DHAKA, March 22, 2017 – U.S. Embassy Dhaka will host a Facebook chat with Officer Bret Barnum from Portland, Oregon, who is in Bangladesh as part of a joint U.S.-Bangladesh community policing program. The chat will take place on Thursday, March 23 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.
Serving the people of Oregon since 1993, Officer Barnum has worked as a motorcycle patrolman, a supervising Sergeant, and a counter-assault specialist for the Police Bureau’s Special Emergency Reaction Team. Officer Barnum has visited Bangladesh four times to assist with the U.S.-Bangladesh community policing partnership. He has instructed hundreds of Constables, Sub-Inspectors, and others from the Bangladesh police force as well as government foresters from the Sundarbans.
Please include your questions for Officer Barnum in the comments section of the community policing post that will be added to the Embassy’s Facebook page on March 22. For further information and updates, please check our U.S. Embassy Dhaka Facebook page: facebook.com/bangladesh.usembassy/
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