Chief Cathy Lanier

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2 Killed, Club Closed Over Weekend in D.C.

Police say two people have been slain in D.C. during a weekend in which all the city’s police officers were on duty as part of an initiative called All Hands on Deck.


Medals of Merit awarded to 2 NCIS officers who were among the first in Navy Yard building during the shooting on  Sept. 16, 2013. They carried an injured MPD officer to safety. (Photo credit: Cameron Thompson/ All News 99.1)

DC Officers Honored for Response to Navy Massacre

District of Columbia police officers who responded to the Washington Navy Yard massacre in September have been honored by the department.


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Chief: Officer Death Appears to Be Suicide

District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says a police officer who died after being charged with child pornography last month appears to have committed suicide.


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Brother Of NFL Players Vernon And Vontae Davis Arrested For Attacking Woman With Hammer In DC

Michael Davis, the 19-year-old brother of NFL players Vernon and Vontae Davis, has been arrested in connection with a brutal attack of a young woman in the District.


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Wireless Providers To Disable Stolen Cell Phones

Major wireless service companies have agreed to disable cellphones after they are reported stolen under a strategy intended to deter the theft and resale of wireless devices.


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DC Area Cocaine And Marijuana Ring Broken, 13 Arrested

Law enforcement authorities say 13 people have been arrested after being indicted as part of a network that distributed cocaine in the Washington area.



Sting Operation Nets Two Dozen Arrests In DC For Stolen Electronics

Metropolitan police have arrested about two dozen people at 12 businesses that were selling stolen electronic devices.


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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier Says Review Planned Of Bias Crimes

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier says she’s seeking an independent assessment of the department’s handling of bias crimes.


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DC Cop Involved In Controversial Charlie Sheen Police Escort Plans To Sue City

A former DC police commander whose division provided a police escort to actor Charlie Sheen last April intends to file a whistleblower lawsuit against the city.


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Mayor Gray And Police Chief Will Meet To Discuss Smartphone Theft

There has been a rise in smartphone thefts in the District. Mayor Vincent Gray and Police Chief Cathy Lanier are scheduled to meet to discuss the issue.