Posts Tagged ‘Cathy Lanier’

Bowser Doubles Down, Makes Public Show of Support for Lanier

At a press conference Tuesday, the mayor said the police chief “knows this city like few others do," despite the recent criticism she's received from the police union.

Police Chief Shares Crime Stats, Motives in District-Wide Email

“I wanted to make sure that I shared the facts with our community members on violent crime in the city,” the chief writes.

D.C. Saw Fewer Robberies, Increase in Gun Recoveries in 2014, Says MPD Report

Total gun recoveries—a hot topic on officials’ minds—increased roughly 64 percent from 2013 to 2014.

Chokeholds Come Under Fire in Police Complaints Board Report

MPD’s current use-of-force policy doesn’t comply with District law, according to a report.

Police Officer Shoots Woman in Clay Terrace

Internal Affairs is investigating.

D.C. Guardian Angels Rise Again

The D.C. chapter of the volunteer anti-crime group have started patrolling Metro stations and the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

Report: Despite Rough Summer, D.C. Seeing Historically Low Levels of Violent Crime

A new analysis released today by the Urban Institute shows that in the past 20 years, violent crime in the District has significantly decreased.

Police Chiefs Meet for “National Summit on Violence”

Major cities' police chiefs held a conference Monday at which the group presented recommendations for curbing the national spike in violent crime.

Dear Johns: Jack Evans’ Old, New Plan to Curb Prostitution

Jack Evans wants police to seize vehicles of suspected "johns," but is that the best way to deter prostitution?

D.C. Increases Synthetic Drug Penalties As More Crimes Linked to Those Substances

"I don't want anyone to be fooled," Bowser said. "These chemicals are nothing like marijuana."

Police Chief on Death of Local Reporter: “She Clearly Should Not Have Been the Victim”

Police are searching for the suspect.

Quadruple Murder Suspect in Brooklyn, Police Believe

Suspect worked at victim's company

The Murder Capital, Remembered

Twenty years later, police and FBI memorialize the victims of a shootout at MPD headquarters in 1994.

District Line Daily: Bowser’s Treasure Chest

The Pigskins win!

The Needle: Boot It

Boot and Rally: There are so many people stealing Dacha beer garden's beer boots that nearby Ivy & Coney is recovering the large beer boot-shaped glasses at its own bar on a weekly basis. This is why we can't have nice things! -3
Guns Down: A federal judge issued D.C. a 90-stay before a ruling overturning the city's ban on handguns in public spaces goes into effect. Police Chief Cathy Lanier [...]