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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Chief to Address Concerns Over Practices

Washington’s police chief is set to address the D.C. Council’s concerns about aggressive tactics against African-American residents.

10/27/2014

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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

File photo of MPD Chief Cathy Lanier. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Chief Talks Homicides, Stop-and-Frisk

District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy probably helped reduce crime but became a less acceptable police tactic as communities there became safer.

11/01/2013

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D.C. Police to Tweak Stop-and-Frisk Policy

D.C. police are making what they call “two minor changes” to the department’s stop-and-frisk policy after a federal judge in New York called that city’s policy racially biased.

08/27/2013

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