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District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Chief Honored By Anti-Defamation League

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has been honored by the Anti-Defamation League for her efforts to fight terrorism and injustice.


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2 Dead After Wrong-Way Crash in Washington

Police in Washington say two people are dead after a crash in northeast Washington in which one driver was traveling in the wrong direction on a roadway.


Medals of Merit awarded to 2 NCIS officers who were among the first in Navy Yard building during the shooting on  Sept. 16, 2013. They carried an injured MPD officer to safety. (Photo credit: Cameron Thompson/ All News 99.1)

DC Officers Honored for Response to Navy Massacre

District of Columbia police officers who responded to the Washington Navy Yard massacre in September have been honored by the department.


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DC Police Officers To Get First Pay Raise in 6 Years

After six years of stagnant pay, D.C. police will be getting a new contract and a raise.


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House Arrest for Officer Charged in Attack on Wife

A Prince George’s County judge has ordered that a D.C. police officer charged with trying to kill his wife be confined to his parents’ home with electronic monitoring.


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DC ’13 Murder Rate Up From ’12, Down From Past Years

D.C.’s 2013 homicide rate was up 17 percent from 2012, according to Metropolitan Police Department statistics.


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DC Police Officer Shoots, Injures Man

WASHINGTON — Authorities say a D.C. police officer shot and wounded a man in southeast Washington. Police say it happened Friday around 12:20 p.m. at 22nd Street and Alabama Avenue southeast after two patrol officers […]


D.C.’s 2012 Detective of the Year Pleads Guilty to Videotaping Step-Daughter Undressing

Last year, he was named a Metropolitan Police Department Detective of the Year. Now, he’s pleaded guilty to secretly video taping his adult step-daughter while she was undressing.


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Man Convicted of Fatally Stabbing Marine

A Marine who fatally stabbed another Marine on at Washington street near the barracks has been convicted of manslaughter.


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D.C. Area On Heightened Security After Boston Blasts

Police in Washington say they are in a state of heightened security following two explosions at the Boston marathon.





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