Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier and Paul Quander, the District's deputy mayor for public safety, gave testimony Tuesday to the D.C. Council on Mayor Vincent C. Gray's budget proposal for fiscal year 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier and Paul Quander, the District's deputy mayor for public safety, gave testimony Tuesday to the D.C. Council on Mayor Vincent C. Gray's budget proposal for fiscal year 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)