GLAA congratulates Proctor, seeks meeting
December 1, 1997

Chief Sonya Proctor
Metropolitan Police Department
300 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

Dear Chief Proctor:

I am writing to extend our congratulations as you become the Acting Chief of our Metropolitan Police Department.

You have earned an outstanding reputation not only for exemplary professionalism but also for sensitivity to all population segments of our multi-faceted city.

Your talents, commitment, and patience will be heavily taxed in the trying days before us, but we feel confident that you will pass through these troubles with honors.

In light of the severe strains that recently have been levied on relations between the Department and the District's lesbian and gay population — most pointedly by the nature of the events that led to Chief Soulsby's resignation — we believe that a meeting in the very near future between you and the leaders of our community would be appropriate and useful.

Please call us on (202)667-5139 so that arrangements for such a meeting can begin.

Thank you, and best wishes for a successful tour of duty in your new assignment.

Sincerely,

Rick Rosendall
President
Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC

cc: The Honorable Jack Evans
Gay Men & Lesbians Opposing Violence
The Washington Blade

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