The Fraternal Order of Police—representing D.C.'s 3600 police officers, detectives, and sergeants—has called for an investigation into the D.C. police department's reporting of sexual assault. "The Department has failed to publicly admit or recognize what could be described as an alarming rise in sexual assaults in the District of Columbia," Kristopher Baumann, chief of the [...]
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Speaking of disturbing groping incidents: WTOP's new series on schoolyard bullying, "No Bully Left Behind," contains some extreme accusations from one Montgomery County Public Schools mother. The mom of a second-grader at Rockville's College Gardens Elementary School, who wouldn't provide her name for fear of retaliation against her daughter, alleged that a couple of second-grade [...]
Not so fast, missy.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has laid out new dress code guidelines for the 2009-2010 school year, WTOP reports. The new policy is meant to eliminate the "extreme":
"Extremes in style and fit and extremes in style of grooming, as determined by the principal, will not be permitted," it says. And "non-prescriptive [...]
According to WTOP, the Vallejo, California home of "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey is "about to be sold." After Palfrey was convicted of running a prostitution ring last year, her assets were frozen, and her 140-year-old Victorian two-bedroom (listed at $748,500) was taken off the market. Since then, Palfrey committed suicide and the housing market [...]