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D.C. Police Chief Talks Homicides, Stop-and-Frisk

District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy probably helped reduce crime but became a less acceptable police tactic as communities there became safer.


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Judge Rejects Whistleblower Claims of DC Officers

A judge has rejected a whistleblower lawsuit brought by three D.C. police officers over drunken driving enforcement.


Police are in a standoff with a man inside a southeast DC home. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Armed Man Ends 10-Hour Standoff with D.C. Police

A man has barricaded himself inside a home in southeast Washington after police attempted to serve a warrant to him Tuesday night.


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DC Police Seek Suspect in Sexual Assault

D.C. police say they are looking for a suspect in a violent sexual assault that occurred not far from the Anacostia Freeway.


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DC Police Officer Accused of Slamming Elementary School Student’s Head Into Table

The mother of a District of Columbia elementary school student has accused a police officer of abusing her son in school.


Family members Carolyn Bell (mother) and Janine Jackson (cousin) near the location police shot and killed 34-year-old Cleman Sweptson. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Fatal Police-Involved Shooting Grows Divide Between Cops and Ward 8 Residents

Police in the District are investigating an officer-involved shooting the left one person dead early Tuesday morning in Southeast.


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Woman Assaulted, Robbed at Downtown Hotel; Police Release Video

D.C. police are looking for three men that robbed and assaulted a woman at a downtown hotel over the weekend.


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No Injuries in D.C. Officer Involved Shooting

Police in the District say no one was injured in an officer involved shooting Wednesday night.


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3 Arrested After DC Officer Is Hit By Car

Police have charged with people in a hit-and-run crash that injured an officer.


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Proposal Would Give D.C. Police ‘Big Brother’ Access to Private Cameras

D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells wants police to be able tap into private security cameras in an effort to crack down on crime in the nation’s capital. But some residents are wondering if the proposal goes too far, crossing the line between safety and privacy.