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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

The Atlanta Police Department says it's taking action against an officer apparently caught napping in his patrol car in a photo that caught backlash over the weekend. (Twitter/@GAFollowers)

Atlanta cop caught sleeping on the job

The Atlanta Police Department says it's taking action against an officer apparently caught napping in his patrol car in a photo that caught backlash over the weekend. Published July 6, 2016

Members of Black Lives Matter Toronto take part in the annual Pride Parade in Toronto on Sunday, July 3, 2016. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)

Gay Toronto cop says Black Lives Matter demands 'unacceptable'

A gay Toronto police officer penned an open letter criticizing Toronto Pride for virtually caving to protesters' demands Sunday after Black Lives Matter activists temporarily shut down Canada's largest gay pride parade and demanded it exclude police floats from future events. Published July 5, 2016