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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.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier discusses the state of school security both locally and nationally in the wake of the Newtown rampage.
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.
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.
They marched into the auditorium as cadets. Minutes later, they were sworn in as the newest members of D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department.
A District of Columbia auditor is faulting the police department's methods for investigating groups that exercise free speech rights.
All three suspects arrested in a robbery and beating near Eastern Market that left a Capitol Hill man fighting for his life will be charged as adults in the crime, WTOP has learned.
A report to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments indicates crime within the council's 22 jurisdictions was down 6.3 percent in 2011.
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