Articles tagged: D.C. police
Amid a spike in violent crime in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser released her new public safety legislation, called the Addressing Crime Trends (ACT) Now Act, on Oct. 23. This editorial... Read more
One person was killed and another five were injured when a driver hit pedestrians with a truck in the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital parking garage on July 20. Jewel Regina... Read more
The District ranks first in gun homicides relative to the rest of the U.S., and a fatal shooting on M St. increased attention on gun violence.
The DC Peace Team offers a model of security without armed force, one based on de-escalation, community trust, and restorative justice.
The D.C. police union filed a civil lawsuit against the city government on behalf of more than 1,000 officers on Oct. 5.
Georgetown ABLE Project is providing peer intervention training to law enforcement in police departments across the country.
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
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
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