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  • D.C. Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray introduces his public-safety team, flanked by Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier, whom he renamed, and Paul A. Quander Jr., his pick as deputy mayor for public safety. (Associated Press)

    MILLER: D.C.'s crime solution: Be a victim

    Washington residents are up in arms, though not armed. With violent crime up 40 percent in the first two months of the year - including double the number of robberies at gunpoint - residents are looking for ways to protect themselves. Elected officials and police have no solution.

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