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Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier. (Photo credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Wants to Shut Down Stores Selling Synthetic Drugs

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser wants to give the city’s police chief the power to shut down businesses that sell synthetic drugs.

06/15/2015

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D.C. Police Chief: Body Cam Videos Can’t Be Redacted Easily

The D.C. Council is holding another hearing on the police department’s use of body cameras Thursday afternoon and at issue is how transparent the city will be with the video once they become a regular part of policing.

05/07/2015

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier. (Photo credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Jury in Favor of Lanier in D.C. Whistleblower Lawsuit

A verdict has been reached in the whistleblower lawsuit against D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier. The jury has found in favor of Lanier.

02/11/2015

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Jury Deliberating in Whistleblower Trial Against Lanier

The case of a whistleblower lawsuit against D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier is now in the hands of a jury.

02/09/2015

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Mayor-Elect Holds Meeting on Spike in D.C. Violence

A recent increase in crime led to a meeting between D.C.’s next mayor and the current police leadership Monday.

12/29/2014

D.C. police on scene of a shooting. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

4 Shot in D.C. on Halloween Night

Police say three people were shot near the Verizon Center late Friday night, and a fourth was shot just blocks away about an hour later.

11/01/2014

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D.C. Police Chief to Address Concerns Over Practices

Washington’s police chief is set to address the D.C. Council’s concerns about aggressive tactics against African-American residents.

10/27/2014

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D.C. Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

Police in the nation’s capital will begin wearing cameras Wednesday to record them as they perform their duties and interact with the public.

10/01/2014

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D.C. Police to Try Out Body Cams Next Week

D.C. police announced Wednesday it will start a $1 million dollar pilot program to wear body cameras on October 1.

09/24/2014

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Chief Lanier: ‘No Excuse’ For D.C. Officer Who Harassed Man Recording Arrest

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says she was shocked upon seeing a YouTube video that shows a District officer violating a policy that allows the public to video record police activity.

09/11/2014

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