D.C. police Chief Cathy L. Lanier says her department has made headway in identifying records that correspond to sexual assaults questioned by Human Rights Watch in its blistering report that accused the department of failing to investigate the cases. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

D.C. police Chief Cathy L. Lanier says her department has made headway in identifying records that correspond to sexual assaults questioned by Human Rights Watch in its blistering report that accused the department of failing to investigate the cases. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)