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Charles Young

Community Safety Coordinator
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In his role, Charles is focused on public safety, community caretaking, and emergency preparedness. He serves as a subject matter expert for the BID in public safety, emergency preparedness, communication, and surveillance. In addition to his law enforcement background, Charles also co-founded a retail clothing business which operated an e-commerce website as well as a brick-and-mortar location. This experience has uniquely positioned Charles to understand the challenges businesses face in safety and security. Charles is a DC native and attended Gonzaga High School. He spent nearly a decade working in various public safety roles as a child psychiatric specialist, a sworn officer, and detective.

Been with the BID: Since April 2024
Been in DC: Raised in DC and PG County
Favorite Georgetown Amenity: I have a lot of childhood memories at Georgetown University, and Filomena is where my wife and I had our first date.

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