U Street Neighborhood will be meeting at March 13th 7 pm at Source - 1835 14th St NW.
Meet Lt. Daniel Harrington and Sgt. Mark Jackson of the MPD’s PSA 305
Sgt. Mark Jackson (left), Sushupta Sudarshan (U Street Neighborhood Association Public Safety Committee, center) and Lt. Daniel Harrington (right)
Lt. Daniel Harrington joined the MPD in 1997 and worked in the Third District for 5 years. In November 2001, he went on Active Duty and returned to the MPD in 2003. He spent a year as an instructor at the Metropolitan Police Academy assigned to the Specialized Training Branch where he was a mountain bike, motorcycle, and driver's training instructor.
Lt. Harrington was promoted to Sergeant in 2005 and was assigned to the Seventh District. In 2006, he was transferred to the Internal Affairs Division. For the first 3 years, Lt. Harrington worked as the liaison to the Office of Police Complaints. For the last two years, he worked as an Agent.
Lt. Harrington received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1988. He earned his M.S. in Management from Johns Hopkins University in 2009.
Lt. Harrington is married with two children and two dogs.
Sgt. Mark E. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C. and was raised in Prince Georges County, Maryland. He graduated from Fairmont Heights High School in 1989. Sgt. Jackson began his career as a Lithographic Specialist at the United States Information Agency.
After six years as a Federal Government employee, Sgt. Jackson entered the MPD in 1994, where he served the community of the Fourth District as an officer. He was assigned to the Columbia Heights area where he was tasked with various patrol functions such as mountain bike patrol, warrant squad, and traffic enforcement. Sgt. Jackson moved on from patrol and worked a vice officer for several years as well as school resource officer.
Sgt. Jackson was reassigned to the Third District as a Sergeant in 2007. As a patrol supervisor, he is responsible for providing supervision to a shift of young and aggressive officers, to ensure that a proper police service is provided to the citizens and visitors of the District of Columbia.