Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier addresses recruit class 2012-3 at their graduation ceremony on Oct. 26, 2012 in Washington, telling the new officers that they must remember that although they have great responsibility and authority, they are also still human. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier addresses recruit class 2012-3 at their graduation ceremony on Oct. 26, 2012 in Washington, telling the new officers that they must remember that although they have great responsibility and authority, they are also still human. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)