Residents Bid Assistant Chief Diane Grooms a Warm Farewell

May 3, 2017 DR Barnes 0

It’s a rare occasion to see ex-felons, former youth gang members and grass-roots community activists come together to shower a police officer with praises, hugs and gifts. It’s even rarer when those who are giving the praises are black, and the recipient is a white 30-year Metropolitan Police Department veteran who also happens to be a woman. [read more…]