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The Metropolitan Police Department is complying with a recent ruling that forces it to pay overtime to officers who worked extra shifts in 2009 as part of Chief Cathy L. Lanier's signature crime-prevention initiative, All Hands on Deck.
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Violent crime nationwide dropped 6 percent in 2010, declining for the fourth straight year, while property crimes also were down for the eighth consecutive year, falling 2.7 percent, the FBI announced Monday.
One of Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier's methods of disciplining officers above the rank of captain accused of misconduct — or who have failed to meet her expectations — is to designate them as at-will employees who can be fired or demoted without the due-process rights commonly afforded to police officers.
A Southeast man was fatally shot early Thursday at the intersection of 18th Street and U Place Southeast, Metropolitan police officials said.
Several Metropolitan Police Department officers have received suspensions on a vote by a three-member police disciplinary panel, known as a trial board, only to be fired by a civilian police official who reports to a uniformed assistant police chief, who answers directly to Chief Cathy L. Lanier.
A veteran Metropolitan Police Department sergeant was arraigned Tuesday in Superior Court on charges of first-degree theft in an alleged scheme to defraud an elderly D.C. woman of more than $40,000. It is the fifth robbery or theft-related felony case against MPD officers to come to light in three months.