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

D.C. Police Union Members Vote No Confidence in Chief

The vast majority of Washington police union members who responded to a recent poll say they do not have confidence in Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier.


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Several Shootings in D.C. Despite All MPD Officers On-Duty

D.C. Police have reported seven shootings during the first night of a department-wide initiative to crack down on violent crime in the District.


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D.C. Police Continue Prostitution Crackdown, Arrest 9 More Men

Police say they’ve now made more than 200 arrests as they try to curb an increase in street prostitution in downtown Washington.


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D.C. Chief: Repeat Offenders Driving Increase in Homicides

Police Chief Cathy Lanier says repeat violent offenders on the streets, an influx of high-powered guns and the prevalence of synthetic drugs are all factors in the homicide increase in the District of Columbia.


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Police Seek Suspect in Fatal Southeast D.C. Shooting

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide in southeast Washington.


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Police: Woman Shot by Officer in Stable Condition

A woman shot by a District of Columbia police officer remains hospitalized as police continue to investigate the circumstances of the shooting.


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D.C. Police Make Arrest in August 2014 Homicide

District of Columbia police say they’ve arrested a man in a double shooting nearly a year ago that left one man dead.



Young Girl Shot in Southeast D.C. is Expected to Survive

Police say a young girl is expected to survive after she was shot in southeast Washington.


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Ex-D.C. Officer Charged With Taking Gun to Library of Congress

A former District of Columbia police officer was arrested at the Library of Congress this week for trying to bring a loaded, unregistered gun into the building.


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Police Identify Gunshot Victim Whose Body Was Burned

Police have identified a man whose body was found burning in a trash can after he died of gunshot wounds.