Two of the Metropolitan Police Departments' key computer systems were down for several hours due to a network issue this week, police confirmed.
A D.C. lawmaker is looking to end the Metropolitan Police Department's long-standing ban on the release of mug shots of people who are arrested — a move she hopes will increase the likelihood of solving other crimes.
D.C. police are investigating whether a man will face criminal charges for shooting a pit bull that was attacking a child in his neighborhood.
NBC's David Gregory has gotten away for nearly a month with violating Washington's firearms law on national television. The Metropolitan Police Department concluded its official investigation into the "Meet the Press" host's display of a prohibited 30-round rifle magazine on the live program, passing the buck to the District's Office of the Attorney General (OAG).
District of Columbia police say they are investigating an incident in which NBC News journalist David Gregory displayed what he described as a high-capacity ammunition magazine on "Meet the Press."
The city is experiencing lower homicide rates, as officials recently announced, and that is truly good news (and let's pray it continues). Gathering, disseminating and sharing accurate daily, weekly, monthly and yearly crime information equals credibility. As things stand now, the department is blocking the public's view.
Glitches in the Metropolitan Police Department's new data-management system are preventing officials from producing a key comprehensive crime report that tells authorities whether the crime rate is getting better or worse in D.C. neighborhoods and across the city.
A 25-year old Egyptian woman was found dead in a Dupont Circle hotel earlier this month, police confirmed Thursday.
The Metropolitan Police Department is moving a liaison unit that works with the city's Asian community from its longtime home in Chinatown, a quiet change that ignited fears the police chief plans to tinker with another specialized crew despite vows that little will change except where the officers store their gear.