Posts Tagged ‘Fourth District’

Police Chief Cathy Lanier’s Open Door Policy?

Despite the fact that, as this week's cover story points out, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier enjoys widespread popularity among D.C. residents, some cops aren't as adoring. Anti-Lanier police I've talked to say she's too strict of a disciplinarian and that her stringent approach to control was famously showcased in 2000, when she was [...]

The Wackiest D.C. Police Shooting Ever

WJLA has reported out this bizarre D.C. Police-involved shooting which took place on May 4 along the 1400 block of Shepherd Street NW. LaShawn English says at around 6 p.m. that day, the family dog escaped their house. Her 12-year-old son chased after the dog down an alley. He was carrying a toy pellet gun.
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Is This What You Call Community Policing?

As everyone who reads LL Daily knows, the Washington Post reported that a D.C. Police officer was busted for soliciting SEX from a prostitute last month. (This is not shocking. Have you seen some of our cops?).  Officer Robert A. Schmidt was busted in a downtown hotel as part of an internet-sting operation run by [...]