To combat violence in the city, D.C. Council member Vincent Gray is proposing an incentive to keep experienced officers from retiring.
Heading into Super Bowl weekend, here’s a look behind the scenes at the people and systems that help keep American sporting events safe, including former D.C. police chief Cathy Lanier.
Cathy Lanier, who has headed the Metropolitan Police Department in D.C. for the last nine years, took a job as the head of security for the NFL. This gallery takes a look at what happened during her tenure as chief.
Before departing Police Chief Cathy Lanier moves to her next job as the head of security for the NFL, she spoke with WTOP’s Bruce Alan about her run as chief, what she accomplished and what’s ahead for her.
D.C.’s outgoing police chief Cathy Lanier has said the District’s justice system is broken, and at a news conference outside D.C. police headquarters on Wednesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser agreed.
D.C. police Chief Cathy Lanier received a bat signed by all the players of the team before handing off the game ball to pitcher Max Scherzer. She will retire from her post on Sept. 17.
Weeks before becoming the head of security for the NFL, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said she believes the league’s problems with domestic violence are not insurmountable.
Assistant Chief Peter Newsham, a 27-year member of the force, will take over as interim chief Sept. 17.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier discusses terror threats against the nation’s capital on this week’s edition of The Hunt.
Outgoing D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier discussed the new threats facing D.C. — terrorism, homegrown violent extremist — as well as the highs and lows of her 10-year tenure as chief.
For the first time in nearly 10 years, the “help wanted” sign is hanging outside the boss’ office at D.C. police headquarters. Now, officials and even Cathy Lanier herself are talking about what to look for in the search for D.C.’s next top cop.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier will step down from her post next month after nearly 10 years as D.C.’s top cop. Lanier, one of the longest-serving big-city police chiefs in the U.S., is heading to the NFL as the league’s senior vice president of security.
Just one person was responsible for a shootout with D.C. police early Tuesday morning, not five as police previously reported.
The chief said that after the shooting in Dallas that left five police officers dead, the department is increasing security and doubling up shifts, but simply talking is an important step.
Ahead of the Independence Day weekend festivities, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said it’s all hands on deck to keep residents and visitors safe.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.