Articles tagged: D.C. police


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D.C. police union sues city government after overtime pay dispute

The D.C. police union filed a civil lawsuit against the city government on behalf of more than 1,000 officers on Oct. 5.

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Georgetown Law School’s ABLE Program provides intervention training to law enforcement agencies

Georgetown ABLE Project is providing peer intervention training to law enforcement in police departments across the country. 

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D.C. police claim Georgetown football player helped orchestrate fatal robbery

The Georgetown senior wide-receiver who was arrested late last month on the charge of first-degree murder while armed, Dijon Williams, was involved with a robbery that led to the killing... Read more

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Sharp D.C. homicide spike as total crime rates go down

In early July, D.C.’s homicide rate gained attention as the murder count for the District exceeded 100 people. That number was 23 percent higher than the homicide count in D.C.... Read more

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D.C. City Council approves cuts to MPD funding

The D.C. City Council passed a $15 million cut to the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) funding in a unanimous vote on July 23 as a part of the city’s $16.8... Read more

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Stop Police Terror Project’s petition to end stop-and-frisk in D.C.

Over 1,000 D.C. residents have signed a petition created by the organization Stop Police Terror Project-D.C. (SPTDC) that calls for the D.C. government to end the police practice of stop-and-frisk. ... Read more