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Posts Tagged ‘Crime’
"The trouble with PoPville is that he’s not reporting."
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.
“When we focus wrongly on young people, it distracts us from real solutions to crime.”
“I don’t have kids, but I think anyone would be pretty concerned about this."
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.
Jasper Spires, the suspect in the July 4 Metro killing of Kevin Sutherland, will receive a full mental-competency evaluation after an initial clinical assessment came back as inconclusive.
“I wanted to make sure that I shared the facts with our community members on violent crime in the city,” the chief writes.
Internal Affairs is investigating.
Bowser and Lanier addressed the spike in violent crime in the District, focusing on two incidents that occurred in July.
Jasper Spires was today ordered to receive a mental-competency evaluation and be held in jail until his next hearing.
Will D.C. put a stop to dangerous vehicles on city streets?
Capitol Justice aims to pick up where Homicide Watch left off
Suspect worked at victim's company
Staffer allegedly intended to trade drugs for sex