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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says it's not unusual or improper for the police force to burn documents, even as union officials demand an investigation into how police department records came to be placed in trash bins and set afire.
Drones in the skies over Northern Virginia makes sense, though they likely won't be monitoring the District in the near future, says the D.C. chief of police, also a homeland security expert.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier's deal keeps her annual salary at the current $253,000 and contains no annual raises or bonuses, according to a source familiar with the deal.
D.C. police have arrested a 19-year-old man in the beating of a woman Thursday night, and Mayor Vincent Gray says the suspect may be linked to other attacks, including Tuesday's murder of a tourist from Denver.
Hundreds attended the rally, which kicked off outside the Columbia Heights IHOP in Northwest Washington where a gay man was shot last week.
Maurice Dews has been sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty to multiple arson charges.
Authorities have shut down a restaurant in Northwest Washington following a stabbing over the weekend.
The total number of police officers in the city is 3,830, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said on WTOP's "Ask the Chief" on Thursday. At least 100 of these are currently in the police academy, which drops the total on-street officers below her hard line of 3,800.
District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says she's seeking an independent assessment of the department's handling of bias crimes.