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District celebrates historically low homicide rate

As the District of Columbia celebrated its lowest number of violent deaths in 50 years, sexual assaults have spiked and police are taking steps to combat these crimes.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 08:58pm EST

Tags: crime rates, homicide rate, crime, andrew mollenbeck, sexual assault

Sexual assaults drive increase in crime in D.C.

D.C. police say sexual assaults were largely responsible for a slight increase in violent crime in 2012.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 05:40pm EST

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Crime in D.C.: Less violent death, more sex crimes

New police statistics for the District show a big decrease in the number of violent deaths, but sex crimes are way up and Mayor Vincent Gray wants to put more police on the streets.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 08:08pm EST

Tags: police, crime, crime statistics, Metropolitan Police Department, Vincent Gray,

Lanier: school security has improved

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier discusses the state of school security both locally and nationally in the wake of the Newtown rampage.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 02:15pm EST

Tags: crime, school security, darci marchese

D.C. police once arrested a U.S. president for speeding

When he was mayor of D.C., Adrian Fenty made headlines when he got a speeding ticket. But it turns out D.C. police once arrested the president of the United States for speeding.

Saturday - 10/06/2012, 01:34pm EDT

Tags: ulysses s grant, Adrian Fenty, speeding

Probe continues into alleged theft from D.C. councilman's campaign

Police continue to investigate allegations by D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown that more than $100,000 was stolen from his re-election campaign, but so far do not have enough evidence to charge anyone with a crime.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 03:47pm EDT

Tags: michael brown, Ask the Chief, mark segraves

Cadets sworn in at D.C. police academy graduation

They marched into the auditorium as cadets. Minutes later, they were sworn in as the newest members of D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department.

Saturday - 09/29/2012, 10:20am EDT

Tags: police academy, dc police, mark segraves

Audit finds D.C. police hampered probe

A District of Columbia auditor is faulting the police department's methods for investigating groups that exercise free speech rights.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: D.C. police,

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