2016

Code 3 Association partnered with McLean Bible Church to provide coats to underprivileged children at Hutchison Elementary School in Herndon, VA.  Our participation came as a result of the relationship we have built between the school, community, and police in Herndon.  Police officers were present at...

One of our greatest strengths at Code 3 Association is our extensive network, particularly within the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Leveraging our connections with both community groups and local police, we help broker partnerships that encourage police-community engagement and help address community challenges. For example,...

Retired Detective Sergeant Dale Sutherland, founder and president of Code 3 Association, joined a panel of local community members at a panel discussion hosted by Q Commons earlier this month to discuss the role of police officers in the community. The live forum entitled, "Engaging a Divided Nation,"...

Last month, Code 3 Association officially kicked off our Project Hope in-school program in partnership with Fairfax County Police. Project Hope places police officers in mentoring relationships with at-risk school students in grades three through six. Throughout the school year, students will participate in recreational...

Earlier this month, Code 3 Association learned of a need for GED preparation resources and job-training services in the Potomac Gardens housing project in Southeast D.C. This community is home to many at-risk youth who come from low-income families and struggle to find employment. Leveraging our...

We are excited to announce that D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier will assume the role of Senior Advisor to Code 3 Association upon her retirement from the Metropolitan Police Department after 28 years of service. In this role, she will provide us with perspective on building...

As children across the region prepared to head back to school this fall, one of our partners, Brothers and Sisters Keepers Outreach, made us aware of a local shelter that is home to a large population of children without access to school supplies. Enlisting the...

Metropolitan Police partnered with Code 3 Association to host the first-ever Outdoor Movie Night for Hendley Elementary School Students and their families. The event provided a forum for residents to enjoy down-time with police in a casual setting, while also providing entertainment for their families. Research...

Students from Hutchison Elementary School in Herndon, Virginia had the unique opportunity to participate in Camp Hope, a two-week long summer camp sponsored by Code 3 Association in partnership with the Fairfax County Police Department. From July 11th-29th, students were involved in the camp’s educational...