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Isaac “Ike” Fulwood passed away this past week at the age of 77. Best known for leading the Metropolitan Police Department during a time of political scandals and high homicide rates during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, he spent his later years as an advocate for parole reform. We discuss Fulwood’s life and career and his impact on public safety in the D.C. area.
- Denise Rolark Barnes Publisher, The Washington Informer; @drolarkb
- Ronald Hampton Retired Metropolitan Police Officer; Former Executive Director of the National Black Police Association
- Ruben Castaneda Health & Wellness reporter at U.S. News; Former Reporter, The Washington Post; Author, "S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C."; @RCastanedaWP
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