Compared to the summer months in 2016, robberies were down 30 percent and homicides were down 12 percent this summer, public safety officials said at a D.C. Council hearing Wednesday.
A 10-member team of D.C. police officers, all with ties to Puerto Rico, is being sent to the hurricane-devastated island to help with recovery efforts.
A 16-year-old described as “an excellent student and aspiring athlete” was killed in an attempted robbery in Northeast D.C. Wednesday night, and police said he fatally stabbed the suspect while trying to defend himself.
D.C. police are preparing for a busy weekend of marches, parades, rallies and possible counter protests. “The entire police department will be working,” said Chief Peter Newsham.
D.C. police say they’ve identified the man who shot into the Columbia Heights Metro Stop last and are asking for the public’s help to find him.
Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham called the shooting of 17-year-old girl driving through Brentwood “senseless.”
D.C. police Chief Peter Newsham said he and a number of agency directors are being held accountable by Mayor Muriel Bowser, and he thinks it’s working.
One year after Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was shot and killed during a robbery gone wrong, police say that video of the robbery-gone-wrong yielded few clues.
A 43-year-old Pennsylvania man was arrested on weapons charges Monday morning inside the Trump International Hotel, in downtown D.C.
An afternoon demonstration united neighbors and police and brought attention to the issues that foster criminal activity.
Given the holiday and the recent heightened threats internationally, expect to see more security around the District, D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said.
After members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail were caught on video violently clashing with protesters, Turkey’s government claims U.S. authorities were “aggressive and unprofessional” during the May 16 confrontation.
D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said two men were arrested after an unprovoked and brutal attack on peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Embassy.
D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said the woman was armed before officers opened fire near the Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Southwest.
D.C. police are ramping up enforcement against ATV drivers on city streets, a problem which tends to escalate as the weather gets warmer.
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