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A former District of Columbia police officer has been sentenced to seven years for prostituting teenage girls from his southeast Washington apartment.
The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.
D.C. police have identified a man who was fatally shot by officers who were serving a warrant.
Police in the nation’s capital will begin wearing cameras Wednesday to record them as they perform their duties and interact with the public.
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.
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.
A police officer has been hospitalized after being hit by a car in northeast Washington.
Police are searching for Patriece Stoddard, 68, who was last seen in the 300 block of Varnum Street, Northwest on Tuesday, August 26.
Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Washington.
Officials are describing a power outage that caused D.C.’s 911 and police radio system to break down “a catastrophic communications failure.”