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Chairman Vincent C. Gray at the request of the Mayor
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To confirm the appointment of Hiram K. Brewton to the
District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,
That this resolution may be cited as the "District of Columbia
Board of Elections and Ethics Hiram K. Brewton Confirmation Resolution
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms
the appointment of
Mr. Hiram K, Brewton
3312 Carpenter Street, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020 (Ward
as a member of the District of Columbia Board of
Elections and Ethics, established by section 3 of the District of
Columbia Election Code of 1955, approved August 12, 1955 (69 Stat. 699;
D.C. Official Code § 1-1001.03) for a term to end July 7, 2009.
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shal'
transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, to the nominee
and to the Office of the Mayor. Sec.
4. This resolution shall take
Hiram K. Brewton
3312 Carpenter Street, SE Washington, DC 20020
Summary of Oualifications: 14 years in private sector
security management. Developed and implemented over 30 security programs
for shopping malls and office complexes in over 26 cities. 20 years
experience in criminal justice, to include police community relations,
supervision, management, career development, training, and news media
Downtown Business Improvement District
Director of Environmental Services, 1999-present
Represent the downtown DC Business Improvement District
to area law enforcement agencies, the Department of Public Works, and
other service providers.
- Identify, plan and implement
improvement projects to be undertaken by the Downtown Business
Improvement District and its members.
- Direct improvement processes from
conceptualization through the fundraising, pen-nit and completion
- Establish database, tracking and
evaluation instruments and reporting to accurately reflect the needs and
improvements in the downtown DC environment.
Director of Field Operations, 1997-1999
Responsible for the recruitment, hiring and training of
the Downtown SAMS.
- Directed the training, scheduling,
zone deployment and equipping of the Downtown SAM'S with uniforms,
supplies, tools and vehicles by the program's scheduled start-up date.
- Accomplished, within budget, the
goals for both safety and maintenance as outlined in the Downtown
Business Improvement District's business plan.
- Established a good working
relationship with the different law enforcement agencies operating in
the Downtown. Business Improvement district, along with the Department
of Public Works and Water and Sewer Authority.
- Developed a working Safety Network
in the Downtown Business Improvement District.
The Rouse Company
Senior Regional Security Coordinator, 1984-1997
Responsible for managing mall operations, safety, and
security, including, but not limited to, recruitment, security staff
training, and risk management training.
- Served on the Security Committee
that developed the security management training
- Maintained "The Shops at
National Place" security plan.
- Recommended and implemented any
- Managed the security department
commensurate with the security plan and within
- Implemented a security plan that
resulted-in a 35% reduction in mall crime.
- Prepared and supervised 24 training
sessions for the security department.
- Maintained mall emergency evacuation
- Interfaced daily with 100% of the
mall merchants, addressing their safety/security needs that are commensurate with my responsibility and
Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department
Law Enforcement Official, 1964-1984
Served as the Metropolitan Police Department's Director
of Public Information, supervising a fill staff of Information
Specialists, the Freedom of Information Act Officer, the Hispanic
Coordinator, and the Crime Solvers Program.
- Coordinator all Metropolitan Police
Department News Releases.
- Served as Spokesman for the
- Coordinated the annual issuance of
media press passes.
- Prepared speeches and written
responses for the Chief of Police.
Special Projects Administrator, 1979-1980
Detailed to the Administrative Services Bureau to assist
with special research and task force projects.
- Researched and analyzed data for
- Designed survey forms.
- Prepared final reports, memoranda,
and written correspondences.
- Served on the Mayor's Task Force to
establish the District of Columbia Training Advisory Committee on
Employee Development Services.
Instructor Metropolitan Police Academy, 1973-1979
Responsible for the development and instruction of the following
The Criminal Justice System and Due Process of Law
Elements of a Crime
Interview and Interrogation
The Law of Arrest and Search and Seizure
Stress and Authority
Traffic Accident Investigations
Patrol and Crime Prevention
- Developed and conducted Stress and Authority Training
seminars for the Military Police in the Military District of Washington,
- Designed and implemented and
curriculum for the Metropolitan Police Reserves.
- Trained and counseled the
Metropolitan Police Department's civilian employees.
Supervising Officer, 1973-1976
Responsible .for schedule preparation and on-going
officer training in my assigned districts.
- Developed supervisory and
.management program for National Capitol Housing and Community
- Prepared schedules for proper crime
prevention patrol coverage within assigned district.
Public Relations Officer, 1968-1973
Responsible for cadet recruitment operations and investigations.
- Initiated an overall Police
Community Relations Program to include civic groups, churches,
recreation centers, local merchants, and schools with the primary
emphasis on easing the tension following the 1968 riots. Many of these
community policing activities are on-going to date.
- Lectured at DC, Maryland, and
Virginia area high schools, colleges, universities, and military bases
on career opportunities within the DC Metropolitan Police Department.
- Completed background investigations
on police applicants.
- Provided career counseling for
- Maintained personnel files, progress
reports, initiated step-increases, and administered the Civil Service
Examination to police and cadet applicants.
Patrol Officer, 1964-1968
Performed duties commensurate with the overall mission of
the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC
- Patrolled assigned district for
crime prevention and criminal apprehension.
Education and Special Training:
Attended the American
University School of Justice Management by Objective & Police
Advanced Career Counseling, 1978
Group Performance, 1976
Military Service: United States Army, 1960-1963
Keep Washington Beautiful
Chairman of the Board, 1999 to 2004
Christmas In April, Washington, DC
Chairman of the Board
of Directors, 1995
Personal: Married, four children