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D.C. Police Chief Seeks Changes to Concealed-Carry Law

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier testified Thursday at a hearing on the D.C. Council’s proposal to allow residents and visitors to get concealed handgun permits for the first time in nearly 40 years.

10/16/2014

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D.C. Police Seek Taxi Driver in Sexual Assault

Police in the District of Columbia are looking for a cab driver they say sexually assaulted a female passenger.

10/13/2014

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D.C. Police Search For Missing Girl

A 12-year-old girl is missing and D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in finding her.

10/10/2014

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Former D.C. Police Officer Gets 7 Years in Pimp Case

A former District of Columbia police officer has been sentenced to seven years for prostituting teenage girls from his southeast Washington apartment.

10/09/2014

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D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Stop and Frisk

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.

10/08/2014

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D.C. Police Identify Man Shot, Killed by Officers

D.C. police have identified a man who was fatally shot by officers who were serving a warrant.

10/06/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Police in D.C. and Baltimore are considering body camera programs. (Photo credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C., Baltimore Police Departments Consider Body Cameras

Public scrutiny following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and some high-profile police brutality cases in the D.C. – Baltimore area, is leading both cities to consider making police officers wear body cameras.

09/23/2014

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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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Police Officer Struck By Car in D.C.

A police officer has been hospitalized after being hit by a car in northeast Washington.

09/09/2014

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