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If not for an extraordinary response by a handful of people, the tragedy might have been remembered as the spark that lit a racial conflagration within MPD.
The victim was able to escape.
Twenty years later, police and FBI memorialize the victims of a shootout at MPD headquarters in 1994.
The majority of MPD officers live in Maryland.
Barry Freundel has been the rabbi at Kesher Israel since 1989.
Residents say D.C. police discriminate against black residents.
Police are investigating three similar sexual assaults that occurred last week and may be related. Two of them took place in Mount Pleasant and the third occurred blocks away in Columbia Heights, police said Sunday evening.
On Wednesday, Aug. 20 around 2 a.m. a woman was walking on Mount Pleasant Street NW when a man tried [...]
In 2013, D.C. saw a slight increase in the number of homicides citywide, even excluding the 12 people who died in the September Navy Yard shooting. The city had 104 homicide victims including those who died at Navy Yard—a bump from the 88 homicides the city saw in 2012, according to Metropolitan Police Department's 2013 annual police report, which it released [...]
D.C. police have issued 27 civil citations for marijuana possession in the two weeks since the city's new marijuana decriminalization law went into effect, according to police spokesman Araz Alali.
The 27 citations were issued between midnight on July 17 and July 30 and include two warnings. These figures could change as tickets are transmitted to headquarters, [...]
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The D.C. Police Department is using high-risk sting operations in which undercover police officers lure [...]
At midnight tonight, the District's law decriminalizing possession of less than an ounce of marijuana for personal use takes effect. Get stopped with a small amount of weed in your pocket today, and you could be facing six months in prison and a $1,000 fine. Wait until tomorrow, and you'll pay just $25. (As the [...]
A 22-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department was sentenced to 18 years in prison today for sexually abusing a girl multiple times between 2004 and 2006, U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen announced in a press release today.
The officer, Wendel Palmer, was the youth director at the Bethuel Temple Church of Christ Apostolic on the 2400 block of Martin [...]
The man who was killed in the Hill East apartment fire earlier this month intentionally started the fire, according to a police investigation.
The Metropolitan Police Department has ruled the death of Christopher Christofi, 46, a suicide. The fire occurred on June 4 at around 4 p.m.
After Christofi was suspected to have died in the fire on the 1600 block [...]
Police are searching for more than a dozen youngsters who raided a store on the 4400 block of Benning Road NE last month and stole what appear to be soda and snacks. Police released the video of the theft today. The suspects can be seen on the video filing into the store, then running out [...]