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  • D.C. cop charged in $40,000 fraud case

    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.


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

    Borders redrawn for D.C. police service

    Citing a rise in police response times in busy districts and a boom of economic growth leading to new crime patterns in the District, the Metropolitan Police Department is redrawing its police district boundaries.


  • 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.


  • Richmond Diallo Binns Phillips, a Metropolitan Police Department officer, was charged in the deaths of Wynetta Wright, 20, and 1-year-old Jaylin Wright, who family members said was his daughter. (Prince George's County Police Department)

    D.C. officer charged in killing of P.G. woman

    A Metropolitan Police Department officer accused of fatally shooting a woman with whom he was scheduled to have a court-ordered paternity test and leaving her infant daughter to die inside a sweltering car was held without bond Monday in Prince George's County District Court.


  • D.C. police make arrest in fatal weekend shooting

    A 25-year-old Landover man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a football coach at McKinley Technology High School, the Metropolitan Police Department said Monday.


  • Richmond Diallo Binns Phillips

    P.G. police charge D.C. cop with murder

    Prince George's County arrested a veteran Metropolitan Police Department officer Friday and charged him with the killing of a woman and her 1-year-old child.


  • District man killed in Northwest

    A District man was killed early Sunday in Northwest in an apparent homicide, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.


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

    Chief harsher on male cops, complaint says

    A complaint before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by four veteran Metropolitan Police Department officials accuses Chief Cathy L. Lanier of "a disturbing pattern of discriminatory conduct" in handing down harsher discipline for male officers than female officers.


  • Document outlines attrition of D.C. police

    An internal Metropolitan Police Department document shows that 20 officers left the force in a recent four-week period, a statistic that speaks to recent debate about the rate of police attrition in the District and how to keep staffing at safe levels.


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