Posts Tagged ‘Cathy Lanier’

How to Lock Down a Neighborhood

The shots that rang out at the Navy Yard around 8:15 on Monday morning and sent workers running for cover also sent another group scrambling: the law enforcement officers and city officials who had to determine very quickly where it was safe for people to be. Operating in a haze of confusion and misinformation, the [...]

Guns Could Soon Be Sold At Police Stations

For several months now, it's been even harder to purchase a gun in the District than our draconian regulations allow. Make that impossible: The one guy licensed to sell guns in the District, Charles Sykes, lost his lease and is no longer able to operate.
That could be a problem for the District, legally speaking. In [...]

Florida Panhandle: Does the Layout at Florida Avenue and North Capitol Street Cause Crime?

Just after 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, Bill Mitchell was walking home from the New York Avenue-Florida Avenue-Gallaudet University Metrorail station. He hopped over busy Florida Avenue to a little triangle of land where a woman had been approached by a man on a mountain bike. According to the woman, the man on the [...]

City Breaks Ground on $20 Million Police Facility in Southwest

This morning, Mayor Adrian Fenty joined Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier and Office of Property Management Director Robin-Eve Jasper to break ground on a "state-of-the-art Property and Evidence Warehouse for the Metropolitan Police Department," as the city's press release states it.
Few people will ever see this $20 million warehouse, since it's located in one of [...]