Archives for September 2011

Television Commercial for CSOSA and “DC Public Safety”

The Mayor’s Office on Cable Television (MOCT) created a commercial for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency’s “DC Public Safety” television series in the summer of 2011. It was distributed to 60 cable outlets. The DC Mayor’s Office of Cable TV (MOCT) films “DC Public Safety” for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency.

“DC Public Safety” social media includes television, radio, a blog and transcripts at  “DC Public Safety” creates content on crime and the criminal justice system with a national and international audience.  Started over  five years ago,  “DC Public Safety” was one of the first social media efforts within federal government.

We are highly ranked by Google and other search engines for dozens of key public safety terms with many consistently ranked in the top three. We obtain 70,000 page views a month. These numbers do not include our showings on YouTube and related video services. We have approximately 30 justice-government websites who offer our material via RSS feed. Our television network offers our shows approximately 600 times a year.

“DC Public Safety” has won numerous awards from national and regional organizations and television outlets.

“DC Public Safety” is a product of the Office of Legislative, Intergovernmental and Public Affairs of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, supervised by Associate Director Cedric Hendricks. The host is Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.


Narrator: Increasing public Safety

Preventing crime

Reducing recidivism

..and supporting the fair administration of justice in close collaboration with the community


Providing risks and needs assessment

Close supervision, partnerships, treatment and support systems


Interested in DC public safety? Watch CSOSA Public Safety Monday and Thursday nights at 9:00 p.m.