Police Chief Contee on DC’s violent start to 2023

Violent crime is up in DC. The nation’s capital saw a 14% jump in homicides in January when compared to the same time last year. In an exclusive interview, DC Police Chief Robert Contee III talks about gun violence against youth and the role parents play in prevention, the killing of 13-year-old Karon Blake and other ongoing investigations. Contee also speaks out against the revised criminal code recently passed by the DC Council.

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