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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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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)

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A woman is caught between people and a police horse as Metropolitan Police clear the street and make arrests during a protest in the intersection of 14th and K Streets NW in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, December 7, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Protestors are reflected in the glasses of a Metropolitan Police officer near a new structure the was erected in McPherson Square, in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 4, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police block off 17th St NE as FBI and IRS Criminal Investigative Division agents serve a search warrant on the home of Washington D.C. City Council member Harry Thomas, Jr., on 17th Street NE in Washington, D.C., on Friday, December 2, 2011. (Pratik Shah./The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Metropolitan Police (The Washington Times)

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Metropolitan Police block off 17th St NE as FBI and IRS Criminal Investigative Division agents serve a search warrant on the home of Washington D.C. City Council member Harry Thomas, Jr., on 17th Street NE in Washington, D.C., on Friday, December 2, 2011. (Pratik Shah./The Washington Times)

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William G. Estrella, living in McPherson Square on K Street beats a drum as protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Heidi Sippel, right, one of the protesters who was allegedly struck by a hit and run last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, tells protesters that she was able to give a statement about the incident after temporarily being barred from Metropolitan Police Headquarters by a police line, Monday, November 7, 2011. Occupy DC protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)