D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman talks about yet another contentious D.C. Council meeting and the latest coronavirus news. And Arlington County Board Chair Libby Garvey talks about how the county is handling the pandemic and rethinking policing.
The February death of a two-year-old girl after a call to 911 renewed demands for closer scrutiny of the District’s emergency response services. The similar death of a New York Times reporter in 2006 prompted the creation of a task force that recommended changes, but four years later, thorny issues remain.
- Toby Halliday District EMS taskforce member
- Joseph Barbera Associate Professor of Engineering Management (Crisis & Emergency Management, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University
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