
 
WHEN:          Friday, September 9 at 1:00 PM
 
WHERE:        Greater Baltimore Urban League

512 Orchard Street, Baltimore, MD

 
HOW:            Media requested to RSVP to Tim Zink – tim_zink@cardin.senate.gov
“To ensure that the Baltimore Police Department’s standard operating procedures are both highly effective and fully protective the constitutional rights of the people it serves, community input is critical. I am devoted to creating opportunities to foster the dialogue necessary to shape reforms of the BPD that restore the lost trust between local residents and our police,” said Senator Cardin. “I also am fully committed to moving forward transformative federal legislation like the End Racial Profiling ActBALTIMORE Act, and Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act that can dramatically advance police-community relations nationwide.”

Sen. Benjamin Cardin