Posts Tagged ‘Cathy Lanier’

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 [...]

D.C. Attorney General Files Motion to Halt Implementation of Judge’s Ruling on Gun Laws

The District's Office of the Attorney General filed a motion this afternoon requesting that a federal court delay overturning a gun law until the city's appeal is heard. A U.S. District Court ruled this weekend that a D.C. gun law that prevents people from legally carrying handguns in the District's public places is unconstitutional.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy [...]

District Line Daily: Domestic Violence in D.C.

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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier addressed the recent spate of murders this past week and said there [...]

The Police Complaints Board Wants D.C. Cops to Wear Body Cameras

The Metropolitan Police Department should outfit its officers with on-body cameras as a way to resolve citizen complaints and train officers on department procedures, according to a report the Police Complaints Board submitted today to Police Chief Cathy Lanier and Mayor Vince Gray.
This is far from a new idea in the District, and Lanier doesn't [...]