Charles H. Ramsey

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  • Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    Lanier employs 'crime emergency' provision for 9/11 security

    Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier suspended scheduling provisions in the department's contract with the police union Thursday, allowing her to cancel leave and redeploy officers as she deems necessary.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Johnson 'legacy' faces shredding; Ramsey riled by Lanier; Thomas did not disclose; GOP criticizes cost estimate of O'Malley Asia junket; Nickles on Thomas; Virginia to reconcile redistricting plans; Speed cameras heading for the Beltway; Brown quits Metro


  • Charles Ramsey

    High road for Ramsey on police discipline

    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey was taken aback last week by news reports and radio interviews in which Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier claimed he had been too severe in his punishment of officers during his time as Metropolitan Police chief from 1998 through 2006.


  • IN OTHER WORDS: Which D.C. chief is tougher on cops?

    Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier appeared on WTOP Radio's "Ask the Chief" program Thursday and discussed an article in The Washington Times on complaints by male command staff members of receiving harsher discipline than their female counterparts.


  • MICHAEL CONNOR/THE WASHINGTON TIMES
"I wish it hadn't happened. I don't feel like a hero," National Holocaust Memorial Museum guard Harry Weeks said of the shooting June 10 that resulted in the death of Stephen T. Johns, another security guard.

    CITIZEN JOURNALISM: Police work put to use

    By the time he retired in late February, Harry Weeks had worked patrol, homicide, burglary, auto theft and vice for the Metropolitan Police Department, and his last eight years as a technician in the Crime Scene Search Division.


  • Officers in taped beating fired

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city police commissioner yesterday said four officers will be fired and four others disciplined for their roles in the beatings of three shooting suspects, an encounter that was captured on videotape and drew widespread outrage.


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