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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

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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

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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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Police Seek Help Finding Missing D.C. Woman

Police are searching for Patriece Stoddard, 68, who was last seen in the 300 block of Varnum Street, Northwest on Tuesday, August 26.

09/05/2014

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

Police Investigating Homicide in SE Washington

Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Washington.

07/26/2014

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Power Failure Causes DC’s 911 System To Go Down Temporarily

Officials are describing a power outage that caused D.C.’s 911 and police radio system to break down “a catastrophic communications failure.”

07/08/2014

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Founder of 2 Unions Guilty of Embezzling Funds

A retired D.C. police detective has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from two unions he founded.

06/24/2014

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