Useful Contacts

Last updated November 3, 2016

Mayor’s Ward 5  Community Liaisons

Hakeem Rogers

DC Councilmember’s Office

Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)

Fifth District Police Commander William Fitzgerald
(202) 698-0111

Police Service Area (PSA) 501 Lieutenant William Verna
(202) 698-0276

Citizens Advisory Council, Fifth District Chair – Ms. Francis Penn
(202) 832-7672

Community Outreach Coordinator

Community Outreach Coordinator (MPD) – Fifth District, Ms. Fayette Vaughn-Lee

(202) 698-0188
(202) 497-0814

Additional information about the MPD and particularly the Fifth District:

To subscribe to the listserv for MPD Fifth District: Send a blank email to  You will receive crime and arrest reports, event notifications, and other information from MPD. The area within the BACA boundaries is in PSA 501.

Area Neighborhood Commissioners (ANC)

ANC 5E05 Commissioner Bradley Thomas
202-670-0151 [for questions or concerns, or to be on his listserv]
Commissioner Thomas’s Single Member District (SMD) covers the BACA area from the south side of Q Street down; it includes part of the BACA neighborhood as well as Hanover.

ANC 5E06 Commissioner Teri Janine Quinn

(202) 495-1177

Commissioner Quinn’s Single Member District (SMD) covers the BACA area from the north side of Q Street up; it includes part of the BACA neighborhood as well as part of Bloomingdale.

The full Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 5E  meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Friendship-Armstrong Public Charter School at 1400 1st Street, NW (1st & P St NW) in the Cafeteria

BACA primary contact

Kyle Thomas, President
Bates Area Civic Association

Surrounding Community Associations

Bloomingdale Civic Association
Meetings are held the third Monday of every month (the fourth Monday if the third is a holiday) from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George’s Church, 160 U St. NW.

Bloomingdale Blog

Scott Roberts also moderates a Bloomingdale neighborhood email list.  To subscribe, email with your first and last name and a street address.

Hanover Civic Association

Eckington Civic Association

NoMa Business Improvement District

Ledroit Park Civic Association

Shaw Community East Central Civic Association

Logan Circle Civic Association

Mt. Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District

Convention Center Community Association (CCCA)

Rhode Island Ave NE Insider

Edgewood Civic Association

Business and Local Development Organizations

North Capitol Main Streets

DC Main Streets

Historical Information

Truxton Circle

InShaw (prior blog by author of Truxton Circle blog, may resume soon)