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  • Rights group faults D.C. police on rape cases

    An international organization dedicated to exposing human rights abuses across the globe has turned its attention to the nation's capital, accusing the D.C. police department in a blistering report issued Thursday of failing to investigate cases of rape and sexual assault and urging an outside oversight of the department's handling of those cases.


  • Report: D.C. fails to investigate sexual assaults

    At least 170 reported sexual assaults — and possibly more — went uninvestigated by the D.C. police department between 2008 and 2011, according to a long-awaited report from a human rights group.


  • D.C. AG to decide this week on charges in 'Meet the Press' gun case

    D.C. police have completed their investigation into "Meet the Press" host David Gregory's display of a high-capacity gun magazine on the show last month and the Office of the Attorney General will now decide whether anyone will be prosecuted for the incident.


  • D.C. police ID body as missing Clarksburg man

    A man found dead in a Northwest D.C. apartment building's ventilation shaft Wednesday night was identified as a 23-year-old Clarksburg man who went missing on New Year's Day, according to D.C. police.


  • Before he was D.C. Council chairman, Phil Mendelson urged that D.C. police Sgt. Mark Robinson be regarded as a whistleblower, according to a letter obtained by The Washington Times. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Lingering concerns on D.C. speed cameras find deaf ear

    The efforts of a D.C. police sergeant to force a refund of $1.8 million in allegedly invalid speed-camera tickets represent just one aspect of what he says is ailing the District's automated speed-enforcement program.


  • Police investigate ‘Meet the Press’ incident

    NBC talk show "Meet the Press" apparently received conflicting information from law enforcement about whether it is legal to possess a high-capacity gun magazine, leading to a highly publicized televised incident now under investigation by D.C. police.


  • D.C. police offer crime data after three-month hiatus

    D.C. police on Tuesday resumed online publishing of city crime statistics after a nearly three-month blackout caused by glitches in the department's new data-management system.


  • Four weekend stabbings reported in DC

    Four people were stabbed over the weekend, including one man who was attacked while walking out of a nightclub, according to D.C. police.


  • Suspect in
 Metrobus
 shootings dies 
in New York

    A man believed by police to have fatally shot his girlfriend and wounded their child as they boarded a Metrobus in Southeast was found dead in New York on Monday evening in an apparent suicide.


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