Posts Tagged ‘Cathy Lanier’

MPD: Officers’ Conduct Was ‘Necessary and Reasonable’ During Detainment of Black Teens

The incident was recorded and shared widely online.

D.C. Police Chief on Paris-Style Attacks: ‘Run, Hide, or Fight’

During an interview Sunday, Cathy Lanier talked about how to respond to active shootings.

FBI: ‘No Specific or Credible Threat’ to D.C. Despite New ISIS Video

A video released online specifically targets D.C. and European countries.

A Year After Marijuana Legalization, Arrests Are Dramatically Down

MPD has only issued seven arrests for possession of marijuana this year

Obama Approves of Dancing D.C. Police Officer

"Who knew community policing could involve the Nae Nae?"

At Capitol Hill Crime Meeting, Residents Leave Without Immediate Solutions

The First District—which includes Capitol Hill, Navy Yard, Southwest, and parts of downtown—has experienced a 35 percent rise in violent crimes in the previous 30 days compared to last year.

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?