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Cops Blame ‘Idiotic Changes’ Made by City Leaders for D.C.’s Soaring Crime, Says Union Chair

The homicide rate in D.C. is up nearly 35 percent this year.


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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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Burned Body Found In NE D.C. Alley

A burned body has been discovered in an alley in the 1200 block of Holbrook Terrace in Northeast D.C.


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Video Released of Suspects in Shooting of 16-Year-Old Boy

The above video was released Wednesday of three people who are wanted in connection to the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in D.C.


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D.C. Police Officers Sued For Enrolling Kids in Schools Illegally

The Attorney General is suing two D.C. police officers for more than $224,000 in back tuition penalties on charges they lied about where they live in order to send their children to public schools.


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D.C. Auditor Reviewing Police Use-Of-Force Policies

The District of Columbia Auditor’s office is taking a fresh look at use of force by police in the nation’s capital.


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D.C. Police Officer, Pastor Charged With Sex Abuse of a Minor

A D.C. police officer and pastor has been arrested and charged with first degree sex abuse of a minor.


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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.


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Police Arrest Teen Suspect Involved in Attempted Robbery

Metropolitan Police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection to an attempted robbery in northeast D.C.


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New Photo Enforced Speed Locations in D.C.

Police announced Monday there are seven new locations for automated speed and stop sign cameras in the District.