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Police to hold ‘no confidence vote’ on Chief Lanier

Delroy Burton, with the D.C. Police Union, says officers are frustrated with the scheduling disruptions they’ve experienced since Lanier became chief.

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Ten years after Katrina, DoD cites gains in civilian disaster response

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