Posts Tagged ‘MPD’

D.C. Police Arrest Juvenile for Seven Alleged School Threats in Two Weeks

An unnamed youth allegedly threatened four schools on seven different occasions.

D.C. Council Tables Permanent Cannabis Club Ban, Approves Task Force to Study Them

Legal-weed advocates largely saw the vote as a victory.

MPD Seeks Companies That Could Redact Body-Worn Camera Footage

MPD needs to determine if a contractor could redact footage efficiently and in compliance with privacy laws.

D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Man Carrying BB Gun [UPDATE]

The shooting occurred early Monday morning on the 5300 block of Clay Terrace NE.

Report: D.C. Police Use of Force Practices and Investigations Have ‘Deficiencies’

The D.C. Auditor weighs in on procedures and policies for the Metropolitan Police Department and federal prosecutors.

Officials Aim to Open D.C. Government by Tuesday (UPDATE)

Though that decision depends on how much D.C. can get done today.

Marijuana-Distribution Arrests in D.C. Decreased More Than 80 Percent Between 2010 and 2015

According to data provided by the Metropolitan Police Department

New Task Force Aims to Reduce Robberies in D.C.

It handles both street crime and crimes committed on D.C.'s Metro system.

Another Death During Special Police Custody Ruled Homicide

James McBride, 74, died after being restrained by private guards outside the Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

Alonzo Smith’s Mother to Call for Second Autopsy, ‘Truly Independent’ Investigation Into Son’s Death

Beverly Smith will hold a press conference tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Marbury Plaza Apartments.

Councilmember Questions Police Chief’s Justification for Body Camera Amendment

The provision allows officers to review body-camera footage before writing initial incident reports in most cases.

D.C. Council Approves Police Body-Camera Bill Paving Way for Thousands More on Streets

But a last-minute amendment is not sitting well with some.

D.C. Council To Hold Roundtable on Emergency Room Violence and Synthetic Drugs Thursday

Officials suspect that patients who have used the drugs are arriving at hospitals in a violent state.

New Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld: I’ve Got ‘a Load of Work to Do’

And will he be able to turn the transit agency around?

D.C. Cop, Councilmember Caught Capering on Camera

Some fancy footwork on this December Friday.