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Members of Metropolitan Police Department's recruit class 2012-3 stand in line as they wait to process for their graduation Oct. 26, 2012, at the Metropolitan Police Academy in Southwest Washington. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Guillermo Canales looks back at fellow members of Metropolitan Police Department's recruit class 2012-3 as they stand in line to process for their graduation on Oct. 26, 2012, at the Metropolitan Police Academy in Southwest Washington. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Department recruit class 2012-3 hold their badges in their left hands and raise their right hands while being administered the oath of office on Oct. 26, 2012, at the Metropolitan Police Academy in Southwest Washington. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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**FILE ** Metropolitan Police Department officials (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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**FILE ** Metropolitan Police Department officials (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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First District Cmdr. Daniel Hickson of the Metropolitan Police Department briefs reporters on a violent assault early Saturday in the Capitol Hill neighborhood (Andrea Noble/The Washington Times)

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First District Cmdr. Daniel Hickson of the Metropolitan Police Department briefs reporters on a violent assault early Saturday in the Capitol Hill neighborhood (Andrea Noble/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Department chief Cathy Lanier (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Department chief Cathy Lanier (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Department chief Cathy Lanier (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The Metropolitan Police Department released surveillance footage of a "person of interest" in an attack on a pregnant woman during which her baby was fatally stabbed while in her womb.

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The Metropolitan Police Department released surveillance footage of a "person of interest" in an attack on a pregnant woman during which her baby was fatally stabbed while in her womb.

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MPD Chief Cathy L. Lanier, center, with Assistant Chief Peter Newsham, left, and Commander Melvin Scott, right, speaks about an undercover operation that resulted in the arrest of 70 suspects and confiscation of firearms and narcotics with a value of more than $7.1 million at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 19, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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MPD Chief Cathy L. Lanier, center, with Assistant Chief Peter Newsham, left, and Commander Melvin Scott, right, speaks about an undercover operation that resulted in the arrest of 70 suspects and confiscation of firearms and narcotics with a value of more than $7.1 million at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 19, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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Diane Groomes, assistant chief of the Patrol Services Bureau with the Metropolitan Police Department, attends the annual Blue Mass honoring law enforcement and public safety officials Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at St. Patrick's in the City in Northwest Washington, D.C. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier and Paul Quander, the District's deputy mayor for public safety, gave testimony Tuesday to the D.C. Council on Mayor Vincent C. Gray's budget proposal for fiscal year 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announces a drop in the number of homicides in the District of Columbia during a press conference on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier

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Some of the firearms confiscated in a yearlong undercover investigation that resulted in the arrests of 70 suspects were put on display at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters Monday in the District by Chief Cathy L. Lanier. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)