The active duty soldier who had his guns confiscated by the District of Columbia two years ago will have his property returned by Memorial Day. It took the help of a high-powered lawyer, two U.S. Senators, a member of Congress and national publicity to force the obstinate District to show some respect for the Constitution. It should never happen again.
Republicans are trying to ensure the District respects the full constitutional rights of our military personnel.
A member of D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier's inner circle said Thursday she recently was "put off work" after a visit to the Metropolitan Police Department's medical clinic, but insisted she was returned to duty after being cleared under the department's drug-testing policy.
The D.C. police chief's new five-year contract explicitly states that she is protected from civil and criminal lawsuits and drops a paragraph about collective bargaining at the center of a lawsuit brought by the Fraternal Order of Police.
I am a former law enforcement officer, and it certainly appears that Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has more than a conflict of interest in her relationship with Sgt. James M. Schaefer("D.C. cop's overtime aids Lanier household income," Page 1, Thursday).
A member of D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier's inner circle is under investigation after she reportedly failed a routine drug screen, according to numerous officials with the Metropolitan Police Department.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has signed a new five-year contract with the District that keeps her current $253,000-a-year salary in place, Mayor Vincent C. Gray confirmed Wednesday.
As Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier renegotiated her $253,000-a-year salary this week as the nation's fourth highest paid police administrator, one argument unavailable to her was that she is hurting for money.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier's involvement in compensation decisions for the 3,500 officers of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) violates D.C. law and a 2005 mayor's order that reserved such authority for the mayor and his labor relations director, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).